| Mar 16, 2015
| 10:57 PM
Mark Madsen knows a few things about life.
Dancing wouldn't be one of them. But rebounding delights him to no end.
The Lakers assistant coach lights up when asked about Jordan Clarkson's penchant to grab quite a few boards for a point guard. The...
| Mar 27, 2015
| 4:47 PM
Shaquille O'Neal and Stan Van Gundy had a rocky relationship when Van Gundy coached O'Neal with the Miami Heat.
But Van Gundy left no doubt that he thinks Shaq belongs in the Orlando Magic Hall of Fame.
"I think it's fitting that they're honoring him,...
| Mar 26, 2015
| 10:18 AM
Magic Johnson, Michael Jordan, Shaquille O’Neal and LeBron James are among the best players to ever shoot a basketball. But before they were record-setting NBA giants, they were all players in the McDonald’s All American Games. The games...
| Mar 21, 2015
| 3:03 PM
Note to DePaul fans: With your basketball program mired in mediocrity and the school searching yet again for a coach to turn it all around, it might be encouraging to remember the glory days. Then again, it might only cause more frustration.
| Mar 21, 2015
| 3:52 PM
Elfrid Payton now sits alongside basketball luminaries Oscar Robertson, Alvan Adams, Magic Johnson, David Robinson, Jason Kidd and Antoine Walker in the NBA record books. They are the only people in NBA history who have recorded back-to-back triple-...
| Mar 19, 2015
| 4:17 PM
The head of a Chicago Public Schools principals' group again condemned privatized school custodian contracts Thursday, including an $80 million deal connected to NBA Hall of Famer Earvin "Magic" Johnson, another of whose firms has since donated $250,000...
| Feb 10, 2015
| 2:31 PM
On Tuesday, Magic Johnson lashed out against Lakers owner/executive Jim Buss.
"[He's] trying to do it himself, trying to prove to everybody that this was the right decision, that 'my dad gave me the reins,' and he's not consulting anybody," Johnson said...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 10:50 AM
Hall of Fame basketball player Earvin "Magic" Johnson was recently honored with the second annual Joe DiMaggio American Icon Award by Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital.
The event, which raised almost $1 million, was staged at the Diplomat Resort & Spa in...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 7:58 PM
Once upon a time in the NBA, when big-city basketball was all the rage, the Boston Celtics, Los Angeles Lakers and New York Knicks were ever-present on the league marquee.
Their combined record this season is 43-114.
When the Celtics, Lakers and...
| Feb 11, 2015
| 6:34 AM
When he's not chiming in on the state of the Lakers or being the public face of the Dodgers' ownership group, basketball great Magic Johnson is a businessman. And as a businessman, it appears Johnson is interested in having an active role in helping an...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 3:33 PM
Not to sound un-American, but too much emphasis is being placed on winning when picking the NBA All-Star Game rosters.
Take the Atlanta Hawks – everybody is.
Eastern Conference coaches selected three Hawks as All-Star reserves: Al Horford,...