| Jun 28, 2014
| 6:55 PM
NBA general managers may have felt this week like siblings watching the stack of presents swell under the tree in the days before Christmas.
Look, there's LeBron James next to the electric train set!
Wow, that's Carmelo Anthony beneath the stockings!...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 4:49 PM
The remodeling of Pat Riley's two-time Miami Heat championship creation received a major boost Saturday, with guard Dwyane Wade opting out of his contract and forward Udonis Haslem bypassing his right to opt into another season, agent Henry Thomas...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 8:05 PM
MIAMI All Heat chatter:
The Heat remains the favorite (but not certain) to retain free agent LeBron James, but he wants issues with the roster addressed, according to an associate.
When James speaks with Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh this week, he will...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 9:18 PM
WASHINGTON — Throughout this season, at points where matters looked most dire, Tom Thibodeau would cite the losses of Derrick Rose and Luol Deng and talk about the Bulls' fight.
Never has that trait been more impressively on display than Friday...
| Apr 20, 2014
| 7:36 PM
For some stupid reason, everybody in the Eastern Conference jockeyed to avoid the Bulls in the playoffs.
Everybody except the Wizards, that is, and now we see why.
They shredded the league’s best defense for 102 points and stopped the league&...
| May 15, 2014
| 8:09 PM
Forward David West scored 29 points and forward Lance Stephenson had 17 as the Indiana Pacers closed out their Eastern Conference semifinal series with the Washington Wizards with a 93-80 victory on Thursday night.
Indiana reached the conference...
| May 14, 2014
| 6:48 AM
Baseball Reference lists Tommy Hunter's Twitter account (incorrectly) as @TommyGoesBoom. He did just that on Tuesday, but that's not all that happened around here. Here's the Coffee Companion, which compiles the local sports headlines every weekday...
| May 13, 2014
| 10:21 PM
Marcin Gortat had 31 points and 16 rebounds, John Wall scored 27 points and the Washington Wizards rode a 39-rebound advantage to a 102-79 rout of Indiana on Tuesday night, cutting the Pacers' lead in the Eastern Conference semifinals to 3-2.
| May 12, 2014
WASHINGTON — John Wall was wide open at the 3-point line, the Verizon Center crowd screaming for him to shoot, his teammates joining the chorus on the bench. Wall hesitated, pulled back and passed. With another chance to tie, Trevor Ariza tossed a...
| Apr 16, 2014
Around the time they entered the locker room after their 114-93 victory Monday over the two-time defending champion Miami Heat's B team, the Washington Wizards were feeling good on two fronts.
First, the win helped them hold on to the sixth seed and...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 9:43 PM
It's no surprise to Bulls fanatics that Joakim Noah was named the NBA's defensive player of the year on Monday. In the minds of Chicagoans, there is no real competition.
Fans love his tenacity. His intensity. That roar and, of course, the hair. He makes...