| Jul 1, 2014
| 7:27 PM
Center Marcin Gortat made a quick decision on the NBA free agent market Tuesday, agreeing to re-sign with the Washington Wizards.
According to multiple media outlets, Gortat received a five-year, $60 million deal. The contract can't be finalized...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Q: Ira, I've read (and listened) where you've said that if LeBron James told the Heat earlier that he was leaving, the Heat would have taken a different approach to free agency. But if they did get Kyle Lowry or Marcin Gortat, they might not have been...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 5:20 PM
I've never played soccer, I'm not a dedicated fan and I'm strictly a layman in my understanding of the game. However, Tim Howard's performance against Belgium ranks as one of the greatest solo feats I've ever witnessed in team sports, alongside Kellen...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 5:34 PM
Jeremy Lin invoked a biblical verse this week when the Houston Rockets unveiled massive banners showing free agent target Carmelo Anthony wearing Lin's No. 7 outside the Toyota Center.
Lin was technically still a Rocket, though he presumably would be...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 5:55 PM
On Saturday, almost a year and a half since he suffered a severe knee injury as a college freshman, Nerlens Noel played in a competitive basketball game.
And he looked good doing it.
Running fluidly, Noel scored a game-high 19 points as his...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 3:51 PM
In what is either a prelude to the Miami Heat’s star core remaining intact or a big disappointment for Josh McRoberts and Danny Granger, the Heat agreed to deals with both second-tier free agents Monday, according to multiple reports.
| Jul 10, 2014
| 5:28 PM
The Orlando Magic likely will begin talking with Nik Vucevic's representatives about a potential contract extension for the 23-year-old center around Labor Day, according to an industry source familiar with team officials' thinking.
| Apr 27, 2014
| 8:22 PM
WASHINGTON — In a season where overcoming odds has been the norm, the Bulls' trademark defiance ceded to disappointment Sunday afternoon.
"It's very disappointing to get in a hole like that," coach Tom Thibodeau said.
Playing without the...
| 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 20, 2014
| 8:15 PM
All of Tom Thibodeau's pre-series concerns about the Wizards came to fruition Sunday night at the United Center.
Nene played like an All-Star. Trevor Ariza hit big shots. Marcin Gortat did his damage inside. Andre Miller proved ageless.
And the Bulls'...
| 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&...