| Oct 28, 2013
| 7:54 PM
2012-13 finish: 66-16.
Coming: Michael Beasley, Greg Oden.
Going: Mike Miller, Juwan Howard.
The Heat propped up its three-peat hopes with two balky knees and a whiff of controversy. Oden has already encountered knee...
| Feb 16, 2014
| 7:54 PM
NEW ORLEANS — Kobe Bryant cheerfully answered questions about his new line of shoes, a possible visit to India and his preference for old-school dunk contest rules.
His joviality didn't quite carry over to the update on his injured left knee....
| Feb 15, 2014
| 10:18 PM
NEW ORLEANS — It was hard to tell what shocked fans more, the NBA's new dunk contest rules or a performance by Vanilla Ice.
Maybe contest organizers should think twice, twice baby.
Washington's John Wall was declared the winner in fan voting...
| May 12, 2013
| 1:07 PM
"Hi Dad. [Pauses, looks at TV.] ESPN Classic?"
"Yeah. Today's the 10-year anniversary of the classic Four Man Bulls game. Your mother and I watched it with you in the crib."
"But I don't get it—'Four Man Bulls game?' "
"It was this crazy...
| May 14, 2013
| 6:38 AM
The crowd arrived late. The Bulls didn’t arrive at all. Ba-bum-cha!
Each seat in the United Center held a poster proclaiming “Next Man Up.’’ There just weren’t enough men -- or women or children -- to hold them up.
| May 15, 2013
| 6:52 PM
And so it ends. No more basketball. No more games. No more 2013 Chicago Bulls.
The season started with fans talking about who wasn't there. It ended with fans talking about who was. It started with hope for The Return. It ended with the return of hope....
| Oct 22, 2013
| 9:13 PM
SAN ANTONIO — The first six preseason exhibitions gave the Orlando Magic some reasons for hope on defense. Orlando had limited opponents to 40.7 percent shooting from the field. After the Magic’s struggles last season, the team was pleased...
| Jul 4, 2013
| 10:24 PM
Former Terps point guard Greivis Vasquez is headed from the New Orleans Pelicans to the Sacramento Kings in a three-player trade, USA Today reported Thursday.
The Kings, Pelicans and Trail Blazers agreed orally on a deal that will send Vasquez to...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 9:04 PM
Nik Vucevic turned 7 years old on Oct. 24, 1997.
Tim Duncan played in his first NBA regular-season game exactly one week later.
The difference in experience couldn't have been more striking on Friday night.
Duncan dominated with a turn-back-the-...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 7:18 PM
Lakers 113 - San Antonio Spurs 100 (end of regulation)
The Lakers ended a difficult 2013-14 regular season with an easy win over the NBA's best San Antonio Spurs.
With Kobe Bryant (knee), Pau Gasol (vertigo), Steve Nash (nerve root irritation),...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 10:21 PM
SAN ANTONIO — Victor Oladipo spent Saturday night seated a few feet behind the Orlando Magic bench. Wearing a dark suit, he sat next to assistant coach for player development Laron Profit, and Oladipo stood and clapped whenever his teammates made...