| Jan 24, 2015
| 1:32 PM
The distinction between what coaches say and what they mean has long involved a considerable chasm, unless that coach is Gregg Popovich.
So, for what it's worth, consider the words of Hornets coach Steve Clifford before Wednesday's game against the...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 5:18 PM
Running off at the typewriter …
So who exactly is the Chief of Police at the Tallahassee Police Department — Chief Osceola, Gene Deckerhoff or Jimbo Fisher?
Everybody, including Leon County state attorney Willie Meggs, knows how the TPD...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 8:19 AM
As he sat in a folding chair just outside of the locker room at AmericanAirlines Arena, Danny Granger surprisingly did not have the look of someone who had been consistently blindsided.
And yet, how could he possibly have seen so much of this...
| Nov 29, 2014
| 8:05 AM
"We were a little late to that party." -- Pat Riley, in late July, on the Miami Heat's free-agency pursuit of Carmelo Anthony.
Of course they were. There were, after all, other priorities earlier that month, including what proved to be misguided...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 2:10 PM
"I learned from a franchise that had been where I wanted to go. I will always think of Miami as my second home. Without the experiences I had there, I wouldn’t be able to do what I'm doing today." -- LeBron James, July 11, in his Sports...
| Dec 13, 2014
| 7:18 AM
Monday could be the start of something big in the NBA. Could be.
By rule, most players signed as free agents in the offseason cannot be dealt for three months or before Dec. 15, whichever comes later.
Dec. 15 comes Monday. And that will leave just...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 7:32 AM
Talk all you want about the Bulls’ overtime win against the Heat on national TV on Sunday, but ask yourself this:
Was that the same Bulls roster that lost to Memphis at home on Friday night?
Spoiler alert: Yes, it was.
| Dec 3, 2009
Allen Iverson's return to Philadelphia feels like the same situation we witnessed in Memphis, only with a longer fuse.
Iverson returns to the city he considers his professional home, the site of his greatest successes and triumphs. He figures to get a...
| Nov 23, 2010
| 4:52 PM
Everything was great for the Miami Heat until they moved onto the basketball portion of the program.
Now the worst thing imaginable is happening.
"We're not having fun at all," sayeth LeBron James.
Judging from LeBron's long face, there's not much...
| May 12, 2011
| 8:08 AM
Wait a minute, wasn’t the whole idea of finishing first in the Eastern Conference precisely because the Bulls would avoid playing Boston AND Miami?
Wasn’t the idea that Boston and Miami would beat up each other?
Wasn’t the idea that...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 12:33 PM
The NBA bills the NBA Development League as its “official minor league,” a place where young players can gain some experience and veteran players coming off injuries can play a few games to get back into basketball shape.
For many NBA teams,...