| Nov 4, 2013
| 5:38 PM
Omar Oraby is 7 feet 2 and stands up straight as a light pole. Sometimes kids who are extremely tall try to look less tall. They hunch their shoulders. They nonchalantly bend their knees.
But Oraby is proud of who he is.
He's proud of his height. He...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 4:15 PM
Holy Nikes! A former Utah Jazz ball boy who was given Michael Jordan's shoes after the famous "flu game" in the 1997 NBA Finals has sold the pair for more than $104,000 in an online auction.
Preston Truman reportedly asked Jordan for his Nike Air Jordan...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 4:44 PM
Preston Truman, the former Utah Jazz ball boy who sold a pair of Michael Jordan-autographed Nike Air Jordan shoes from the 'flu game' for a record price, is ready for the spotlight to shine on someone else.
Since news of the sale, which was conducted in...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 10:13 AM
Dennis Rodman is going through with his plans to return to North Korea this week to train the national basketball team and help celebrate leader Kim Jong Un's birthday, despite the recent execution of Kim's uncle.
Rodman has already visited the...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 2:40 PM
Thank you, mother of all search engines, for being there to explain twerking, gluten and bitcoin to the mystified masses.
Google's 2013 world search results are out, revealing that South Florida, as usual, trends at the top, too.
Of 1.2 trillion most-...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 5:58 PM
Monday night's home game against the New York Knicks was as close as the Orlando Magic will get to playing on Christmas this year.
As recently as two years ago, however, the Magic could count on being included in the NBA's annual slate of Christmas...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 7:03 AM
The Miami Heat not only are loading up on victories, piling up points and dominating with defense, but they also might well lead the NBA in . . . underwear models?
"I call it 'Free Birding,' " backup center and part-time underwear model Chris "Birdman"...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 10:39 AM
Por AURELIO MORENO/El Sentinel
Tras conquistar su segundo título de campeón y su cuarto trofeo de Jugador Más Valioso (JMV) de la NBA, el super astro del Heat de Miami, LeBron James fue nombrado “Atleta Masculino del Año” por la...
| Dec 29, 2013
| 5:30 AM
Welcome to a second season of Morning Shootaround. We will follow the Terps throughout the 2013-14 season, but in this space this year, we will provide a look ahead, rather than back. We will try to analyze Maryland's strengths and weaknesses, as well...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 5:01 PM
NEW ORLEANS — The kids are taking over the place.
You can't toss a string of beads in the French Quarter this weekend without hitting a wide-eyed NBA All-Star.
The festivities have become one extended Rising Stars Challenge between the six...
| Feb 16, 2014
| 11:04 PM
NEW ORLEANS — Defense won the NBA All-Star game. No joke.
Well, maybe a chuckle is in order.
The East wasn't exactly hand-in-the-face tough during a game that featured a record 318 points and zero blocked shots, but it did manage to stop the...