| 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...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 12:30 PM
The current golden age of sports documentaries hits a tin-plated patch this week with two flawed if interesting entries: "Bad Boys," ESPN's nostalgic "30 for 30" trip to hoops heaven, devoted to the bruising Detroit Pistons team of the 1980s; and "Arnie,"...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 8:19 AM
After LeBron James hit a game-winning shot Wednesday to lead his Miami Heat past the Golden State Warriors, Warriors guard Mark Jackson was effusive in his praise of James, saying he will go down as one of the greatest ever.
Earlier in the week, James...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 8:38 AM
Houston (EEUU), 17 feb (EFE).- La festividad de la 63 edición del Fin de Semana de las Estrellas llegó a su final con una exhibición de música, puntos, marcas, pero muy poco juego de baloncesto competitivo en el partido que ganó a domicilio el equipo de...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 1:56 PM
Even before the Miami Heat took flight late Thursday night, LeBron James was preparing for his next superhero turn.
This time, apparently as a villain.
One, the Heat announced Friday, who has a broken nose and is a game-time decision for Sunday's...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 6:33 PM
Scottie Pippen has filed a countersuit against a Malibu man who alleged the former NBA All-Star assaulted him at a restaurant last year.
Camran Shafighi filed a $4-million lawsuit against Pippen, accusing him of a “brutal and unjustified...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 4:32 PM
How big a jerk is Michael Jordan? The near pathological competitiveness and narcissism of the greatest basketball player of all time is fairly well known, but for all the joy he gave us in winning six NBA championships with the......
| Apr 12, 2014
| 7:18 PM
Almost everyone gets to see the crazy step-back three-pointers and wild flip-ins that make Kevin Durant so great, his top plays consuming hours of air time on ESPN, TNT, NBA TV, etc.
Considerably fewer have been privy to the madness that is Byron...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 3:40 PM
Allen Iverson ranks 21st on the NBA’s career scoring list, No. 1 among players 6-feet or shorter. But that’s not why the Philadelphia 76ers are retiring his jersey Saturday.
Iverson earned 11 consecutive All-Star Game appearances and was...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 5:37 AM
Oh what a night, indeed. Some of the math from LeBron James' 61-point eruption Monday against the Bobcats, courtesy of Heat minutiae maven Rob Wilson, as well as Elias Sports Bureau and ESPN:
-- James, who leads the Heat in dunks this season with 94,...