| Oct 25, 2013
| 11:21 AM
Bill Sharman, a Hall of Fame basketball player and coach who guided the Lakers to their first National Basketball Assn. title in Los Angeles in record-setting fashion, has died. He was 87.
Sharman, who coached teams to championships in three...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 6:42 PM
Was it the fadeaway jumper he made over Nick Young? The step-back shot that was too much for Xavier Henry?
The proof must have been on the practice court for the Lakers, who just committed two more years and $48.5 million to Kobe Bryant before really...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 7:24 PM
Jerry Kramer used to be bitter about being snubbed by the Hall of Fame, the former Green Bay Packers guard who was an integral part of five championship teams in the 1960s vowing to stick it to the pro football shrine in Canton, Ohio, if he had the...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 4:44 PM
Commissioner is a title far too limiting for David Stern.
He has been part comedian, part dictator, part visionary, part man on a mission, and there's nothing Ron Artest's fists, Gilbert Arenas' guns or Allen Iverson's wardrobe could possibly do to stop...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 4:43 PM
A look at 30 of the biggest events to unfold during David Stern's 30-year run as NBA commissioner, which is scheduled to end Feb. 1:
June 1984—Michael Jordan, Hakeem Olajuwon, John Stockton and Charles Barkley are drafted, stocking the league with...
| 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 8, 2014
| 6:15 PM
Chris Grant will need to get creative when he re-formats his resume for his next job.
The longtime Cleveland Cavaliers executive who was fired as general manager this week was responsible for drafting the disaster that is Anthony Bennett, signing the...
| 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...
| Dec 22, 2013
| 6:20 AM
The Charlotte Bobcats and owner Michael Jordan unveiled the new logo that will be featured on their uniforms and merchandise next season when the franchise returns to the nickname of the Hornets.
Jordan was joined during a ceremony at halftime of...
| 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 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-...