| Apr 30, 2015
| 9:51 AM
CLEVELAND — Kevin Love had surgery on his badly damaged left shoulder that could require six months of recovery, officially ending any remote chance he had of returning during Cleveland's playoff run.
Love, whose arm was yanked from the socket...
| Apr 25, 2015
| 7:10 PM
They sweated the final hours of the regular season just to make sure they would have the chance. Now they sweat out these intervening weeks before standing at the mercy of the bouncing balls at the May 19 lottery.
Because finally getting back into the...
| Apr 13, 2015
| 10:34 PM
Q: I do think in implementing a new offense, Goran Dragic should be the primary ball handler, and that the shooting should be more balanced and not be where Dwyane Wade takes over most games, especially in the fourth quarter. The Heat would have to have a...
| Mar 24, 2015
| 4:40 PM
Heat guard Dwyane Wade is content with not having a vote in this year's ballot for the league's most valuable player.
If he did, however, his pick would be Houston Rockets guard James Harden.
"Right now, I would say James Harden," Wade said before...
| Mar 16, 2015
A weekly look back at sports in the Lehigh Valley, in anniversaries of multiples of five years.
2005—Jen Plasko scores 14 points while grabbing 13 rebounds, and Marian Catholic holds arch-rival Pottsville Nativity without a field goal...
| Mar 15, 2015
| 1:55 PM
The subject on the Miami Heat practice court Sunday was LeBron James and change.
But it wasn't about James' July 11 defection to the Cleveland Cavaliers. Just about every party has moved on from that summer shockwave.
Rather, with the Cavaliers to...
| Mar 11, 2015
| 5:02 PM
Like most men, I can bury a wad of dirty socks in the hamper from 30 paces. Swish.
But the hamper is 3 feet tall, and no one is guarding me. A basketball rim is 10 feet, and some overtly caffeinated jerk is usually in my face. There lies my dilemma....
| Feb 26, 2015
| 1:49 PM
In a season when everything has changed for the Miami Heat, Thursday was a day when it seemed as if nothing had changed.
There, on the practice court at the Smoothie King Center, was Michael Beasley, chatting, joking, shooting, getting buckets. And,...
| Feb 10, 2015
| 11:45 AM
When/Where: 8 p.m., Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland.
TV: Sun Sports, ESPN. Radio: 790-AM, 104.3-FM, 106.5-FM, 710-AM (Spanish).
Scouting report: The Heat are coming off Monday's 109-95 victory over the Knicks, which snapped a three-game losing streak....
| Jan 29, 2015
| 10:30 AM
The Cleveland Cavaliers are visiting the Minnesota Timberwolves on Saturday and as you can imagine, it's a pretty big event in the City of Lakes.
Over the summer, the two teams completed a blockbuster deal that sent a disgruntled Kevin Love to the...
| Dec 27, 2014
| 7:31 AM
First, the reality: NBA teams don't tank. At least not when it comes to the perception of playing to lose. Coaches coach to win; players play to win. Always. Example A was the Philadelphia 76ers on Tuesday night at AmericanAirlines Arena.