| Jun 20, 2014
| 5:15 PM
The dream always unfolds the same way.
Norvel Pelle is in his Long Beach home on the night of the NBA draft, watching on television with his parents, when he hears his name called. "I start crying and I look up and my mom is there with a smile on her...
| May 13, 2014
| 3:56 PM
Como un chiquillo malcriado, acostumbrado a tenerlo todo sin que nada le cueste —juguetes, fiestas, ropas, viajes, comida— los seguidores del Heat de Miami han sido consentidos de tal manera por su adorado quinteto que solo la conquista de...
| Apr 13, 2014
| 8:55 PM
The Memphis Grizzlies (48-32) had everything to play for Sunday night, still battling to hold onto the final available postseason berth with the Phoenix Suns (47-33) still a threat, and pulled away in the second half to defeat the Lakers, 102-90.
| Apr 21, 2014
| 4:10 PM
Aún sin un centro genuino y ni siquiera un armador realmente regular, el Heat de Miami se las ha arreglado para disputar tres finales consecutivas y conquistar dos campeones en fila de la NBA.
La fórmula de semejante éxito, no obstante aquellos óbices,...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 7:31 PM
1. San Antonio
2012-13 finish: 58-24.
Coming: Marco Belinelli, Jeff Pendergraph.
Going: Gary Neal, DeJuan Blair.
Before anyone asks the Spurs to appear en masse on the next episode of "Derek," Ricky Gervais' thoughtful look at...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 7:54 PM
2012-13 finish: 66-16.
Coming: Michael Beasley, Greg Oden.
Going: Mike Miller, Juwan Howard.
The Heat propped up its three-peat hopes with two balky knees and a whiff of controversy. Oden has already encountered knee...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 7:08 PM
NBA teams have completed the bulk of their offseason moves, so now’s the perfect time to evaluate what, if anything, has changed in the Eastern Conference’s balance of power.
There will be two competitions to watch in the season ahead.
| 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"...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 1:35 PM
By the time Kecoughtan's game against Woodside kicked off Saturday afternoon, four teams it trailed in the Group 6A South ratings had lost. If the Warriors could upset Woodside, that would make five.
"We knew," Kecoughtan coach Alonzo Coley said. "We...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 5:45 PM
Nick Calathes grew up in Central Florida. As a kid, he played on teams affiliated with the Junior Magic and Florida Basketball & Volleyball Association, and he attended Orlando Magic games whenever he could. Even before he was a teenager, he'd play...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 2:23 PM
The Miami Heat schooled the NBA during the regular season and playoffs. They also managed to make efficient work of their offseason math.
Here's an update to help make sense of the numbers, with the only prime consideration left being what, if...