| Mar 15, 2014
| 7:31 AM
You cannot add an aura without having a presence. That's what makes the moving parts of this Phil Jackson move to the New York Knicks so intriguing.
The comparisons, of course, are to what Pat Riley is doing with the Miami Heat, and, to a lesser...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 6:08 PM
I often receive emails or questions from fans asking why the current Magic can't win more games during a rebuilding the way the old Heart & Hustle Magic did.
That beloved team in 1999-2000 — led by Friday night's honoree, Darrell Armstrong —...
| 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...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 7:24 PM
This isn't about Joel Anthony and isn't about Toney Douglas.
This also isn't about Greg Oden, although that's certain an encouraging revelation after Wednesday's regular-season debut in Washington. And because of Oden's debut, this almost...
| 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 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...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 3:16 AM
Mike Miller's attorney told the Miami Herald his client might be suing his former NBA team, the Miami Heat, after Miller lost $1.3 million in a fraudulent investment deal introduced to him by a team employee.
One problem, though. Mike Miller said his...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 2:55 PM
Finally! Finally a game that will give the Miami Heat a read on where they stand from a playoff perspective, a huge regular-season mile-marker, Christmas, well, in December.
As sexy as Tuesday night's game against the Indiana...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 8:55 PM
SAN ANTONIO -- LeBron James guaranteed he would play better. He did.
But who knew Dwyane Wade would practically steal the show with 32 points, ignoring his injured right knee and guaranteeing with his play that the NBA Finals would return to Miami...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 3:50 PM
LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh have already made their expected statements.
No, they don't know what's going to happen when they have the right to become free agents in the offseason, or at least aren't saying.
But this is about...