| Jul 17, 2014
| 8:26 AM
Once LeBron James announced, “I'm Coming Home,” to Cleveland last Friday, the free-agency floodgates opened, with the player moves coming fast and furious.
James was the Pied Piper, the one who set in motion so much change in the NBA that it...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 4:56 PM
Trevor Ariza will join the Houston Rockets as part of a three-team trade also involving the New Orleans Pelicans and Washington Wizards.
Houston will send center Omer Asik, forward Omri Casspi and cash considerations to New Orleans.
| Jul 11, 2014
| 2:00 PM
Take a look at the Cleveland Cavaliers’ website and the name LeBron James on the team’s roster.
Yes, the prodigal son has returned to Cleveland, which suddenly has made the Cavaliers 4-to-1 favorites to win the 2015 NBA championship,...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 6:55 PM
NBA general managers may have felt this week like siblings watching the stack of presents swell under the tree in the days before Christmas.
Look, there's LeBron James next to the electric train set!
Wow, that's Carmelo Anthony beneath the stockings!...
| 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 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,...
| 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.
| 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 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...
| 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...