| Dec 21, 2012
| 8:52 PM
NEW YORK — Bodies were flying. Profane chants descended from the Madison Square Garden nosebleeds. Three players and a coach grabbed early showers, courtesy of ejections.
Tom Thibodeau must have felt right at home, as if he were back serving as...
| Mar 10, 2013
The best way to put to rest any talk (OK, any Shaq talk) about a potentially tainted championship? Follow it up with the longest winning streak in team history, in what could turn into the best regular season in the franchise's 25 seasons.
| Mar 2, 2013
| 11:38 AM
This Sunday or next Sunday: Which matters more?
The first of consecutive Sunday games for the Miami Heat is against an established rival, on the road, nationally televised by ABC.
The second is against an emerging, big muscle threat, albeit...
| May 25, 2013
| 10:26 AM
Yes, you can wish it to all go away until the 2014 offseason. And, yes, there is plenty to be said about that with the NBA playoffs and the Miami Heat's season getting down to critical mass.
But it's not going away, and it certainly isn't going...
| Feb 16, 2013
| 10:42 AM
There was a time when midseason mayhem was the Miami Heat's approach to February.
No sooner did Pat Riley arrive in 1995, than he turned his roster upside down at his first NBA trading deadline with the team, on Feb. 22, 1996 maneuvering 11...
| May 8, 2013
| 4:32 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — Carmelo Anthony hung from the rim, the helpless defender who tried to stop his dunk lying on the court below after falling down.
Pretty soon, Anthony's jumper was falling, too.
Once that happened, the New York Knicks blew away...
| May 11, 2013
| 6:50 PM
Yes, it is time for the yearly one-word rant now that the NBA has bestowed all of its annual individual awards: Why?
Actually, more to the point, the issue should be: When?
As much as anything, it is the Coach of the Year balloting, or,...
| May 1, 2013
| 8:29 PM
NEW YORK — They showed up Wednesday at Madison Square Garden wearing black. They left wearing some egg on their faces.
Somewhere between deciding they would dress appropriately for the Celtics' funeral and J.R. Smith's deciding that New York...