| Oct 18, 2014
| 7:10 AM
There is a simple solution to the debate that has grown out of Sunday's experimentation with a 44-minute preseason game between the Brooklyn Nets and Boston Celtics.
On one side, there are the traditionalists who contend that anything shorter than 48...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 8:19 AM
As he sat in a folding chair just outside of the locker room at AmericanAirlines Arena, Danny Granger surprisingly did not have the look of someone who had been consistently blindsided.
And yet, how could he possibly have seen so much of this...
| Oct 12, 2014
| 10:27 AM
To some, it's as if Chris Quinn never left, considering at 31 he's back with the Miami Heat.
For while, even after he was traded by the Heat in 2010, it felt like he never left, considering what he experienced in one of his ensuing adventures,...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 8:48 PM
Part of the rhythm of the NBA is the continuum is that you get to pick up where you left off, especially the elite.
While the offseasons tend to be brief, there is ample time to reflect, reassess, rededicate.
Eventually, the Detroit Pistons...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 7:21 PM
It has come to this for the Lakers:
Kendall Marshall, barely two weeks removed from the NBA D-League, will start at point guard Friday against Utah as the Lakers try to end a six-game losing streak.
His primary qualification for starting?
| 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.
| Jul 17, 2013
| 11:08 PM
Michael Phelps, Jessica Long among winners
Michael Phelps won two ESPY Awards on Wednesday night at the annual ceremony in Los Angeles, topping the "Best Male Olympian" and "Best Record Breaking Performance" categories, and Jessica Long...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 12:33 PM
The NBA bills the NBA Development League as its “official minor league,” a place where young players can gain some experience and veteran players coming off injuries can play a few games to get back into basketball shape.
For many NBA teams,...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 5:42 PM
For much of our adult lives, the Lakers have been the toast of the town. That's why the anguish is so understandable now that they are merely toast.
But in the midst of all the noise, have we not missed some of the more salient points? Are we so...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 5:02 PM
Every player reaches some kind of crossroads, and Magic forward Tobias Harris is looking both ways as he steps into the 2014-15 season.
Harris will get an idea how the Magic value him, perhaps before the regular season begins. The deadline for rookie-...
| Jan 13, 2015
The clock on Tyler Johnson's 10-day contract started Monday, with the Miami Heat formally announcing an agreement with the undrafted rookie guard....