| Jan 28, 2015
| 4:59 PM
Hassan Whiteside knew his never-ending journey had ended last Nov. 23 upon answering his cell phone while making a sandwich in Iowa. He didn't hear his agent's voice on the other end, as expected from the number.
Will Smith instead was singing "Miami."...
| Jan 27, 2015
| 3:00 PM
Sure looks strange for the Magic to hold tryouts with the NBA season already in progress.
Jacque Vaughn, though, gives you the feeling he'll play anyone who knows what to do when the other team has the ball. Mainly, not faint.
Lately, Vaughn has tried...
| Jan 26, 2015
| 6:04 AM
Jeff Van Gundy is right: Bulls management has undermined coach Tom Thibodeau.
Van Gundy made that comment and several others while working the Bulls-Mavericks game on ESPN on Friday night, painting a picture of a devious front office.
| Jan 25, 2015
| 6:50 AM
Three years later, the Orlando Magic are still living through their Dwightmare that is quickly developing into an even more sub-STAN-tial PR problem.
Magic fans want to know: Why is their team is playing such a sub-STAN-dard brand of ball while the...
| Apr 21, 2015
| 2:39 PM
The two-month slog that is the NBA playoffs commenced Saturday, replete as usual with several players connected to Hampton Roads and/or Boo Williams' barnstorming all-star team. And while this group lacks a seminal presence such as Alonzo Mourning and...
| Jan 3, 2015
| 1:41 PM
Considering hyperbole has left the building when it comes to this season's Miami Heat, we're not going to go quite this far.
Others, however, might:
The Heat's two best prospects at point guard currently are playing for their NBA Development League...
| Dec 27, 2014
| 7:31 AM
First, the reality: NBA teams don't tank. At least not when it comes to the perception of playing to lose. Coaches coach to win; players play to win. Always. Example A was the Philadelphia 76ers on Tuesday night at AmericanAirlines Arena.
| Dec 13, 2014
| 4:41 PM
In a Lakers season measured mostly by the number of tedious losses, while players sulked over losing their starting jobs and Kobe Bryant reamed out teammates for being softer than the cushiest of toilet tissue, one ray of sunshine has pierced the gloom....
| Dec 5, 2014
| 4:01 PM
You figured that Stan Van Gundy might eventually miss the good old days in Orlando in his new dual role as coach and president of the woeful Detroit Pistons.
You just didn't think it would be this soon — with the early returns so horrendous.
| Nov 29, 2014
| 8:05 AM
"We were a little late to that party." -- Pat Riley, in late July, on the Miami Heat's free-agency pursuit of Carmelo Anthony.
Of course they were. There were, after all, other priorities earlier that month, including what proved to be misguided...
| Oct 25, 2014
| 4:01 PM
Video review has come a long way in the NBA, about to make its greatest stride this season, with the opening of the NBA Replay Center in Secaucus, N.J., a facility equipped with 20 replay stations, 94 video monitors, capable of processing 300 billion bits...