| Apr 11, 2015
| 7:16 PM
Observations from Saturday night's 107-104 loss to the Toronto Raptors at AmericanAirlines Arena:
-- Unable to maintain control late.
-- The story of the past month.
-- The story of the season.
-- And now, after four consecutive trips to the NBA...
| Apr 10, 2015
| 2:00 PM
As bad as Thursday night was for the Miami Heat when they blew a 19-point halftime lead in a loss to the Chicago Bulls, Friday night might have been even worse.
All three teams ahead of the Heat at the back end of the Eastern Conference playoff race...
| Apr 7, 2015
| 5:23 PM
TV studio anchors often have a difficult task because they're listening to what others around the desk are saying in one ear and have to listen to the producer barking instructions constantly in the other ear.
The latter must have distracted CBS host...
| Apr 8, 2015
| 2:35 PM
The NBA developing a relationship with Cuba is not especially big news in 29 of the league's 30 cities. For all but one franchise and its fans, a goodwill tour to the island later this month is closer to who cares than controversial largely overlooked...
| Apr 8, 2015
| 2:36 PM
Kawhi Leonard is seizing more responsibility from San Antonio's veteran core, and the Spurs are taking off.
The 23-year-old forward matched a career high with 26 points for the second straight game, and the Spurs rolled past the Oklahoma City Thunder...
| Mar 27, 2015
| 7:46 PM
Even Shaquille O'Neal wonders, "What if?"
What if, after spending the first four seasons of his NBA career with the Orlando Magic, he hadn't signed a free-agent deal to join the Los Angeles Lakers in 1996?
"Knowing what I know now, I would've stayed,"...
| Apr 6, 2015
Alabama has offered its men's basketball job to former NBA player and head coach Avery Johnson, a person familiar with the negotiations said Sunday.
The person said Johnson and Alabama are working on the details of a deal. The person spoke to The...
| Apr 4, 2015
| 7:39 AM
For a moment, put aside where this how-low-can-you-go bottom half of the Eastern Conference playoff race is headed for the ailing and reeling Miami Heat, and instead consider the slightly longer-term possibilities.
Because it's hard not to. Because even...
| Apr 3, 2015
| 9:00 PM
Q: I think I am about ready to shut this season down and try and reclaim a Top 10 pick. I know the team has fought all year and given their heart and soul to make the playoffs, but I'm just tired of seeing our guys go down with injury and I don't see...
| Apr 2, 2015
| 10:48 AM
The fight to make the NBA playoffs will be challenging enough for the Miami Heat, with the Brooklyn Nets, Boston Celtics, Charlotte Hornets and Milwaukee Bucks all keeping the pressure on with victories Wednesday night.
But one interested bystander...
| Apr 1, 2015
| 1:38 AM
The Miami Heat got their centers back. That was encouraging, especially the return of Hassan Whiteside.
Trouble was, this time the deficit was at forward, with Luol Deng and Udonis Haslem sidelined.
At a time the San Antonio Spurs are hitting their...