| Dec 20, 2014
| 2:28 PM
Heat guard Mario Chalmers found himself in a familiar position Friday night.
He was back in the starting lineup, and it appears he could remain there until the Heat injury problems are under control.
Coach Erik Spoelstra said he will stick the same...
| Dec 21, 2014
| 6:50 PM
A review of the NBA in the year 2014.
• Waving goodbye to "The Donald." Months of chaos commenced with the text message "Let the games began" aimed at Clippers owner Donald Sterling by V. Stiviano, his estranged companion who...
| Dec 24, 2014
| 1:13 PM
Not everyone will like my idea. But I would cheer for LeBron James when he's introduced on his return Thursday to AmericanAirlines Arena. I would cheer him like he was never cheered in the four years he played here.
I would stand and applaud him for...
| Dec 24, 2014
| 1:49 PM
After banner seasons with LeBron James, Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra was asked Wednesday whether he could envision a banner with James' number rising at AmericanAirlines Arena.
"Tomorrow?" Spoelstra responded incredulously.
No, the clarification...
| Nov 22, 2014
| 9:04 PM
As his eyes roamed the action around the basket, Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry steadily backed Lakers guard Jeremy Lin down low in the post.
Curry's teammate Draymond Green was stationed outside the corner three-point line, Harrison...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 10:02 AM
Hot Property was just a kernel of an idea when Ruth Ryon proposed it in 1984 to Dick Turpin, then-editor of The Times' Real Estate section. The reporter thought there could be a column in the short stories she had started writing on notable people and...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 10:45 AM
For all that has been achieved with the three victories in the past four games, it is the intervening loss that still resonates with the Miami Heat. What the Los Angeles Clippers accomplished last Thursday was jolting.
What's scarier is that Tuesday's...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 6:20 PM
It's the start of a new season and the appearance of a new refrain from Lakers followers, with foam fingers crossed and hands wrapped around lucky Chick Hearn bobbleheads.
Please, please be better than last year.
It's a bizarre way of thinking about a...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 7:13 PM
BOSTON -- The Boston Celtics rolled to their second straight victory over a long-time but fallen rival on Friday night.
After beating the Detroit Pistons in overtime on Wednesday night, the Celtics led almost throughout and disposed of Kobe Bryant and...
| Dec 6, 2014
| 2:36 PM
Here's what you don't do amid the hubbub about the very real imbalance between the NBA's two conferences, with the West again pummeling the East this season: You don't realign.
Because in two years Kevin Durant could be back home in Washington,...
| Dec 6, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Q: How long before the Heat go back to traditional basketball? Without LeBron James, Shane Battier, there are no other players who can play small ball. Josh McRoberts looks nothing like the player we saw last April in the playoffs. -- Stuart.