| Dec 15, 2014
| 5:12 PM
Sy Berger, the man who came up with the basic design for baseball cards as you know them today — or, at least, as you knew them before the industry got really wacky — died Sunday of natural causes. He was 91. Berger, who worked for Topps for...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 9:18 PM
Q: This season for Dwyane Wade is shaping up as a nice story, considering he made room for LeBron James the last four years. -- Stuart.
A: Look, I'm sure he'd have preferred more of the same. But he's showing that even at 32, there still are plenty of...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 10:56 AM
The Miami Heat have been here before, after several grueling playoff runs, amid a spate of injuries.
That, however, was then, co-captain Udonis Haslem insists. And, he said, it will not happen again.
In the wake of winning the 2006 NBA title and...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 9:51 PM
Rajon Rondo now plays for the Dallas Mavericks, which could make things more difficult for the Clippers in the Western Conference.
"It doesn't mean anything," Clippers point guard Chris Paul said Friday, "until you see how a team plays."...
| Dec 20, 2014
| 7:57 AM
Yes, the Miami Heat are going to do it. Even after he turned his back on the franchise after four consecutive trips to the NBA Finals. Even after he gave every indication he would be returning as a free agent. Even after he defected from South Beach to...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 6:35 PM
The final score Monday was San Antonio 89, Clippers 85.
The Finals score was Spurs 29, Clippers 0.
That was the discrepancy in NBA Finals games played by the San Antonio trio of Tim Duncan, Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili versus Clippers counterparts...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 12:44 PM
The reigning champions are probably the last team the Lakers (1-7) need to see, but they'll have no choice with the San Antonio Spurs (4-3) visiting Staples Center on Friday night.
Point guard Ronnie Price will sit out, suspended by the NBA for a...
| Nov 15, 2014
| 4:05 PM
Coach Gregg Popovich understands that the San Antonio Spurs might be lacking a bit of energy and focus this season as they deal with the defense of their NBA title and the grind of another 82-game season.
It was different last season, when the Spurs...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 6:02 AM
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver hinted it was coming, pushed for it Friday in an op-ed piece in The New York Times, and now the NBA is buying in. Literally.
Before Silver and players' union leader Michele Roberts got into their revenue spat, the NBA...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 9:10 PM
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. — Stan Van Gundy has brought the same philosophy to his new job as the Detroit Pistons' head coach and president of basketball operations that he employed during his five-year tenure as the Orlando Magic's coach.
A list of...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Q: Ira, I read your Ask Q&A's every morning first thing as soon as I wake up, so thank you for putting this much effort in every morning. As a passionate Heat fan, it kills me to see all of our bigs either injured or ineffective. With how little Andre...