| Jul 31, 2014
| 5:34 PM
Q: Ira, I know that Erik Spoelstra likes to slow-cook rookies, but with the lack of shooting-guard depth requiring Mario Chalmers to play some two, do you see Shabazz Napier getting regular minutes? -- Luis.
A: First, there is plenty of time for the...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 12:14 PM
Alonzo Mourning will carry a part of Jason Cooper into the Basketball Hall of Fame on Friday, when the former Miami Heat center is inducted in Springfield, Mass.
That will make it more than a basketball story.
But from a storyteller's...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 6:53 AM
Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade had a hunch.
When he and LeBron James shared a flight from Las Vegas last month, he could tell there was something different about his former teammate.
All it took was noticing James’ body language.
| Aug 1, 2014
| 11:56 AM
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Spurs sign Parker to extension
The San Antonio Spurs signed point guard Tony Parker to a multiyear contract extension on Friday.
The team did not disclose terms of the deal. Parker was due to make $12.5 million next season, the final...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 11:11 PM
The Lakers have officially hired Byron Scott as their next coach, ending a search of almost three months by choosing a familiar name to Lakers followers.
He comes with a built-in advantage over the last two Lakers coaches because he didn't replace...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 3:25 PM
BARCELONA, Spain — Yes, Tom Thibodeau has left USA Basketball's hotel, dining one night near the Mediterranean Sea with other team personnel.
So, no, he isn't pulling the curtains on his room shut tight, poring over film of Tuesday's...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 12:32 PM
Eight is enough -- more than enough, actually.
That's the whopping number of new players expected to check into the Orlando Magic's 2014-15 training camp on Sept. 30 at Amway Center.
There are four free-agent signees, three draft picks and another...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 2:15 PM
There is, of course, no autonomy when Pat Riley sits in the double-wide office at the end of the hallway, the one with the water views hard by Biscayne Bay. But there is a bit of equity that can be built after four consecutive trips to the NBA Finals....
| Aug 31, 2014
| 9:07 PM
A source close to the situation confirmed Sunday night to the Sun Sentinel that assistant coaches Ron Rothstein and Bob McAdoo no longer will be part of Erik Spoelstra's Miami Heat primary coaching staff.
"As far as being on the bench, they no...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Q: I believe Chris Bosh's ability to be the go-to player the Heat need will depend on him playing power forward more consistently, where he excels. Any indications from this roster and potential signings that is a possibility? -- Jonathan, Miami.
| Sep 2, 2014
| 8:32 PM
Team: Charlotte Bobcats/Hornets
Ownership: Majority owner since March 17, 2010
Records: 115-213 (since March 17, 2010)
Notes: The Bulls legend held minor stakes in the Washington Wizards in 2000-...