| Feb 14, 2015
| 8:53 PM
The Western Conference has been substantially better than the East for the better part of a decade, the top eight teams in the former continually logging better regular-season records than the playoff participants from the latter.
| Feb 14, 2015
| 6:05 PM
There is a growing sentiment around the league that the Oklahoma City Thunder would be the most feared lower-seeded team of any possible first-round playoff matchup.
"They are the most dangerous team," TNT analyst Kenny Smith said during Thursday night'...
| Feb 6, 2015
If the NBA playoffs ended today, the New Orleans Pelicans (26-23) and Oklahoma City Thunder (25-24) would be the first two teams out of the Western Conference playoffs....
| Feb 7, 2015
| 6:25 AM
The debate to this point of this most uneven of Miami Heat seasons has been an either/or proposition: lottery or playoffs.
But in recent days, even as the Heat have tumbled to 21-29, coach Erik Spoelstra sees an opportunity for his team to live a...
| Jan 28, 2015
| 3:46 PM
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The Charlotte Hornets expect point guard Kemba Walker to miss a minimum of six weeks after having surgery to repair a torn lateral meniscus in his left knee.
Walker had surgery on Wednesday in New York, the team said.
| Jan 1, 2015
| 10:30 AM
Nothing says Happy New Year like an in box filled with Bulls questions. Here are some answers.
Why don't the Bulls just trade Derrick Rose for some draft picks? What am I missing here? I do not see any difference in the Bulls' play with Rose. Do you...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 7:44 PM
NEWPORT NEWS — Tynasia Bunting is only a freshman, but Warwick High coach Vanessa Starks gets on her a lot. She sees high potential in the kid, so she rides her about working harder on defense.
"Sometimes," Starks said, "she has a tendency to...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 4:09 PM
The sports fan in me died Sept. 9, 1972. Forty two years later, it isn't difficult to make such an admission. The hard part is admitting the sports fan in me returned from the dead in the waning days of 2014.
Growing up in the 1960s as a fan of the...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 4:04 PM
The Boston Celtics and Dallas Mavericks have finalized a trade that will send All-Star point guard Rajon Rondo to the Western Conference, according to a report in the Boston Globe.
Rondo, who has spent his entire eight-year career in Boston and...
| Nov 27, 2014
| 5:54 PM
Years from now, any time this era of Bulls' basketball is reviewed, injuries will be a dominant storyline.
The Bulls, who still have produced plenty of highlights, can't seem to get away from them.
But on a Thursday in which Derrick Rose and Joakim...
| 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,...