| Feb 7, 2015
| 6:45 PM
The Bulls clobbered the Pelicans 107-72 to end a three-game skid. A night after the Pelicans stunned the Thunder with 116 points, they were held far below their previous season-worst of 80. Joakim Noah did a terrific job on Anthony Davis,...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 5:18 PM
Not to say the Bulls look lost but nobody would be surprised if they added Siri to the roster to make sure they navigate their way to New Orleans in time for Saturday's fourth straight loss.
To be fair, the Bulls haven't lost to the Pelicans yet. We...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 5:16 PM
Yes, Scott Skiles is interested in becoming head coach of the Magic after the season. A longtime acquaintance of Skiles' told me that the former franchise favorite who now lives in Mount Dora would listen.
After stops at Phoenix, Chicago and Milwaukee,...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 3:51 PM
Trade winds have been blowing in the NBA for some time this season.
Magic GM Rob Hennigan is no stranger to making deals. The Magic could use a rim-protecting power forward (who couldn't?) and a go-to wing (Andrew Wiggins, we never knew ye).
| Feb 6, 2015
| 4:42 PM
HOUSTON — The gap between college basketball and the NBA actually is quantifiable. It measures 80 inches and about 225 pounds.
Doug McDermott dominated at Creighton, a first-team All-American who led the nation in scoring (26.7 points per game) as...
| Nov 28, 2014
| 12:06 PM
As frustrating as it is to witness the Magic's rebuilding project, things could be worse. Much, much worse. To paraphrase an old W.C. Fields' barb…. all things considered, I wouldn't rather be in Philadelphia.
Orlando fans, just imagine if you...
| Feb 7, 2015
| 8:38 AM
Based on appearance, you'd never confuse Chris Bosh for Kevin Love.
And yet, when Bosh sneaks the occasional peek at Love he sees a reflection of himself at another time.
That's what makes this coming week so intriguing for Bosh.
Wednesday night at...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 2:22 PM
No matter what Kobe Bryant thinks of former Magic star Dwight Howard — and his feelings are quite clear after an on-court spat — their split was Kobe's loss.
Kobe needed Dwight more than Dwight needed Kobe in L.A. if he wanted to salvage the...
| Nov 9, 2014
| 11:25 PM
The roars were loud and long, their intensity and volume reaching levels once common at Staples Center during Lakers playoff victories and series clinchers and championship celebrations.
The Lakers didn't win an NBA title Sunday. They won a game. One...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 2:10 PM
"I learned from a franchise that had been where I wanted to go. I will always think of Miami as my second home. Without the experiences I had there, I wouldn’t be able to do what I'm doing today." -- LeBron James, July 11, in his Sports...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 8:19 AM
As he sat in a folding chair just outside of the locker room at AmericanAirlines Arena, Danny Granger surprisingly did not have the look of someone who had been consistently blindsided.
And yet, how could he possibly have seen so much of this...