| Mar 27, 2015
| 6:00 PM
The best era of Magic basketball was represented at Amway Center on Friday night.
And Stan Van Gundy didn't even get a plaque or a trophy.
The Magic inducted Shaquille O'Neal into the Orlando Magic Hall of Fame while Stan worked the other corner for...
| Mar 5, 2015
| 8:59 PM
There was talk of Kobe Bryant before the game. And Michael Jordan.
That speaks to the outrageous level of Russell Westbrook's play. The Thunder guard is the ultimate playmaker, a man who determines how nearly every possession will go.
| Feb 23, 2015
| 11:03 PM
It was game No. 57 in a Clippers season that, as it does for all NBA teams, feels like an eternity. But Monday night was different. The Memphis Grizzlies were in town.
There is history with these teams. If they were making a movie, they might call it...
| Feb 17, 2015
| 10:43 AM
The answer to where the Miami Heat are headed could come as early as Saturday, with the Heat resuming their schedule with a back-to-back set that opens Friday at Madison Square Garden against New York Knicks and continues with a Saturday home game against...
| Feb 10, 2015
| 4:29 PM
Whew, NBA players got what they wanted — a really, really long All-Star break.
Tweeted Oklahoma City star/jokester Kevin Durant: "think during this @NBAAllStar break I'm going to get my law degree."
There might not be quite enough time for that....
| Jan 31, 2015
| 9:29 PM
Have I got a proposition for you.
More than one, in fact.
Wait, put down your cell phone. There's no need to call 911 and turn me in for improper behavior. It's Super Bowl Sunday, so my behavior couldn't be more proper. Why? Because my propositions...
| Apr 18, 2015
| 3:04 PM
The drama came Tuesday and Wednesday, when the playoffs races were decided. The sizzle was reserved for Saturday and Sunday, with the start of the NBA postseason.
But what was deliberated Thursday and Friday at the NBA's Board of Governors meeting could...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 5:31 PM
Everything about the Bulls revolves around Derrick Rose. Still.
The way everything about the Cavaliers revolves around LeBron James and everything about the Thunder revolves around Kevin Durant. That's the way it works in the NBA galaxy; superstars...
| Apr 22, 2015
| 6:33 PM
He can't turn around and take the Oklahoma City Thunder job now without coming off as disingenuous, devious and deceitful. Kevin Ollie hasn't been known as that kind of man. He wouldn't take the escalator to skip the staircase of honesty.
"As I've said...
| 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,...
| Jan 17, 2015
| 2:02 PM
As the NBA moves to the midpoint of its schedule, there is a tangible desperation from teams expected to be in better places by now.
Tuesday's Miami Heat game against the Oklahoma City Thunder will feature two of those teams. Former Heat forward...