| Jun 18, 2013
| 10:21 PM
"Look, if you had one shot or one opportunity to seize everything you ever wanted, one moment, would you capture it or just let it slip?" -- Eminem, "Lose Yourself"
At one point, before there was a Big Three, before Pat Riley's championship-or-...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 12:54 PM
The next step in NBA video replay appears imminent, and it is an area near and dear to the heart of the Miami Heat defense.
As with the case with out-of-bounds plays, the NBA is considering adding review for block-charge situations in the final...
| Jun 16, 2013
| 9:18 PM
Sometimes you forget how long it's been.
The preseason trip to China. The midseason pressure to pursue the NBA's all-time winning streak. The bruising and grinding against the Chicago Bulls in the second round and against the Indiana Pacers in the...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 10:54 PM
While presenting a Lakers jersey to President Ronald Reagan at the White House, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar holds it in front of coach Pat Riley....
| Jun 10, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Celebrating 30 years since Julius “Dr. J” Erving led the Philadelphia 76ers to the NBA championship, NBA TV presents the new documentary, “The Doctor.” Celebrating 30 years since Julius “Dr. J” Erving led the...
| Apr 6, 2013
| 4:03 PM
There is the path of less resistance, one that would take the Heat through the Milwaukee Bucks in the first round of the playoffs, the winner of an Atlanta Hawks-Brooklyn Nets series in the second, and then whoever is left standing between the New York...
| Mar 3, 2013
Lakers 4, Philadelphia 76ers 2
An old dog, a new trickster and birth of 'Showtime'
"Showtime" began as 20-year-old rookie Magic Johnson inspired this talented team to first in the Pacific Division. After four close games in the...
| Mar 3, 2013
The frozen fields of Wyoming came first. Long before the championship trophies. Before the glitz and glamour. Jerry Buss was still a teenager, digging ditches beside his stepfather, when he dreamed of bigger things.
It was youthful ambition — a...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 2:46 PM
When Jerry Buss bought the Lakers in 1979, he wanted to build a championship team. He also wanted to put on a show.
The new owner gave courtside seats to movie stars. He hired pretty women to dance during timeouts. He spent freely on big stars and...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 4:43 PM
Last year Heat coach Erik Spoelstra had no problem discussing what he termed the team's "maintenance program."
This year, it's a bit different.
Spoelstra said he had no plans to rest players the second half of the season because it's too early to even...
| Feb 24, 2013
| 3:42 AM
Big Threes these days come with Hall of Fame expectations.
It probably will be the case for LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh.
It almost assuredly will be the case for Ray Allen, Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce.
And depending on the...