| Dec 26, 2014
| 4:59 PM
Phil Jackson has assured New York that he has a plan to save the Knicks.
"#knicknation Merry Christmas to all and Peace on earth," Jackson tweeted on Christmas Eve. "Please be assured your hopes and wishes are getting through to Santa. He will bring...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 8:33 PM
Kobe Bryant soon will pass Michael Jordan for third place on the NBA's all-time scoring list. That is unless another of his body parts goes out or he is suspended for threatening great bodily harm to his teammates.
In a most predictable of scenarios,...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 5:47 PM
When the Bulls begin their season Wednesday night in New York, we'll see Derrick Rose and Carmelo Anthony on the floor together, albeit under different circumstances than Chicago had hoped last summer.
We'll see if the Bulls resemble a team capable of...
| 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...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 9:17 PM
Bill Sharman is 87 years old. Saturday afternoon, he had a mild stroke. These things hit us like lightning bolts of reality.
Los Angeles has more than its share of sports legends. We are blessed. We thought John Wooden would live forever. We were wrong....
| Jul 25, 2014
| 3:33 PM
LAS VEGAS — New York Knicks point guard Shane Larkin caught the basketball at the top of the 3-point arc, saw the screen develop and immediately dribbled to his left.
As Larkin sprinted forward along the edge of the lane, he sped between two...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 6:11 AM
The Bulls believe the longer Carmelo Anthony takes to decide, the better their chances of signing the scoring monster.
The Bulls can’t offer all the money that other teams can. But they can offer a better team, they believe, and they have a...
| Apr 10, 2009
And then came Andrew.
Of course, Andrew Bynum came back for only 21 minutes in his long-awaited return Thursday night, scoring 16 points with seven rebounds.
Said Bynum, asked whether he was pleased or disappointed: "A little bit of both."
| May 21, 2012
| 4:29 PM
It's time to be creative, Orlando Magic.
It's time to dare to be different.
It's time not to stick your hand in the recycle bin and spiff up somebody else's trash.
For too many years, too many times, this franchise has made some dubious choices in...
| May 23, 2012
| 8:04 AM
The Orlando Magic fired coach Stan Van Gundy and general manager Otis Smith this week. And now, Magic center Dwight Howard will trade himself.
Which ought to make you appreciate how complete a player Derrick Rose is. That’s physically and mentally....
| Mar 3, 2013
It took several cups of coffee and a couple of hours one recent morning to realize there was still so much more to know about Jerry Buss.
The coffee was shared with Bob Steiner, Buss' longtime public relations advisor and general confidant. We...