| Jan 15, 2015
| 7:22 AM
The Bulls dropped to 26-14 with Wednesday's 105-99 home loss to the Wizards. Here are three observations.
The January dog days officially are here.
Just think: There are still 14 games until the All-Star break, nine of which are on the road. But the...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 3:43 PM
ATLANTA — The last time the Orlando Magic played the same opponent on back-to-back days, Brian Hill was the team's coach, Randy Wittman was a Magic assistant coach and Dwight Howard and Jameer Nelson were in just their second NBA seasons.
| Dec 1, 2014
| 6:22 PM
Observations from Monday night's 107-86 loss to the Washington Wizards at the Verizon Center:
-- Coming out flat defensively didn't matter Sunday in New York.
-- Those, after all, were the Knicks.
-- This time it mattered, and the Wizards made the...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 7:24 PM
The Miami Heat certainly have had their moments over the years at the Verizon Center.
There was the season finale in 2012 when injuries that left Erik Spoelstra no choice but to start Eddy Curry. With a defibrillator possibly courtside, the Heat...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 11:47 PM
Men's college basketball
Pittsburgh has suspended junior forward Durand Johnson (Lake Clifton) for the entire season for undisclosed reasons, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Johnson averaged 8.8 points and three rebounds per game last season...
| Oct 27, 2014
WASHINGTON — Randy Wittman did not want the job. The idea of receiving a promotion to replace a coach fired in midseason was awkward because he empathized: The Minnesota Timberwolves did the same to him four years earlier.
Wittman also was...
| Oct 26, 2014
| 10:50 AM
Here's our team-by-team preview of the Eastern Conference. Teams are in predicted order of finish in their divisions.
SOUTHEAST DIVISIONMiami Heat
Last Season: 54-28, 1st in Southeast. Lost to San Antonio in NBA Finals.
The Buzz: See the Cleveland...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 8:46 AM
I'm surprised it's not higher.
The 76ers, expected to be the worst team in the league this year and maybe one of the worst in NBA history, are a 1,000-to-1 longshot according to R.J. Bell of Pregame.com.
The over/under total on the 76ers number of...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 8:38 PM
The Orlando Magic inadvertently set the tone for their home opener Thursday night less than a minute into their matchup against the Washington Wizards.
Stationed on the right wing, Channing Frye hurled a pass deep into the paint for teammate Tobias...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 7:30 PM
NEW YORK -- Forward Paul Pierce scored 17 points as the Washington Wizards used a dominating third quarter en route to a 98-83 victory over the New York Knicks on Tuesday.
Shooting guard Garrett Temple continued to provide a spark for Washington in place...
| Oct 19, 2014
| 10:43 AM
The expectations have been raised, perhaps higher than they've been in a decade.
The roster has been bolstered, with the additions of aging superstar Paul Pierce and blue-collar power forward DeJuan Blair.
Are the Washington Wizards for real, or was...