| Apr 18, 2015
| 8:08 PM
Exactly 1,085 days later, Derrick Rose finished a Bulls playoff game — an entertaining 103-91 victory Saturday night over the Bucks at the United Center.
And a city exhaled.
The last time Rose started one didn't end so well. You recall the scene...
| Mar 3, 2015
| 3:59 PM
It's always good to hear from the Hall of Famer and former UConn basketball coach Jim Calhoun. On Tuesday, Calhoun reflected on one of his favorite people and players, Richard "Rip" Hamilton, who retired last week from the NBA after 14 seasons and was the...
| Feb 28, 2015
| 2:17 PM
Richard "Rip" Hamilton's youngest son, 4-year-old Parker, has a pretty good handle with the basketball, and can and will take his father to the cup every now and then.
Hamilton, the former UConn All-American, NCAA and NBA champion who officially...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 3:28 PM
Richard Hamilton, who won an NCAA title with UConn and an NBA title with the Detroit Pistons, officially announced his retirement Thursday.
Hamilton has not played since being waived by the Bulls in the summer of 2013. He announced his decision on ESPN'...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 3:52 PM
R ichard Hamilton officially retired Thursday. Rip helped lead UConn to its first men's basketball national title in 1999 as the Huskies beat Duke, 77-74. He was the Final Four MVP and had a game-high 27 points in the title game. He was the Big East...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 4:42 PM
It was an eventful first week of 2015 for former Huskies in the NBA.
•Kemba Walker had a big night Wednesday, scoring 31 points, including a game-winning basket against New Orleans. It was Walker's third 30-point game in a row for the Bobcats,...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 7:24 PM
The ACC was a toddler when Lennie Rosenbluth led North Carolina to an undefeated national basketball championship. ‘Twas the 1956-57 season, and the Tar Heels conquered Wilt Chamberlain and Kansas in a triple-overtime NCAA final.
As a sophomore in...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Q: It seems like we need a spark off the bench, a player who knows he will be a bench player in these endless rotations, and will play like it. Is it time to bring that player, Michael Beasley, back after this China contract? -- Rover, Wellington.
| Aug 11, 2014
| 1:30 PM
AVON — Not many are invited to play golf with President Barack Obama. It's even less likely to get a rain check, like Ray Allen did.
"I had an opportunity over the winter to play with him because he came down to Miami," Allen said on Monday morning...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 12:49 PM
From The Dream Season to the Hungry Huskies, more than three dozen players and coaches from various UConn men’s basketball teams will gather at Mohegan Sun Arena Friday night for Jim Calhoun’s Charity All-Star Classic.
Some names listed on...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 2:45 PM
In Connecticut, a first driver's license costs at least $72, plus the $40 examination fee, so there is no way you're out of there for less than $112.
University of Connecticut basketball player Tyler Olander got a really good deal last week when he...