| Oct 9, 2013
| 5:54 PM
What young boy doesn't like hanging out with his father's friends? And if his father plays in the NBA, there's bound to be some fun uncles around.
Sam Cassell Jr. was about 10 when his father and Kevin Ollie were teammates with the Milwaukee Bucks in the...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 2:48 PM
For the Miami Heat it was just another preseason week of the type of nonsense that leads up to what really matters:
Charles Barkley saying Greg Oden would be the key to this season; Steve Kerr reiterating his belief the Heat won't win the title,...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 9:24 AM
STORRS — After 17 years in the NBA, a career that is certain to land him in the Hall of Fame, Ray Allen is still careful not to drop the ball.
"I cringe," Allen said, "just cringe during practice when one of the coaches is giving instructions...
| 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...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 1:53 PM
"We're going to cannibalize that market in August and September, if we can." -- Pat Riley, June 26.
One month down, one to go. Or is this all there is?
Free agency never truly was going to be the province of the Heat, not with David...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 10:54 AM
In NBA playoff parlance, we call this a gift.
The beaten-up, struggling, Derrick-Rose-less Bulls get a first-round playoff series against the Brooklyn Nets, perhaps the dumbest team in the league.
The Bulls won three of the four games against the Nets...
| May 16, 2013
| 7:55 AM
These crippled Bulls were not going to beat the Heat.
The decomposing depth of a team built on depth was not going to win the NBA title.
In fact, it didn’t look as if the Bulls even cared to make tipoff for one last game.
The Bulls came out...
| Mar 24, 2013
| 8:26 PM
MINNEAPOLIS — Nate Robinson showcased the full effect of his mercurial nature, goading J.J. Barea into a technical foul, stuffing the box score with 22 points and 10 assists and making sure the postgame locker room sounded like detention hall with...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 5:36 PM
LOS ANGELES -- Speaking 10 months to the day since doctors repaired the torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee, Derrick Rose still doesn't know if he will play this season.
And despite seemingly everyone having an opinion on his return, the...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 8:08 PM
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- If the Kings move to Seattle and Wednesday indeed marked the Bulls' final trip to this state capital, Tom Thibodeau and Derrick Rose made the visit a memorable one.
No, Rose didn't make his season debut after offseason knee...
| Mar 17, 2013
| 10:24 PM
The Bulls miss Derrick Rose in seemingly countless ways, but perhaps one stone cold number summarizes the impact of his absence most neatly.
That's the league-worst scoring average the Bulls possess, a distinction sealed when the Wizards, the...