| Dec 27, 2014
| 7:31 AM
First, the reality: NBA teams don't tank. At least not when it comes to the perception of playing to lose. Coaches coach to win; players play to win. Always. Example A was the Philadelphia 76ers on Tuesday night at AmericanAirlines Arena.
| Nov 11, 2014
| 10:13 PM
The most unfortunate byproduct of Derrick Rose’s successive season-ending knee injuries is robbing a former most valuable player of two seasons from his prime and the Bulls of untold victories and perhaps greater franchise glory.
But there's a...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 12:25 PM
It has been a while since nametags were necessary for the Miami Heat's media day.
For the past four years, it was nothing but known quantities, with LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh flanked by established NBA veterans, no need for...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 2:54 PM
The NBA Players Association wants an immediate vote from league owners on Donald Sterling selling the Clippers, the union’s first vice president, Roger Mason Jr., said Tuesday.
“We’re not quite satisfied,” Mason said during a...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 12:52 PM
The decision came quickly and decisively from NBA Commissioner Adam Silver -- a lifetime ban for Clippers owner Donald Sterling.
Former and current NBA players were almost as quick in their praise for Silver, who became the league's commissioner just...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 4:43 PM
An overwhelming majority of NBA teams would vote for Donald Sterling to sell the Clippers, according to comments made Tuesday by numerous owners around the league.
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver does not have the power alone to force Sterling to sell...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 12:45 PM
It’s a gray, snowy afternoon in Auburn Hills, Mich. And yet, the inbox still works.
The Bulls are going to have to make a push for Melo this offseason, right? --Philip K.
Ah, the Carmelo Anthony question. Here’s what it would take to...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 10:47 PM
Former Virginia forward Akil Mitchell signed a free-agent deal with the Houston Rockets and said he will play for them in a summer league.
Mitchell's defense and rebounding were crucial in the Cavaliers' drive to the ACC regular-season and...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 1:56 PM
Even before the Miami Heat took flight late Thursday night, LeBron James was preparing for his next superhero turn.
This time, apparently as a villain.
One, the Heat announced Friday, who has a broken nose and is a game-time decision for Sunday's...
| May 14, 2014
| 3:40 PM
With the Miami Heat focusing on winning a third straight championship, another topic continues to overshadow their chase at history.
Before Wednesday's Game 5 against the Brooklyn Nets in the Eastern Conference semifinals, forward LeBron James had to...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 2:12 PM
The path from Baltimore to the National Basketball Association is dotted with big names and busts, with perennial All-Stars like Carmelo Anthony, heartwarming reclamation projects like Gary Neal and whatever-happened-to former first-round draft picks like...