| Apr 15, 2015
CHARLOTTESVILLE — Of course, Justin Anderson's not ready for an NBA starting gig. Heck, he may spend some time in the Developmental League. But readiness exited the conversation long ago.
Professional teams draft largely on potential and, to use...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 2:23 PM
The Miami Heat schooled the NBA during the regular season and playoffs. They also managed to make efficient work of their offseason math.
Here's an update to help make sense of the numbers, with the only prime consideration left being what, if...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 12:27 PM
Erik Spoelstra's back pocket is loaded with possibilities. When the Miami Heat coach pulls something out, it's tends to be noteworthy.
Take Sunday's victory over the Detroit Pistons at the Palace of Auburn Hills, when, for the first time this...
| 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...