| Nov 23, 2011
| 11:57 AM
With ample time on their hands because of the strike, some of the elite players in the NBA are taking part in an exhibition game next month to raise money for President Obama's reelection campaign.
The game is set for 4 p.m. on Dec. 12 in Washington, D....
| Jan 19, 2013
| 3:54 PM
Some of the most interesting action involving the Orlando Magic these next few weeks will occur away from the basketball court.
It will transpire during phone conversations, via email messages typed over BlackBerrys and, perhaps, in Amway Center...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 8:18 PM
Jerome Dyson was pushed and pulled in every direction for photos.
"It wasn't like this last year," he said with a laugh.
Dyson, back at the Greater Hartford Pro Am, is an NBA player now, though he is still not sure where. A proposed trade to the Phoenix...
| Aug 11, 2012
| 5:56 PM
Aggressive spending in recent years clogged the Orlando Magic payroll and hampered team executives' efforts to pair Dwight Howard with another star.
But what complicated things in the first place might provide the fastest path back to relevance.
| Sep 13, 2012
| 3:19 AM
Born: May 10, 1942 in Braintree, Mass.
Family: Wife Pat, sons James and Jeffrey, six grandchildren
Education: American International College (1968); Braintree High School (1960)
Head Coaching Career:
Old Lyme (CT) High School – 1968-69
| Jul 3, 2012
| 1:15 PM
With just 26 days remaining before the United States men’s basketball team tips off in London against France, the roster is finally starting to take shape.
Chairman Jerry Colangelo told Chris Tomasson of Fox Sports that nine players will be held...
| Jul 7, 2012
| 5:37 PM
Five members of the gold medal winning lineup at the 2008 Bejing Games were included in the 12-man U.S. Olympic basketball team announced by USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo on Saturday.
LeBron James, Kobe Bryant, Carmelo Anthony, Chris Paul and...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 11:55 AM
ARRON AFFLALO, SHOOTING GUARD
HT: 6-5 WT: 215 COLLEGE: UCLA
AGE: Turns 28 on Oct. 15, 2013.
NBA SEASONS: 2012-13 is his sixth.
TWITTER HANDLE: @arronafflalo
| Nov 30, 2012
| 9:57 AM
Baltimore Sun reporters Jeff Barker and Don Markus and editor Matt Bracken weigh in on the three biggest topics of the past week in Maryland sports.
What is the biggest surprise of this young Maryland basketball season?
Jeff Barker: Well, it’...
| Feb 7, 2011
The Lakers haven't forgotten the last time they played the Memphis Grizzlies, at Staples Center last month. It was a complete beat-down Memphis put on L.A., winning by 19 points. The Lakers will play Memphis on Monday night at FedExForum and they are...
| Mar 29, 2011
The question left some players squirming, politely declining to answer no matter if I quoted them publicly or protected their thoughts in anonymity. Lakers Coach Phil Jackson immediately expressed his disinterest in the topic saying, "We've talked about...