| Jan 19, 2014
| 6:23 PM
Of all the places she could have been Sunday, Miss America attended the Magic's game against the Boston Celtics. Nothing says lottery love like Magic-Celtics, meaning we can dispense of this beauty-is-in-the-eye-of-the-beholder stuff.
The Magic broke...
| Jan 5, 2014
| 10:39 PM
There were no sports-channel highlight shows the last time the Golden State Warriors won nine in a row in the same season. Even if there had been, the top-10 compilers surely would have been hard-pressed to find a Gus Williams-to-Rick Barry moment that...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 8:40 PM
Less than a month ago, there were many reasons to highlight Friday's schedule on the NBA calendar and look forward to the Lakers facing the Clippers.
Kobe Bryant was nearing full stride after returning from an Achilles' tendon injury. Chris Paul was his...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 12:52 PM
The day after handing the Lakers a 36-point drubbing downtown, the Los Angeles Clippers brought their style A game to a Jan. 11 party in Beverly Hills hosted by Clips center DeAndre Jordan and his stylist Paige Geran at Burberry's Wilshire Boulevard...
| Dec 29, 2013
| 7:03 PM
Many eyes are on Magic rookie Victor Oladipo, he of the split personality.
Is he a point guard or a shooting guard?
Ola-double-duty is playing at both spots.
In basketball numerology, he's a 1 — unless he's a 2.
He's half this, half that....
| Dec 27, 2013
| 1:12 PM
Oklahoma City guard Russell Westbrook had surgery on his right knee Friday and will be out through the All-Star break.
"Russell has been playing pain free, but recently had experienced increased swelling," Thunder General Manager Sam Presti said. "After...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 10:44 AM
The midway point of the season is nearing, and the 10-28 Magic have decisions to make the rest of the way.
What do they need to do? Here is the first installment of my mini-series over the next few days:
PROVING A POINT
The Magic have the...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 4:38 PM
The NBA's top players can be divided into three categories at next month's All-Star game: The West, the East and the creased.
Several stars will be wearing freshly pressed suits as the result of injuries that have seemingly left no roster untouched....
| Oct 28, 2013
| 7:31 PM
1. San Antonio
2012-13 finish: 58-24.
Coming: Marco Belinelli, Jeff Pendergraph.
Going: Gary Neal, DeJuan Blair.
Before anyone asks the Spurs to appear en masse on the next episode of "Derek," Ricky Gervais' thoughtful look at...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 2:49 PM
Looks are never more deceiving than they are in the NBA's Western Conference.
Oklahoma City held what seemed to be exclusive rights to the conference championship as recently as summer 2012, when the Thunder's run-and-fun core of young stars was...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 8:10 PM
OKLAHOMA CITY — Games can spiral out of control quickly for teams that visit Chesapeake Energy Arena. The fans make it a tough venue for out-of-town teams. But, more importantly, the Oklahoma City Thunder, headed by perennial All-Stars Kevin...