| Sep 28, 2013
| 7:33 AM
There is no easy way out. That is a central factor of the LeBron James free-agent equation that is best appreciated in advance.
In the wake of Paul George signing his five-year extension with the Indiana Pacers, the thought might be that it next...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 2:57 PM
Shane Battier finds it humorous. That doesn't mean he also doesn't respect the challenge ahead.
But the notion of championship fatigue, one most recently offered by TNT analyst Steve Kerr amid his forecast of the Chicago Bulls coming out of the...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 12:19 PM
Nik Vucevic is running unopposed at center. Arron Afflalo is the choice at shooting guard – unless rookie Victor Oladipo steals the race. Jameer Nelson is the incumbent at point guard. Tobias Harris looks to be the leading candidate at power forward...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 5:32 PM
Three-peat is so 1988.
The term purportedly coined by Byron Scott and definitively trademarked by Pat Riley amid the Lakers' failed bid for a third consecutive NBA title in the late '80s should be discarded like the faded T-shirts bearing the slogan...
| Sep 12, 2013
Carr offered contract by pro team in China
This summer saw former Patterson star Aquille Carr get his first taste of basketball overseas by taking part in the Legends Tour during the month of June. Playing alongside the likes of former...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 2:24 PM
Running off at the typewriter ...
When I asked Florida Gators coach Will Muschamp to compare the NCAA's decision to suspend Johnny Manziel for a half-game with its two-game suspension of former UF star Sharrif Floyd two years ago, all he would say is,...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 6:03 AM
The Miami Heat washed their hands, walked away, managed to flip Michael Beasley to the Minnesota Timberwolves for the cap space that allowed the signing of Mike Miller. Three trips to the NBA Finals and two championships followed.
But there also...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 9:45 PM
Berlin loses to Pa. but earns semifinal berth
The Berlin All-Stars lost their second straight game in the Little League World Series Mid-Atlantic Region, falling Tuesday to Lionville (Pa.), 2-0, in Bristol, Conn., but still advanced...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 11:39 AM
The Indiana Pacers and San Antonio Spurs ended their seasons shaking their heads as they exited AmericanAirlines Arena.
Had Roy Hibbert not been pulled at the end of Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals, the Pacers might never have been...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 9:24 PM
The Lakers didn't lose a center, they dodged a bullet.
Take a hike, Dwight, and don't let your cape hit you on the way out.
Dwight Howard has been formally chased out the door of basketball's greatest franchise by its legacy, its pressure, and,...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 11:31 PM
Report: Bucks, guard Neal agree to deal
Shooting guard Gary Neal reached an agreement Saturday to sign with the Milwaukee Bucks, according to USA Today. A person close to the situation told USA Today that the deal between the Bucks and Neal, a...