| Nov 8, 2014
| 4:08 PM
By the end, the patience had run thin, razor thin.
The patience with a teammate who wasn't there for 28 games during the regular season.
The patience with a center who at times came up small.
The patience for a coach who ran the same defensive...
| Nov 1, 2014
| 11:08 AM
First things first: Micky Arison saw the comments, considered the context, did not view them as directed his way.
That, of course, doesn't stop the conjecture. Because all things LeBron James, particularly when there is a perceived Miami Heat slant,...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 7:10 AM
There is a simple solution to the debate that has grown out of Sunday's experimentation with a 44-minute preseason game between the Brooklyn Nets and Boston Celtics.
On one side, there are the traditionalists who contend that anything shorter than 48...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 6:35 PM
Magic shooting guard Evan Fournier's tattoos give him street cred.
Cred on the streets of Paris, that is.
The word "Régularité " is in ink on his right wrist, meaning consistency.
"Intensité" is written on his left wrist, meaning intensity....
| Oct 12, 2014
| 10:27 AM
To some, it's as if Chris Quinn never left, considering at 31 he's back with the Miami Heat.
For while, even after he was traded by the Heat in 2010, it felt like he never left, considering what he experienced in one of his ensuing adventures,...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 8:49 PM
Two days after the Kings had won the Stanley Cup for the second time in three seasons — probably before some players had gotten any sleep — General Manager Dean Lombardi was back at work, focusing on his next project.
A student of sports...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 5:50 PM
The Miami Heat returned to AmericanAirlines Arena on Wednesday night seemingly in first place in the NBA in hashtags.
In the wake of a turbulent July were born #HeatLifer and #HeatNation. Even Pat Riley, who has a Twitter account that does not...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 8:48 PM
Part of the rhythm of the NBA is the continuum is that you get to pick up where you left off, especially the elite.
While the offseasons tend to be brief, there is ample time to reflect, reassess, rededicate.
Eventually, the Detroit Pistons...
| Mar 8, 2012
| 7:33 AM
It might be that the best thing for the Bulls on Wednesday night was the worst thing for the Bulls’ pursuit of Thursday's visitor Dwight Howard.
If they are actually pursuing Howard, that is, which they do not appear to be doing, which I don’...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 7:30 AM
The Choice (and remember, death is not an option): The NBA’s regular season or the NBA’s Eastern Conference?
Except for Miami, of course. The Heat are so good they should be in the West. The rest of the East is the junior varsity.
| Jul 25, 2014
| 3:33 PM
LAS VEGAS — New York Knicks point guard Shane Larkin caught the basketball at the top of the 3-point arc, saw the screen develop and immediately dribbled to his left.
As Larkin sprinted forward along the edge of the lane, he sped between two...