| Dec 16, 2014
| 7:38 PM
Observations from Tuesday night's 95-91 victory over the Nets at Barclays Center:
-- Yet another case of an ill Dwyane Wade leaving the opposition with a sick feeling.
-- Wade sizzled at the start after his stomach had fizzled most of the day.
| Dec 16, 2014
| 8:13 PM
The plagues continued Tuesday night for the Miami Heat.
Beyond the stomach viruses draining Dwyane Wade and Danny Granger.
The colds debilitating Shabazz Napier and Udonis Haslem.
The calf strain sidelining Chris Bosh.
And the meniscus injury that...
| Dec 17, 2014
| 4:18 PM
NBA writer Ira Winderman of the South Florida Sun Sentinel on former UConn player Shabazz Napier, sent to the D-League recently but called right back up by the Miami Heat because of injuries: "He can still make plays, but he's really struggling keeping...
| Dec 17, 2014
| 6:49 PM
Observations from Tuesday night's 105-87 loss to the Utah Jazz at AmericanAirlines Arena:
-- Dwyane Wade gave all he could give.
-- Without Chris Bosh, the Heat needed even more.
-- Which is scary, considering this was only Utah.
| Dec 18, 2014
| 9:14 PM
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Mike Krzyzewski said that UConn played like the championship program it is. What the Huskies didn't play like on this Thursday night in the Meadowlands was like a championship team.
"It was a fight," Coach K said after Duke...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 9:46 PM
Q: Tough loss Friday, but the silver lining is the upside of Hassan Whiteside. -- John.
A: I agree that it is nice to have young, active length. Chris Andersen does what he can, but you can see that he is limited, and starting minutes are a stretch at...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 8:47 PM
This was supposedly one of the best opportunities for the Miami Heat to steal a victory on this five-game road trip.
Yet even the supposed "easy" ones are becoming tougher for the Heat. Even with Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh putting together solid...
| Dec 7, 2014
| 5:09 PM
Observations from Sunday night's 103-87 loss to the Memphis Grizzlies at FedExForum:
-- It has to start with a renewed focus on the defense.
-- Even if that means a systematic change.
-- Because while next Monday is the first day players signed in...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 4:49 PM
MONTVILLE – Jalen Adams saw one player between him and the basket, and it was no contest. He vaulted and scored on a dunk. Then he landed and roared.
A few minutes later, it happened again. This time he got a technical foul.
"I got a little...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 8:52 PM
STORRS — Ryan Boatright knew he was getting his national championship ring in a ceremony before the season opener Friday night. What he didn't know was that his national championship mom Tanesha was going to be at Gampel Pavilion.
| Nov 16, 2014
| 6:15 PM
Observations from Sunday night's 91-84 loss to the Milwaukee Bucks at AmericanAirlines Arena:
-- Quite the homecoming for Pine Crest's Brandon Knight.
-- He was 3-point money for the Bucks in the fourth quarter.
-- The Heat, by contrast, couldn't...