| 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...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 7:01 PM
Observations from Monday night's 95-83 victory over the Brooklyn Nets at Barclays Center:
-- This time Chris Bosh made them when he needed.
-- And this time there was enough in support, even with the Heat shorthanded.
-- There was a point where...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 6:14 AM
Sports seems to be the talk of social media today. From the much-needed wins by the 'Canes and Heat, to Kevin Hart sharing jokes and advice with FSU quarterback Jameis Winston. Here what's trending.
1. Miami Heat
Ending their three-game losing streak,...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 9:28 AM
These are the ones that had been slipping away from the Miami Heat, the ones that created the 5-5 record that created the doubt entering the night.
Against Houston, Charlotte, Atlanta, Milwaukee and Indiana the situations had been similar, positioned...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 10:39 AM
It was midway through the second quarter when James Ennis felt like he was on the Orlando Magic's practice court at the Amway Center in early July.
"It felt," he said, "like I was back at summer league."
This time the score mattered, and so did the...