| Nov 13, 2013
| 10:44 PM
The Sports Xchange
By Rick Hurd, The Sports Xchange
Shuffled Kings lineup manhandles Nets
SACRAMENTO -- Marcus Thornton, Greivis Vasquez and the rest of the Sacramento Kings could grow to love the team's new look.
Thornton, coming off the bench for...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 7:54 PM
2012-13 finish: 66-16.
Coming: Michael Beasley, Greg Oden.
Going: Mike Miller, Juwan Howard.
The Heat propped up its three-peat hopes with two balky knees and a whiff of controversy. Oden has already encountered knee...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 2:48 PM
For the Miami Heat it was just another preseason week of the type of nonsense that leads up to what really matters:
Charles Barkley saying Greg Oden would be the key to this season; Steve Kerr reiterating his belief the Heat won't win the title,...
| 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...
| May 25, 2013
| 8:14 PM
Los Angeles Clippers Coach Vinny Del Negro, who had the most successful tenure of any coach in Clipper history, was fired last week by owner Donald Sterling. How does unparalleled success lead to termination?
Was it the intervention of star players with...
| Dec 29, 2012
| 8:31 PM
Glen Rice got out early; Steve Smith avoided the experience entirely.
When the two former Miami Heat stars recently appeared at AmericanAirlines Arena as part of the team's 25th Anniversary commemoration, the stories turned to Pat Riley's rigorous...
| Dec 24, 2012
The Washington Wizards have decided to address their backcourt problems by signing a point guard who was cut last October for not being experienced enough to handle playmaking duties.
If that sounds confusing, imagine being Shelvin Mack late Saturday...
| Dec 18, 2011
| 5:44 PM
If any of us wondered if celebrities would still visit Chicago after “The Oprah Winfrey Show” ended in May, we now have our answer.
Chicago is still a popular destination for film projects — which this year included “Man of...
| Nov 10, 2012
| 2:36 PM
An updated look at NBA free agents. Who has signed, who is still available, who has become available:
Best of who is left: Kenyon Martin, Josh Howard, Derek Fisher, Chris Andersen, Mickael Pietrus, Mehmet Okur (retired), Maurice Evans, Ryan Gomes,...
| Feb 3, 2012
The Pistons had lost a season-high seven straight entering Friday's matchup with the Bucks, who were in the midst of a season-long three-game win streak. Then, something gave.
Behind a career-high 26 points from Brandon Knight, Detroit halted its slide...
| Aug 5, 2012
| 10:59 AM
Before Zach Gilford and his fiancee Kiele Sanchez checked out the gift suites in the Hard Rock Hotel Saturday, the self deprecating “Friday Night Lights” star and Evanston native politely excused himself from our conversation in the hotel&...