| Aug 2, 2012
When Mike Krzyzewski visited Hampton in April, recruiting for Duke at the Boo Williams Nike event, we spoke briefly about the United States national team he was set to coach for a second consecutive Olympics. Center Dwight Howard was sidelined with a back...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 3:21 PM
A lot of Knicks fans were upset when their team didn’t resign Jeremy Lin, but a 5-year-old named Naim was crushed. Naim’s dad put this video on YouTube where none other than Jeremy Lin saw it.
Lin did what few other mega celebrity athletes...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 7:53 PM
A loud sellout crowd in Brooklyn watched the home team finish off their New York counterparts in overtime Monday.
Nets are now 7-1 at home after beating the Knicks 96-89 before 17,732 fired up fans at the Barclays Center.
Brook Lopez put up 22 points...
| Sep 30, 2012
| 4:06 PM
Heat is on the Heat
The Miami Heat better figure out a way to defend without flopping.
OK, so that's not entirely fair to a defensive team schooled in the principles of Pat Riley. Erik Spoelstra is a terrific defensive...
| Apr 27, 2012
| 10:55 AM
Heat beat writer
Heat in 6 games
This is not your typical No. 2 vs. No. 7 series, and the Heat will have to respect the Knicks' outside shooting and not get caught being overaggressive in rotations. These playoffs are about far more than...
| May 11, 2012
| 7:13 PM
The Indiana Pacers had second-year guard Lance Stephenson, who is seen as a player with much potential because of his pure scoring ability, wearing a red jersey in practice on Friday to simulate the play of Dwyane Wade. Stevenson fit the mold well, almost...
| May 21, 2012
| 12:32 PM
The Orlando Magic and Otis Smith, the team’s president of basketball operations and general manager, have parted ways.
The Magic historically have promoted from within, elevating John Weisbrod to the general manager’s job in March 2004 and...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 12:22 PM
Blame it all on the "Big Fundamental".
The NBA announced early Wednesday that the ballot for the All-Star game will be changed to vote for two guards and three frouncourt players, essentially representing the two forward and center positions.
| Oct 29, 2012
| 5:25 PM
Barring injuries, it's a foregone conclusion among most NBA experts that L.A. and Miami are the clear front-runners for the ring. But even with the last chapter almost written, this promises to be an even more exciting NBA season than the last. Why you...
| May 23, 2012
| 12:09 PM
Orlando Magic center Dwight Howard on Wednesday was named to the NBA all-defensive first team for the fourth consecutive season.
Howard finished ahead of 2011-12 NBA Defensive Player of the Year Tyson Chandler. The New York Knicks center was named to the...
| May 24, 2012
| 8:49 AM
Andrew Bynum and Pau Gasol were in the Lakers' training facility on the same day, possibly for the last time.
They arrived several hours apart for their exit interviews Wednesday and then stepped into the sunshine afterward, though nothing looked...