| Mar 14, 2012
| 11:51 AM
Just weeks ago New York was abuzz with the electrifying emergence of point guard Jeremy Lin, going 8-1 in a season that was all but lost despite a roster that included superstars Carmelo 'Melo' Anthony and Amare Stoudemire. One of the thrilling parts is...
| 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 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...
| 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...
| May 24, 2012
| 11:47 AM
Dwight Howard has been named to the All-NBA first team for the fifth consecutive year, the league announced Thursday.
The Orlando Magic center joined LeBron James, Kevin Durant, Kobe Bryant and Chris Paul on the first team, which was selected by a...
| May 26, 2012
| 2:14 PM
There's really only one way Dwight Howard can clean up this oil spill on his image as a coach-killing conspirator and wrecking-ball flip-flopper.
And win big.
If he's leaving Orlando — and although he hasn't publicly declared it, most...
| May 29, 2012
Still the favorite
The injuries to Dwight Howard, Derrick Rose, LaMarcus Aldridge and Chauncey Billups hurt the United States' chances to repeat as Olympic champs, but Team USA still should be considered the favorite.
| Jun 27, 2012
| 10:20 AM
Athletes from a wide variety of fields have posed nude for the latest issue of ESPN The Magazine's The Body Issue, including New York Knicks center Tyson Chandler, Sparks forward Candace Parker, New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski and Toronto...