| Dec 15, 2014
| 10:53 PM
Danny Manning was sitting out the final weeks of his rookie season after reconstructive knee surgery on the day Blake Griffin was born.
The year was 1989. Manning would go on to be a two-time All-Star in his star-crossed 51/2 seasons with the Clippers,...
| Dec 27, 2014
| 2:55 PM
For the first time since July, the Miami Heat have more than pocket change to spend on personnel.
The NBA has granted the Heat a $2.65 million disabled-player salary-cap exception in the wake of forward Josh McRoberts undergoing knee surgery earlier...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 4:49 PM
The Lakers were granted a $4.85 million disabled-player exception on Tuesday for injured point guard Steve Nash.
What that means for a future Lakers' acquisition isn't as straightforward. The exception is a spending tool that can be used to add one...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 10:21 PM
PORTLAND, Ore. — Monday marks the 10-year anniversary of the Bulls snapping a 37-game losing streak on their annual extended trip to make way for the circus at the United Center.
"If we didn't get this one," a smiling Tyson Chandler said in a...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 5:55 PM
He plays in what's called "the box" — a front designed to corral running backs and harass quarterbacks.
But only a fool would put Chance Carter in a box.
Northwestern's fifth-year senior defensive tackle is a free thinker in a sport that...
| Sep 14, 2014
| 9:00 PM
De no haber sido por la audacia de TMZ, un portal de internet especializado en escándalos de celebridades, el ex jugador de los Ravens de Baltimore, Ray Rice, quizá el hombre más odiado de Estados Unidos en la actualidad, se habría salido con la suya....
| Sep 12, 2014
| 6:09 AM
Q: Ira, I listened to the Danny Ferry tape and don't know how he said what he said and wanted to pay Luol Deng the same, or more, than the Heat spent. No wonder the best he could do was re-sign Elton Brand. -- Susan.
A: First, what was available on...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 7:04 PM
The tugging and twisting began Saturday morning, friends texting, acquaintances calling, everyone wondering.
What was JoLai Draper going to do?
She's a 42-year-old procurement agent at Boeing, a lifetime Inglewood resident with strong ties...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 8:34 AM
With a stat sheet and playing style that embody their coach’s teamwork preachings, Virginia is confounding All-ACC voters this basketball season. The Cavaliers are clearly the league’s best team, but who is their best player, the one most...
| Mar 2, 2014
CHARLOTTESVILLE — Virginia's demolition of fourth-ranked Syracuse on Saturday was startling, historic, extraordinary and emphatic, replete with indelible moments for a program basking in rare air. But one snapshot resonated above the others.
| May 29, 2014
| 10:00 PM
It’s a close call between the number of reader questions and number of players the Bulls are considering as they continue predraft workouts at the Berto Center. Neither issue has definitive answers yet, but at least I can fake it on the former....