| Apr 12, 2010
| 4:34 PM
Game stories --The Times' Mike Bresnahan details the poorly executed sequences that defined the Lakers' 91-88 loss Sunday to the Portland Trail Blazers. --NBA.com's Bryan Chu notes that Portland would like to face the Lakers in the first round of the...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 8:50 PM
PHILADELPHIA This time, the 76ers were unable to take advantage of a shorthanded team.
The Denver Nuggets, minus two starters, prevailed, 103-92, in front of 13,113 Saturday night at the Wells Fargo Center.
The victory improved the Nuggets to 12-8 and...
| Nov 28, 2013
| 5:44 PM
Observations from Friday night's 90-83 victory over the Toronto Raptors at Air Canada Centre:
-- The ball stopped moving and the Heat's 20-point third-quarter lead began shrinking.
-- And shrinking.
-- Yes, it looked as if the Heat lost interest, at...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 4:48 PM
March 31, 2007: Derrick Rose is selected as Mr. Basketball of Illinois. Finally free of a media ban imposed by Simeon High School, Rose tells the Tribune that the person he admires most is his mother, Brenda.
May 20, 2008: The Bulls win the lottery,...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 9:56 PM
Virginia Tech’s Erick Green was part of a trade-crazed NBA draft Thursday night and landed with the Denver Nuggets.
The Utah Jazz selected Green with the 46th overall pick, midway through the second round, but sent Green to Denver for cash and...
| Jun 29, 2013
Erick Green was not a prototype point guard at Virginia Tech. Surrounded by young, marginal talent, he had to create offense first for himself and then others.
But at 6-foot-3, Green is small by NBA shooting guard specs, which prompted questions about...
| Apr 13, 2013
| 8:27 AM
The NBA got it right when it came to the All-Star ballot. It got it all wrong when it comes to the media vote for the 2013 All-NBA teams.
Moving away from the stodginess of we-always-have-done-it-that-way thinking, the league changed the All-...
| 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,...
| Jun 30, 2012
| 5:03 PM
The last few summers, the Orlando Magic approached free agency aggressively. If former general manager Otis Smith believed the roster lacked something, he moved to fill that need, and team ownership willingly opened its wallet.
But the Magic figured to...
| Nov 21, 2010
| 4:33 PM
If you could design a prototype point guard, Jameer Nelson is not the guy who would pop out of the blueprints. And he's definitely not a shooting guard — not when he can walk under coffee tables. What Jameer is is a winner. You can gripe all you...
| Dec 9, 2010
| 4:33 PM
Stan Van Gundy feels that Jameer Nelson will have a high energy level tonight after missing three consecutive games because of a stomach virus....