| Jan 22, 2008
| 4:40 PM
The teenage boy is covered in mud, literally from head to toe. After wading through a flooded rice field to catch a wayward chicken, he wipes mud from his eyes.
"I almost had him," he says to a friend with a shake of his head, and shrinks back to his...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 2:17 PM
As the Magic meet up again with Dwight Howard on Sunday, we rank the best and worst trades in the franchise's 25-year history:
1.Pawning of Stevie Franchise: Former Magic GM Otis Smith pulled off his best trade, persuading the New York...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 9:05 PM
Pencil in Duke as the early frontrunner for the 2015 national championship.
The No. 1 overall recruit in the class of 2014, center Jahlil Okafor, and the top point guard and No. 4 overall recruit, Tyus Jones, simultaneously committed to Duke on an...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 7:48 AM
Former Bulls guard Chris Duhon was injured during a hit-and-run incident Saturday at a downtown Orlando parking garage, according to an Orlando police report.
Duhon and his brother-in-law, Julio Hernandez, were walking through the Plaza parking garage...
| 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,...
| Jul 7, 2013
| 1:54 PM
The sheer mention of Duke basketball stirs emotions one way or the other. Especailly when those players are current and former Bulls.
When the Bulls recently announced they would sign swingman Mike Dunleavy Jr., a former Blue Devil, I got to thinking:...
| Mar 3, 2013
| 7:02 PM
Point guard Jameer Nelson missed his sixth consecutive game on Sunday, sitting out when the Orlando Magic lost 108-82 to the Memphis Grizzlies at Amway Center.
Nelson has a bruised patellar tendon in his left knee.
"He's day-to-day," Magic coach...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 11:22 AM
Duke’s Shane Battier and North Carolina’s Joseph Forte shared 2001 ACC basketball player of the year honors as media balloting deadlocked at 32 votes each. If ever another season was going to produce such an improbable tie, it’s this...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 4:09 PM
How about a new coach?
The best Pau Gasol trade? Mike D'Antoni for any coach with enough common sense to find a way to make it work. Once again, D'Antoni being so wedded to a system has compromised his ability to maximize his...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 9:57 PM
Lakers 102 - Jazz 84 (end of regulation)
The Lakers ended their four-game losing streak Friday night, defeating the Utah Jazz 102-84.
Kobe Bryant was one rebound shy of a triple-double and one assist short of his career high (15), with a 14-point, 14-...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 7:47 AM
Amid this third consecutive trip to the NBA Finals, and with increasingly punitive salary-cap and luxury-tax penalties about to kick in from the new collective-bargaining agreement, the question becomes how the Miami Heat will be able to sustain their...