| Aug 2, 2013
| 7:08 PM
NBA teams have completed the bulk of their offseason moves, so now’s the perfect time to evaluate what, if anything, has changed in the Eastern Conference’s balance of power.
There will be two competitions to watch in the season ahead.
| Jul 5, 2013
| 5:42 PM
Old Dominion Hall of Famer Kenny Gattison returned to a familiar place this week when the Phoenix Suns hired him as an assistant coach to Jeff Hornacek.
As Paul Coro of azcentral.com sports put it, the Suns' coaching staff became more of a franchise...
| Jan 12, 2013
| 11:26 PM
As John Wall ripped off his warm-ups and went from the Washington Wizards' bench to the scorers' table, a roar filled the Verizon Center.
Wall received a standing ovation as he stepped onto the court for the first time this season — the first time...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 8:24 PM
ATLANTA — The Orlando Magic's playing rotation underwent a radical transformation over the summer and subsequent renovations throughout the season because of injuries and trades.
But one trend remains the same no matter which five players the...
| May 31, 2013
| 11:29 PM
Auto Racing--NASCAR Nationwide Series, 5-Hour Energy 200 pole qualifying, 10 a.m. (ESPN2); NASCAR Nationwide Series, 5-Hour Energy 200, 1:30 p.m. (ESPN); Indy Racing League, IndyCar, Dual in Detroit, Race 1, 2:30 p.m. (ABC);...
| Apr 13, 2012
| 9:37 PM
The years have not been kind to Tracy McGrady, once a two-time scoring champion with the Magic. He played well in the Atlanta Hawks' rout Friday night of his old team, and differently. His knee and body will no longer permit him to be a highlight film. He...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 1:49 PM
Slow is to Roy Williams what tofu is to Paula Deen. North Carolina's Hall of Fame coach will tolerate any number of mistakes, as long as they're committed in overdrive.
Fast is to Tony Bennett what bacon-wrapped doughnuts are to Jillian Michaels....
| Nov 19, 2012
| 8:23 PM
ATLANTA — The Orlando Magic entered this season with daunting obstacles: an abundance of inexperience, a roster with just five returning players and no superstar.
The last thing the Magic should do is make things tougher on themselves.
| May 1, 2011
| 1:30 AM
ATLANTA - Jeff Teague, it's time to shine.
All he'll have to do is hold his own against the NBA's expected MVP, the guy who led the Chicago Bulls to more wins than any other team.
''It's a tough situation,'' Teague said Saturday, sitting at his locker...
| May 10, 2011
| 8:44 PM
Individually, the Hawks came into this series with more scorers than the Bulls, more players who could get their own shots. But Atlanta’s problem was, the Hawks usually played like a bunch of individuals.
The Bulls, meanwhile, had played like a...
| Jun 3, 2011
| 4:47 AM
The early NBA exits and staggering coaching turnover have marinated. The rosters are close to set, and the summer recruiting circuit will commence next month.
So why not do some early handicapping of next season’s ACC basketball race?