| Oct 30, 2013
| 10:15 AM
LeBron James can't seem to heap enough praise upon Allen Iverson.
First, the Miami Heat superstar called the former NBA great "my second-favorite player growing up, after MJ" in the current issue of ESPN The Magazine, in which he also refers to...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 11:13 PM
Dirk Nowitzki had 19 points to pass Jerry West on the NBA's career scoring list, and the Dallas Mavericks beat the visiting Washington Wizards, 105-95, on Tuesday night.
Nowitzki hit consecutive three-pointers late in the third quarter, with the...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 11:45 AM
A fierce topic of debate at the last World Cup centered on how good a soccer player LeBron James would have been.
We'll never know the answer to that question, of course. But we may soon find out how good a soccer owner he can be after the Miami Heat...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 1:37 PM
Clippers All-Star power forward Blake Griffin was named the Western Conference player of the week by the NBA for his play during the week of Nov. 11-17.
Griffin averaged 25.7 points during that week, tied for the third-highest in the Western Conference....
| Nov 16, 2013
| 9:22 PM
Luol Deng scored 23 points, Derrick Rose had 20 points and the host Chicago Bulls knocked off the NBA's last unbeaten team, the Indiana Pacers, with a 110-94 victory Saturday night.
Taj Gibson had 15 points and eight rebounds for Chicago, which won...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 5:38 PM
Omar Oraby is 7 feet 2 and stands up straight as a light pole. Sometimes kids who are extremely tall try to look less tall. They hunch their shoulders. They nonchalantly bend their knees.
But Oraby is proud of who he is.
He's proud of his height. He...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 8:45 PM
Russell Westbrook made an earlier-than-expected return from a knee injury and had 21 points and seven assists, Kevin Durant had 33 points and 10 rebounds, and the Oklahoma City Thunder rallied for a 103-96 victory over the Phoenix Suns on Sunday night...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 4:58 PM
"MasterChef Junior" (Fox, Friday). This small-fry-ification of "MasterChef," hosted as in the grown-up version by Gordon Ramsay, Joe Bastianich and Graham Elliot, ends its first season (of what I hope will be many) this week, with a semifinals-to-finals...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 5:28 PM
Another Cuban missile
Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban, alluding to Dwight Howard's decision to sign with the Houston Rockets: "Any potential free agent is an idiot if they consider the Mavs and don't come."
Oh, is that all?
| Nov 1, 2013
| 10:25 PM
Kevin Love had 24 points and 12 rebounds and Ricky Rubio contributed 14 points, 10 assists and five steals to lead the Minnesota Timberwolves to a resounding 100-81 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Friday night in Minneapolis.
| Nov 1, 2013
| 5:42 AM
Chris Paul not only led the Clippers to a victory over the Golden State Warriors in their home opener on Thursday night, he did something no other NBA player has done in a game since steals were first recorded in the 1973-74 season: score 40 or more...