| Jul 3, 2013
| 1:45 PM
Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose missed the entire 2012-13 NBA season while rehabilitating a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee, a decision that brought him a lot of criticism.
The Bulls anticipated that Rose would return after the All-Star...
| Jul 4, 2013
| 9:46 AM
Brad Stevens, who built tiny Butler University into an NCAA powerhouse, will try to guide a rebuilding project with the Boston Celtics and point guard Rajon Rondo, the veteran leader whom Stevens must now decide whether he will build around.
| Jul 6, 2013
| 10:40 AM
The Lakers' odds of winning the 2014 NBA title took a tumble with the exodus of center Dwight Howard.
According to gambling website Bovada, the Lakers are a 40-1 shot to win the championship next season.
The team's odds on June 21 were 22-1 while...
| Jun 16, 2013
| 8:47 AM
Phil Jackson coached Shaquille O'Neal with the Lakers. In his playing days, Jackson was occasionally charged with guarding Wilt Chamberlain.
Jackson compared the two legendary centers Wednesday night in Glendale at the Alex Theatre at his "Live Talks...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 5:48 PM
A coach goes from the Boston Celtics to the Los Angeles Clippers? Is that an earthquake? No, it's Red Auerbach turning over in his grave.
One can only hope that Doc Rivers coaches well enough to keep Chris Paul happy.
| Jun 29, 2013
| 9:28 PM
Katie Ledecky took on the most grueling challenge of her swimming career and won three times.
The Maryland swimmer pulled away in the women's 1,500-meter freestyle final at the Saturday at the national swimming championships in Indianapolis, winning...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 8:10 AM
On Friday, Kobe Bryant suggested he might play beyond his current contract with the Lakers.
Bryant, whose deal expires after this season, spoke to Stephen A. Smith on ESPN Radio about the possibility of San Antonio Spurs forward Tim Duncan tying the...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 12:30 PM
MIAMI -- Dwyane Wade has won two championships and been to the NBA Finals one other time before this year. The Miami Heat guard has a pretty good idea of what constitutes an important game.
So it was revealing to hear him size up Game 2 in the NBA...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 1:04 PM
MIAMI -- Barely 12 hours after one of the most stunning outcomes in NBA Finals history, the Miami Heat went back to work.
After all, there's a Game 7 on Thursday.
LeBron James had 16 points in the fourth quarter of Game 6, pushing the Heat toward a...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 1:34 PM
MIAMI -- The San Antonio Spurs didn't know what to do with themselves after their excruciating Game 6 loss. So they went and had a late, late meal together after leaving American Airlines Arena after 1 a.m. Wednesday.
They'll try to pull themselves...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 6:00 AM
SHANGHAI — Basketball-crazed countries around the world tuned in to see the Miami Heat beat the San Antonio Spurs in a tense Game 7 of the NBA Finals last week. Now, league officials are hoping audiences in China, its largest international market,...