| Feb 9, 2013
| 12:56 PM
This may not be a preview to 2014, when LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh hold their opt-out clauses, but the Heat are in the midst of having the opportunity to experience some of the more chilling aspects of the NBA's new collective-bargaining...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 6:19 PM
The Magic need to keep an eye on a game-changer who might be available at any time — or by the time they have big money to spend in a few years.
He's a champion, a defensive whiz, a motivator, a leader to the stars.
He knows the ins and outs...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 4:32 PM
The center position in Sunday's NBA All-Star Game has gone the way of the phone book, lickable stamps and folding road maps — things we have no use for anymore.
The league eliminated the spot from the fans' ballot this season. Centers have been...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 4:15 AM
For What it’s Worth on this January 28 -- Thirteen teams in front of Wichita State lost seventeen times last week, so it’ll be interesting to see what kind of bump they get in the national polls today. My guess is that they’ll come in at...
| Feb 2, 2013
| 7:38 PM
The audience with President Obama was brief, and Dexter Pittman knew it was not the right time, even if it was the right place.
Then again, the Miami Heat backup center had made his feelings clear earlier in the month on Twitter, when he posted,...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 1:49 PM
The Magic are in the midst of one of their all-time losing ruts, and they've again lost Glen Davis. They need to shut down Big Baby for the season and develop their young'uns, turning to 2013-14.
Wish I had some brighter news, but it likely will get...
| Jan 20, 2013
| 3:02 PM
Until Jan. 13, Tony Gonzalez had spent more time in the Miami Heat locker room than in an NFL playoff-winning locker room.
You can look it up.
It is why, as they boarded the bus for Monday's practice in Salt Lake City, the conversation...
| Jan 26, 2013
| 11:10 AM
The Los Angeles Lakers may yet impact the NBA championship race.
Although perhaps not the way Jerry Buss, Jim Buss, Jeanie Buss or busloads of fans in the Southland anticipated.
With every Lakers loss making it clearer that the mix is not...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 3:37 PM
As the Miami Heat and San Antonio Spurs prepare to engage in the NBA's final round of Kings of the Court Thursday night, may I suggest a quick sidebar involving the Orlando Magic:
Take notes. Take meticulous notes. Don't file them away. Re-read every...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 4:04 AM
As some of you know, I’ve embarked on a freelance career. Since January 1 I’ve put myself out there as a play-by-play talent and I’ve been pleased with the results. In the last week I’ve worked the Arkansas spring football game...
| May 4, 2013
| 7:47 PM
That's LeBron James' view on what we're not seeing in these NBA playoffs.
"It's terrible that we don't have Derrick Rose, and now Russell Westbrook, David Lee, and a lot of guys that's just not in the lineup," he said of the...