| 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 2, 2013
| 10:01 AM
Feeling left out during this free-agent frenzy, Magic fans?
Well, your time is coming.
More on LaMarcus Aldridge later.
The Magic have acquired some pieces in their rebuild, but they need a star and preferably two.
They could have enough cap...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Even after the great wave of bittersweet sentiment over what Doc Rivers and the Big Three brought to Boston and how they left subsides to a more even tide of long-term expectations, the one word remains inescapable.
We all knew the day...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 11:35 AM
Don't look now Magic, but Andrew Wiggins' pursuers are gaining on you.
Along with the usual bottom-feeding suspects -- Charlotte, Phoenix and Sacramento – the field chasing next year's prized lottery class is suddenly crowded.
| Jun 24, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Chris Paul is one player. Doc Rivers is a culture.
Blake Griffin elicits wide-eyed awe. Doc Rivers elicits real expectation.
Clipper Nation is built on the unrelenting hope of fans in the shadows. Doc Rivers doesn't settle for hope, and that cloud...
| 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...
| 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 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 9:06 PM
This Friday night began with such emotion, so much genuine emotion, it was a spitting shame to see what the home team had become.
As they walked onto the court before the game, during timeouts, after the first quarter, the heroes — the real heroes...