| May 23, 2012
| 12:09 PM
Orlando Magic center Dwight Howard on Wednesday was named to the NBA all-defensive first team for the fourth consecutive season.
Howard finished ahead of 2011-12 NBA Defensive Player of the Year Tyson Chandler. The New York Knicks center was named to the...
| May 24, 2012
| 8:49 AM
Andrew Bynum and Pau Gasol were in the Lakers' training facility on the same day, possibly for the last time.
They arrived several hours apart for their exit interviews Wednesday and then stepped into the sunshine afterward, though nothing looked...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 6:59 AM
They came ready to roar, to conduct an ear-splitting warmup for their first foray into the NBA Finals.
The noise came eventually, after 24 forgettable minutes, Oklahoma City Thunder fans raising the volume decibel by decibel until Chesapeake Energy Arena...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 8:57 PM
Thunder too talented
Thunder in six. If Chris Bosh were fully healthy, there might be an issue of overall talent. The Thunder simply come from too many directions with too many weapons.
LeBron James and Dwyane Wade will have...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 8:53 AM
Oklahoma City is saddled with a 2-1 NBA Finals deficit, but the team is still talking tough.
The Thunder's Serge Ibaka told reporters he hasn't been impressed by Miami Heat star LeBron James' defense."LeBron is not a good defender," Ibaka said.
| Jun 25, 2012
| 9:43 AM
The most intriguing credible Orlando Magic rumor at the moment only tangentially involves the Magic.
At least so far.
The Houston Rockets reportedly are attempting to move up in Thursday’s NBA draft, and they could target the top-10 picks...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 1:15 PM
With just 26 days remaining before the United States men’s basketball team tips off in London against France, the roster is finally starting to take shape.
Chairman Jerry Colangelo told Chris Tomasson of Fox Sports that nine players will be held...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 7:09 AM
The debate raging these days between those arguing whether this year’s U.S. Olympic men’s basketball team could compete with the Dream Team of 20 years ago is not answered simply by a generational divide.
I for one, being of sound mind and...
| Apr 16, 2012
| 8:48 PM
Thunder and Bulls
I'll take the team with the Big Three, but not the LeBron-Wade-Bosh combo. I'll go with the Durant-Westbrook-Harden triumvirate that makes the Thunder an even more lethal offensive club than the...
| Sep 30, 2012
| 4:06 PM
Heat is on the Heat
The Miami Heat better figure out a way to defend without flopping.
OK, so that's not entirely fair to a defensive team schooled in the principles of Pat Riley. Erik Spoelstra is a terrific defensive...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 4:34 PM
The second round of the 2011 EuroBasket tournament began today, with the tournament's lone Orlando Magic player — Hedo Turkoglu — playing a key role for Turkey, one of the 12 teams still remaining in the competition in Vilnius, Lithuania....