| Jun 22, 2013
| 4:00 PM
Two down, six to go!
Miami's Big Three aren't even a third of the way to fulfilling the championship pledge LeBron James made on that sorry summer day in 2010 when he sat on a stage inside AmericanAirlines Arena and said, "Not two, not three, not four,...
| 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 19, 2013
| 8:05 PM
You mean we have to do it again?
Winning a second consecutive NBA title with the same core group of players can be like dealing with two children: It isn't twice as hard, it's exponentially more tiring and headache-inducing than handling the first....
| Jun 12, 2013
| 8:55 PM
SAN ANTONIO -- LeBron James guaranteed he would play better. He did.
But who knew Dwyane Wade would practically steal the show with 32 points, ignoring his injured right knee and guaranteeing with his play that the NBA Finals would return to Miami...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 2:03 PM
SAN ANTONIO -- Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade did it a few days ago and it worked.
So San Antonio Spurs forward Tim Duncan tried his hand at declaring the extreme importance of an upcoming NBA Finals game.
The Spurs and Heat are tied at two games each...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 3:15 PM
The Clippers and Celtics had more discussions Saturday about a deal involving Boston Coach Doc Rivers and power forward Kevin Garnett both coming to Los Angeles, but the Clippers feel as if the current asking price is too high, said NBA executives who...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 7:00 AM
When can you make an argument that 2 > 5?
You can do it when comparing the careers of LeBron James and Kobe Bryant, should James win a second NBA championship with the Miami Heat in the coming weeks.
And you can do the funny math while easily...
| 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 2, 2013
| 4:00 AM
My daughter, Kelzer, is a mother now with three children, and it's been more than a decade since she spent much time shooting a basketball.
But I flew Kelzer in from Arizona to teach Dwight Howard how to shoot free throws because she still has to be...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 11:10 PM
SAN ANTONIO -- Kobe Bryant wasn't tweeting Wednesday night, so perhaps the most compelling electronic observation came from a text sent to press row from a neighbor who probably spoke for a city.
"Dwight ain't Shaq."
In three words, that was the...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 10:10 PM
Spurs 120, Lakers 89 (final)
The San Antonio Spurs dominated the Lakers in Game 3 of their first-round playoff matchup to take a commanding 3-0 lead in the best-of-seven series with a 120-89 victory on Friday night at Staples Center.