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Chuck Daly, the Hall of Fame basketball coach who led the Detroit Pistons to back-to-back NBA titles and the U.S. "Dream Team" to an Olympic gold medal, died Saturday in Jupiter, Fla. He was 78. Retired since 1999, Daly was diagnosed with pancreatic...
Really, what's the big deal? If the Mavericks had just held up their end and stayed in that game Dec. 20, Kobe Bryant, who had 62 after three quarters, would have played in the fourth, so Sunday might have been only his second 80-point night of the...
In minutes, there would be a basketball game played at Madison Square Garden. It would be a night like any other, wouldn't it? No, this was something different, and the coach of the New York Knicks picked up a microphone and walked to center court. Games...
Last week, in a valiant effort and one that deserves to be applauded, the mayor and NBA Hall of Famer Isiah Thomas took the point in an effort to raise money to expand the at-risk youth basketball program known as Windy City Hoops. “For me, as a...
For RedEyeIt's bad luck that we'll never get to see Michael Jordan play against LeBron James in their primes. With MJ turning 50 earlier this week, we got to relive Jordan's greatest hits on every platform imaginable. And hey, the Miami Heat are in town Thursday....
The Hartford CourantWhen they line up to play Villanova's guards today, Shabazz Napier and Ryan Boatright will be looking up, as usual. Napier is 6 feet 1 and Boatright is listed at 6-0, which is pushing it. Villanova's backcourt features 6-6 Darrun Hilliard, 6-6 James Bell...
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...
Tags: Kobe Bryant, Rudy Gay, Detroit Pistons, NBA Draft, NBA Finals
The NBA's Hot Stove League is heating up, but the trade winds mostly leave players cold. With the Feb. 21 deadline looming, it is an uncomfortable time of year. J.J. Redick's name has been bandied about. You can't blame J.J. for wondering if he might...
Ho, ho, ho. If there ever was a year that we needed Santa, this is it. Of course I'm not really Santa, even though I do have the correct body type. But we can all help, right? So allow me to hand out presents to some folks we all know. Granted, some may...
Tags: Tim Tebow, Dallas Cowboys, Dwight Howard, Holidays, Tiger Woods
Simeon may be ranked No. 1 in the country by ESPN and MaxPreps, but coach Robert Smith saw at least one team Saturday at the Chicago Elite Classic he thought was better. Lone Peak of Utah walloped Proviso East 84-46 behind 24 points from BYU recruit T....
The Baltimore SunThe 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...
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