NBA

NBA: Washington Wizards at New York Knicks
USA Today Images
November 01, 2018 - 7:45 pm
The torching of a reputation, burned completely to cinders, is almost complete. It's not quite unanimous in the country's largest metropolis, but that's only because there's never a consensus in a
Read More
NBA: Finals-Cleveland Cavaliers at Golden State Warriors
USA Today Images
November 01, 2018 - 7:45 pm
A funny thing happened on the way to the Warriors winning the NBA Finals. It seems no one wants to take credit for building "super teams." While we all use that term to describe the Warriors and Cavs,
Read More
NBA: Playoffs-Cleveland Cavaliers at Boston Celtics
USA Today Images
November 01, 2018 - 7:45 pm
With the start of the NBA Finals some critics of LeBron James are inevitably going to send the same old digs his way. Should the Cavs lose a game to the Warriors, we will no doubt hear this tired
Read More
MLB: Washington Nationals at Los Angeles Angels
USA Today Images
November 01, 2018 - 7:45 pm
The NBA's popularity is surging, and it's been eyebrow-raising to witness. I recently penned a piece on all the reasons hoops is hot right now, and the proof is in its cultural positioning. LeBron vs.
Read More
NBA: Playoffs-Utah Jazz at Los Angeles Clippers
USA Today Images
November 01, 2018 - 7:45 pm
NBA historians will one day look back at the Clippers "Lob City" era and mark them as one of the great underachievers ever. Sure,the history of the franchise is so dark a run of playoff appearances
Read More
NBA: Finals-Cleveland Cavaliers at Golden State Warriors
USA Today Images
November 01, 2018 - 7:45 pm
Once upon a time the heart of the summer was reserved for baseball and baseball only. The NBA and NHL had already crowned champions, football was sleeping until camps opened, and the heartbeat of our
Read More
NBA: Golden State Warriors at Boston Celtics
USA Today Images
November 01, 2018 - 7:30 pm
We have been under a spell for years, the trance that has taught us the Western Conference is the only one that matters in the NBA. While LeBron has been dominating the East for more than a decade,
Read More
USA Today Images
November 01, 2018 - 7:15 pm
I’ve been very fortunate in my life to get to see—and get to know—many great athletes and coaches during 40 years of writing about sports for a living. I like to tell people that I saw both
Read More
USA Today Images
November 01, 2018 - 7:15 pm
During my junior year of college, I took a political science course taught by the renowned—at least at Duke—David Paletz. I was walking out of class one day when Professor Paletz said to me, “Are you
Read More
USA Today Images
November 01, 2018 - 7:00 pm
Even if it's only one game, the Celtics delivered something the NBA Playoffs need more of: drama. None of the second-round series went past five games, and no underdog advanced to the conference
Read More

Pages