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  1. The great blight hope

    Tom Sunnergren

    On Dec. 15, 1968, during halftime of the final game of a 2-12 season, a group of Philadelphia Eagles fans threw snowballs at a 19-year-old kid who was dressed as Santa Claus. There's a longer version of this story with some quasi-exonerating context,...

    Blog | March 27, 2014
  2. Andrew Bynum Starts Philadelphia's New Age of Ambition

    Ben Detrick

    Philadelphia sports fans are regarded as a nasty bunch — jeerers of Santa Claus, cheerers of paralysis, heavers of battery acid at toddlers — but the only venom produced this week was a half-hearted "Beat L.A." chant. Instead, Wednesday's...

    Blog | August 17, 2012
  3. Boston Celtics' offseason wish list comes true

    Chris Forsberg

    It's hard to believe, but the Celtics' offseason wish list has come true.

    Story | Conversation | July 20, 2012
  4. All C's want for X-mas is a healthy J. O'Neal

    Tom Lakin

    WALTHAM, Mass. -- If the Boston Celtics had their way this Christmas, the Santa Claus who comes sliding down their chimney would be dressed, not all in fur, but in an XL green jersey with No. 7 emblazoned on its front. He'd look less like a jolly old...

    Blog | December 24, 2011
  5. Knicks expect electric atmosphere at MSG

    Christopher Hunt

    The NBA season, delayed by the lockout, like gift, is now wrapped and waiting underneath the Christmas tree. The anticipation could drive a kid nuts, like waiting for Santa Claus. But Amare Stoudemire isn't planning to losing any sleep. Afte...

    Blog | December 24, 2011
  6. Bulls have Northbrook seeing red

    Nick Friedell

    NORTHBROOK, Ill. -- Santa Claus had nothing on Derrick Rose and the Chicago Bulls Wednesday afternoon at Northbrook Court. The Bulls held their annual "Paint the Town" event at the mall and turned the place into a madhouse. Fans poured into the s...

    Blog | December 21, 2011
  7. Boston Celtics Mailbag: Answering your Rajon Rondo questions

    Chris Forsberg

    Our first Celtics mailbag focuses on the Rajon Rondo rumors.

    Story | Conversation | December 08, 2011
  8. New York: Who'd want LeBron James?

    Henry Abbott

    Amare Stoudemire is doing wonderful things for the Knicks. This basketball-mad city has been without good hoops news for so long, and here he comes, like Santa Claus, handing out dunks, highlights, quotes, smiles and wins. For a long time, the app...

    Blog | December 17, 2010
  9. LeBron James, Kobe Bryant and Santa Claus take on a trash-rapping...

    Blitzen the reindeer really knows how to fly, but can he beat Kobe Bryant, LeBron James and Santa Claus on the court?

    Story | Conversation | December 23, 2009
  10. Isiah: I'm not 'waiting for Santa Claus to come save us'

    Isiah Thomas has already been warned that he's out of a job if the New York Knicks don't improve next season.

    Story | Conversation | June 29, 2006
  11. Shaq plays Santa for 250 kids

    Shaquille O'Neal came to town to play Santa Claus to 250 kids Friday morning, and it didn't matter that the grinning basketball star was no longer a member of the home team.

    Story | Conversation | December 24, 2004
  12. Who's been bad, who's been good?

    Tim Legler

    A visit with a big, bearded man living in the far north who's written about the NBA's naughty and nice. Hint: He's not Phil Jackson.

    Story | Conversation | December 23, 2004
  13. Hey Santa, these coaches need your help...

    Dick Vitale

    Here comes Santa Claus ... it's the time to be jolly, so I want to lay out some gifts for some D-I basketball coaches.

    PackageStory | December 24, 2003
  14. Spreading some Christmas cheer (and jeer)

    Bill Walton

    This tie-dyed Santa Claus has checked his list for those naughty and nice in the NBA.

    Story | Conversation | December 24, 2002