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  1. Gordon back in Boston for C's workout

    Chris Forsberg

    WALTHAM, Mass. -- Before Kevin Love stole the spotlight, Aaron Gordon was Boston's most famous visiting hoopster. Gordon, in town last month for his sister's graduation from Harvard University, got caught napping -- ball in hand -- on a red line t...

    Blog | June 12, 2014
  2. Mark Cuban of Dallas Mavericks says now is a good time to address...

    Tim MacMahon

    Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban apologized to the family of slain South Florida teenager Trayvon Martin for referencing "a black kid in a hoodie" during a controversial, nuanced discussion about prejudices and bigotries.

    Story | Conversation | May 23, 2014
  3. Jazz eyeing Italian legend Messina?

    Marc Stein

    The coaching search farthest removed from the New York Knicks-level spotlight could prove to be one of the most fascinating of the NBA offseason. That's because the Utah Jazz, I'm told, are on that very short list of teams that will give bona fide...

    Blog | April 22, 2014
  4. Sizing up the Western Conference playoff race - NBA

    Tom Haberstroh

    Tom Haberstroh sizes up the playoff race in the Western Conference, breaking down the odds and likelihood of each of the five bubble teams making the postseason. Could a 50-win team fail to make the playoffs for the first time in league history?

    Story | Conversation | March 28, 2014
  5. OT: Noah enjoys sharing spotlight with dad

    Nick Friedell

    CHICAGO -- The national love affair with Joakim Noah is starting to extend past the Bulls center as he continues to have the best stretch of his career. Now it's Noah's famous father, Yannick, who has caught the eyes (again) of sports fans all over t...

    Blog | March 11, 2014
  6. First Cup: Thursday

    Nick Borges

    Darnell Mayberry of The Oklahoman: I'm still stunned. I didn't think it could happen. I didn't think anything or anyone could do it. But Scott Brooks and Kendrick Perkins did. They stole the spotlight from Kevin Durant and LeBron James. Seriously. It...

    Blog | January 30, 2014
  7. NBA: Arron Afflalo's magical breakthrough

    Ramona Shelburne

    Arron Afflalo is breaking out of his mold as a role player and into the spotlight for the Magic, writes Ramona Shelburne.

    Story | Conversation | January 28, 2014
  8. Hail to the Heat: White House return set

    Michael Wallace

    LeBron James has spent the past decade as arguably the most polarizing, scrutinized and criticized athlete in the world. The Miami Heat star forward and four-time league MVP has learned to adjust and thrive under the intense spotlight throughout his ...

    Blog | January 13, 2014
  9. Opening Tip: Punish J.R.?

    Ian Begley

    Tuesday was another day in the spotlight for J.R. Smith. Smith was the center of attention in the Knicks' locker room after their win over the Pistons. Everyone wanted to know what he had to say about untying Shawn Marion's shoelace on Sunday. ...

    Blog | January 08, 2014
  10. Ex-Mav Collison suddenly in Clips' spotlight

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS - Los Angeles Clippers backup point guard Darren Collison arrived at the American Airlines Center with a point to prove Friday night. Collison left the arena as the Clippers' starting point guard, at least for the next three to five weeks, ...

    Blog | January 03, 2014
  11. Griffin still dealing with perception problem

    Arash Markazi

    LOS ANGELES -- Blake Griffin and Los Angeles Clippers have been dealing with a perception problem from the moment "Lob City" entered our lexicon over two years ago when Chris Paul was traded to Los Angeles. The trade brought a glaring spotlight an...

    Blog | December 30, 2013
  12. Boston Celtics will enjoy holiday break after hectic start

    Chris Forsberg

    Although out of the spotlight, the Celtics don't mind having Christmas off.

    Story | Conversation | December 23, 2013
  13. Curry's clutch show points to Mavs' woe

    Tim MacMahon

    The clutch dominance of Stephen Curry put a spotlight on one of the Dallas Mavericks' biggest problems. This team has tremendous trouble trying to defend explosive point guards. Really, Dallas' entire 2-2 road trip served as a pretty good illus...

    Blog | December 12, 2013
  14. Millsap leads Hawks past Smith and Pistons, 93-85

    Millsap leads Hawks past Smith and Pistons, 93-85

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | November 20, 2013
  15. Friday Five - ESPN doubleheader

    Our 5-on-5 crew breaks down five burning questions heading into Friday night's ESPN doubleheader.

    Story | Conversation | November 15, 2013
  16. College basketball needed a night like the Champions Classic

    Michael Wilbon

    The Champions Classic did what college basketball needed: showcased its bright stars and put the spotlight on the sport in November instead of waiting until February and March.

    Story | Conversation | November 13, 2013