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  1. Knicks' slim playoff hopes fading fast

    Ohm Youngmisuk

    NEW YORK -- Amar'e Stoudemire and Tyson Chandler used the word "flat" to describe the New York Knicks' second-half collapse to the Cleveland Cavaliers. Carmelo Anthony said he still has "faith" that the Knicks can make the playoffs after a 106-100...

    Blog | March 24, 2014
  2. Rajon Rondo guides Celtics past LeBron-less Heat

    Rondo's 2 late baskets lift Celts over Heat 101-96

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | March 19, 2014
  3. For Timberwolves, 'Bird' is the word

    Steve McPherson

    The zone. That semimythical place that all athletes strive night in and night out to reach. When LeBron James went off for a career-high 61 points against the Charlotte Bobcats recently, he said, "It felt like I had a golf ball, throwing it into the ...

    Blog | March 14, 2014
  4. Memphis Grizzlies to honor James Johnson, give away tattoos at Fe...

    Darren Rovell

    In what is believed to be a first, the Memphis Grizzlies are giving away neck tattoos later this month.

    Story | Conversation | February 06, 2014
  5. Bulls building winning program

    Nick Friedell

    NEW ORLEANS -- "The Program." It's a term often associated with college athletics. In basketball circles, mention of the word "program" usually brings to mind teams like UCLA, Kentucky, Duke, Syracuse and so on. But Tom Thibodeau is one of severa...

    Blog | February 02, 2014
  6. LeBron James of Miami Heat apologizes for use of word 'retarded'

    LeBron James of the Miami Heat apologized Wednesday night for using the word "retarded" while answering a question posed in a pregame interview.

    Story | Conversation | January 29, 2014
  7. NBA: Clock ticking even faster for Kobe Bryant

    J.A. Adande

    J.A. Adande reacts to Kobe Bryant's latest injury to his knee and examines what the Lakers legend has left in the tank.

    Story | Conversation | December 19, 2013
  8. Exporting the N-word

    Coleman Collins

    Editor's note: This column contains language some readers might find offensive. The first time that a person who wasn't black used the word "nigga" to address me face-to-face came when I was out of the country. I was playing basketball for a team ...

    Blog | December 02, 2013
  9. Matt Barnes of Los Angeles Clippers on racial slur -- 'Get used t...

    Arash Markazi

    Clippers forward Matt Barnes said Friday he will continue using a racial epithet he asserts has become commonplace in today's culture, two days after using the word on Twitter, for which he apologized and was fined by the NBA.

    Story | Conversation | November 15, 2013
  10. Rapid Reaction: Celtics 91, Magic 89

    Chris Forsberg

    Rapid reaction after the Boston Celtics defeated the Orlando Magic 91-89 on Friday night at the Amway Center: THE NITTY GRITTY You'll hear the word "scrappy" used to describe this one (it's the polite way to say "ugly"). The Celtics shot 35.8 pe...

    Blog | November 08, 2013
  11. What's in a Name? Why the Pelicans Should Be Known As the 'Pellie...

    Zach Lowe

    This is an important moment in the history of basketball in New Orleans. Its NBA team has tried to accelerate its rebuilding process with two risky moves — dealing two draft picks, including Nerlens Noel, for Jrue Holiday, and tossing more mone...

    Blog | July 25, 2013
  12. Los Angeles Lakers GM Mitch Kupchak optimistic about Dwight Howar...

    Dave McMenamin

    In the wake of reports that Dwight Howard won't re-sign with the Lakers, general manager Mitch Kupchak says he remains optimisitic.

    Story | Conversation | June 27, 2013
  13. Everything Matters: How to Understand (and Enjoy) Game 7 of the N...

    Zach Lowe

    If you'll allow a mini-rant: The widespread use of the word "choke" on Wednesday irritated me. The Spurs "choked," according to some talking heads and lots of fans on Twitter; even a San Antonio radio host suggested they did, and asked me whether I a...

    Blog | June 20, 2013
  14. How could Mavs deal for DeMarcus Cousins?

    Tim MacMahon

    Mum is the word for DeMarcus Cousins regarding the Sacramento Kings' new regime. The Sacramento Bee caught up with the talented, erratic young center at Cousins' basketball camp and attempted to pick his brain about the Kings' new owner, general m...

    Blog | June 20, 2013
  15. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is on 'Sesame Street'

    Playbook Trending

    NBA legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is the latest athlete to partner with Sesame Street. Abdul-Jabbar is appearing Thursday, teaming up Big Bird to teach viewers about the word "subtraction."...

    Blog | April 04, 2013
  16. Pitt Panthers regrouping after loss of Steven Adams, Trey Zeigler...

    Jamie Dixon won't use the word "unexpected" while describing the abrupt departures of freshman center Steven Adams and junior guard Trey Zeigler.

    Story | Conversation | April 03, 2013