Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose chose to sit out the end of the NBA season and the playoffs even though doctors cleared him to play in March. Rose had knee surgery last year. The decision left some fans frustrated as the Bulls fizzled out in the second round of the playoffs against Miami. ESPNChicago.com columnist Jon Greenberg joins Bill Littlefield to discuss Rose’s decision.
The San Antonio Spurs have made it far in the NBA Playoffs yet again. Is anyone surprised? Probably not. Paul Flahive of Texas Public Radio reports on what’s kept the team in the postseason for 16 straight years.
Louisville wasn’t the only team to win an NCAA championship in Atlanta’s Philips Arena last month. For the first time in NCAA history, the Division II and III championships were played in the same location as the D-I title game. But should this be a permanent change?
The Wall Street Journal’s Rachel Bachman joins Bill Littlefield to discuss the end of former Michigan basketball standout Chris Webber’s 10-year ban and a lawsuit facing the NCAA that could have serious implications.
The Oklahoma City Thunder advanced past the Houston Rockets without second leading scorer Russell Westbrook, but how much farther can the team go? Daily Oklahoman columnist Berry Tramel shares his thoughts.
LeBron James has once again been voted the NBA’s Most Valuable Player. But not unanimously. Against his better judgment, Bill Littlefield has been thinking about that.
NBA veteran Jason Collins made history this week by announcing he is gay. The news appeared in an exclusive Sports Illustrated cover story. Bill Littlefield spoke with SI Executive Editor Jon Wertheim who was there for the Collins interview.
Can anyone stop the Miami Heat from taking home another Larry O’Brien trophy? TrueHoop’s Henry Abbott joins Bill Littlefield to preview the 2013 NBA playoffs.
While it’s true that big people populate most basketball teams, there are some little people who excel at the sport. But few of them are as small as Jahmani Swanson, a 4’5″ point guard. Only A Game’s Jon Kalish recently caught up with the man who has been called the Michael Jordan of dwarf basketball.
The Denver Nuggets have already matched a program record for regular season victories, but will Denver make even more history in the NBA playoffs? The Denver Post’s Chris Dempsey tells Bill Littlefield whether the Nuggets can reach the finals for the first time.