Zach Lowe’s proposal to cut NBA games by eight minutes seems like a simple enough solution for shortening games. But the change could have indirect consequences on player salaries and the league standings.
Commentator Martin Kessler learns the hard way that coaching isn’t as easy as it looks — especially when preteens are involved.
After finding a closet full of memories, Basketball Hall of Famer Jerry Lucas opted to put his awards and memorabilia on the open market. But as Doug Tribou notes, Lucas’ accomplishments are far from forgotten.
Ossie Schectman, who passed away on Tuesday, played just one season for the New York Knicks, but left his mark on the NBA, scoring the first points in league history. Basketball historian Charley Rosen joins Bill Littlefield to discuss the achievement.
In their pursuit of back-to-back titles, the Miami Heat have found an unlikely hero. Only A Game’s Phil Latzman has the story of Chris “Birdman” Andersen, who’s making the most of another chance to fly in the NBA.
The San Antonio Spurs and Miami Heat are tied at two games apiece, making the rest of the NBA Finals a best-of-three affair. Mike Monroe, who covers the Spurs for the San Antonio Express-News, discusses the coming games with Bill Littlefield.
LeBron James posted a triple-double in Game 1 of the NBA Finals, but it wasn’t enough for the Miami Heat to top the San Antonio Spurs. The New York Times’ Howard Beck joins Bill Littlefield to break down the Spurs’ victory and to preview the rest of the series.
In the wake of Monday’s tornadoes in Oklahoma, Thunder star Kevin Durant and the team each pledged $1 million to relief efforts. Bill Littlefield speaks with Thunder General Manager Sam Presti about the donations.
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.