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November 16th, 2013
By Gail Delaughter

Houston Holds Out Hope For Rockets Success

After nearly two decades of disappointment, the Houston Rockets may be poised for bigger things this season. Reporter Gail Delaughter shares Houston’s hopes of a improved season.

Featured Movie
November 9th, 2013

‘Bernie and Ernie’ Highlights Friendship

Bernard King and Ernie Grunfeld were one of college basketball’s most outstanding tandems. Their friendship was captured in ESPN’s 30 for 30 documentary, “Bernie and Ernie.” Director Jason Hehir joined Bill to discuss the film.

In Depth
November 9th, 2013

Can ZIP Codes Predict NBA Success?

Earning a spot in the NBA is extremely difficult, and the smallest factor can make the difference between signing a pro contract and flaming out in college. Seth Stephen-Davidowitz speaks with Bill Littlefield about his recent New York Times article that looked into the economic statistics behind NBA success.

November 9th, 2013
By Conrad Wilson

Portland Teams Support Same-Sex Marriage

The Portland Timbers and the Portland Thorns were the first professional sports teams to come out in support of same-sex marriage. The Portland Trailblazers quickly followed suit. Conrad Wilson brings us the story from Portland, Ore.

October 26th, 2013

NBA Season Preview With ESPN's Henry Abbott

The 2013-2014 NBA season tips off on Tuesday. Henry Abbott of ESPN’s True Hoop joins Bill to preview the upcoming season — and explain why some teams will be fighting for last place.

October 19th, 2013

The Mystery Of Bison Dele

Bison Dele played in the NBA for eight seasons and five different teams. Soon after walking away from his basketball career, he disappeared. SI’s Chris Ballard joins Bill Littlefield to discuss the mystery.

In the news
October 19th, 2013

Chicago’s Derrick Rose Returns At Last

Derrick Rose is back on the court for the Chicago Bulls following a 17 month absence. K.C. Johnson spoke with Bill Littlefield about Rose’s return to the game.

October 12th, 2013
By Mitch Teich

Milwaukee Bucks’ Former Floor Blends Art And Basketball

The Milwaukee Bucks once played on a court designed by folk artist Robert Indiana, who also created the iconic “LOVE” stamp. Now, the original floor has been rescued and turned into a art display, and it’s the inspiration for the new court the Bucks recently unveiled. Only A Game’s Mitch Teich reports.

October 9th, 2013

Hot (And Expensive) Ticket: Lakers Vs. Heat

Like many sports fans, Bill Littlefield has become numb to rising ticket prices. At least he thought he had until he checked the price of tickets for an upcoming game between the Lakers and Heat.

September 14th, 2013

The 40-Minute NBA Game: Simple Proposal, Complex Consequences

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.

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