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June 20th, 2014

Braised Barbecued Beef Ribs From ‘Cooking With Amar’e’

Chef Maxcel Hardy’s recipe for braised barbecue beef ribs, from “Cooking With Amar’e.”

Interview
June 14th, 2014

Where No Trekkie Has Gone Before: A Conversation With NBA Great James Worthy

Hall of Famer James Worthy won three championships over the course of 12 years with the Los Angeles Lakers. But did you know that he also appeared on an episode of Star Trek? Worthy discusses his brief acting career, the 2014 NBA Finals and more with Bill Littlefield.

Feature
June 14th, 2014
By Phil Latzman

Ray Allen: Heat’s Elder Statesman Still Shooting

Ray Allen, 38, is the third oldest active player in the NBA, but he’s still playing a critical role for the Miami Heat on the league’s biggest stage.

Interview
June 7th, 2014

From The Navy To The Hall Of Fame: A Conversation With David Robinson

David Robinson knows a thing or two about the NBA Finals. Over the course of 14 seasons with the San Antonio Spurs, Robinson earned the NBA’s Rookie of the Year, Defensive Player of the Year, and MVP, along with two championship rings. He joins Bill Littlefield.

In The News
June 7th, 2014

The NBA’s Disappointing History Of Finals Rematches

After a thrilling seven-game series between San Antonio and Miami in 2013, the Spurs and Heat are back at it in the 2014 NBA Finals. But don’t get too excited. The Wall Street Journal’s Chris Herring explains.

Interview
May 31st, 2014

Gregg Popovich: A Decorated NBA Coach With A Div. III Start

San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich recently earned his third Coach of the Year award, but were it not for a “home loan gone wrong,” he might still be happily coaching a tiny Division III team in California. Reporter Billy Witz joins Bill Littlefield to discuss his recent profile on Popovich for the New York Times.

Interview
May 31st, 2014

Darren Rovell Dishes On Pat Riley’s ‘Three-Peat’ Trademark

Miami Heat President Pat Riley has never been involved in a “three-peat” — not even when he coached the Los Angeles Lakers in the 1980s. But that hasn’t stopped him from profiting off the term. With the Heat on the verge of a third straight title, ESPN’s Darren Rovell joins us to explain.

In the news
May 31st, 2014

S. Sterling Accepts $2 Billion For Clippers; D. Sterling Sues League

Before Donald Sterling sued the NBA on Friday afternoon, his wife, Shelly, accepted a $2-billion offer for the Los Angeles Clippers. Forbes senior editor Kurt Badenhausen discussed the record breaking offer with Bill Littlefield.

In Depth
May 24th, 2014

Debate Over Basketball’s ‘Hot Hand’ Heats Up After New Study

Most basketball players and fans believe in the hot hand, but scientists and statisticians have dismissed the idea for decades. Now, a new study claims to have uncovered proof that the hot hand is real. OAG’s Doug Tribou reports.

Commentary
May 14th, 2014

Sterling Continues To Detract From NBA Playoffs

Getting banned from the NBA has not silenced L.A. Clippers owner Donald Sterling. Bill Littlefield speculates on how all this is going down in the mind of NBA Commissioner Adam Silver.

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