The Lakers may be struggling today, but in the 1980s they won five NBA titles. Jeff Pearlman joins Bill Littlefield to discuss his new book ‘Showtime’ which looks at L.A.’s glitz-and-glamour dynasty.
If you knew you were going blind, what would you go to see while you still could? A 12-year-old boy from New Zealand suffering from a degenerative eye condition traveled to the U.S. to see an NBA game. OAG’s Doug Tribou reports.
As Jason Collins and Michael Sam make news for their pioneering roles as gay athletes, Bill Littlefield wonders if a certain political controversy will collide with the world of sports.
Missouri star and NFL prospect Michael Sam might soon be the first active gay NFL player. Here’s a look back at some of the LGBT athletes who came before him.
From the ineptitude of the Eastern Conference to the brilliance of Kevin Durant, Sports Illustrated’s Chris Ballard fills us in on the first half of the NBA season and previews what’s ahead.
After calling seven different arenas home in 49 years, the Nets have found what they hope is a permanent location in Brooklyn. Jake Appleman’s book ‘Brooklyn Bounce’ chronicles the team’s first season in its new home.
The NBA has rolled out another batch of unconventional new jerseys. Instead of players’ last names, these ones have nicknames. Only A Game’s Phil Latzman tells the story behind Shane Battier’s nickname.
While some have criticized the New Orlean’s Hornets’ new nickname, the Pelican is firecer than you might think. Bill Littlefield talks with Deadspin’s Barry Petchesky about the bird and the merits of New Orleans’ selection.
Phil Jackson won more NBA rings than any other coach. Bill Littlefield talks with Jackson about his days as a player, his more unusual coaching techniques, Shaquille O’Neal’s shy side, and his book ‘Eleven Rings.’
As a player, Jason Kidd was a superstar. As a coach, Kidd is struggling. Sports on Earth’s Will Leitch talks with Bill Littlefield about Kidd and other player-to-coach fiascoes.