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Shaquille O'Neal smiles at the BBVA Rising Stars Challenge, part of the 2013 NBA All-Star Weekend.

In the NBA, 'Hack-a-Shaq' is fouling ratings, too

May 12, 2015
The strategy of fouling bad free-throw shooters can be effective, but slows the game
Posted In: Sports, basketball, football, advertising

Why NBA is first U.S. pro league to go to Cuba

Apr 20, 2015
The NBA plans a basketball clinic in Cuba for later this month.
Posted In: NBA, cuba, basketball
Members of the Philadelphia 76ers walk off the court after losing to the Houston Rockets at the Toyota Center in March.

Philadelphia 76ers: worst or best NBA strategy?

Apr 10, 2015
It's one of the NBA's poorest performing teams. Are managers villains or geniuses?
Posted In: NBA, basketball
The Duke Blue Devils celebrate as their mascot runs on the floor after defeating the Wisconsin Badgers during the NCAA Men's Final Four National Championship on April 6, 2015 in Indianapolis, Indiana.

ESPN doubles as the Grinch

Apr 8, 2015
Twelve-year-old Sam Holtz just wants his prize already.
Posted In: March Madness, espn, basketball

Getting back from March Madness

Apr 6, 2015
So you're out of the tournament. How do you and your teammates get home?
Posted In: March Madness, NCAA, basketball, Sports
The Mirage Resort Race and Sports Book in Las Vegas is crowded with basketball fans during the 2010 NCAA March Madness Tournament.

For one Vegas sports book, it's anyone but Kentucky

Apr 3, 2015
William Hill sports book is on the hook if Kentucky goes undefeated.
Posted In: gambling, Vegas, Sports, Las Vegas, basketball, college sports

Big labor's March Madness problem

Mar 19, 2015
Millions of Americans filled out brackets this year — while on the clock
Posted In: NCAA, basketball, March Madness
Former Golden State Warriors Alvin Attles, right, and Bob Lanier, second from left, unveil retired Warriors jersey of Wilt Chamberlain as Chamberlain's sister, Barbara Lewis, applauds.

Wilt Chamberlain postage stamp signals a shift

Dec 5, 2014
Pro basketball player joins a list of recent postal honorees who don't have squeaky-clean pasts.
Posted In: usps, stamps, basketball
The Adidas shoes of Dwight Howard, No. 12 of the Houston Rockets, are seen during the game against the Detroit Pistons at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas.

Nike dominates basketball shoes. Adidas wants in.

Nov 14, 2014
Thanks to the Air Jordan, Nike has over 90 percent of the basketball shoe market.
Posted In: basketball, Adidas, Nike, Air Jordans

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