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Eastern Conference schedule breakdown

No place to start the 2012-13 NBA schedule breakdown then at the beginning, since everyone will be so tired of the meaningless exhibition games by Oct. 30 that casting eyes on a game that counts is going to bring instant relief. As a result, I can guarantee that Wizards visit to Cleveland that’s easy to [...]

Eastern Conference roll call

ATLANTA HAWKS Probable starters: F Josh Smith, F Al Horford, C Zaza Pachulia, G Jeff Teague, G Devin Harris. Reserves: G Lou Williams, F Kyle Korver,  F Ivan Johnson, G Anthony Morrow,  G John Jenkins, C Johan Petro, F/C Jordan Williams, G/F Pape Sy (NG). Needs: Traditional backup PG, wing shooter, post defender. Notes: Danny [...]

Magic reach finalist stage in coaching search

ORLANDO – After an initial round of interviews that saw supposed leading candidates Brian Shaw and Michael Malone fail to advance, the Orlando Magic may actually be closer to naming a head coach than they are dealing franchise center Dwight Howard. San Antonio Spurs assistant Jacque Vaughn, Philadelphia associate head coach Michael Curry and Phoenix [...]

Around the Rim: Tim Duncan still has game

A quick recap of the Sunday night games in the NBA. Spurs 102 Suns 91: The Spurs taking advantage of their schedule early on this season which is heavily loaded with home games. The team improved to 9-0 on their own court as Tim Duncan dropping jumper after jumper and leading his team with 24 [...]

Around the Rim: Sixers look strong, Bulls cruise

76ers 96 Pacers 86:  Don’t look now but Doug Collins has Philly sitting atop the Atlantic Division at 6-2.  And it’s not a fluke either.  The Sixers are going nine deep in their rotation and winning close games too.  Case in point was the 15-3 run in the third quarter to take control over the [...]