Washington Wizards guard John Wall speaks with reporters after a Dec. 31 practice regarding his upcoming heel surgery, which is expected to keep him out six to eight months. (William J. Ford/The Washington Informer)

Wizards Steel for Rest of Season Without Wall

WASHINGTON INFORMER — Washington Wizards All-Star guard John Wall will undergo his third surgery in less than two years, but he expressed confidence in his teammates to perform well in his absence. […read more]


Cavs Trade Haywood, Miller to Blazers

TOM WITHERS, AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Cavaliers have traded forward Mike Miller and center Brendan Haywood to the Portland Trail Blazers to create salary-cap room and save luxury-tax money. The Cavs have been shopping Haywood’s expiring $10.5 million contract for weeks Read More


Roundtable: Who’s the Finals MVP?

  (ESPN) – Through five games, the 2015 NBA Finals have been nothing short of spectacular. But which player has been most deserving of being named Finals MVP? Stephen Curry has rediscovered his form after a slow start, and Andre Iguodala has stepped into a starting role to lead Read More


Cleveland, on the Brink

Jamil Smith, THE NEW REPUBLIC   CLEVELAND (The New Republic) — Before last week, the last time I’d been home to Cleveland, Ohio was in December of 2014. When I drove into town, I didn’t head to the East Side, where I grew up, and Read More


Sources: Blatt Not Reaching Cavs

Brian Windhorst and Marc Stein, ESPN   (ESPN.com)—There is a growing level of worry within the Cleveland Cavaliers’ organization about first-year coach David Blatt and his ability to reach this team, according to league sources. Sources told ESPN.com that there is rising concern in team circles Read More


Dumped by Lakers Mike Brown Speaks Out

by Kenneth Miller Special to the NNPA from the Los Angeles Sentinel Former Lakers Coach Mike Brown New Cleveland Coach Says L.A. Not Fair Mike Brown was sitting at the top of the Redondo Union High School gymnasium while his older son Elijah Brown was Read More