NBA

She Got Game

Feb 12, 2015 By Jan Jarboe Russell

Becky Hammon didn’t get hired as the Spurs’ assistant coach because she’s a woman. She got the job for the same reason everyone gets a job with the Spurs: to keep the team winning.

How ‘Bout Them Spurs?

Jun 5, 2014 By Jason Cohen

Maybe it's because Tim Duncan is the anti-LeBron, but it's pretty clear that during this year's NBA Finals, San Antonio’s team is America’s Team.

The Anxieties of Royce White

Jan 21, 2013 By Jason Cohen

AWOL Houston Rockets rookie Royce White, who suffers from generalized anxiety disorder, is at odds with the team over how to best manage his illness.

Are the Spurs Done?

Jan 21, 2013 By Jason Cohen

Don't people ask that every year? While some sportswriters say this was the "last best chance" of Duncan era, others still think there's a shot at that fifth championship. 

Sweeping Up After the Mavs

Jan 21, 2013 By Jason Cohen

What's next for the no-longer defending champions? Five takeaways from the Mavericks's first-round playoff loss to Oklahoma City. 

The Big D

Mar 31, 2010 By Jeff Beckham

How a German Basketballer of the Year became the pride of the Dallas Mavericks.

Avery Johnson

Mar 31, 2008 By Evan Smith

“Just because you played the game doesn’t mean that you’re confident enough to coach.”

Moses Malone, Jr., and George Gervin, Jr.

Dec 1, 1998 By Texas Monthly

After years of watching their fathers tear up the NBA,19-year-old Moses Malone, Jr.,  and 22-year-old George Gervin, Jr., have the ball in their court—at the University of Houston. Malone, who graduated from Friendswood High School in May, and Gervin, a San Antonio native who spent last year at San Jacinto…

Spoils Sports

Jan 1, 1996 By Robert Draper

Oilers owner Bud Adams is hightailing it to Nashville; Drayton McLane may move the Astros too—or sell. In Houston and across the country, rooting for the home team is quickly becoming a thing of the past.