*If there's even such a thing.
After the jump, Chris Bosh's video adios to his hometown as he leaves for Las Vegas on his way to Beijing, where the Toronto Raptor forward will play for Team USA along with the likes of Jason Kidd, Carmelo Anthony, Kobe Bryant, LeBron James, Chris Paul and Dwyane Wade. The video, shot outside durin ... More >>
Mark Cuban has weighed in today with his thoughts on "The NBA and the Olympics," which is more or less his original April 2004 post with an additional 322 unedited words added to the beginning. Among them: Are we sure the Olympics is about patriotism and pride? Or is it about commercialism? Im certa ... More >>
The Agence France-Presse, for which I worked briefly during my extended stay in Paris during the 1920s and '30s, has a story this afternoon about how badly Dirk Nowitzki wants to stay a Dallas Maverick, to the point where he'd like to get his contract extended till 2011. Nowitzki's in Japan at the m ... More >>
Two locals try to help restore junior American basketball to prominence