Is the Coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers a Philip Roth Character?

To understand David Blatt, think less pick-and-roll and more ‘Portnoy’s Complaint’

Blatt’s Cavs Play Dirty, Move On Marred

JR Smith delivers roundabout sockdolager in ugly, series-clinching win

Celtics Need Auerbachian Lift

Back in Boston and down 2-0 to the Cavs, the men in green should draw inspiration from the man who took Celtics franchise to apex of NBA

Single Dad’s Hoop Dreams Come True in Tel Aviv

When the NBA passed on him, guard Tyrese Rice found a home in Israel—and led Maccabi Tel Aviv to its sixth Euroleague crown

Sports Book King Jeff Pearlman Dishes on the Lakers, Wishes He Had an Afro

As the NBA playoffs begin, a new book revives the big stars, drugs, sex, and rivalries of Magic Johnson’s 1980s basketball dynasty

A Look At Yeshiva Basketball Through The Years

Short shorts, converse sneakers, and a cameo by young Alan Dershowitz

Where’s the Jewish Jeremy Lin? Maybe Playing in New York’s Yeshiva League

At the Heschel School, an ambitious plan to become a basketball powerhouse is paying off and turning scholars into ballers

Dwight Howard Gave Omri Casspi a Rolex for Christmas

Casspi has come a long way from the industrial town of Holon

How LeBron James and the Miami Heat Brought Me and My Grandfather Together

Retired in Century Village, he has a newfound passion for NBA basketball that keeps him going and keeps us connected

Omri Casspi Brought His Mom to the White House Hanukkah Party

The Rockets small forward is also having a breakout NBA season

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