Author Archives: Luke Ross

Scene from ‘More Than a Game’

“Seven years ago a film-school student named Kristopher Belman had the foresight to start documenting a sports phenomenon in his home town of Akron, Ohio—a spectacularly successful high-school basketball team led by a youngster named LeBron James. He filmed the

Delonte West returns to practice

After missing the first four practices, Delonte West has finally returned to the Cleveland Cavaliers after missing the first two days of training camp. West called the absences unexcused but said he’s been in contact with general manager Danny Ferry.

Lebron’s friend could be key to help Knicks land Lebron

No one seems to be more in pursuit of Lebron James than the New York media, New York Daily news in particular. It even seems like they are after Lebron more than the whole  Knicks organization. In a recent article

Delonte misses practice for second day, faces fines

Delonte West might have missed the memo that practice starts on Tuesday. Mike Brown said Delonte’s absence is unexcused and might face a fine by the team. According to general manager Danny Ferry who spoke to West at length yesterday,

NBA to start season with replacement referees

According to an earlier report by Yahoo Sports, the NBA will proceed with replacement referees after the National Basketball Referees Association rejected the NBA’s proposal Sunday. According to the memo, the sides had agreed in principle to a new two-year

Delonte West misses first day practice

Delonte West fresh season start is not off to a good start.  On first day of training camp, Delonte West didn’t report to practice. “On a personal note, you always hope he’s doing well,” Cavs coach Mike Brown said. “But

Shaquille O’Neal ready to share the spotlight

At the team’s annual media event that was held at the Cleveland Clinic Courts Monday in Independence, the Cavaliers newest and biggest off season addition, Shaquille O’Neal did his best with the media to put his role in perspective alongside

NBA to unveil social media policy this week

The NBA will introduce its guidelines for players, coaches and team officials on using social media sites such as Twitter and Facebook later this week. The guidelines are expected to be minimal and less stringent than the guidelines announced earlier