Since 1929, the Near West Side of Chicago has been the setting for the city’s preeminent sports arena. From 1929 through 1994, the iconic Chicago Stadium sat on West Madison Street, two miles west of downtown Chicago. Then, beginning in 1994, the United Center opened its doors immediately southwest... Read More

Wednesday night, the Cleveland Cavaliers defeated the Minnesota Timberwolves 140-138 in overtime, thanks to LeBron James’ game-winning shot at the buzzer.In 48 minutes of action, LeBron posted 37 points, 15 assists and 10 rebounds, good for his ninth triple-double of the season.The game’s 40... Read More

Last week, in a deal that absolutely shocked the NBA universe, the LA Clippers traded superstar forward Blake Griffin to the Detroit Pistons, in exchange for Tobias Harris, Avery Bradley, Boban Marjanovic and two draft picks.After seven highly productive, but often injury laden seasons in Los... Read More

The Houston Rockets have put together a great 2017-2018 season, thanks in large measure to the play of perennial MVP candidate James Harden, the leadership provided by high profile offseason acquisition Chris Paul and the contributions of Eric Gordon from the outside and Clint Capela in the paint.... Read More

Last June, future hall of fame point guard Chris Paul ended his six-year run with the Los Angeles Clippers, when the now 32-year-old was traded to the Houston Rockets, as part of a blockbuster seven for one deal, that also included a first round pick and cash considerations. Of the seven players... Read More