John ChickAlmost as cynical as a Toronto sports fan can get, John Chick has been around the NBA and other sports in one capacity or another for a decade, working at outlets such as Metro News Canada, Sun Media and TSN. He blogs on the NBA for CBCSports.ca and wishes Charles Oakley still played.
Star point guard Kyle Lowry drew a crowd on media day after he averaged career highs of 17.9 points and 7.4 assists last season that netted him a four-year, $48-million deal in the off-season. "It's a lot of pressure on me, which I want." more »
Indianapolis Pacers forward-guard Paul George has been cleared to stand on his injured left leg, two months after sustaining a compound fracture during the USA Basketball Men's National Team's showcase in early August. more »
Winger Tyler Pitlick has had an inconsistent pro career but Edmonton Oilers coach Dallas Eakins rewarded him recently for a strong training camp and Pitlick seized the opportunity. Still, he's fighting for a roster spot since Jesse Joensuu has also impressed. more »