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.
The Los Angeles Clippers have suspended Blake Griffin four games without pay for punching a team staff member. His salary will be withheld for an additional game because he broke his shooting hand. more »
Kyle Lowry scored 25 points, and the Toronto Raptors went on an 11-2 run at the start of the fourth quarter to pull away for their 14th victory in 15 games, 103-89 over the Detroit Pistons on Monday night. more »
The New Jersey Devils retired Martin Brodeur's No. 30 jersey during a pre-game ceremony Tuesday, with the sellout crowd serenading the NHL's winningest goalie and giving the future Hall of Famer a standing ovation that lasted more than two minutes. more »
The NHL's hockey operations department is taking a look at Nazem Kadri’s throat-slashing gesture towards Mark Giordano after the Flames defenceman stood up the Toronto Maple Leafs centre in the first period of Tuesday night's game in Calgary. more »