Basketball

Basketball

Kevin Garnett takes in Timberwolves’ 112-96 victory vs. Trail Blazers

Jeff Teague wasn't sure if he should shoot his shot halfway through the fourth quarter on Friday. After several passes, the ball swung to him at the top of the key and he hesitated as he eyed the hoop. He was wide open and no defenders were running near him, so Teague decided, "What the heck," and put up the 3-pointer. It fell through the hoop, sending the Wolves ahead by 24 and Target Center into party mode early on Friday.

Basketball

Heat grind to a halt, fall to Pacers

In a performance as nondescript at much of this season so far, the Heat took an early double-digit lead, gave it all up as if scripted, and then were unable to fully find their footing in falling, 99-91 Friday night to the Indiana Pacers at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.

Charlotte Hornets fan Dennis Easterling: The Billboard Man

In December 1991, Dennis Easterling climbed atop a LongHorn Steakhouse billboard on Independence Boulevard and vowed to stay until the Charlotte Hornets won two straight games. Easterling would stay on the billboard for 35 days.