Littlefield: Don't Blame Kevin Durant And The Warriors For Excelling
As the Cleveland Cavaliers struggle to keep pace with the Golden State Warriors through two games, some fans blame Kevin Durant for making the NBA Finals boring. Bill Littlefield disagrees, offering his take on Kevin Durant's legacy and suspense in the NBA Finals.
Warriors' Journey From Mean To Nice, Bad To Good
Before the Warriors were perennial Western Conference champs, they were a struggling franchise at the bottom of the standings. And at one practice in 1997, frustration among coaches and players alike sparked one of the most controversial moments in NBA history.
Allison Feaster: Life As A Pro Basketball Player ... And Mom ... Overseas
Just before the start of her eighth WNBA season, Allison Feaster learned she was pregnant. "I was ecstatic. We were ecstatic," Feaster says. "But at the same time, you have to really consider the professional ramifications of being pregnant."
'Over The Hill' League Celebrates Basketball ... And Friendship
Twenty five years after starting the Over The Hill Basketball League, Pat Dowdall planned a reunion to celebrate all those who had participated. That led him to track down one former player who had lost his vision due to multiple sclerosis.
40 Years Before Title IX, A Rural Oklahoma Team Elevated Women's Basketball
The setting: Oklahoma during the Great Depression. The protagonists: a coach who had wanted to be a preacher and a group of talented women's basketball players. Bill Littelfield and Lydia Reeder tell the story of the "Dust Bowl Girls."
The Rise Of Nike — And One Former NBA Player Trying To Change Sneaker Culture
Basketball sneakers became more than just shoes with the explosion of Nike and Michael Jordan. Following that rise came sneaker-related crime and violence. Former NBA All-Star Stephon Marbury is trying to change the game with a $15 sneaker.