The Archive

My USA TODAY Sports archive: http://tinyurl.com/q4jww4f

My SI.com archive: http://tinyurl.com/6y6yulp

My Aol FanHouse archive: http://www.fanhouse.com/staff/sam-amick

PERSONAL FAVORITES FROM USA TODAY SPORTS

‘Dwight Howard apologizes to Orlando from his Hollywood home’ (March 11, 2013)

‘Dwight Howard Q&A’ (March 11, 2013)

‘Rudy Gay says he never wanted out of Memphis’ (Feb. 20, 2013)

‘Kyrie Irving takes LeBron James’ role as Cleveland king’  (Feb. 18, 2013)

‘James Harden embraces rise to superstar with the Rockets’ (Feb. 15, 2013)

‘Kobe Bryant talks Lakers, Dwight Howard’s future’ (Jan. 26, 2013)

‘Scott Skiles is no longer Milwaukee Bucks coach’ (Jan. 8, 2013)

‘Not everyone is happy DeMarcus Cousins is back’ (Dec. 30, 2012)

‘Kevin Durant’s game evolving, as is his marketability’ (Dec. 17, 2012)

‘Magic Johnson excited Phil Jackson could return’ (Nov. 11, 2012)

‘Lakers fire Mike Brown after slow start’ (Nov. 10, 2012)

PERSONAL FAVORITES FROM SI.COM

‘Adam Morrison Reignites Fire Far From NBA’ (Nov. 22, 2011, Third Place award in Feature writing from the Pro Basketball Writer’s Association; YouTube interview on the story here)

‘NBA’s youngest GM steps into the limelight to chart the Magic’s new path.’ (Extensive reporting on the events leading to the Dwight Howard trade; Aug. 15, 2012)

‘Kevin Durant Nearly Gave Up Basketball (Twice) Before Stardom Set In’ (April 26, 2012)

‘Boston Looks to Deal Rajon Rondo For Chris Paul,’ (Nov. 29, 2011)

‘Gilbert Arenas Finally Opens Up After Hiatus From NBA’            (Feb. 20, 2012)

‘Lin’s Rise Atop NBA Conversation a Matter of Business, Luck’     (Feb. 10, 2012)

‘Magic Considering Tampering Charges Against New Jersey’       (Dec. 10, 2011)

‘Lockout over: SI.com Obtains Official Terms of the NBA’s Collective Bargaining Agreement’ (Nov. 26, 2011; Mention in Grantland.com for breaking the story)

‘Strong Indications the Kings Are Staying in Sacramento’             (April 20, 2011)

PERSONAL FAVORITES FROM AOL FANHOUSE

Monta Ellis Opens Up on Rift With Warriors, Pledge to Mend Fences’ (Sept. 17, 2010)

J.R. Smith Involved in Altercation at Nuggets Practice Facility (Aug. 25, 2010)

J.R. Smith follow/update (Aug. 26, 2010)

Could Miami’s Super Team Be Broken Up After One Year?’ (July 11, 2010)

‘Rebuilding Yao Ming: Rockets Center Puts Everything Into Comeback Bid’ (Oct. 5, 2010) -

Entrepreneurs and Pirates: A three-part series on the problems with poaching in the NBA agent industry, Oct. 28, 2010

* ‘Entrepreneurs and Pirates: NBA Agents Lament State of Industry’ -

* ‘Aaron Goodwin Plans Action Against Arn Tellem for Poaching Al Horford’

* ‘NBA Agent Keith Glass Stands Up to Poaching’

‘DeMarcus Cousins’ Reputation Precedes Him, Deceives You’ (Dec. 17, 2010)

‘Blazers May Be Gone, but GM Kevin Pritchard Should Stay’ (April 30, 2010)

‘Ron Artest Reflects on Phil Jackson, Mental Health and More’ (Feb. 2, 2011)

‘Kings Remove DeMarcus Cousins From Team Plane Following Altercation’ (Feb. 13, 2011)

‘Tyreke Evans Takes Aim at Regaining His Jumpshot’ (Aug. 31, 2010)

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