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Ed Odeven

Ed Odeven, an Arizona State University graduate, is a veteran sports journalist based in Tokyo. He was the The Japan Times’ longtime chief basketball reporter.
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Klay Thompson’s latest injury brings back memories of Norm Nixon

When Klay Thompson sustained a right Achilles tendon injury on Wednesday, the circumstances of his attempted comeback conjured up memories of Norm Nixon’s career...

In remembrance of John Thompson

Longtime Georgetown University basketball coach John Thompson couldn’t hide on the court. He was a giant (6 foot 10) and loomed large on the college...

Lionel ‘L-Train’ Simmons named to MAAC’s 40th anniversary team

More than 30 years after he played his final game for La Salle University, Lionel “L-Train” Simmons is being honored again for his sensational...

Byron Scott gets college degree 37 years after leaving Arizona State

Decades after the start of his successful NBA career began with the Los Angeles Lakers, Byron Scott returned to Arizona State University and earned...

Dwane Casey delivers thoughtful remarks in aftermath of George Floyd’s death

Detroit Pistons head coach Dwane Casey lived through the painful desegregation of public schools and the turbulent 1960s. He's also seen that there hasn't...

Would LeBron James have been a great NFL player?

LeBron James’ amazing athleticism has been a topic of discussion throughout the 21st century. Inevitably, there have been countless hypothetical questions such as this:...

Remembering legend Pete Maravich’s 68-point game

It’s been a little over 43 years since Pete Maravich dropped a career-high 68 points on the New York Knicks. This, of course, happened several...

Former 76ers GM Brad Greenberg reflects on Jerry Krause’s impact on Bulls

Jerry Krause didn’t draft Michael Jordan in 1984. Rod Thorn, Krause’s predecessor, did. It turned out to be the best draft decision of the 1980s,...

Forty years ago today: Lionel Hollins, 76ers advance to NBA Finals

It was 40 years ago today that shooting guard Lionel Hollins helped guide the Philadelphia 76ers past the Boston Celtics, providing a dynamic spark...

Acquisition of Bill Cartwright gave Bulls a vital anchor

Before the Chicago Bulls morphed into a title contender, they needed to endure growing pains. They needed to mature. And they needed to upgrade...

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