Dwyane Wade needed a moment to think before giving his answer.
The Hawks’ president, Bob Williams, said a letter to potential ticket buyers promoting Atlanta’s chances of signing Chris Paul and Dwight Howard was an “unfortunate” mistake.
With his retirement after 19 N.B.A. seasons, Grant Hill leaves behind a legacy far more important than on-court statistics.
Mr. Phillips quintupled the salaries of major league baseball umpires as their representative, but caused many of them to lose their jobs by having them resign en masse.
San Antonio and Miami have combined for nine finals appearances in the last 15 seasons, but it has been more than two years since they have faced off with all their stars playing.