| Mar 2, 2015
| 9:10 PM
The challenge for the Lakers on this week's three-game trip is to at least hold their own on the backboards.
Generally, the Lakers are a good rebounding team.
But after they gave up 16 offensive rebounds to Oklahoma City on Sunday, Coach Byron Scott...
| Mar 1, 2015
| 8:48 PM
Almost every player will endure some kind of slump during an 82-game season.
This appears to be Elfrid Payton's turn.
The Orlando Magic's prized rookie point guard endured one of his most lackluster games as a pro Sunday night as his team fell to the...
| Feb 27, 2015
| 8:35 PM
BOSTON (AP) — The ever-changing Boston Celtics have found a second unit that comes with a lot of offensive firepower.
Newcomers Isaiah Thomas and Jonas Jerebko and relative newcomer Jae Crowder combined for more than half of the Celtics' points...
| Feb 25, 2015
| 8:30 PM
The Bulls tried to avoid an emotional letdown in the first game since the team announced Derrick Rose needed a third knee surgery to repair a torn medial meniscus in his right knee. It didn't happen. The Hornets pulled away in the fourth...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 7:58 PM
Once upon a time in the NBA, when big-city basketball was all the rage, the Boston Celtics, Los Angeles Lakers and New York Knicks were ever-present on the league marquee.
Their combined record this season is 43-114.
When the Celtics, Lakers and...
| Feb 2, 2015
| 10:02 PM
The Atlanta Hawks' franchise-record 19-game winning streak was snapped Monday night by the New Orleans Pelicans, who defeated the Hawks, 115-100, in New Orleans.
All-Star forward Anthony Davis had 29 points and 13 rebounds to help New Orleans win for...
| Jan 24, 2015
| 6:59 PM
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Brian Roberts scored 17 points, and the Charlotte Hornets beat the New York Knicks 76-71 Saturday night for their ninth victory in the last 11 games.
Roberts, who started in place of the injured Kemba Walker, was 5 of 9 from...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 7:35 PM
It ended with Dwyane Wade raising a single finger.
And, no, the Miami Heat are not No. 1.
That assuredly will have the league chiming in shortly on Wade's middle digit. But for the Heat, it was just part of a greater frustration Wednesday night at...
| Jan 20, 2015
| 2:54 PM
Kobe Bryant is under contract next season with the Lakers for $25 million. With his aging body making the daily grind of the NBA a challenge, would Bryant be willing to give up that much money and forgo his final year with the Lakers?
| Jan 21, 2015
| 6:30 AM
When/Where: 7 p.m., Time Warner Cable Arena, Charlotte.
TV: Sun Sports. Radio: 790-AM, 104.3-FM, 106.5-FM, 710-AM (Spanish).
Scouting report: This is the third game of the four-game season series . . . The Hornets won the first meeting 96-89 Nov. 5 in...
| Jan 10, 2015
| 2:22 PM
NEW YORK — Charlotte Hornets scored 41 points in the second quarter and never relented, crushing the New York Knicks 110-82 on Saturday at Madison Square Garden to win their season-best fifth consecutive game.
Charlotte (15-24), still without...