| Feb 10, 2015
| 4:11 PM
The NBA's best and brightest will gather at the Mecca of basketball this weekend. The All-Star Game and associated activities at the Barclays Center and Madison Square Garden create opportunities for NBA fans to take stock of the league.
| Feb 7, 2015
| 7:50 PM
Broderick Turner ranks the 30 teams. Last week's ranking in parentheses, statistics are through Friday's games:
1. ATLANTA: Are the Hawks the best team in the NBA? Record-wise at 42-9, yes. Win over Warriors Friday was impressive. (1)
| Feb 8, 2015
| 6:05 PM
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. No Ricky Rubio? No problem.
At least Sunday at the Palace of Auburn Hills, when the Timberwolves made quite the offensive statement albeit with a third-quarter hiccup in a 112-101 victory over a Detroit Pistons team that had won three...
| Feb 6, 2015
| 7:35 PM
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. Despite committing nine turnovers in the fourth quarter Friday, the Detroit Pistons were able to hold on for a 98-88 victory over the Denver Nuggets.
In a rematch of the Oct. 29 season opener for both teams, Greg Monroe, who...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 7:05 PM
INDIANAPOLIS The Indiana Pacers turned a 96-96 tie with 5:37 left into a 114-109 victory over the Detroit Pistons Wednesday at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
C.J. Miles nailed two triples during the closing run and the Pistons committed two crucial turnovers...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 7:20 PM
The Miami Heat are one of the teams in front of the Detroit Pistons in the Eastern Conference playoff chase.
The Pistons are a little closer after Tuesday's 108-91 victory over the Heat.
A surging D.J. Augustin went for 25 points and 13 assists in 34...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 3:36 PM
A look at the starting lineups, inactives, referees and a pregame note of note for Tuesday's 7:30 p.m. game between the Heat and Pistons at AmericanAirlines Arena (TV: Sun Sports. Radio: 790-AM, 104.3-FM, 106.3-FM, 710-AM-Spanish), with Wade still out but...
| Feb 1, 2015
| 12:50 PM
When/Where: 7:30 p.m., Palace of Auburn Hills, Mich.
TV: Sun Sports. Radio: 790-AM, 104.3-FM, 106.5-FM, 710-AM (Spanish).
Scouting report: The Heat enter off Sunday's 83-75 victory in Boston, when Hassan Whiteside closed with 20 points and nine...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 5:36 PM
In the view of Eastern Conference coaches, the Miami Heat still have a Big Two. Because of that, guard Dwyane Wade and center Chris Bosh received invitations Thursday to the Feb. 15 NBA All-Star Game at New York's Madison Square Garden.
| Jan 24, 2015
| 8:23 AM
Caron Butler (Pistons): 5.6 points, 2.8 rebounds in 21.3 minutes (43 games, no starts).
Andre Drummond (Pistons): 12.6 points, 13.1 rebounds, 1.7 blocks in 29.5 minutes (43 games and starts). Had 26 points, 17 rebounds, 4 steals, 3 blocks Wednesday in...
| Jan 24, 2015
| 1:32 PM
The distinction between what coaches say and what they mean has long involved a considerable chasm, unless that coach is Gregg Popovich.
So, for what it's worth, consider the words of Hornets coach Steve Clifford before Wednesday's game against the...