| Feb 23, 2014
| 11:13 PM
Jason Collins rose from his seat on the bench and strode slowly toward the scorer's table.
He stepped on a traction mat, removed the T-shirt covering his jersey top and joined his Brooklyn Nets teammates on the Staples Center court.
It was a routine...
| Feb 23, 2014
| 8:41 PM
The Lakers' comeback attempt against the Brooklyn Nets fell short on Sunday night, as the Lakers fell 108-102.
After trailing by double digits for most of the game, a MarShon Brooks put-back and a Nick Young layup closed the Lakers to within four points...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 2:48 PM
For the Miami Heat it was just another preseason week of the type of nonsense that leads up to what really matters:
Charles Barkley saying Greg Oden would be the key to this season; Steve Kerr reiterating his belief the Heat won't win the title,...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 7:31 PM
1. San Antonio
2012-13 finish: 58-24.
Coming: Marco Belinelli, Jeff Pendergraph.
Going: Gary Neal, DeJuan Blair.
Before anyone asks the Spurs to appear en masse on the next episode of "Derek," Ricky Gervais' thoughtful look at...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 7:54 PM
2012-13 finish: 66-16.
Coming: Michael Beasley, Greg Oden.
Going: Mike Miller, Juwan Howard.
The Heat propped up its three-peat hopes with two balky knees and a whiff of controversy. Oden has already encountered knee...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 7:41 PM
Jason Kidd played in 1,391 NBA regular-season games and 158 postseason games.
But Sunday's matchup between the Orlando Magic and the Brooklyn Nets was a first for him: his first regular-season game as a head coach.
The Nets hired Kidd during the...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 10:46 PM
When it became clear Blake Griffin wasn't injured in the third quarter, the Clippers felt much better about their chances of beating a short-handed Brooklyn Nets team Saturday night at Staples Center.
Griffin had a strong game throughout, collecting a...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 7:20 AM
The Lakers climbed back to .500 (7-7) after a perfect 2-0 record throughout Week 4.
So far this season, the Lakers have won on the road just once in five tries, although three were on the second night of back-to-backs.
Week 5 presents three away games...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 3:48 PM
The litmus test never was Mike Miller. A 10th man is not where lines are drawn.
Not between team president and team owner. Not between star player and his franchise future.
To compare Micky Arison proving unwilling to pay luxury tax on Mike...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 3:14 PM
Not to mimic the DirecTV commercial, but when you no longer can stomach wall-to-wall coverage NBA summer leagues, you start to scan through all that is written about free agency and those poised to challenge the Miami Heat. And when you start to read...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 7:08 PM
NBA teams have completed the bulk of their offseason moves, so now’s the perfect time to evaluate what, if anything, has changed in the Eastern Conference’s balance of power.
There will be two competitions to watch in the season ahead.