| 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.
| Dec 29, 2014
Junior forward Franz Rassman scored with one second remaining in overtime to lift Loyola Maryland to a 61-59 victory over Fairfield on Sunday at the Brooklyn Hoops Winter Festival at Barclays Center. Junior guard Tyler Hubbard scored 21 points to lead...
| Jan 28, 2015
| 12:06 PM
Bulls rookie forward Nikola Mirotic was named Wednesday as one of 20 players who will compete in the Rising Stars Challenge during the NBA All-Star weekend in February.
For the first time, the game featuring first- and second-year players will pit the...
| Dec 7, 2014
| 8:57 PM
Organizers of New York City's protests against police violence huddled on Sunday to explore fresh ways to keep people engaged in the struggle, mindful that the tide of demonstrators has ebbed over the last couple of days.
One plan is to take the...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 10:23 AM
As dozens of people gathered in Harlem on Sunday to honor two slain New York police officers, President Obama expressed his condolences and the president of the NAACP decried the gunman's claim that he was avenging two unarmed black men who died in...
| Jan 27, 2015
| 4:23 PM
Former UCLA guard Zach LaVine posted an incredible, though unofficial, 46-inch vertical leap before he was drafted by the Milwaukee Bucks with the 13th overall pick in the 2014 NBA draft.
He'll need every bit of that lift Feb. 14 when he competes in the...
| Jan 27, 2015
| 4:56 PM
The NBA has made it official: Orlando Magic guard Victor Oladipo will be one of four players who will participate in All-Star Weekend's slam dunk contest Feb. 14 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn.
The Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo, the Minnesota...
| Feb 2, 2015
| 9:11 PM
Doc Rivers allowed reporters to tell Dahntay Jones the good news: The Clippers were going to sign him for the rest of the season.
"That's the first word I've heard of it," Jones said Monday as reporters gathered around him inside the Clippers' locker...
| Feb 2, 2015
| 10:51 PM
Spencer Hawes grabbed an inbounds bounce pass from Matt Barnes and flung the ball toward Barnes as the Clippers small forward raced toward the basket. The play was supposed to result in a backdoor layup that would tie the score and send the game into...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 11:58 AM
County-level elected officials have had a lineup of controversial issues to tackle lately, from talk of banning sales of the herb Kratom, to the debate over deregulating the taxi system to allow app-based Uber to operate. But don't forget the lingering...
| Jan 19, 2015
| 11:17 AM
WASHINGTON — For Democrats, New York would offer a diverse tableau in liberal Brooklyn and a touch of Clinton nostalgia. Philadelphia would give the party a patriotic backdrop while Columbus would raise the curtain on another campaign showdown in...