| Feb 21, 2015
| 4:50 PM
At the end of Thursday's NBA trading deadline, players and draft picks were moving at such a frantic rate — particularly in the final hour — it was hard to keep track of all the roster changes.
When the dust settled, it marked one of the...
| Feb 19, 2015
| 4:57 PM
Point guards moving quickly made this trade deadline a transition game.
Goran Dragic, Michael Carter-Williams, Reggie Jackson and Brandon Knight all were dealt Thursday in the final hours that trades were allowed, as a number of teams handed their keys...
| Feb 10, 2015
| 8:21 PM
Former Lakers great Magic Johnson again harshly criticized Jim Buss, the team's executive vice president of basketball operations.
Johnson appeared Tuesday on ESPN's "First Take" and ripped Buss for way he has run the Lakers.
"When you're wrong, you'...
| Jan 31, 2015
| 4:05 PM
The Atlanta Hawks keep finding new ways to extend the longest winning streak in franchise history. This time, Kent Bazemore was the surprise star off the bench.
Atlanta overcame 37 points by Portland's LaMarcus Aldridge to win its 18th straight game...
| Jan 27, 2015
| 7:28 AM
On Wednesday, Kobe Bryant will undergo surgery to repair his torn right rotator cuff, probably knocking him out for the rest of the season.
Can he withstand another grueling stretch of rehab after fighting his way back from Achilles and knee injuries...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 6:43 PM
LOS ANGELES — Statues of Magic Johnson, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Wayne Gretzky, Oscar De La Hoya and Chick Hearn adorn the plaza outside Staples Center.
You don't need to tell the Orlando Magic that a statue of Kobe Bryant someday will be there, too....
| Nov 22, 2014
| 4:55 PM
Somehow, the NBA schedule makers placed Derrick Rose in the Moda Center on Friday night, 364 days after he tore his right meniscus here, changing the direction of the Bulls' season but not the trajectory of Rose's downward trend.
That Rose watched the...
| Nov 23, 2014
| 11:01 PM
Despite denying it, Kobe Bryant considers it highly important to pass Michael Jordan's career scoring mark. So says one of Bryant's closest ex-teammates.
Bryant is only 218 points from passing Jordan for third on the NBA all-time list after scoring 27...
| Nov 27, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Carmelo Anthony or LeBron James made up Plan A. Pau Gasol was Plan B.
Jordan Hill? Is there such a thing as Plan J?
The Lakers re-signed Hill only after it became apparent that neither Anthony nor James would head west and Gasol would travel east....
| Dec 10, 2014
| 6:51 PM
A look at the starting lineups, inactives, referees and a pregame note of note for Wednesday's 10:30 p.m. game between the Heat and Nuggets at the Pepsi Center (TV: Sun Sports, ESPN. Radio: 790-AM, 104.3-FM, 106.3-FM, 710-AM-Spanish), with Josh...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 9:59 PM
Observations from Wednesday night's 102-82 loss to the Denver Nuggets at the Pepsi Center:
-- Consistency remains an abstract for the Heat.
-- In their overall record.
-- In their lineup combinations.
-- This time it was Justin Hamilton's first...