| Nov 13, 2014
By Michael Kelly, The Sports Xchange
DENVER — Guard Damian Lillard had 27 points and nine assists, center Robin Lopez scored 19 and the Portland Trail Blazers routed the struggling Denver Nuggets 130-113 on Wednesday night.
Center Chris Kaman...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 10:15 PM
Damian Lillard had 27 points and a season-high nine assists as the Portland Trail Blazers used a big first half to rout the host Denver Nuggets, 130-113, on Wednesday night.
The Trail Blazers scored 84 points in the first half, one basket away from...
| Nov 16, 2014
| 7:19 PM
NEW YORK -- New York Knicks coach Derek Fisher said he wanted to reward shooting guard J.R. Smith with his first start of the season Sunday based on his work ethic in practice the day before.
Smith, usually the first man off the Knicks bench, responded...
| 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...
| Oct 25, 2014
| 11:44 AM
No matter what happens between now and April 15, the presumed end of the Lakers season, Byron Scott won't wall himself off.
He left that behind more than 20 years ago, when he and James Worthy had to assume the unofficial roles of team spokesmen after...
| Oct 25, 2014
| 3:30 PM
Broderick Turner picks the West (in predicted order of finish)
2013-14 finish: 62-20.
Coming: Kyle Anderson.
Going: No one of significance.
Despite a storied history, the Spurs have never won back-to-back titles. In...
| Oct 26, 2014
| 10:50 AM
Here's our team-by-team preview of the Western Conference. Teams are in predicted order of finish in their divisions.
SOUTHWEST DIVISIONSan Antonio Spurs
Last Season: 62-20, 1st in Southwest. Defeated Miami to win NBA title.
The Buzz: The way the...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 12:08 PM
So how do the Heat stack up individually with the wise guys? Put it this way, the greatest fascination is with a certain ex-Heat.
A look at Bovada.lv's latest offshore odds:
Odds to Win 2014-15 NBA Regular Season MVP
| Oct 6, 2014
| 1:33 PM
Kobe Bryant and the Lakers return to the court on Monday night for their first exhibition game of the 2014-15 season.
The team will host the Denver Nuggets at the Valley View Casino Center in San Diego.
Bryant, who struggled last season with knee...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 6:22 PM
The Lakers open the 2014-15 season with a busy schedule against quality opponents.
Through November, including three games in October, the Lakers will play 17 times -- 10 at home and seven on the road.
They'll play 13 teams, nine of which made the...