| Jun 17, 2015
| 2:59 PM
Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors will get their championship rings. LeBron James will try yet again to end Cleveland's epic title drought. And barring a most unlikely change of heart, Kobe Bryant's illustrious NBA career will end.
| May 15, 2015
| 6:59 AM
If this was golf, the Miami Heat would be among the clubhouse leaders when it comes to the NBA Draft lottery, at 11 under.
Instead, poised for their eighth appearance in the league's consolation drawing on Tuesday night, they stand at a net loss in...
| May 1, 2015
| 9:00 PM
Q: The Celtics and Bucks show promise for next season. I bring that up because many comments cite how dangerous the Heat's starting five is, without taking into account the other teams are quite talented also. Winning a championship is not done in a...
| Apr 25, 2015
| 5:05 PM
The Nets weren't going to exit the NBA playoffs with a whimper, though pics showing about 14 people in the Barclays Center just before the start of their playoff game Saturday made the rounds on Twitter and indicated their fans were ready to move on....
| Apr 19, 2015
| 6:01 PM
ATLANTA — Kyle Korver scored 21 points, including five 3-pointers, and the top-seeded Atlanta Hawks held off the pesky Brooklyn Nets 99-92 in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference playoff series Sunday night.
The Hawks led nearly the entire game and...
| Apr 17, 2015
| 2:28 PM
For the last four years, the Eastern Conference basketball universe orbited around LeBron James and his Miami Heat team that reached the NBA Finals all four seasons.
This season, the East still revolves around James, because he has a chance to direct the...
| Apr 16, 2015
| 7:22 PM
NBA EAST CAPSULES
60-22 (Home: 35-6; Road: 25-16)
38-44 (Home: 19-22; Road: 19-22)
Season series: Atlanta, 4-0.
Key stat: Atlanta plays well on both sides of the ball. They were 10th in the NBA in scoring (102.2) and...
| Apr 13, 2015
| 7:40 PM
Hopefully, the last night of the Heat season in AmericanAirlines Arena began with Dwyane Wade moving alone to midcourt before the game. This was a time to thank fans who have sold out 197 straight Heat games, and Wade did in the way a three-time...
| Apr 13, 2015
| 5:44 AM
Well, it's a big Monday night as the Heat and Marlins fight to stave off playoff elimination. That's right, both of them. The Heat have a Rubik's Cube chance of doing so, and I'm not pushing that hallucinogenic hope on anyone. All that has to happen is:...
| Apr 1, 2015
| 8:20 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — Brook Lopez's follow shot with 2 seconds left gave the Brooklyn Nets their fifth straight victory and a share of seventh place in the Eastern Conference, as they beat the New York Knicks 100-98 on Wednesday night.
The Nets blew a...
| Mar 29, 2015
| 5:33 PM
Soon enough, the Lakers will be free to do whatever they want.
Hit the beach. Vacation in Europe. Head to their hometowns.
Between now and April 15, Coach Byron Scott can only hope to keep a lid on a quickly dissolving season, the latest setback a...