| Jan 6, 2015
| 9:10 PM
Last April, Lakers Executive Vice President of Basketball Operations Jim Buss told The Times he would step down if the franchise isn't contending within three years.
On Tuesday night, Lakers President and Governor Jeanie Buss said she'll hold him to...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 8:27 PM
NEW YORK — James Harden had 25 points and nine assists in just three quarters and the Houston Rockets beat New York 120-96 on Thursday night to extend the Knicks' longest single-season losing streak to 14 games.
The Rockets beat New York for the...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 5:57 PM
In Pau Gasol's four previous trips to the All-Star Game, he never was voted a starter by fans.
In his first season in the Eastern Conference, that appears likely to change.
With 11 days left in fan voting, the NBA released its third returns Thursday....
| Jan 5, 2015
| 8:24 PM
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Mike Conley scored 14 of his game-high 22 points in the third quarter, and the Memphis Grizzlies beat New York 105-83 on Monday night, sending the depleted Knicks to their team record-tying 12th straight loss.
The Knicks (5-...
| Jan 3, 2015
| 9:32 AM
New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony has been playing through a painful left knee injury all season. The question is: How much pain must he endure before the Knicks, 5-30, tell their superstar to forget about 2014-15?
Anthony's knee injury will...
| Jan 1, 2015
| 7:40 PM
The Bulls have tried stealing some minutes for rookie Nikola Mirotic at small forward.
At this rate, the experiment may only last a short time.
"It's hard for him to pick up two positions right now," coach Tom Thibodeau said. "When he does play (small...
| Dec 31, 2014
| 9:09 PM
Derek Fisher stood expressionless on the Staples Center sideline for most of another dreary afternoon. His hands were usually buried in his pockets, emerging only to greet his players with encouraging pats or high-fives.
It almost felt as if Fisher...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 4:59 PM
Phil Jackson has assured New York that he has a plan to save the Knicks.
"#knicknation Merry Christmas to all and Peace on earth," Jackson tweeted on Christmas Eve. "Please be assured your hopes and wishes are getting through to Santa. He will bring...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 1:15 PM
A standout high school basketball player from Libertyville died recently from injuries he suffered after falling off a balcony during a college party in Columbia, Mo.
Jack Lipp, 19, of Libertyville, fell from a second story balcony just after 2 a.m. Dec....
| Dec 20, 2014
| 7:19 PM
NEW YORK -- The Phoenix mix-and-match backcourt of Eric Bledsoe, Goran Dragic and Isaiah Thomas combined for 57 points in the Suns' 99-90 win over the New York Knicks Saturday at Madison Square Garden.
Bledsoe led the trio with 25 points and 10...
| Dec 21, 2014
| 7:14 PM
TORONTO -- The Toronto Raptors are about to be tested by the schedule.
With an easy 118-108 decision over the New York Knicks on Sunday, a game in which they never trailed, the Raptors won their sixth game in a row, equaling their best streak of the...