| Dec 5, 2014
| 6:39 PM
Gerald Henderson scored a season-high 22 points and Kemba Walker scored the winning layup at the buzzer as the Hornets rallied to beat the New York Knicks 103-102 in Charlotte, N.C., ending a 10-game skid after squandering a 21-point lead.
Al Jefferson ...
| Dec 7, 2014
| 7:24 PM
NEW YORK -- The Portland Trail Blazers started their season-long five-game trip with a 103-99 win over the New York Knicks on Sunday at Madison Square Garden.
Portland (16-4) is now 6-2 on the road. The Knicks (4-18) have lost eight straight games and...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 6:04 PM
Panthers quarterback Cam Newton was involved in a two-car accident near the stadium in Charlotte early Tuesday afternoon and has two broken bones in his back. The driver of the other vehicle also has non-life-threatening injuries, according to various...
| Dec 6, 2014
| 4:14 PM
Flip Saunders coached a 19-year-old rookie forward named Kevin Garnett with the Minnesota Timberwolves in 1995-96, and that experience helped him devise a plan for the two teenagers on his current team.
In June, Minnesota drafted 19-year-old Kansas...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 6:26 PM
The crests and dips of a Lakers fan's confidence would be easy to map over time.
An incredible number of highs for several decades. Many, many lows the last three seasons.
But Coach Byron Scott said he stood by the vision of Lakers executives Jim Buss...
| 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....
| Nov 29, 2014
| 8:35 PM
Those "three to four years" Jim Buss gave himself to straighten out the Lakers are shaping up as a timeline to nowhere, except maybe basketball oblivion.
A month into the season, the Lakers are 3-13 and can't even mark time properly.
They lost an...
| Nov 28, 2014
| 11:20 PM
Before the last-place Lakers hosted the last-place Minnesota Timberwolves, Lakers Coach Byron Scott said the teams had something in common besides having won only three games so far this season.
Minnesota, he said, is a club "we know is going to come in...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 9:10 PM
Detroit was a beast when Byron Scott was a player. Boston and Philadelphia, too. And Chicago later in his career.
But the Eastern Conference is now clearly inferior to the West, the latest sampling a 106-96 Lakers victory Tuesday over the Pistons.
| Dec 10, 2014
| 2:36 PM
SAN ANTONIO — Two days after Phil Jackson spoke about the loser's mentality in the Knicks locker room, a story surfaced that revealed the mentality may be even more troublesome than the team's awful record.
An ESPN report claims the locker room...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 6:44 PM
Say what you will about the state of UConn's football program, but here is the reality: Of the 11 programs in the American Athletic Conference only one did not land on a player on the first team, the second team or among the honorable mentions on...