| Feb 16, 2015
| 5:14 PM
Six teams are battling for the final two playoff spots in the Eastern Conference. A look at how the math shakes out after the All-Star break.
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East seed W-L GB
7. Charlotte 22-30 --
8. Miami 22-30 --
| Feb 14, 2015
| 10:54 AM
By Thursday at 3 p.m. we not only will have a better read on what Pat Riley thinks about the Miami Heat's roster, but also how the rest of the league's executives view those players.
That's when the NBA will reach its trading deadline amid this extended...
| Feb 10, 2015
| 11:39 PM
Gary Neal (Towson University, Aberdeen, Calvert Hall), a shooting guard who has been splitting time recently with Lance Stephenson at backup point guard, was traded by the Charlotte Hornets to the Minnesota Timberwolves on Tuesday for veteran point...
| Feb 7, 2015
| 8:58 PM
PHILADELPHIA — The Philadelphia 76ers used defense and effort to push their home winning streak to four.
Robert Covington scored 11 of his 22 points in a pivotal third quarter, leading Philadelphia to an 89-81 victory over the Charlotte Hornets on...
| Feb 7, 2015
| 8:57 PM
Michael Carter-Williams is hoping to be back for Monday night's final game before the all-star break against the Western Conference-leading Warriors.
The 76ers' second-year point guard will have a better idea of his chances after he works out today...
| Feb 6, 2015
| 5:34 PM
The most impressive aspect of Hassan Whiteside's 24-point, 20-rebound performance Wednesday night against the Minnesota Timberwolves might not have been the numbers.
Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra said Friday that the emerging center played the final...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 7:37 PM
PHILADELPHIA – The way the 76ers defended in the first half by allowing the Timberwolves to score 59 points on 58 percent shooting "wasn't even close" to what Brett Brown wanted.
That the Sixers were mich better on defense in the second half was...
| Jan 28, 2015
| 9:00 PM
Q: Why sign Tyler Johnson again, he surely is not the answer? -- Chet.
A: But he is a viable short-term alternative, at least having a familiarity at a time when the Heat need a ready-to-go option. Remember, just because you sign a 10-day contract...
| Jan 28, 2015
| 3:46 PM
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The Charlotte Hornets expect point guard Kemba Walker to miss a minimum of six weeks after having surgery to repair a torn lateral meniscus in his left knee.
Walker had surgery on Wednesday in New York, the team said.
| Jan 27, 2015
| 4:19 PM
So much for extended good health. This time it was Luol Deng and Chris Andersen as the missing pieces for the Miami Heat.
Both were declared out for Tuesday night's game against the Milwaukee Bucks at AmericanAirlines Arena about 90 minutes before...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 10:25 PM
DeMarre Carroll and Jeff Teague each scored 17 points to lead a balanced offense, Kyle Korver dunked for the first time in more than two years, and the Atlanta Hawks tied a franchise record with their 14th consecutive victory, routing the visiting Indiana...