| 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 17, 2014
| 9:09 PM
LOS ANGELES — On Dec. 30, 2011, Derrick Rose arrived in this city where he makes his offseason home as the league's reigning most valuable player and dropped 29 points and 16 assists on Chris Paul and the Clippers in a 13-point road victory.
| Nov 19, 2014
The Trail Blazers' injury good fortune is officially a thing of the past.
The team announced Tuesday that former Lehigh star C.J. McCollum has suffered a fracture in his right index finger and will be sidelined at least four weeks.
The backup shooting...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 8:36 PM
PORTLAND, Ore. — The Bulls called Kirk Hinrich's injury a chest contusion. Hinrich said he suffered bruised ribs.
Most assumed the injury occurred when Hinrich took a charge from DeMarcus Cousins midway through the fourth quarter in Thursday...
| Nov 22, 2014
| 5:14 PM
PORTLAND, Ore. — Taj Gibson has developed a well-earned reputation for recovering quickly from injuries.
That likely will change with his latest, a left ankle he now has sprained three times in seven months and twice in four weeks.
| Nov 22, 2014
| 8:52 PM
Last week's ranking in parentheses, statistics are through Friday's games:
1. MEMPHIS: Big-time win over Rockets in showdown of one-loss teams. (1)
2. SAN ANTONIO: Another quality win, this time at Cleveland. (4)
3. TORONTO: Best record in Eastern...
| Nov 23, 2014
| 7:30 PM
Marreese Speights scored 28 points to help the visiting Golden State Warriors beat the Oklahoma City Thunder, 91-86, on Sunday night.
It matched the second-highest scoring game of Speights' career and was his best total since 2009.
| Nov 24, 2014
| 2:22 PM
BOSTON -- Damian Lillard's ice-cold start wasn't enough to freeze up the red-hot Portland Trail Blazers.
Lillard, one of the league's hottest guards entering Sunday night's game, didn't hit a shot until the 4:59 mark in the second quarter, but his...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 8:12 PM
The day started with a prediction from President Barack Obama and ended with an emphatic statement from Derrick Rose.
The star-crossed point guard dazzled Friday night, scoring 31 points relentlessly attacking the rim.
"I think he is building,"...
| 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...