| Feb 15, 2014
| 3:12 PM
NEW ORLEANS — The reporter made her way through the throng of media surrounding Chris Paul inside a hotel ballroom, thrusting her microphone close to the Clippers star so that she could pick up the answer to the question she just had to know:...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 10:18 PM
NEW ORLEANS — It was hard to tell what shocked fans more, the NBA's new dunk contest rules or a performance by Vanilla Ice.
Maybe contest organizers should think twice, twice baby.
Washington's John Wall was declared the winner in fan voting...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 9:24 PM
It was the trade deadline that was nearly D.O.A.
Besides the last-minute deal that sent Evan Turner from Philadelphia to Indiana, it was mostly a day of high-profile inactivity. There have been minute-long slug races that produced more movement.
| Jul 14, 2014
| 6:06 PM
Count coach Mike Krzyzewski as one of many Chicagoans hoping to see Derrick Rose return to form.
Rose was named Monday as one of 19 players on the USA World Cup national team training camp roster, which will practice in Las Vegas from July 28 to Aug....
| Jun 29, 2014
| 8:33 PM
Derrick Rose not recruiting Carmelo Anthony isn't a surprise. Derrick Rose saying he hasn't fully committed to participating in July's USA Basketball minicamp is.
Rose told Yahoo Sports on Sunday he remains uncertain if he will participate in the camp,...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 11:16 AM
Oklahoma Thunder guard Russell Westbrook, citing rest as his top priority, has declared himself unavailable for the United States basketball team at this year's World Cup in Spain.
Westbrook, 25, who won gold medals on the U.S. team at the 2010 World...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 8:21 AM
USA basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo confirmed the 19-player roster for the national team, headlined by 2012 gold medalists Kevin Durant, James Harden, Kevin Love and Anthony Davis.
The roster for the 2014 USA World Cup Team will be selected from...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 12:31 PM
LAS VEGAS — Orlando Magic forward Tobias Harris and guard Victor Oladipo have been invited to join USA Basketball's select team, a group of players that will train alongside the national team as the national team prepares for the upcoming FIBA World...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 9:39 AM
USA Basketball today formally named Orlando Magic forward Tobias Harris, Magic guard Victor Oladipo and 11 additional players to its select team.
The select team will train with the U.S. national team from July 28-July 31 in Las Vegas as the national...
| May 3, 2014
| 7:12 AM
Former Lakers center Dwight Howard and his Houston Rockets teammates were eliminated from the first round of the playoffs, 99-98, on Friday night when Portland Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard made a three-point shot on an inbounds play at the...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 6:05 PM
Pick a champion, any champion.
You could make a case for any of the eight playoff teams to win the wonderfully wild Western Conference.
San Antonio has the best record in the NBA and features more precise movement than Cirque du Soleil.