| Nov 13, 2014
By Michael Kelly, The Sports Xchange
DENVER — Guard Damian Lillard had 27 points and nine assists, center Robin Lopez scored 19 and the Portland Trail Blazers routed the struggling Denver Nuggets 130-113 on Wednesday night.
Center Chris Kaman...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 12:08 PM
So how do the Heat stack up individually with the wise guys? Put it this way, the greatest fascination is with a certain ex-Heat.
A look at Bovada.lv's latest offshore odds:
Odds to Win 2014-15 NBA Regular Season MVP
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...