| Dec 9, 2013
| 12:27 PM
Erik Spoelstra's back pocket is loaded with possibilities. When the Miami Heat coach pulls something out, it's tends to be noteworthy.
Take Sunday's victory over the Detroit Pistons at the Palace of Auburn Hills, when, for the first time this...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Reaction was widespread Saturday after the NBA said the league is launching an investigation into a report of an audio recording in which a man identified as Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling allegedly tells a woman not to bring black people to...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 11:02 PM
Vince Carter made a three-point shot at the buzzer to give the Dallas Mavericks a 109-108 victory in Game 3 and a 2-1 first-round Western Conference series lead over the top-seeded San Antonio Spurs on Saturday at Dallas.
Carter took an inbound pass...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 10:35 AM
So … a white NBA team owner walks onto a cattle range.
A white rancher walks into a sports arena...
I’m trying to wring some grim humor out of the news, but I’m getting my racists all mixed up.
| Apr 16, 2014
| 4:45 PM
In what might have been Jameer Nelson's final game as a member of the Orlando Magic — the 2013-14 season finale Wednesday night against the Indiana Pacers — the best look fans inside Amway Center had of the veteran point guard occurred...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 10:23 PM
Jeff Teague scored 25 points in the Atlanta Hawks' 107-88 rout Sunday of the reeling Indiana Pacers, who were held to a franchise-low 23 points in the first half of an embarrassing performance on their home court.
The Hawks (34-42) have won three of...
| Mar 23, 2014
| 6:18 PM
LOS ANGELES — Point guard Jameer Nelson missed his third consecutive game when the Orlando Magic faced the Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday night.
Nelson and coach Jacque Vaughn said Nelson has a sore left knee.
"It's getting better," Nelson said...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 2:02 PM
Kobe Bryant forgot to mention someone of note in his rant about the Lakers’ future.
Thanks to Bryant’s payroll-devouring $48.5-million contract over the next two seasons, the Lakers will have little financial wiggle room to...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 6:23 PM
INDIANAPOLIS -- The Lakers continued to stagger, losing to the Indiana Pacers, 118-98, Tuesday at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
The game was close at halftime, and then it wasn't, as the Lakers' offense stifled for the last 24 minutes by the league's top-...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 6:05 PM
MEMPHIS -- Lakers Coach Mike D'Antoni didn't necessarily disagree with Pau Gasol. Yes, the Lakers' offense had too much one-on-one action Tuesday against Indiana.
But D'Antoni definitely didn't like Gasol's sharing his opinion with reporters after the...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 8:23 PM
Wesley Johnson swears he's OK. He laughs when told he survived the NBA equivalent of back-to-back car accidents.
The slender Johnson just ended a two-day trek through burly land, guarding brawny Pacers power forward David West on Tuesday and the...