| Jan 24, 2015
| 1:32 PM
The distinction between what coaches say and what they mean has long involved a considerable chasm, unless that coach is Gregg Popovich.
So, for what it's worth, consider the words of Hornets coach Steve Clifford before Wednesday's game against the...
| Jan 24, 2015
| 3:45 PM
Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade, fined $15,000 by the NBA for making an obscene gesture toward heckling fans, has asked the NBA to further improve how it protects players from the most unruly of fans.
Wade made the request during the league's brief...
| Jan 17, 2015
| 4:30 PM
Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook had little to say about one of the best performances of his career, a triple-double against the NBA's top team, the Golden State Warriors.
Westbrook scored 17 points, had a career-high 17 assists and matched a...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 7:49 PM
TORONTO — Kyle Lowry had 18 points and 12 assists, DeMar DeRozan returned from a groin injury to score eight of his 20 points in the fourth quarter and the Toronto Raptors never trailed in a 100-84 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday...
| Dec 23, 2014
| 5:07 PM
He can stuff a box score, as he does regularly but perhaps never as impressively as when he announced his ascendance with 26 points, 17 rebounds, nine blocks and three steals in the Pelicans' season-opening victory over the Magic.
He can make veterans...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 5:25 PM
Their shots weren't falling. Three of their starters were scoreless for nearly 20 minutes to start the game. Their opponent built a double-digit lead.
It was the type of game the Clippers will need to occasionally win, when they're far from their best,...
| Dec 14, 2014
| 7:27 PM
NEW YORK -- Forward Patrick Patterson and point guard Kyle Lowry hit clutch shots in the early stages of overtime and the Toronto Raptors pulled out a 95-90 victory over the New York Knicks Sunday night at Madison Square Garden.
The Raptors scored only...
| Nov 29, 2014
| 2:13 PM
Raptors All-Star guard DeMar DeRozan will miss Toronto's game against the Lakers on Sunday at Staples Center after injuring his groin in a game Friday night against the Dallas Mavericks.
In a statement on their website, the Raptors said "test results...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 8:00 AM
The Lakers salvaged a disappointing week -- losing two of three through Week 5 to dip to 4-13 on the season -- with a win over the Toronto Raptors on Sunday.
After ending Week 4 on a sour note in a defeat in overtime the Denver Nuggets, the Lakers...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 5:26 PM
The Lakers won back-to-back road games against the Atlanta Hawks and Houston Rockets, before getting smashed by the Dallas Mavericks. An overtime loss on Sunday at home to the Denver Nuggets gave the Lakers a 2-2 week -- an improvement after a miserable...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 9:05 PM
Manu Ginobili had 28 points and the San Antonio Spurs won without coach Gregg Popovich, rallying for a 106-100 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Wednesday night.
Popovich missed the game after undergoing what the team called a minor medical procedure....