| Feb 23, 2014
| 11:13 PM
Jason Collins rose from his seat on the bench and strode slowly toward the scorer's table.
He stepped on a traction mat, removed the T-shirt covering his jersey top and joined his Brooklyn Nets teammates on the Staples Center court.
It was a routine...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 12:38 PM
Jason Collins said the reaction to him becoming the first openly gay player in the NBA had been positive, with one exception.
“Well, of course on Twitter you’re going to have a few crazies,” Collins said before the Brooklyn Nets...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 6:44 PM
The wild, wild Western Conference is so nutty that the standings can't even be believed.
The Clippers hold the No. 4 playoff seeding, five games behind conference-leading Oklahoma City.
On track to receive the No. 5 seeding is Portland, which has a...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 5:37 AM
Oh what a night, indeed. Some of the math from LeBron James' 61-point eruption Monday against the Bobcats, courtesy of Heat minutiae maven Rob Wilson, as well as Elias Sports Bureau and ESPN:
-- James, who leads the Heat in dunks this season with 94,...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 11:43 AM
Although the 2013-14 NBA regular season started just three and a half weeks ago, almost every team already has played one-eighth of its schedule.
So, it’s not too early to identify trends, triumphs and trouble spots around the league.
| Nov 26, 2013
| 7:20 AM
The Lakers climbed back to .500 (7-7) after a perfect 2-0 record throughout Week 4.
So far this season, the Lakers have won on the road just once in five tries, although three were on the second night of back-to-backs.
Week 5 presents three away games...
| Dec 1, 2013
| 3:13 PM
A weird sort of swirl surrounds Magic shooting guard Arron Afflalo.
He's playing so well you can make a case that he should be in the All-Star Game. He's playing so well you can make a case that he should be traded.
Odd scenario, no?
But these are...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 2:51 PM
Nunca antes la balanza de poder en la NBA se había inclinado tanto hacia el Oeste.
Ya sea por culpa de algunas lesiones o debido a la fuga de talentos, las diferencias entre ambas conferencias en la liga son tan marcadas que el sistema entero amenaza...
| Feb 23, 2014
| 8:41 PM
The Lakers' comeback attempt against the Brooklyn Nets fell short on Sunday night, as the Lakers fell 108-102.
After trailing by double digits for most of the game, a MarShon Brooks put-back and a Nick Young layup closed the Lakers to within four points...
| Apr 14, 2012
| 12:21 PM
On the first day of spring, inside Hampton University's Holland Hall, two men sweat through a morning workout at one end of the basketball court.
The younger man, Hampton University senior and All-MEAC wing Darrion Pellum, aspires to a professional...
| Mar 10, 2012
| 3:06 PM
Good is not great enough.
Just ask Bruce Weber.
Weber couldn't sustain greatness at Illinois. He reached it, lost it, tried for it, prayed for it, approached it but couldn't sustain it. Something always was missing. So athletic director Mike Thomas,...