| Apr 1, 2015
| 6:00 AM
The Lakers start the final month of the season Wednesday, hosting the New Orleans Pelicans (39-34) at Staples Center. The game comes after a five-game road trip ending with an overtime win in Philadelphia over the 76ers.
The Pelicans are currently in...
| Mar 22, 2015
| 4:05 PM
The Clippers won their fourth game in a row, beating the New Orleans Pelicans, 107-100, on Sunday at Staples Center.
The Clippers, who are in fifth place in the Western Conference, improved to 46-25 with only 11 games left in the regular season.
| Mar 9, 2015
| 11:07 PM
Marc Gasol scored 23 points to lead the Memphis Grizzlies past his brother Pau Gasol and the Chicago Bulls 101-91 on Monday night in Chicago.
Gasol was 10 of 16 from the field for the Grizzlies, who moved to two games ahead of idle Houston in the...
| Mar 6, 2015
| 7:53 PM
NEW ORLEANS — Isaiah Thomas scored 14 of his 27 points in the fourth quarter and the Boston Celtics won for the fifth time in seven games, 104-98 over the New Orleans Pelicans on Friday night.
Louisiana native and former LSU star Brandon Bass added...
| Mar 1, 2015
| 9:00 PM
Q: Ira, I watch every minute of every Heat game. Erik Spoelstra always has an excuse, and Dwyane Wade has more. Why is no one angry? -- Ed, Miami.
A: I don't think "anger" serves much of a purpose, but I do think there is ample disappointment. The...
| Feb 27, 2015
| 9:59 PM
Dwyane Wade went for it all. He came up empty. So did the Miami Heat.
Just as their pick-and-roll defense came up empty throughout Friday's fourth quarter against New Orleans Pelicans backup center Alexis Ajinca.
Pelicans 104, Heat 102.
In the end,...
| Feb 27, 2015
| 9:06 PM
Observations from Friday night's 104-102 loss to the New Orleans Pelicans at the Smoothie King Center:
-- Dwyane Wade can't dribble out the clock and hoist a 3-pointer at the buzzer in a two-point game.
-- It was not fair to...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 6:24 AM
When/Where: 8 p.m., Smoothie King Center, New Orleans.
TV: Sun Sports, ESPN. Radio: 790-AM, 104.3-FM, 106.5-FM, 710-AM (Spanish).
Scouting report: The Heat are coming off Wednesday's improbable 93-90 overtime victory in Orlando, when they rallied from...
| Feb 25, 2015
| 4:50 PM
In a recent interview with GQ, Kobe Bryant couldn't help but imagine what could have been if Chris Paul had come to the Lakers instead of the Clippers.
In December 2011, the Lakers and the New Orleans Hornets agreed to a deal that would have sent Paul...
| Feb 21, 2015
| 9:32 PM
Corey Brewer had a season-high 26 points, James Harden scored 16 of his 20 in Houston’s big third quarter, and the Rockets cruised past the visiting Toronto Raptors, 98-76, Saturday night.
The loss ended Toronto’s four-game win streak...
| Feb 21, 2015
| 7:51 PM
There used to be a cushion for nights such as these, when a roster is being reshuffled following the trade deadline, when illness deals a shocking blow to the rotation.
This season's Miami Heat have no such leeway, which is why Saturday night's 105-91...