| Dec 25, 2014
| 11:20 PM
The Clippers' season has really been three mini-seasons, zigging one way and zagging another and back again as they try to sort out who they are and what they can become.
Their disjointed play at the start of the season was reflected in a 5-4 record....
| Jan 9, 2015
| 4:32 PM
The answers to the questions in the case of Tobias Harris haven't become any clearer.
Can the Magic afford to keep Harris?
Can they afford to let him go?
The Magic will find out Harris' value this summer when he becomes a restricted free agent....
| Dec 3, 2014
| 11:20 PM
It is the holiday season of gift-giving. So it was fitting that Wednesday night at Staples Center, the Clippers got a nicely wrapped package from the NBA.
Going into the game, the Clippers had won five in a row, four of them on a recent trip in which...
| Nov 23, 2014
| 6:34 PM
As he sat in the locker room at Barclays Center last Monday, amid a three-game losing streak, before the Heat would win three of these last four, Luol Deng was surprisingly upbeat.
"I think everyone in this locker room believes what we can be," he said....
| Nov 28, 2014
| 12:06 PM
As frustrating as it is to witness the Magic's rebuilding project, things could be worse. Much, much worse. To paraphrase an old W.C. Fields' barb…. all things considered, I wouldn't rather be in Philadelphia.
Orlando fans, just imagine if you...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 7:20 PM
Welcome back, Derrick Rose. Signed, your friends at ESPN, TNT and NBA TV.
The return of the star guard will have the Bulls in the national spotlight early and often this year. The Bulls-Knicks opener kicks off ESPN's NBA regular-season coverage Wednesday...
| Dec 13, 2014
| 7:18 AM
Monday could be the start of something big in the NBA. Could be.
By rule, most players signed as free agents in the offseason cannot be dealt for three months or before Dec. 15, whichever comes later.
Dec. 15 comes Monday. And that will leave just...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 3:49 PM
The Magic are reaching a juncture where they either write off the season again or they make things around here a tad intriguing.
Now comes a stretch that will determine whether they revert to irrelevancy or discover just how low the playoff bar is set...
| Nov 9, 2014
| 11:25 PM
The roars were loud and long, their intensity and volume reaching levels once common at Staples Center during Lakers playoff victories and series clinchers and championship celebrations.
The Lakers didn't win an NBA title Sunday. They won a game. One...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 8:15 PM
From his first news conference, Lakers Coach Byron Scott made it clear that defense would be his priority the moment sneakers hit the practice floor. Every player would have to understand that defense won't be optional, evoking lessons he learned as an...
| Oct 12, 2014
SUNDAY'S TELEVISION HIGHLIGHTS
|| F1 || Russian Grand Prix || NBCSN6:30 a.m. ||
|| NLCS, Gm. 2: San Fran.@St. Louis || FS18 ||
|| NBA pre. || Detroit@Washington || CSN, NBA1 ||
|| Golden State vs. Lakers || NBA9:30 ||
|| NFL ||...