| Nov 4, 2014
| 11:20 PM
Kobe Bryant tried to shoot the Lakers to victory. Again and again.
Lakers fans felt every one of his attempts at Staples Center, groaning when he missed and celebrating when he scored.
Bryant's 39 points weren't enough, which made one wonder, when...
| Nov 8, 2014
| 3:39 PM
They form the smallest backcourt in the NBA, but size is not a handicap for the diminutive trio of guards with the Phoenix Suns.
"I'm 6-2. OK, 6-1 without my shoes on," Suns starting guard Eric Bledsoe, generously listed as 6 feet 1 in the team's...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 10:15 PM
Damian Lillard had 27 points and a season-high nine assists as the Portland Trail Blazers used a big first half to rout the host Denver Nuggets, 130-113, on Wednesday night.
The Trail Blazers scored 84 points in the first half, one basket away from...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 5:11 PM
The Clippers will play the Phoenix Suns on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at Staples Center, after losing to the San Antonio Spurs on Monday.
"They've been good," Coach Doc Rivers said of the Suns. "They're tough to scout because you don't know who's going to be...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 7:52 PM
Where: Staples Center.
On the air: TV: Prime Ticket; Radio: 980, 1330.
Records: Clippers 4-3, Suns 5-3 before Friday.
Record vs. Suns (2013-14): 3-1.
Update: Isaiah Thomas leads Phoenix in scoring despite coming off the bench,...
| Nov 15, 2014
| 10:16 PM
The Clippers entered Saturday's game against the Phoenix Suns coming off of four days of relative rest (two practices, two off days). Clippers Coach Doc Rivers didn't know how his team would respond -- rusty or rejuvenated.
The answer became clear in...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 7:47 PM
BOSTON -- The Phoenix Suns blew double-digit leads in both halves but still pulled out a 118-114 victory over the Boston Celtics on Monday night.
The Suns (6-5 after ending a two-game losing streak) led by 13 points in the first half, lost the lead and...
| Dec 7, 2014
| 5:31 PM
When/Where: 9 p.m., US Airways Center, Phoenix.
TV: Sun Sports. Radio: 790-AM, 104.3-FM, 106.5-FM, 710-AM (Spanish).
Scouting report: The Heat enter on a four-game losing streak, having allowed four consecutive opponents to shoot 54 percent or better,...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 4:58 PM
A look at the starting lineups, inactives, referees and a pregame note of note for Tuesday's 9 p.m. game between the Heat and Suns at US Airways Center (TV: Sun Sports. Radio: 790-AM, 104.3-FM, 106.3-FM, 710-AM-Spanish), with Chris Andersen out for the...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 9:35 PM
Finally, an opportunity to exhale.
Thanks to Chris Bosh. Thanks to two-point defense that mattered (even as the opposing threes continued to torment). Thanks to an NBA schedule that this time was forgiving.
With Bosh scoring 34 points, and with the...
| Oct 25, 2014
| 3:30 PM
Broderick Turner picks the West (in predicted order of finish)
2013-14 finish: 62-20.
Coming: Kyle Anderson.
Going: No one of significance.
Despite a storied history, the Spurs have never won back-to-back titles. In...