| Jan 7, 2015
| 8:43 PM
Jeff Teague scored 25 points and the Hawks beat the Memphis Grizzlies, 96-86, on Wednesday night at Atlanta to continue their strong play against Western Conference teams.
The Hawks, who have won six straight overall, have a nine-game winning streak...
| Dec 21, 2014
| 5:19 PM
Everyone knows market size rarely matters in the NBA. The San Antonio Spurs won their fifth title last season while the Lakers and New York Knicks combined for roughly 12 million in population and zero playoff games.
Who could have seen that coming?...
| Dec 25, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Another point guard easily upstaged All-Stars Chris Paul and Stephen Curry on Thursday, and they didn't mind.
Hall of Famer John Stockton made his debut in the new State Farm ads unveiled during the NBA's nationally televised Christmas Day slate of...
| Dec 25, 2014
| 8:35 PM
— He fell off the All-Star radar as he drifted further and further from the basket in Mike D'Antoni's perimeter-oriented offense.
But Pau Gasol's resurgence hasn't surprised one of his former teammates.
"Pau's been playing like Pau. It's...
| Dec 27, 2014
| 3:40 PM
Josh Smith immediately paid dividends for the Houston Rockets, while the Memphis Grizzlies remained spiraling on their longest losing streak of the season.
Smith, who signed earlier in the day, scored 21 points and grabbed eight rebounds Friday night as...
| Dec 29, 2014
| 11:54 AM
INDIANAPOLIS -- Bulls swingman Jimmy Butler, the reigning Eastern Conference Player of the Month, added Player of the Week honors Monday.
Butler averaged 23 points, 7 rebounds, 3.3 assists and 2 steals as the Bulls went 4-0.
Houston's James Harden won...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 7:23 AM
The Bulls improved to 22-9 with Monday's 92-90 road victory over the Pacers. Here are three observations.
Jimmy Butler is getting superstar calls.
Twelve more free-throw attempts for Butler, who now is tied with James Harden for the league lead with...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 7:35 PM
Kobe Bryant finally erupted, letting loose some steam, and plenty of expletives, at Lakers' practice Thursday.
He trash-talked with Nick Young. Called teammates "soft like Charmin." Yelled to General Manager Mitch Kupchak that the Lakers' reserves...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 8:00 AM
The Chicago Bulls finished off November with an 11-6 record Sunday after beating Brooklyn 102-84 to cap a 4-3 road trip, their longest trip of the season. Here are three observations:
1. Jimmy Butler is wearing out a path to the foul line.
| Dec 3, 2014
| 4:12 PM
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- He has drawn All-Star suggestions from coast-to-coast, from Clippers coach Doc Rivers and Celtics coach Brad Stevens. Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle stated a case for him as Most Improved Player.
And now, Jimmy Butler has some actual...
| Nov 28, 2014
| 11:20 PM
Before the last-place Lakers hosted the last-place Minnesota Timberwolves, Lakers Coach Byron Scott said the teams had something in common besides having won only three games so far this season.
Minnesota, he said, is a club "we know is going to come in...