| Jan 8, 2015
| 5:48 PM
PHILADELPHIA — Brett Brown knows it requires time to develop players into quality NBA shooters.
Asked Thursday how long it takes, Brown replied, "I think anywhere from three to five years."
"Everybody's different, but I think in general —...
| 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...
| Jan 1, 2015
| 2:45 PM
When/Where: 8 p.m., Toyota Center, Houston.
TV: Sun Sports. Radio: 790-AM, 104.3-FM, 106.5-FM, 710-AM (Spanish).
Scouting report: The Heat are coming off Wednesday's 108-95 loss in Indiana, when they were outscored 36-19 in the decisive third quarter,...
| Nov 1, 2014
| 8:07 PM
James Harden filled the stat sheet with 26 points, eight rebounds, six assists and four steals as the Houston Rockets routed the Boston Celtics 104-90 on Saturday night in Houston.
The Rockets raced out to a 14-4 start and never looked back in their...
| Nov 1, 2014
| 10:04 PM
Jimmy Butler made a surprise return to the starting lineup and made two free throws with 0.2 seconds left to help the visiting Chicago Bulls weather another absence from Derrick Rose in a 106-105 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Saturday night....
| Nov 3, 2014
| 7:11 AM
When/Where: 7:30 p.m., AmericanAirlines Arena.
Tickets: Available at HEAT.com or 1-800-4NBA-TIX.
TV: Sun Sports, NBA TV. Radio: 790-AM, 104.3-FM, 106.5-FM, 710-AM (Spanish).
Scouting report: The Heat are an Eastern Conference-best 3-0 this season,...
| 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...
| Nov 4, 2014
PHILADELPHIA — On Monday night, Nerlens Noel was faced with the biggest challenge of his brief NBA career.
Playing in his fourth professional game and with regular starting center Henry Sims limited by an upper respiratory infection, Noel, the...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 5:29 AM
Observations from Tuesday night's 108-91 loss to the Houston Rockets at AmericanAirlines Arena:
-- The type of big man the Heat had yet to face this season? They faced him Tuesday in Dwight Howard.
-- The type of death-by-three opponent they had yet...