| Apr 8, 2014
| 9:12 PM
On Tuesday night, Steve Nash overcame Mark Jackson on the NBA's all-time assist list, dishing a pass to Jodie Meeks for a dunk with 2 minutes 13 seconds left in the first half as the Lakers battled the Houston Rockets at Staples Center.
Nash entered the...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 11:14 PM
It could always be worse. The Lakers could have been pounded into a sad corner of team history with Dwight Howard in Houston's lineup.
So they got hit with the next worst thing, losing to the Rockets without the injured Howard, 145-130, and clinching...
| Mar 15, 2014
| 6:59 PM
The Phoenix Suns have been like an eight-minute miler who stayed with the elite pack in a marathon through Mile 18. They're fading a bit now, needing a late push to cross the finish line among the top runners.
Either way, it's been quite the rush for...
| Feb 23, 2014
| 12:55 PM
Jason Collins, a 35-year-old free agent, signed a 10-day contract Sunday with the Brooklyn Nets, which makes him the first openly gay athlete in one of America's four major sports leagues.
The 7-foot center, who came out after playing last season with...
| Feb 23, 2014
| 11:13 PM
Jason Collins rose from his seat on the bench and strode slowly toward the scorer's table.
He stepped on a traction mat, removed the T-shirt covering his jersey top and joined his Brooklyn Nets teammates on the Staples Center court.
It was a routine...
| Jun 12, 2013
He's not even been retired for ten days, but Jason Kidd has already found himself back at work -- as head coach of the Brooklyn Nets....
| Nov 13, 2012
| 9:02 PM
The Orlando Magic spent most of Tuesday night matching the undefeated New York Knicks basket-for-basket.
But the Magic’s offense unraveled when it was needed most: the fourth quarter.
Shots suddenly went off-target. Players repeatedly gave up...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 9:12 AM
In a game Wednesday between the Brooklyn Nets and the Toronto Raptors, NBA referee Courtney Kirkland ran at Kris Humphries as the Nets forward is about to shoot a free throw in the fourth quarter.
Humphries took two dribbles, lined up, and was about...
| May 27, 2011
| 10:03 AM
I find that people in Miami are just as quick to compliment my tee-shirt collection as they are my daily talk show. Between "Neil's" in Boca Raton and "The7Line" and "NoMas" up in New York, I have put together quite a collection of authentic team tee-...
| Jun 9, 2011
| 8:21 AM
Yes, it's a longshot. And yes, I'm being provincial. But I'm rooting for Allen Iverson to get one, almost-certain-to-be-final chance at the NBA.
A Peninsula native and icon, Iverson turned 36 Tuesday and told the Associated Press that he wants to...
| Jun 13, 2011
| 7:49 AM
Thank you, Dwyane Wade. It’s good therapy for America that your over-celebrating Heat have nothing but regret and embarrassment today.
A country shot off fireworks to mark the death spiral of an arrogant bunch of guys who shot off their mouths...