| Feb 28, 2015
| 8:14 PM
Ranking the 30 teams in the NBA. Last week’s ranking in parentheses; statistics are through Friday’s games:
1. GOLDEN STATE: Played only two home games in February but still finished the month with an 8-3 record. (1)
2. MEMPHIS: Since...
| Feb 27, 2015
| 11:10 PM
The scowl that Chris Paul wears like part of his uniform vanished as he walked off the court Friday night.
The Clippers point guard exchanged quickie hugs with counterparts from the Memphis Grizzlies before pausing to smile for a photo with a...
| Feb 23, 2015
| 11:04 PM
Just when it seemed like the Clippers could safely venture anywhere without Blake Griffin, the Memphis Grizzlies provided a refresher on how perilous life can be without the All-Star forward.
The Clippers couldn't complete a frantic comeback against...
| Feb 17, 2015
| 3:42 PM
The Lakers get back to work after the All-Star break, finishing Week 16 with a 13-40 record.
They'll play just twice through Week 17, hosting the Brooklyn Nets (21-31) and Boston Celtics (20-31)
To date, the Lakers are two worse than the cumulative...
| Feb 2, 2015
| 10:02 PM
The Atlanta Hawks' franchise-record 19-game winning streak was snapped Monday night by the New Orleans Pelicans, who defeated the Hawks, 115-100, in New Orleans.
All-Star forward Anthony Davis had 29 points and 13 rebounds to help New Orleans win for...
| Jan 19, 2015
| 5:55 PM
The name across the front of his jersey read "Boston" on Monday, so Tayshaun Prince wouldn't allow himself to think about what it might be like to have "Clippers" or another team stitched there in a few weeks.
"I'm not going to have one foot in, one...
| Jan 18, 2015
| 6:36 PM
What might have been the Clippers' best victory of the season (on the road against Portland) came three days after what was certainly their worst loss (at home against Miami), which immediately followed two games (triumphs over the Lakers and Dallas) in...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 6:00 AM
The Lakers (12-27) are in 14th place in the Western Conference, just one game behind the Jazz (13-26), who they will play Friday night in Utah.
The benefit from an awful season is typically a high draft pick, but the Lakers owe their 2015 first-...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 7:12 PM
Jared Sullinger had 27 points and 10 rebounds, Marcus Smart made a key three-pointer in the closing minute, and the Celtics beat the New Orleans Pelicans 108-100 on Monday night in Boston.
Jae Crowder scored 22 points, Marcus Thornton had 13 and ...
| Jan 10, 2015
| 7:32 PM
TORONTO — Kyle Lowry scored 10 of his 19 points in the fourth quarter, James Johnson had 15 points and 10 rebounds and the Toronto Raptors won their fourth straight meeting with the Boston Celtics 109-96 Saturday night, snapping a season-high four-...
| Jan 10, 2015
| 6:09 PM
The Patriots often struggled, but were able to outlast their typical AFC playoff nemesis, the Ravens, 35-31.Yes, the Ravens led 28-14 in the third quarter and often played well. But they didn't have Tom Brady, who passed for 367 yards and three...