| Apr 11, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Welcome to the bizarre world of the NBA, where a team can lose a game but potentially benefit in the long run because of that loss.
On Friday night, the Orlando Magic lost on the court but may have won off the court — all at the same time....
| Apr 25, 2014
WASHINGTON — Nene grinned, grabbed the bottom of the net and gleefully swung side to side while waiting for his turn during a post-practice mid-range shooting competition on Thursday with teammate Trevor Booker. Every time Booker made a shot, he...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 4:52 PM
LAKERS VS. WASHINGTON
Where: Staples Center.
On the air: TV: TWC SportsNet, TWC Deportes; Radio: 710, 1330.
Records: Lakers 22-45; Wizards 35-32 through Wednesday.
Record vs. Wizards: 0-1.
Update: The Wizards are in the thick of...
| Mar 22, 2014
| 7:53 PM
A where-are-they-now rundown of top players from the Lakers' last championship era makes one feel for the purple and gulp.
Kobe Bryant is busy rehabbing a bothersome left knee whenever he's not busy ripping the direction of his franchise.
| Mar 21, 2014
| 11:19 PM
Reinforcements arrived for the Lakers at a time when they could exchange their entire roster for the Western Conference All-Stars and it wouldn't matter.
Their season is pretty much done.
On the bright side, Steve Nash may not be.
| Mar 21, 2014
| 10:08 PM
Washington Wizards 117 - Lakers 107 (end of regulation)
The Lakers' race to the bottom continued on Friday night, in a 117-107 loss to the Washington Wizards at Staples Center -- but team fought until the end, almost literally.
With just over two...
| Apr 13, 2014
| 7:43 PM
HARTFORD — As the UConn men's basketball coach, one who would later say he isn't going anywhere, stepped up to speak outside the State Capitol on Sunday, thousands of UConn fans began chanting, "Ol-lie! Ol-lie!" No lie, the earth rumbled and it...
| Apr 20, 2014
| 8:15 PM
All of Tom Thibodeau's pre-series concerns about the Wizards came to fruition Sunday night at the United Center.
Nene played like an All-Star. Trevor Ariza hit big shots. Marcin Gortat did his damage inside. Andre Miller proved ageless.
And the Bulls'...
| Apr 27, 2014
| 8:22 PM
WASHINGTON — In a season where overcoming odds has been the norm, the Bulls' trademark defiance ceded to disappointment Sunday afternoon.
"It's very disappointing to get in a hole like that," coach Tom Thibodeau said.
Playing without the...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 6:27 AM
For those of you keeping score at home, the Bulls lost the D.J. Augustin 25-point game and the Taj Gibson 32-point game.
They won the Mike Dunleavy 35-point game, but just barely and only because Nene was kicked out for being stupid. If Nene had stuck...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 4:12 PM
So that’s it then.
The plucky Bulls gave it all they had, but their season is over after a 75-69 loss to Washington at the United Center on Tuesday. The Wizards eliminated the Bulls four games to one in their first-round playoff series....