| Feb 1, 2015
| 8:28 PM
The Clippers needed a jolt after a bad loss, so Matt Barnes did what comes naturally.
He reached for his cell phone.
"The infamous group text," Barnes said, smiling.
Barnes usually likes to dispatch profane jokes or random pictures of people who...
| Feb 9, 2015
| 6:57 PM
INDIANAPOLIS -- The San Antonio Spurs' huge fourth-quarter rally helped Gregg Popovich reach the 1,000-win milestone Monday night.
Marco Belinelli's baseline jumper with 2.1 seconds left capped San Antonio's 95-93 victory at Indiana.
| Jan 9, 2015
| 4:32 PM
The answers to the questions in the case of Tobias Harris haven't become any clearer.
Can the Magic afford to keep Harris?
Can they afford to let him go?
The Magic will find out Harris' value this summer when he becomes a restricted free agent....
| Jan 17, 2015
| 8:01 PM
Last week’s ranking in parentheses, statistics are through Friday’s games:
1. ATLANTA: Better stop underestimating these Hawks. Their 11-game winning streak currently is longest in the NBA. (2)
2. GOLDEN STATE: It’s a trend: Steve...
| Feb 10, 2015
| 5:38 PM
Gregg Popovich spent 19 seasons teaching his players how to use teamwork and ball movement to break down defenses.
The philosophy still works.
On a night San Antonio started the fourth quarter in a 14-point hole at Indiana, Popovich's principles...
| Oct 12, 2014
| 1:49 PM
Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra entered the week with a plan.
There was no way around avoiding talk about the Heat's first game against Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James. He basically accepted it would dominate the headlines leading up to...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 9:46 PM
Game 6 of the 2014 NBA Finals this wasn't. Just another NBA preseason outing, albeit an extended one, with the Miami Heat escaping the AT&T Center on Saturday night with a 111-108 overtime victory over the San Antonio Spurs.
Rookie guard Shabazz...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 7:14 PM
Q: So it seems that Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh want to see Shabazz Napier get playing time, too. When can Pat Riley work out a trade for Mario Chalmers or Norris Cole? It would be a shame to lose Cole. -- Chet.
A: There is plenty of room on this...
| Oct 25, 2014
| 2:30 PM
The NBA was knocked for a loop with the news the league's most valuable player, Kevin Durant, suffered a broken foot, the first major injury of his seven-year career.
Durant had surgery Oct. 16 for a "Jones" fracture — a broken bone at the base of...
| Oct 25, 2014
| 3:30 PM
Broderick Turner picks the West (in predicted order of finish)
2013-14 finish: 62-20.
Coming: Kyle Anderson.
Going: No one of significance.
Despite a storied history, the Spurs have never won back-to-back titles. In...
| Oct 26, 2014
| 10:50 AM
Here's our team-by-team preview of the Western Conference. Teams are in predicted order of finish in their divisions.
SOUTHWEST DIVISIONSan Antonio Spurs
Last Season: 62-20, 1st in Southwest. Defeated Miami to win NBA title.
The Buzz: The way the...