| Jan 3, 2015
| 9:25 PM
Broderick Turner ranks the 30 teams. Last week’s ranking in parentheses, statistics are through Friday’s games:
1. PORTLAND: Ranked first in the NBA in rebounds per game (46.8) and second in points allowed (96.5). (1)
2. GOLDEN STATE:...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 8:46 PM
For the first eight minutes Friday night, the Orlando Magic looked as bad as they’ve looked all season. It’s one thing to miss shots, and the Magic did plenty of that against the Milwaukee Bucks. But the Magic did something worse: They began...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 8:00 PM
Bucks 117, Knicks 113: Ersan Ilyasova scored 20 points in 20 minutes off the bench as host Milwaukee held off a furious rally to win for the fourth time in five games.
Zaza Pachulia had 14 points and 13 rebounds while Brandon Knight finished with 14...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 12:54 PM
No one saw this coming.
Anybody who suggests they knew the Milwaukee Bucks would be a competitive team this season is not telling the truth.
But here the Bucks stand at 7-5 and in fourth place in the Eastern Conference, becoming the surprise team in...
| Oct 25, 2014
| 9:13 PM
Is the 50-year wait over for the city of Cleveland?
Can LeBron James deliver the first title since Jim Brown did it in 1964?
Have the defending champion San Antonio Spurs finally gotten so old that LeBron can now catch them?
That, ladies and...
| Oct 26, 2014
| 10:50 AM
Here's our team-by-team preview of the Eastern Conference. Teams are in predicted order of finish in their divisions.
SOUTHEAST DIVISIONMiami Heat
Last Season: 54-28, 1st in Southeast. Lost to San Antonio in NBA Finals.
The Buzz: See the Cleveland...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 11:48 PM
Here’s a list of players with Virginia connections on NBA rosters as the regular season begins:
12 Joe Harris (SG, 6-6, U.Va.)
22 Chris Copeland (SF, 6-8, U. of Colorado, Hermitage High)
| Feb 8, 2014
| 4:47 PM
It's always more fun to be inclusive when it comes to NBA midseason awards.
So for every Kevin Durant (our most valuable player), we like to mix in a Larry Sanders (most exasperating) or a Kendall Marshall (most unlikely rise to a starter).
| Apr 5, 2014
| 3:11 PM
Referee Dick Bavetta is such great fun whether he's holding a ball as part of a skit with a team mascot, racing Charles Barkley or casually yukking it up with a superstar that you wish he could work another 2,633 consecutive games.
The 74-year-old has...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 6:54 PM
Milwaukee Bucks 108 - Lakers 105 (end of regulation)
The only true win for the Lakers on Thursday night in Milwaukee against the Bucks was a loss.
Already out of the playoffs, the Lakers hurt their draft position with back-to-back wins over the...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 6:10 PM
The Lakers hoped to land a top-three pick in the NBA draft lottery last month. Instead, the team dropped from the sixth to seventh when the lottery order was announced.
Do the Lakers have any means to climb in the draft? If so, to what end?