| Apr 12, 2014
| 7:18 PM
Almost everyone gets to see the crazy step-back three-pointers and wild flip-ins that make Kevin Durant so great, his top plays consuming hours of air time on ESPN, TNT, NBA TV, etc.
Considerably fewer have been privy to the madness that is Byron...
| Apr 16, 2014
Around the time they entered the locker room after their 114-93 victory Monday over the two-time defending champion Miami Heat's B team, the Washington Wizards were feeling good on two fronts.
First, the win helped them hold on to the sixth seed and...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 9:43 PM
It's no surprise to Bulls fanatics that Joakim Noah was named the NBA's defensive player of the year on Monday. In the minds of Chicagoans, there is no real competition.
Fans love his tenacity. His intensity. That roar and, of course, the hair. He makes...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 11:27 AM
WASHINGTON — Former Orlando Magic center Marcin Gortat can’t wait for Wednesday night.
Gortat will visit Capitol Hill to attend a special screening of a movie based on the life of Lech Walesa, the former Nobel Peace Prize winner and former...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 10:40 AM
WASHINGTON — When former Orlando Magic power forward Al Harrington watches the Magic these days, he doesn’t see many differences between this year’s Magic squad and last season’s squad.
But Harrington does see one major...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 7:54 PM
2012-13 finish: 66-16.
Coming: Michael Beasley, Greg Oden.
Going: Mike Miller, Juwan Howard.
The Heat propped up its three-peat hopes with two balky knees and a whiff of controversy. Oden has already encountered knee...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 7:31 PM
1. San Antonio
2012-13 finish: 58-24.
Coming: Marco Belinelli, Jeff Pendergraph.
Going: Gary Neal, DeJuan Blair.
Before anyone asks the Spurs to appear en masse on the next episode of "Derek," Ricky Gervais' thoughtful look at...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 7:03 PM
None of this entered Kendall Marshall's thoughts in his wildest, most optimistic moments.
The former first-round draft washout is now the Lakers' starting point guard. Two weeks ago, he was with the Delaware 87ers of the NBA Development League....
| Sep 22, 2013
| 6:18 PM
Forget all that stuff about Kobe Bryant returning from an Achilles' tendon injury this season. It'll happen at some point.
The real question involves next season. He might not return at all to the Lakers.
Bryant is entering the last nine months of his...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 6:31 PM
The Lakers have agreed to terms with free-agent point guard Kendall Marshall, according to an NBA executive with knowledge of the situation.
Marshall was originally drafted by the Phoenix Suns with the 13th overall pick in the 2012 NBA draft.
| Nov 26, 2013
| 7:20 AM
The Lakers climbed back to .500 (7-7) after a perfect 2-0 record throughout Week 4.
So far this season, the Lakers have won on the road just once in five tries, although three were on the second night of back-to-backs.
Week 5 presents three away games...