| Jan 9, 2015
| 8:02 PM
The Bulls hadn't lost consecutive games since Nov. 21. That changed Friday night at Verizon Center. Riding double-doubles from Marcin Gortat, Nene and John Wall, the Wizards buried the Bulls' starters early and held on for a 102-86 victory....
| Dec 20, 2014
| 1:41 PM
All Hassan Whiteside could think about was the alternative.
There was a chance he could have been earning a living thousands of miles away Friday night instead of at AmericanAirlines Arena. It almost happened before the opportunity of a lifetime...
| Dec 24, 2014
| 12:15 PM
This time he will be introduced first not out of deference to Dwyane Wade's standing as South Florida's initial basketball icon, but because he arrives in opposing colors.
LeBron James insists he will soak it all in, no matter how the moment plays out....
| Dec 25, 2014
| 11:44 AM
NEW YORK -- Point guard John Wall totaled 24 points and 11 assists and the Washington Wizards rolled to a wire-to-wire 102-91 victory over the New York Knicks on Thursday afternoon at Madison Square Garden.
Wall posted his 17th double-double and made 10...
| Dec 27, 2014
| 7:31 AM
First, the reality: NBA teams don't tank. At least not when it comes to the perception of playing to lose. Coaches coach to win; players play to win. Always. Example A was the Philadelphia 76ers on Tuesday night at AmericanAirlines Arena.
| Dec 19, 2014
| 7:06 PM
Observations from Friday night's 105-103 loss to the Washington Wizards at AmericanAirlines Arena:
-- Good job.
-- Good effort.
-- But too shaky at the finish.
-- Not that Dwyane Wade didn't give it as much as he could.
-- But the late turnovers...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 7:00 AM
The Lakers (5-13) have yet to lose a game this season to the Eastern Conference (4-0). They will face their toughest test to date Wednesday night, visiting the Washington Wizards (11-5) after a victory Tuesday in Detroit over the Pistons, 106-96.
| Dec 8, 2014
| 7:43 PM
WASHINGTON -- Guard John Wall scored 26 points, including 10 in a row in the second overtime, as the Washington Wizards blew a 23-point lead in regulation before rallying in both extra sessions for a wild 133-132 victory over the Boston Celtics on...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 1:18 PM
The Lakers are getting increasingly difficult to predict, losing last week to the Minnesota Timberwolves (4-12) but winning Sunday against the top team in the Eastern Conference, the Toronto Raptors (13-4).
At 4-13, it's almost always a safer bet to...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 4:05 PM
Magic C Nikola Vucevic, who has missed the last four games because of a sprained back, has begun the process of returning to the court and sees improvement.
"Better. I started doing some work and getting back out there," Vucevic said before the Magic'...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 9:18 PM
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — L.A. Clippers coach Doc Rivers brought up Nik Vucevic's situation while raving about the Magic center.
"Vucevic is an All-Star. He's a terrific player," Rivers said. "He's probably the best player in the league nobody knows. I...