| Nov 8, 2014
| 8:34 PM
CHICAGO -- Evan Turner had 19 points and six assists as the Boston Celtics held on for a 106-101 win over the Chicago Bulls on Saturday night.
Seven players scored in double figures for the Celtics (3-3), who shot 51.9 percent from the field and...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 2:11 PM
Remember all the hoopla and hype surrounding the NBA's draft class of 2014? It offered players to die for — or at least to tank for: Andrew Wiggins, Jabari Parker and Joel Embiid.
Well, it was the storm before the calm.
None of them has caused...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 2:22 PM
BOSTON -- Damian Lillard's ice-cold start wasn't enough to freeze up the red-hot Portland Trail Blazers.
Lillard, one of the league's hottest guards entering Sunday night's game, didn't hit a shot until the 4:59 mark in the second quarter, but his...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 8:18 PM
BOSTON -- Jared Sullinger caught fire at the right time on Wednesday night.
The forward, who had four points in regulation, scored 10 in overtime as his Boston Celtics ended a pair of their own losing streaks and handed the Detroit Pistons their 10th...
| Dec 7, 2014
| 3:54 PM
BOSTON -- The Boston Celtics are still blowing leads at a rather alarming rate.
The difference now is that they are actually starting to hang on and win.
"We're growing. It shows that we're growing," Boston guard Rajon Rondo said after his team blew all...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 9:39 AM
USA Basketball today formally named Orlando Magic forward Tobias Harris, Magic guard Victor Oladipo and 11 additional players to its select team.
The select team will train with the U.S. national team from July 28-July 31 in Las Vegas as the national...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 5:30 PM
ESPN bills itself as the Worldwide Leader in Sports. Based on that, women's basketball is bigger worldwide than the Winter Olympics.
Nothing against the Connecticut Huskies, but do they really warrant more airtime than Bode Miller, the U.S. women's...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 7:20 PM
Tony Wroblicky had 15 points, eight rebounds and two blocks to help American University beat top-seeded Boston University, 55-36, on Wednesday night in the Patriot League championship game at Boston, sending the Eagles to the NCAA tournament for the first...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 3:40 PM
Marcus Smart, Oklahoma State's All-American guard, has been suspended three games by the Big 12 Conference for going into the stands and shoving a Texas Tech fan near the end of the 19th-ranked Cowboys' 65-61 loss Saturday night in Lubbock, Texas, the...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 6:15 AM
At 16-26, the Lakers are unlikely to make the playoffs.
On May 20, the NBA will hold its annual draft lottery. The last time the Lakers fell to the lottery, they drafted Andrew Bynum in 2005 with the 10th overall pick.
Currently, the Lakers have the...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 12:32 PM
Lakers fans might not be especially familiar with the NBA draft lottery.
With multiple injuries and a 16-28 record, the Lakers have the seventh-worst record in the league.
A full 8½ games behind eighth-place Dallas (25-20) -- technically 9½ since...