| Feb 14, 2015
| 6:06 PM
NEW YORK — Kobe Bryant won't play in Sunday's All-Star game, his season already over because of a shoulder injury. Dwyane Wade will also skip it because of a sore hamstring. Carmelo Anthony is here, a reasonable expectation because the New York...
| Feb 14, 2015
| 8:51 PM
Minnesota Timberwolves rookie Zach LaVine, who played at UCLA and surprised NBA teams in individual workouts with his incredible vertical leap, had two perfect dunks and a third near-perfect one to win the Slam Dunk competition on NBA All-Star on...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 4:50 PM
NEW YORK — Pau Gasol sat in a chair behind a table surrounded by people holding microphones, cameras and recorders. Questions were shouted to him in English and Spanish, demanding instantaneous eloquence.
In some regards, Friday could have been...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 7:31 PM
NEW YORK — Center Mason Plumlee, getting a rare start due to an injury to Brook Lopez, scored a season-high 18 points, leading the Brooklyn Nets to an 88-70 victory over a gritty Philadelphia 76ers squad Friday night at the Barclays Center.
| Dec 15, 2014
| 11:39 AM
When/Where: 7:30 p.m., Barclays Center, Brooklyn.
TV: Sun Sports. Radio: 790-AM, 104.3-FM, 106.5-FM, 710-AM (Spanish).
Scouting report: This is the second game of the four-game season series and the Heat's second and final visit of the regular...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 1:58 PM
Nets 109, Celtics 107: Jarrett Jack highlighted a season-high 27 points with a go-ahead floater in the final minute as visiting Brooklyn rallied to record its first three-game winning streak of the season.
Alan Anderson scored 10 of his 15 points in...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 4:22 PM
Joakim Noah's lingering right ankle soreness will sideline him for Wednesday's Bulls-Nets matchup, forcing Kevin Garnett to find somebody else to fake-bite, er, antagonize.
Noah despises missing any action. Not matching up against Garnett makes it...
| 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...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 6:12 PM
Winning the FIBA World Cup won't be the biggest challenge for Team USA. Putting the basketball team together, now that was the hard part.
LeBron James, Chris Paul and Carmelo Anthony all said no thanks. Paul George broke his leg in a scrimmage. Blake...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 7:45 AM
Now, the only question becomes whether Derrick Rose reclaims his starting spot.
Rose, the starting point guard when USA Basketball captured gold at the 2010 World Championships in Turkey, was named one of 12 finalists for the FIBA World Cup that...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 9:49 AM
USA Basketball named its 12-man roster for the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup Friday night and two former Huskies made the cut.
Andre Drummond of the Detroit Pistons and Rudy Gay of the Sacremento Kings were both named to the group that will compete...