| Jan 24, 2015
| 1:32 PM
The distinction between what coaches say and what they mean has long involved a considerable chasm, unless that coach is Gregg Popovich.
So, for what it's worth, consider the words of Hornets coach Steve Clifford before Wednesday's game against the...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 4:40 PM
On Thursday, Lakers guard Kobe Bryant and Clippers forward Blake Griffin were named as NBA All-Star starters, as voted in by fan balloting.
Bryant, who received preliminary results of an MRI exam that showed a torn rotator cuff, seems likely to miss the...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 10:25 PM
DeMarre Carroll and Jeff Teague each scored 17 points to lead a balanced offense, Kyle Korver dunked for the first time in more than two years, and the Atlanta Hawks tied a franchise record with their 14th consecutive victory, routing the visiting Indiana...
| Jan 19, 2015
| 5:55 PM
The name across the front of his jersey read "Boston" on Monday, so Tayshaun Prince wouldn't allow himself to think about what it might be like to have "Clippers" or another team stitched there in a few weeks.
"I'm not going to have one foot in, one...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 2:38 PM
Memphis — The FedEx Forum environment is loud, rowdy, often packed to capacity — and that's when the Memphis Grizzlies aren't hosting an NBA game.
So you can imagine, in part, why the UCF men's basketball team always left Tennessee singing...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 7:56 PM
It was rotation roulette out of necessity, and then desperation.
Little of it worked, and based on the sad state of the Miami Heat's defense, none of it probably mattered.
Through all the shifting, shuffling and subbing, the result was a 112-102...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 10:34 AM
So mentally weak? Or mentally defeated? It is the intersection the Miami Heat find themselves at after the first of the five games on this challenging western swing.
The Heat awoke Friday at their next base camp amid a pair of troubling realities:
| Jan 15, 2015
| 7:47 PM
Magic rookie SF Aaron Gordon is days away from playing again after being sidelined since mid-November.
Gordon, the Magic's No. 4 pick in the draft last June, had surgery to repair a fracture in his left foot Nov. 21 in Charlotte, N.C.
| Jan 16, 2015
| 7:34 AM
Here are your stories for Friday in Central Florida: woman killed in crash on I-4; mother, daughter killed in crime spree; "American Idol" singer has Central Florida connection; and more.
1. A 22-year-old woman died Friday morning when the car she was...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 11:22 AM
Miami Heat center Hassan Whiteside isn't concerned about the past.
Just a little more than two years ago, he was waived by the Sacramento Kings. On Friday, for the first time he faces the team that drafted him in 2010.
"I haven't been there since I...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 1:14 PM
Kobe Bryant is still on track to start at guard in the NBA All-Star Game on Feb. 15.
According to the third round of balloting returns released by the NBA on Thursday, Bryant is fourth overall with 862,568 votes behind Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron...