| Jan 23, 2015
| 8:00 PM
With Kobe Bryant missing the game with a potentially season-ending injury, Coach Byron Scott opted to shuffle his starting lineup against the NBA's reigning champion San Antonio Spurs.
Rookie Jordan Clarkson made his first start for the Lakers,...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 8:31 AM
When is a basketball not a basketball? When it's a paintbrush.
Two pieces in the new exhibit at the Benton Museum on the University of Connecticut's Storrs campus are huge abstract paintings. One was created by the UConn men's basketball team and the...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 3:54 PM
Add another chapter to the Miami Heat's lack of continuity, with neither Luol Deng nor Hassan Whiteside traveling to Wednesday night's game against the Charlotte Hornets at Time Warner Cable Arena.
Whiteside remained in South Florida due to the Grade...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 3:25 PM
LONDON — O.J. Mayo scored 22 points, Brandon Knight had 20 points and six steals, and the Milwaukee Bucks routed New York 95-79 on Thursday night, extending the Knicks' franchise-record losing streak to 16.
With the Knicks showing why they have...
| Jan 19, 2015
| 5:41 PM
Move over Brandon Knight – or at least to the side a little bit – because Antonio Vrankovic just tied your Pine Crest boys basketball single-game scoring record.
Vrankovic, who dropped 55 points, tied the school's record in an 87-65 win over...
| Jan 18, 2015
| 1:33 PM
The giant spark plug in Johnny Egan's attic is nearly as big as he is. A gift from Bullets fans, the 4-foot trophy depicts the spunky guard's role on Baltimore's NBA team one-half century ago. Then, he'd come off the bench, time after time, to ignite...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 3:51 PM
Trade winds have been blowing in the NBA for some time this season.
Magic GM Rob Hennigan is no stranger to making deals. The Magic could use a rim-protecting power forward (who couldn't?) and a go-to wing (Andrew Wiggins, we never knew ye).
| Jan 16, 2015
| 2:42 PM
Larry Sanders, who hasn't played a game for the Milwaukee Bucks since Dec. 23, was suspended for at least 10 games after violating the terms of the NBA's anti-drug program.
Sanders' absence was initially said by the team to be because of an illness,...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 10:25 AM
MILWAUKEE, Wis. — As the second quarter of the basketball game between Lake Zurich and Crystal Lake South was about to start Friday, Bears coach Billy Pitcher replaced his entire starting five with bench players.
He didn’t do so because he...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 3:22 PM
The NBA added a gold tag to players' jerseys this season to represent championship-winning franchises. The next addition could be ads.
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said the practice of selling ad space on team jerseys, common in other international...
| Jan 10, 2015
| 1:54 PM
I was on vacation for about two weeks, which is why some of the celebrity sightings below are a bit older. Better late than never:
- DJ Calvin Harris dined Dec. 17 at RPM Steak while in the area to perform at 103.5 KISS FM’s Jingle Ball. Fall...