| Jan 23, 2015
| 6:30 AM
Kobe Bryant will have his torn rotator cuff examined in Los Angeles on Friday, and the Lakers (12-31) are set to play the San Antonio Spurs (27-17) without him.
In December, the Lakers beat the Spurs in San Antonio, 112-110, led by Nick Young with 29...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 5:32 PM
The Miami Heat's slide from NBA dominance has expanded beyond the standings.
In a stunning turn of events with Thursday's release of the final fan balloting numbers, Heat guard Dwyane Wade was bypassed for a starting spot on the Eastern Conference All-...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 7:09 AM
You Can't Make This Up by Al Michaels with L. Jon Wertheim, William Morrow, 288 pages, $28.99
Nobody has documented more sports history in the past 50 years than Al Michaels. You name it, he's done it: Super Bowls, World Series, Olympics, NBA Finals....
| Jan 22, 2015
| 2:25 PM
MIAMI — The players and coaches have voiced their frustrations about the season. On Thursday, it was the boss' turn to vent.
Miami Heat President Pat Riley spoke for the first time about this season's struggles. After playing in the last four NBA...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 9:00 PM
Q: It's incredible to me how much Mario Chalmers and Norris Cole have regressed. I know it's not a smart thing or fair to say, but 'Rio could be blamed for the last two losses. He killed runs and had so many turnovers. What has happened to these two? --...
| Jan 20, 2015
| 6:16 AM
The final result from Cleveland on Monday night: Cavaliers 108, Bulls brain-dead.
And you might want to check their hearts while you’re at it.
That’s six losses in eight games. That’s five straight opponents scoring more than 100...
| Jan 20, 2015
| 1:16 PM
Shabazz Napier figured this would be a seasonlong process.
Even though it appears he is starting to figure things out, he knows there is still a ways to go.
"When I first got here, I knew it was going to be a process for me to understand that this...
| Jan 19, 2015
| 6:45 AM
1. After watching Seattle fans leave early and then get locked out of the team's great comeback in the AFC Championship, several Heat fans who suffered the same indignity in Game 6 of the 2013 NBA Finals were mocking them. "How dumb are they?" one said....
| Dec 2, 2014
| 7:38 AM
The Mavericks are in town Tuesday night, and most likely so is the owner, Mark Cuban.
$500,000. In 2002, the future "Shark Tank" star was fined a half million when he said he wouldn't hire NBA ref Ed Rush to run a Dairy Queen.
$250,000. The former bar...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 5:58 PM
Byron Scott smiled in late October when asked which of Los Angeles' NBA teams ruled the city.
"When they get about 13 banners," the Lakers coach said of the Clippers, mindful that his team had won 16 championships and its cross-town rival zero, "then it...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 11:03 PM
You couldn't say they didn't see it coming.
Not when the Portland Trail Blazers have shown substantial resilience this season.
And when the Miami Heat have shown third-quarter ineptitude.
Thursday night at the Moda Center it all held to all-too-...