| Feb 23, 2015
| 8:24 PM
MIAMI — Luol Deng made 11 of 14 shots and scored 29 points, Goran Dragic added 23 points and 10 assists, and the Miami Heat set a season high for scoring in a 119-108 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Monday night.
Dwyane Wade scored 18 for...
| Feb 19, 2015
| 6:30 PM
With $18.4 million in cap space available, Philadelphia 76ers general manager Sam Hinkie was looking to take on salary and add picks in NBA trade-deadline deals.
Hinkie did that and more Thursday.
After acquiring big man JaVale McGee and Oklahoma City's...
| Feb 12, 2015
| 2:33 PM
A year ago, Nerlens Noel was rehabilitating a torn left ACL at the all-star break.
On Friday night, he'll be among the American first- and second-year NBA players facing the international first- and second-year pros in the Rising Stars Challenge at...
| Feb 14, 2015
| 6:01 PM
The Philadelphia 76ers find themselves in a different situation than at last year's NBA trade deadline.
A season ago, general manager Sam Hinkie was looking to unload impending veteran free agents Evan Turner and Spencer Hawes (along with former...
| Feb 6, 2015
| 5:20 PM
The Magic are back to a place they didn't really want to be: the lottery race.
They are in the thick of it again after a free-fall. Now looms an intriguing dilemma I shouldn't bring up after so much losing cost Jacque Vaughn his job and fans so much...
| Feb 9, 2015
| 8:30 PM
PHILADELPHIA — The 76ers were a ready and willing opponent against the NBA-leading Warriors.
They just weren't able to beat Golden State despite trimming an 18-point deficit to four in the final minute of an eventual 89-84 loss Monday night at the...
| Feb 7, 2015
| 4:27 PM
The NBA All-Star break starts this week, yet the halfway point of the regular season has already slipped by.
But the All-Star game has long been regarded as the unofficial halfway point of the season.
So it's time for this reporter to hand out some...
| Feb 2, 2015
| 8:38 PM
CLEVELAND — Now in double digits, the Cavaliers' winning streak is both intact and impressive.
Not to LeBron James.
"We haven't done anything," he said. "We haven't earned anything. Until we do something, then we can feel good about ourselves....
| Feb 1, 2015
ATLANTA — The 76ers' decision to "let it fly" with 3-pointers almost grounded the Hawks' winning streak.
Al Horford's clutch play in the closing minutes helped keep the streak alive.
Horford scored 23 points, including a tying basket after...
| Jan 28, 2015
| 7:46 PM
PHILADELPHIA — The 76ers rode a fast start to a rare relatively easy victory Wednesday evening.
Brett Brown's team scored 18 straight first-quarter points to take control of the game en route to a 89-69 victory over the Pistons at the Wells...
| Jan 28, 2015
| 6:45 AM
Maryland’s emergence as one of the nation’s top college basketball teams amid an unexpectedly-quick turnaround has landed a few players on NBA mock draft boards.
The biggest jump has been made by junior forward Jake Layman, who went from...