| Oct 26, 2014
| 10:50 AM
Here's our team-by-team preview of the Western Conference. Teams are in predicted order of finish in their divisions.
SOUTHWEST DIVISIONSan Antonio Spurs
Last Season: 62-20, 1st in Southwest. Defeated Miami to win NBA title.
The Buzz: The way the...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 6:29 PM
(in predicted order of finish)
Coming: Kyle Anderson.
Going: No one of significance.
Despite all of their sustained success, the Spurs have never won back-to-back titles. In fact they never had reached the NBA Finals...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 4:19 PM
OKLAHOMA CITY AT PORTLAND, 7 p.m. PST Tuesday. TV: NBA TV.
Neil Olshey can never get enough credit. The Mike Dunleavy protégé turned the Clippers into big winners and now has built the Portland Trail Blazers into a Western Conference...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 7:31 PM
1. San Antonio
2012-13 finish: 58-24.
Coming: Marco Belinelli, Jeff Pendergraph.
Going: Gary Neal, DeJuan Blair.
Before anyone asks the Spurs to appear en masse on the next episode of "Derek," Ricky Gervais' thoughtful look at...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Lakers forward/Center Pau Gasol is currently in Madrid with the Spanish national team.
Gasol, currently recovering from procedures to heal tendonosis in both knees, watched his squad defeat France at the Palacio de los Deportes on Friday, 85-76, in a...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 3:44 PM
One shot or one play doesn’t necessarily determine the outcome of a game, coaches and players like to say, because there are so many shots and plays during the course of a game.
But there was one shot Thursday night, by Portland’s Nicolas...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 11:40 PM
PORTLAND, Ore. — For the first three quarters Wednesday night, the Orlando Magic did most things right against the Portland Trail Blazers.
The Magic played energetically. They limited their mistakes. They even slowed the Trail Blazers' star...
| Jan 12, 2014
| 3:11 PM
DALLAS — Victor Oladipo demonstrated what Orlando Magic executives and coaches love about him during a 20-second span Saturday night.
Denver Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried poked the ball away from him midway through the second quarter, drove...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 8:02 PM
Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose is out indefinitely because of torn cartilage in his right knee that will require surgery, team officials said Saturday.
The former NBA most valuable player had an MRI exam in Los Angeles on Saturday and was...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 8:56 AM
Derrick Rose's comeback season has been cut short.
After missing all of the 2012 season recovering from a torn ligament in his left knee, the Chicago Bulls star is finished for this year after having successful surgery Monday to repair a torn medial...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 7:20 AM
The Lakers climbed back to .500 (7-7) after a perfect 2-0 record throughout Week 4.
So far this season, the Lakers have won on the road just once in five tries, although three were on the second night of back-to-backs.
Week 5 presents three away games...