| Nov 16, 2014
| 6:06 PM
MIAMI It had all the ingredients for disaster.
There was guard Dwyane Wade sidelined again. Sprinkled in were poor shooting nights from center Chris Bosh and forward Luol Deng. There was also a third quarter were they shot just 21 percent from the...
| Oct 25, 2014
| 9:13 PM
Is the 50-year wait over for the city of Cleveland?
Can LeBron James deliver the first title since Jim Brown did it in 1964?
Have the defending champion San Antonio Spurs finally gotten so old that LeBron can now catch them?
That, ladies and...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 9:59 PM
On a night Derrick Rose returned from sitting two games with sprained ankles, Kirk Hinrich scored all seven of his points in the fourth quarter as the Bulls pulled away for a 95-86 victory over the Bucks. All five starters reached double...
| Jun 8, 2014
| 4:55 PM
Relevance was fleeting for the USC basketball program.
The Trojans made NCAA tournament appearances in three consecutive years for the first time in school history and were attracting players capable of making them conference championship contenders....
| Jul 1, 2013
| 8:25 PM
To hardly anyone's surprise, All-Star point guard Chris Paul told the basketball world on Monday that he was going to re-sign with the Clippers.
He went on his @CP3 Twitter account early Monday to announce his return, saying, "I'm IN!!!#CLIPPERSNATION."...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 7:25 PM
Where: Staples Center.
On the air: TV: TWC SportsNet, TWC Deportes; Radio: 710, 1330.
Records: Lakers 13-18; Bucks 6-24.
Record vs. Bucks (2012-13): 1-1.
Update: The Bucks have the worst record in the...
| 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...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 7:54 PM
2012-13 finish: 66-16.
Coming: Michael Beasley, Greg Oden.
Going: Mike Miller, Juwan Howard.
The Heat propped up its three-peat hopes with two balky knees and a whiff of controversy. Oden has already encountered knee...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 1:10 PM
Milwaukee Bucks guard O.J. Mayo, a star in his one-and-done season for USC, has been suspended one game by the NBA for punching New Orleans Pelicans center Greg Stiemsma in the throat on Friday.
Rod Thorn, president of basketball operations for the NBA,...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 3:59 PM
Somewhere, lost in the sleaze that all so often defines what college basketball has become, are the overlooked culprits. Mom and Dad.
We in the media rant on and on about AAU coaches and summer leagues and slimeball agents (is that redundant?). We...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 6:54 PM
Milwaukee Bucks 108 - Lakers 105 (end of regulation)
The only true win for the Lakers on Thursday night in Milwaukee against the Bucks was a loss.
Already out of the playoffs, the Lakers hurt their draft position with back-to-back wins over the...