| Jan 29, 2015
| 7:40 AM
LOS ANGELES — Several times over the years, Tom Thibodeau has reminded all how Tim Duncan averaged nearly 40 minutes in his first six seasons with the Spurs. He did it again Tuesday night before the Bulls' overtime victory over the Warriors....
| Jan 28, 2015
| 11:05 AM
Long before there was Deflategate, former Bulls coach Phil Jackson said he and other New York Knicks players would deflate basketballs in the 1970s.
Jackson, who played for the Knicks 1967 to 1978, spoke candidly about deflating balls to former...
| Jan 27, 2015
| 7:28 AM
On Wednesday, Kobe Bryant will undergo surgery to repair his torn right rotator cuff, probably knocking him out for the rest of the season.
Can he withstand another grueling stretch of rehab after fighting his way back from Achilles and knee injuries...
| Jan 25, 2015
| 5:18 PM
During Friday's Bulls-Mavericks telecast, ESPN commentator Jeff Van Gundy accused Bulls management of trying to undermine coach Tom Thibodeau by leaking disparaging stories, saying the practice dates to Phil Jackson's tenure as well as Scott Skiles' and...
| Jan 26, 2015
| 6:04 AM
Jeff Van Gundy is right: Bulls management has undermined coach Tom Thibodeau.
Van Gundy made that comment and several others while working the Bulls-Mavericks game on ESPN on Friday night, painting a picture of a devious front office.
| Jan 14, 2015
| 12:49 PM
On Sept. 26 of 2014, Phil Jackson, the president of basketball operations for the New York Knicks, said this about his expectations for his team this season.
“We believe we’re going to be a playoff team,” Jackson said. “Then we...
| Jan 10, 2015
| 4:55 PM
Phil Jackson offered a mea culpa for the New York Knicks' awful first half of the season but said he's doing what's best for the franchise's future.
Days after trading away two of the team's best players and getting little in return, Jackson asked...
| Jan 10, 2015
| 6:09 PM
The Patriots often struggled, but were able to outlast their typical AFC playoff nemesis, the Ravens, 35-31.Yes, the Ravens led 28-14 in the third quarter and often played well. But they didn't have Tom Brady, who passed for 367 yards and three...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 9:10 PM
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cavaliers tried to make it work with Dion Waiters. They couldn't wait any longer.
Cleveland traded the shooting guard to Oklahoma City on Monday night and acquired guards J.R. Smith and Iman Shumpert from the New York Knicks...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 4:59 PM
Phil Jackson has assured New York that he has a plan to save the Knicks.
"#knicknation Merry Christmas to all and Peace on earth," Jackson tweeted on Christmas Eve. "Please be assured your hopes and wishes are getting through to Santa. He will bring...
| Dec 21, 2014
| 6:50 PM
A review of the NBA in the year 2014.
• Waving goodbye to "The Donald." Months of chaos commenced with the text message "Let the games began" aimed at Clippers owner Donald Sterling by V. Stiviano, his estranged companion who...