| 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 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...
| Dec 25, 2014
| 1:06 PM
New York Knicks president Phil Jackson delivered a Christmas message of hope to the team's fans during the holiday.
"#knicknation Merry Christmas to all and Peace on earth. Please be assured your hopes and wishes are getting through to Santa," Jackson...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 11:37 AM
ESPNNewYork reports: Knicks players, guard Tim Hardaway Jr. in particular, are at odds with Carmelo Anthony and have told the All-Star forward that he shoots too much, doesn't move or pass and only plays defense when he feels like it.
| Dec 12, 2014
| 8:33 PM
Kobe Bryant soon will pass Michael Jordan for third place on the NBA's all-time scoring list. That is unless another of his body parts goes out or he is suspended for threatening great bodily harm to his teammates.
In a most predictable of scenarios,...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 6:28 PM
As the Warriors head to Chicago for Saturday's game, Steve Kerr won't be passing out books to his players as Phil Jackson did on long trips with the dynasty-era Bulls.
Not that Kerr didn't enjoy the times Jackson gave him a Tony Hillerman novel set in...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 2:36 PM
SAN ANTONIO — Two days after Phil Jackson spoke about the loser's mentality in the Knicks locker room, a story surfaced that revealed the mentality may be even more troublesome than the team's awful record.
An ESPN report claims the locker room...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 1:31 PM
Cliché all you want about the team game, but the NBA, at its highest level, very much can be a singular equation, one player making all the difference.
So on July 11, when LeBron James said he was coming home, as Cleveland exulted, the question became...
| Oct 25, 2014
| 11:44 AM
No matter what happens between now and April 15, the presumed end of the Lakers season, Byron Scott won't wall himself off.
He left that behind more than 20 years ago, when he and James Worthy had to assume the unofficial roles of team spokesmen after...
| Oct 25, 2014
| 5:30 PM
Broderick Turner picks the East (in predicted order of finish)
2013-14 finish: 33-49.
Coming: Coach David Blatt, LeBron James, Kevin Love, Mike Miller, Shawn Marion, Brendan Haywood, James Jones.
Going: Coach Mike...
| Oct 26, 2014
| 3:46 PM
You'd need something bigger than a triangle to hold all the Bulls-Knicks connections for Wednesday's season opener at Madison Square Garden.
The Bulls aggressively courted Knicks star Carmelo Anthony in free agency. Knicks President Phil Jackson...