| 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 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...
| Nov 1, 2014
| 9:22 PM
These are strange new days for Luke Walton, who lived the charmed life of fan favorite and won two championships with the Lakers.
That was the easy part, to hear him talk, the countless days of scrimmaging, playing game after game and staring past...
| Nov 8, 2014
| 4:30 PM
AROUND THE LEAGUE
One week after surgery on his broken right hand, Russell Westbrook is upbeat about his recovery and trying to help his injury-riddled team find a way to survive without current NBA MVP Kevin Durant and himself on the court.
| Nov 5, 2014
| 6:37 PM
Kobe Bryant throws his teammates on his shoulders, fires up a lot of shots and the Lakers win or lose based on his accuracy.
It's part of the chicken-and-egg narrative that has appeared plenty of times in his 19-year career. And it's a hot topic again,...