| Feb 1, 2015
| 1:24 PM
In a matchup of two of the NBA's worst teams, the Lakers came up with one of their worst efforts this season.
They lost to the New York Knicks, 92-80, on Sunday after shooting only 36% from the field and failing to outscore Carmelo Anthony in the...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 9:59 PM
The Houston Rockets signed former Virginia forward Akil Mitchell, who made the ACC’s all-defensive team as a senior and sparked the Cavaliers to the conference regular-season and tournament titles.
He played for the Rockets in the Orlando...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 10:17 AM
The National Basketball Assn. has renewed its contracts with ESPN and Turner Broadcasting for nine years, the networks said on Monday.
Financial terms of the deals were not disclosed, but a person familiar with the contracts said the NBA will receive...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 6:35 PM
The Clippers have hired Lawrence Frank as an assistant coach after he reached a buyout agreement with the Brooklyn Nets. Frank had a trying season in which he clashed with Coach Jason Kidd and was demoted to compiling daily reports.
Frank, 44, had...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 9:04 PM
Now we know how much Brittney Griner means to the Mercury.
And that Diana Taurasi means even more.
With Griner, the Mercury beat the Sky in the first two games of the WNBA Finals by 21 and 29 points.
Without their 6-foot-8 monster in the middle, the...
| Sep 8, 2014
PHOENIX — There was one big takeaway from Game 1 of the WNBA Finals.
The Sky have no chance against the Mercury if Elena Delle Donne's lower back problem keeps her from contributing more than she did in Sunday's 83-62 loss, a thrashing much worse...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 9:00 PM
MIAMI --- Erik Spoelstra, el circunspecto dirigente del Heat de Miami, aseguró que la tomó menos de 10 minutos recuperarse del shock que le produjo la noticia de la partida de LeBron James a Cleveland.
“Fueron menos de 10 minutos. Tras saber...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 7:57 PM
George Sluizer, 82, the Dutch filmmaker who directed River Phoenix's last movie, "Dark Blood," died Saturday "after a long illness," according to organizers of the Netherlands Film Festival and the Berlin International Film Festival.
| Sep 23, 2014
| 8:00 PM
Caldwell Jones, 64, a rail-thin center/power forward who helped the Philadelphia 76ers reach the NBA Finals three times, died Sunday of a heart attack in Decatur, Ga. The 76ers announced his death.
One of four brothers to play professional basketball,...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 10:50 AM
Washington’s center DeJuan Blair, power forward Nene Hilario, center Daniel Orton and shooting guard Xavier Silas will all miss the Wizards’ regular-season opener on Oct. 29 at Miami after receiving one-game suspensions for leaving the bench...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 8:45 PM
On Monday and Tuesday, Tom Thibodeau said the following, sometimes without prompting:
• "Are we putting the work in that's necessary to compete well? That's what the good teams do. I've been around a long time. I know what should go into a season."...