| Oct 31, 2014
| 3:49 PM
RIP Boston Mayor Tom Menino, who died of cancer Thursday at 71. Menino might have been infamous for messing up Boston athletes' names — he referred to Kevin Garnett as "KJ" and Rajon Rondo as "Hondo" and Rob Gronkowski as "Gonk" — but when...
| Nov 1, 2014
| 7:36 PM
Statistics are through Friday’s games:
1. SAN ANTONIO: The Spurs get the top spot because they are the defending NBA champs.
2. GOLDEN STATE: Stephen Curry produces 24 points, 10 rebounds, five assists, six steals in opener.
| Nov 2, 2014
| 3:34 PM
Now that the Oct. 31 deadline for contract extensions has passed, the Orlando Magic's salary-cap situation for the summer of 2015 is in clearer focus.
If the Magic wind up with, say, the third overall pick in the 2015 NBA Draft and if the cap for the...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 8:21 PM
DALLAS -- Dirk Nowitzki and Chandler Parsons had the Dallas Mavericks on the way to a blowout before another poor third quarter got in the way.
Despite the surge by the Boston Celtics after halftime, the Mavericks held on for a 118-113 victory Monday...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 6:08 PM
The Lakers hit the road to start Week 6, playing three games in four nights before returning home to host the New Orleans Pelicans.
The team started well with a victory in Detroit, winning their second in a row after last Sunday's victory over the...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 3:13 PM
Lakers owner and Executive Vice President Jim Buss is confident the Lakers are on the right path back to success.
Where does he see the Lakers in five years?
“On top,” Buss told ESPN in a joint interview conducted in November with his...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 4:45 PM
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Elfrid Payton has visited this state just once before.
But that visit helped shape his NBA career.
On June 13, he participated in a pre-draft workout at the Boston Celtics' training facility in Waltham, Mass. He was matched...
| Nov 8, 2014
| 8:27 PM
Saturday night's marquee backcourt matchup featuring the Bulls' Derrick Rose and the Celtics' Rajon Rondo at the packed United Center was postponed because of medical concerns.
Somehow, the game went on — the fourth in five nights for the Bulls....
| Nov 8, 2014
| 8:34 PM
CHICAGO -- Evan Turner had 19 points and six assists as the Boston Celtics held on for a 106-101 win over the Chicago Bulls on Saturday night.
Seven players scored in double figures for the Celtics (3-3), who shot 51.9 percent from the field and...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 4:17 PM
TV/radio: 7 p.m. Saturday; WGN-9, WMVP-AM 1000.
Storylines: The Bulls are finishing four games in five nights. The Celtics also are finishing a back-to-back. Once again, the will-he-or-won't-he Derrick Rose decision will hover.
Trending: The Bulls won...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 8:02 PM
Anthony Morrow scored 19 of his 28 points in the fourth quarter to lead the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 109-94 win over the Boston Celtics on Wednesday.
Reggie Jackson deposited 20 of his 28 points after halftime, a night after setting a career high of...