| Dec 21, 2014
| 6:23 PM
They are the three words in the same sentence that make Miami Heat fans cringe: Wade. Knee. Sidelined.
Sunday, for the first time this season, that was the case, with Dwyane Wade sidelined against the Boston Celtics at AmericanAirlines Arena due to a...
| Dec 21, 2014
| 5:23 PM
Observations from Sunday night's 100-84 victory over the Boston Celtics at AmericanAirlines Arena:
-- No Dwyane Wade, no Chris Bosh . . . no worries?
-- Not exactly.
-- But the Celtics were the right team at the right time.
-- Just like the...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 6:06 PM
Add the Lakers to the list of teams interested in free-agent forward Josh Smith.
Smith, a 29-year-old 6-foot-9 forward, was waived Monday morning by the Detroit Pistons despite two more seasons and $40.5 million remaining on his contract.
| Dec 19, 2014
| 9:59 PM
The NFL's conferences aren't set up by geography. No East or West. Just AFC and NFC.
Maybe it's time for the NBA to realign. The Lakers wouldn't mind it.
Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban started the debate last month. It continued after Boston sent...
| Dec 23, 2014
| 2:52 PM
After their best week of the season, the Lakers stumbled through Week 8, dropping all three contests.
At 8-19, the Lakers are in 13th place in the Western Conference.
They'll play four difficult games through Week 9, hosting the Golden State Warriors...
| Dec 23, 2014
| 8:12 PM
ORLANDO, Fla. -- This was a victory that came with a sigh of relief.
The Orlando Magic hung on to beat the Boston Celtics 100-95 on Tuesday night, but not before letting a 27-point, fourth-quarter lead shrink to three in the closing minutes of a horrid...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 8:10 PM
The Lakers competed well against the Dallas Mavericks on Friday night but ultimately fell short to the NBA's highest-scoring team, 102-98.
A late run got the Lakers to within three points of the Mavericks in the final seconds, but Monta Ellis split a...
| Dec 27, 2014
| 6:28 PM
WASHINGTON -- Forward Kris Humphries scored 18 points, forward Paul Pierce had 17 points in 18 minutes against his former team and the Washington Wizards demolished the Boston Celtics 101-88 on Saturday night.
No nail-biting this time against the Celtics...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 7:03 PM
Hornets 96, Celtics 87: Al Jefferson scored 23 points and matched a season high with 14 rebounds as Charlotte surged past visiting Boston.
Kemba Walker added 18 points and seven assists for the Hornets, who have won back-to-back games following a 10-game...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 7:24 PM
Carmelo Anthony returned from a one-game absence to score 22 points as the New York Knicks defeated the Celtics 101-95 Friday night in Boston to snap its 10-game skid.
Amar'e Stoudemire added 20 points and a team-high seven rebounds for the Knicks, who...
| 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...