| Jan 16, 2015
| 9:17 PM
Observations from Friday night's 95-83 victory over the Sacramento Kings at Sleep Train Arena:
-- The teams entered with virtually the same records, but the Heat entered in the thick of the playoff race, while the Kings already are waiting for next...
| Dec 27, 2014
| 2:55 PM
For the first time since July, the Miami Heat have more than pocket change to spend on personnel.
The NBA has granted the Heat a $2.65 million disabled-player salary-cap exception in the wake of forward Josh McRoberts undergoing knee surgery earlier...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 10:17 PM
Lakers 98 - Sacramento Kings 95 (end of regulation)
The Lakers ended their three-game losing streak, over-coming a 12-point deficit to defeat the Sacramento Kings.
Rookie Nik Stauskas missed a three-point attempt at the buzzer, after the Lakers pulled...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Q: Hi, Ira. From your card, who among the 20 will make the final 15 before the season starts? It seems like everyone taken to camp are good scorers. -- Romeo.
A: To me, the roster locks going in is the probable starting lineup of Dwyane Wade, Mario...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 7:23 PM
DeAndre Jordan can ice the aching feet. He can wrap the tired knees.
Soothing his newest defensive asset requires a more creative remedy.
"A lot of tea," the Clippers center said late Saturday night. "Something with a lot of honey in it."
| Feb 23, 2014
| 11:13 PM
Jason Collins rose from his seat on the bench and strode slowly toward the scorer's table.
He stepped on a traction mat, removed the T-shirt covering his jersey top and joined his Brooklyn Nets teammates on the Staples Center court.
It was a routine...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 9:55 AM
NEW YORK -- Center Brook Lopez has broken a bone in his right foot again, leaving the Brooklyn Nets without their leading scorer as they try to turn around a disappointing season.
The team said Saturday that Lopez was hurt during its 121-120 overtime...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 3:58 PM
Game 4 of Bulls-Nets should’ve been over early in the fourth quarter when the Nets had a 14-point lead with 3:45 to go. It never should’ve required overtime.
Game 4 should’ve been over in the first overtime when Nate Robinson hit an...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 6:32 PM
Here's what you need to know about Thursday's NBA draft: Nerlens Noel averaged 10.5 points as a Kentucky freshman until his season ended early because of a serious knee injury.
Now he's the likely No. 1 pick.
Noel still can't jump because of surgery...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 10:20 AM
NBA free agents (* -- indicates restricted free agent, with team allowed to match outside offers to retain player):
Best of who is left: Alexis Ajinca, Gilbert Arenas, Keith Bogans, Erick Dampier, Francisco Elson, Melvin Ely, Kryrlo Fesenko, Eddie House,...
| Sep 30, 2012
| 4:06 PM
Heat is on the Heat
The Miami Heat better figure out a way to defend without flopping.
OK, so that's not entirely fair to a defensive team schooled in the principles of Pat Riley. Erik Spoelstra is a terrific defensive...