| Oct 15, 2014
| 6:09 AM
The NBA is running a little experiment: They will shorten a game to see if it might be a better game in the long run.
The Brooklyn Nets and Boston Celtics will play a 44-minute preseason game Sunday, shortening the contest from the standard 48 minutes....
| Oct 8, 2014
| 12:21 PM
The Clippers have a relatively young roster, but Coach Doc Rivers is already strategizing about how to keep the team's legs fresh and uninjured throughout the 82-game season -- and perhaps beyond.
Rivers said before Tuesday's Staples Center...
| Oct 5, 2014
| 9:51 AM
On June 26, the day of the 2014 NBA Draft, Evan Fournier's phone rang around 9 in the morning.
Fournier knew he had to answer.
It was his agent with stunning news: The Denver Nuggets were about to trade Fournier and a draft pick to the Orlando Magic...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 8:48 PM
Part of the rhythm of the NBA is the continuum is that you get to pick up where you left off, especially the elite.
While the offseasons tend to be brief, there is ample time to reflect, reassess, rededicate.
Eventually, the Detroit Pistons...
| Jun 8, 2014
| 8:50 PM
SAN ANTONIO -- This time, the other guys were left in pain.
LeBron James, who exited Game 1 of the NBA Finals in the fourth quarter due to leg cramps, returned in a big way Sunday night for Game 2.
The Miami forward scored 35 points, grabbed 10...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Here are five takeaways from the San Antonio Spurs’ 111-92 victory over the Miami Heat in Game 3 of the NBA Finals on Tuesday at AmericanAirlines Arena:
1. The Spurs’ shooting in the first half was like a real-life version of the...
| May 31, 2014
| 9:55 PM
With his team well within striking distance at halftime, Gregg Popovich made a strategic decision.
San Antonio Spurs point guard Tony Parker was experiencing soreness in his left ankle, so his coach opted to keep the team's leading scorer in the...
| Jun 8, 2014
| 11:02 PM
LeBron James' body held up just fine. So did his playmaking in the final minutes.
He continually scored during a sublime third quarter, then let his teammates make the baskets that pushed the Miami Heat past the San Antonio Spurs, 98-96, in Game 2 of...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 7:02 PM
MIAMI — The San Antonio Spurs have returned to the scene of their self-inflicted crime twice since the phrases "Game 6" and "28.2 seconds" became regrettable parts of their history.
They came to AmericanAirlines Arena in October for an...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 11:15 PM
One year later, Kawhi Leonard and the San Antonio Spurs have some better memories to place into their AmericanAirlines Arena scrapbook.
They staged a record shooting performance in the first half and withstood an epic rally before emerging with a 111-92...
| May 27, 2014
| 8:49 PM
Russell Westbrook had 40 points and 10 assists, and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the San Antonio Spurs 105-92 on Tuesday night to tie the Western Conference finals at two games apiece.
It matched the second-highest playoff point total of Westbrook's...