| Dec 3, 2014
| 6:59 PM
STORRS — A funny thing happened to Breanna Stewart on her way to winning four national championships and the final 125 games of her college career.
The other teams decided to beat her up.
They decided to get physical with college basketball's...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 1:25 PM
After a brief, two-game winning streak, the Lakers have dropped three straight to fall to 5-16 on the season.
They'll play just three games through Week 7, hosting the Sacramento Kings (11-10) on Tuesday followed by road games on Friday in San Antonio...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 11:08 PM
The Lakers aren't alone in careening toward another season of new lows. Kobe Bryant is right there with them.
He had one of his worst shooting nights as the Lakers lost to the San Antonio Spurs, 93-80, Friday at Staples Center.
He made only one of...
| Nov 15, 2014
| 4:05 PM
Coach Gregg Popovich understands that the San Antonio Spurs might be lacking a bit of energy and focus this season as they deal with the defense of their NBA title and the grind of another 82-game season.
It was different last season, when the Spurs...
| Nov 15, 2014
| 6:35 PM
Derrick Rose sat out the Chicago Bulls' game Saturday night against the Indiana Pacers because of his strained left hamstring, which is improving but leaves the All-Star point guard available on a day-to-day basis.
“It's a lot better today than it...
| Nov 18, 2014
By Mark Rosner, The Sports Xchange
SAN ANTONIO — San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich has been known to give Tim Duncan, Manu Ginobili and Tony Parker a night off even against top opponents in an effort to keep them fresh for the long season....
| Nov 17, 2014
| 9:09 PM
LOS ANGELES — On Dec. 30, 2011, Derrick Rose arrived in this city where he makes his offseason home as the league's reigning most valuable player and dropped 29 points and 16 assists on Chris Paul and the Clippers in a 13-point road victory.
| Nov 19, 2014
| 6:25 PM
The Los Angeles Clippers brought the NBA version of Hollywood to Orlando on Wednesday night with Chris Paul and Blake Griffin. Despite their presence, coach Doc Rivers isn't happy with his team's play. Two All-Stars isn't enough? Do I hear three?
| Nov 20, 2014
| 11:26 AM
The void this season has been evident.
The Miami Heat are aware they are a better team with guard Dwyane Wade on the court. He will sit a fourth consecutive game because of a hamstring injury Thursday against the Los Angeles Clippers.
| Nov 28, 2014
| 11:07 PM
After a terrible game the night before, Isaac Hamilton was in the process of regrouping when Tyus Edney sidled up to him at the pregame meal Friday.
Edney, UCLA's director of basketball operations, had played in the NBA, where, he counseled Hamilton,...
| Nov 29, 2014
| 2:08 PM
Because this is being written on the day after Thanksgiving, I'm eating turkey sandwiches and leftover dressing on the side. By the time you read this, we will have moved on to turkey soup or the under-appreciated T.O.T. (turkey on toast). Also it's close...