| Jan 28, 2015
| 12:06 PM
Bulls rookie forward Nikola Mirotic was named Wednesday as one of 20 players who will compete in the Rising Stars Challenge during the NBA All-Star weekend in February.
For the first time, the game featuring first- and second-year players will pit the...
| Jan 26, 2015
| 9:53 PM
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — For one night at least, Tayshaun Prince brought back memories of his successful run with Detroit at the start of his career.
Prince scored 19 points, and the Boston Celtics held off the Utah Jazz for a 99-90 victory on...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 9:00 AM
The Lakers (12-28) travel to Utah to visit the Jazz (13-26) on Friday night, but they'll do so without Kobe Bryant, who will miss his seventh game of the season to rest.
On Thursday, the Lakers lost to the Cleveland Cavaliers (20-20) at Staples Center....
| Jan 16, 2015
| 8:28 PM
The Jazz hit five three-pointers in the fourth quarter to outpace the Lakers for a 94-85 victory on Friday night in Utah.
Kobe Bryant sat out with the Lakers playing on the second night of a back-to-back games. So did Ronnie Price with a sore elbow....
| Jan 16, 2015
| 3:51 PM
Trade winds have been blowing in the NBA for some time this season.
Magic GM Rob Hennigan is no stranger to making deals. The Magic could use a rim-protecting power forward (who couldn't?) and a go-to wing (Andrew Wiggins, we never knew ye).
| Dec 6, 2014
| 9:24 PM
Last week’s ranking in parentheses, statistics are through Friday’s games:
1. GOLDEN STATE: Winning streak at 11; third in scoring (106.8), first in defensive field-goal percentage (41%). (2)
2. SAN ANTONIO: Old Man Tim Duncan (38) had...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 5:07 PM
A look at the starting lineups, inactives, referees and a pregame note of note for Friday's 9 p.m. game between the Heat and Jazz at Energy Solutions Arena (TV: Sun Sports. Radio: 790-AM, 104.3-FM, 106.3-FM, 710-AM-Spanish), with Josh McRoberts again...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 8:32 AM
The question to Jacque Vaughn this morning centered around the importance of playing well at home now that the Orlando Magic are about to begin a four-game homestand.
The question began: “Defending your home court, you’ve said that’s a...
| Dec 28, 2014
| 4:15 PM
Jordan Farmar is a two-time NBA champion and has been a starting point guard in the league.
Still, the question had to be asked: Would the Clippers be better served trying Jared Cunningham as the backup for Chris Paul?
Farmar is averaging career...
| Jan 7, 2015
| 7:41 AM
TV/radio: 7 p.m. Wednesday; CSN, WMVP-AM 1000.
Storylines: The short-handed Jazz, already without Alec Burks for the season, dressed 10 for Monday's home loss to the Pacers. But Trey Burke and Enes Kanter could return. The Bulls also are banged up, with...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 9:55 PM
In Shannon Ryan's predicted order of finish.
2013-14 record: 30-8, 12-6 Big Ten (T-2nd).
Big Ten tournament: Lost to Michigan State in the semifinals.
NCAA tournament: Lost to Kentucky in the Final Four.
Key players: Center Frank...