| Mar 19, 2015
| 10:05 PM
The Lakers hit the 50-loss mark on Thursday night, falling to the Utah Jazz in a low-scoring battle, 80-73, at Staples Center on Thursday night.
Gordon Hayward led all scorers with 22 points. He also had five rebounds and five assists. Reserve Trey...
| Mar 19, 2015
PORTLAND, Ore. — Year in and year out, it seems to be an elite level of guard play that propels a surprise team deep into March Madness.
When VCU made its historic run to the 2011 Final Four, senior Joey Rodriguez and junior Brandon Burgess were...
| Mar 12, 2015
| 4:44 PM
Aubrey Dawkins believed he could play at this level. So did his father, Johnny, the former Duke star and head coach at Stanford.
But few college coaches were enamored with Dawkins, even though he's 6-foot-6, bright, shoots it well and has a 39-inch...
| Mar 10, 2015
| 8:13 PM
The Big Ten is loaded with talented freshman guards this season, including Ohio State's sensational D'Angelo Russell (19.2 points per game), Maryland's Melo Trimble (16.1), Indiana's James Blackmon Jr. (15.8) and Northwestern's Bryant McIntosh (11.4)....
| Mar 4, 2015
| 8:04 PM
BOSTON (AP) — Brad Stevens didn't think the first play would work. The second one turned out perfectly.
Tyler Zeller banked in a shot from under the basket as time expired to give the Boston Celtics an 85-84 victory over the Utah Jazz on Wednesday...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 4:50 PM
NEW YORK — Pau Gasol sat in a chair behind a table surrounded by people holding microphones, cameras and recorders. Questions were shouted to him in English and Spanish, demanding instantaneous eloquence.
In some regards, Friday could have been...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 6:24 PM
HOUSTON — No one could have predicted Pau Gasol would start his first All-Star Game in his 14th NBA season.
But TNT and NBA TV analyst Grant Hill was not taken aback.
"A lot of people were shocked," Hill said Thursday, "but the talent has been...
| 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
| 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).