| Dec 30, 2014
| 9:00 PM
No LeBron James. No Al Horford.
Late decisions by Cleveland and Atlanta to hold out the two stars could have led to a letdown, but Paul Millsap made sure the Hawks were tough down the stretch.
Millsap scored 26 points and took over for Atlanta in...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 7:56 PM
Pelicans 104, Knicks 93: Tyreke Evans scored 27 points and dished out six assists as host New Orleans sent New York to its ninth consecutive loss.
Anthony Davis overcame a slow start to finish with 18 points, eight rebounds and three blocks for the...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 1:18 PM
The Lakers are getting increasingly difficult to predict, losing last week to the Minnesota Timberwolves (4-12) but winning Sunday against the top team in the Eastern Conference, the Toronto Raptors (13-4).
At 4-13, it's almost always a safer bet to...
| Oct 26, 2014
| 10:50 AM
Here's our team-by-team preview of the Western Conference. Teams are in predicted order of finish in their divisions.
SOUTHWEST DIVISIONSan Antonio Spurs
Last Season: 62-20, 1st in Southwest. Defeated Miami to win NBA title.
The Buzz: The way the...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 10:08 AM
NEW ORLEANS — Calm. Cool. Collected.
That’s how rookie point guard Elfrid Payton is looking as he prepares to make his NBA regular-season debut in his hometown.
“It’s just like any other game,” Payton said moments ago,...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 9:28 PM
NEW ORLEANS — The Orlando Magic understand the value of a superstar better than most teams. The franchise has some intriguing young talent in place, but it still hasn’t recovered from having to trade All-Star center Dwight Howard two-plus...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 4:14 PM
After defeating the Charlotte Hornets on Sunday (107-92), the Lakers finally got a win to improve to 1-5 on the season.
The coming schedule for Week 3 will not be easy, with a back-to-back set on the road in Memphis and New Orleans.
The Lakers also...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 8:41 PM
CLEVELAND -- LeBron James felt like he owed Cleveland fans after a miserable home opener. He repaid them Monday with his first triple-double of the season on a night all of the Cavaliers' stars shined brightly.
James had 32 points, 12 rebounds and 10...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 2:56 PM
Indianapolis native Brad Stevens, a childhood Pacers fan and former Butler coach, returned home last week as the rookie coach for the Boston Celtics. It wasn't a warm homecoming. The Pacers blew out his Celtics, 106-79. "I probably would've been better...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 7:31 PM
1. San Antonio
2012-13 finish: 58-24.
Coming: Marco Belinelli, Jeff Pendergraph.
Going: Gary Neal, DeJuan Blair.
Before anyone asks the Spurs to appear en masse on the next episode of "Derek," Ricky Gervais' thoughtful look at...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 1:32 PM
UConn has some different schools in its conference. A look at those newcomers:
Location: Orlando, Fla.
Colors: Black and gold
Famous UCF athletes: Chicago Bears receiver Brandon...