| Jan 13, 2015
| 7:58 PM
PHILADELPHIA — Dominique Wilkins slapped Al Horford on his back during a brief locker room chat and dished out a few kind words.
Horford at last had a triple-double to add to his own highlight reel.
"Congratulations on your first one, brother,"...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 7:14 AM
OK, now when? After Virginia cleared the non-conference schedule unscathed, with impressive victories over George Washington, Maryland, VCU, Harvard and Davidson, I pegged the Cavaliers’ first defeat this basketball season for Saturday at Notre...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 10:53 PM
Danny Manning was sitting out the final weeks of his rookie season after reconstructive knee surgery on the day Blake Griffin was born.
The year was 1989. Manning would go on to be a two-time All-Star in his star-crossed 51/2 seasons with the Clippers,...
| Dec 27, 2014
| 2:55 PM
For the first time since July, the Miami Heat have more than pocket change to spend on personnel.
The NBA has granted the Heat a $2.65 million disabled-player salary-cap exception in the wake of forward Josh McRoberts undergoing knee surgery earlier...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 8:31 PM
ATLANTA — The Orlando Magic staggered a division leader once again Friday night.
And once again the Magic failed to deliver a knockout punch.
They held an 11-point lead over the Atlanta Hawks late in the third quarter, but they allowed that lead...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 8:20 AM
The Clippers' snapped their two-game losing streak with a 113-91 win over the Detroit Pistons on Monday. Here are five takeaways from that victory.
1. Blake Griffin hits another milestone: The Clippers' superstar power forward passed Danny Manning for...
| Dec 17, 2014
| 7:16 PM
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – Jahlil Okafor was in the middle of a historic night. By halftime against Elon, he already had a double-double.
"My teammates were in my ear, telling me they wanted me to be dominating," Okafor said after Duke's victory...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 3:50 PM
A look at the starting lineups, inactives, referees and a pregame note of note for Wednesday's 7:30 p.m. game between the Miami Heat and Atlanta Hawks at AmericanAirlines Arena (TV: Sun Sports. Radio: 790-AM, 104.3-FM, 106.3-FM, 710-AM-Spanish), with...
| Dec 7, 2014
| 6:14 PM
About a year ago, Chicago’s Jahlil Okafor told the nation what college basketball team he had chosen to play for. (Spoiler alert: It was Duke.)
This year, there’s already talk about NBA teams “tanking” for the opportunity to...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 4:49 PM
The Lakers were granted a $4.85 million disabled-player exception on Tuesday for injured point guard Steve Nash.
What that means for a future Lakers' acquisition isn't as straightforward. The exception is a spending tool that can be used to add one...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 10:21 PM
PORTLAND, Ore. — Monday marks the 10-year anniversary of the Bulls snapping a 37-game losing streak on their annual extended trip to make way for the circus at the United Center.
"If we didn't get this one," a smiling Tyson Chandler said in a...