| Jul 14, 2014
| 8:21 AM
USA basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo confirmed the 19-player roster for the national team, headlined by 2012 gold medalists Kevin Durant, James Harden, Kevin Love and Anthony Davis.
The roster for the 2014 USA World Cup Team will be selected from...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 11:00 AM
Don't crown the Cleveland Cavaliers just yet.
At least one NBA legend thinks LeBron James' move from Miami to Cleveland sets up a new pecking order in the Eastern Conference--with the Bulls on top.
Los Angeles Lakers great Magic Johnson tweeted, "With...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 9:26 PM
Once LeBron James announced, “I'm Coming Home,” to Cleveland last Friday, the free-agency floodgates opened, with the player moves coming fast and furious.
James was the Pied Piper, the one who set in motion so much change in the NBA that it...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 8:53 AM
Center Nik Vucevic will miss his fourth consecutive game when the Orlando Magic host the Washington Wizards tonight.
Magic coach Jacque Vaughn said that Vucevic, who has a sore left Achilles’ tendon, will join the team on its upcoming road trip to...
| May 15, 2014
| 8:09 PM
Forward David West scored 29 points and forward Lance Stephenson had 17 as the Indiana Pacers closed out their Eastern Conference semifinal series with the Washington Wizards with a 93-80 victory on Thursday night.
Indiana reached the conference...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 9:18 PM
WASHINGTON — Throughout this season, at points where matters looked most dire, Tom Thibodeau would cite the losses of Derrick Rose and Luol Deng and talk about the Bulls' fight.
Never has that trait been more impressively on display than Friday...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 11:05 PM
Losing the first two home games of a best-of-seven series is tough enough. Blowing double-digit, second-half leads in both is even more demoralizing.
"Demoralizing?" Joakim Noah said.
Then, in the direct aftermath of Tuesday's shocking 101-99 overtime...
| Mar 22, 2014
| 7:53 PM
A where-are-they-now rundown of top players from the Lakers' last championship era makes one feel for the purple and gulp.
Kobe Bryant is busy rehabbing a bothersome left knee whenever he's not busy ripping the direction of his franchise.
| Mar 21, 2014
| 10:08 PM
Washington Wizards 117 - Lakers 107 (end of regulation)
The Lakers' race to the bottom continued on Friday night, in a 117-107 loss to the Washington Wizards at Staples Center -- but team fought until the end, almost literally.
With just over two...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 12:58 PM
On Wednesday, the NBA announced Phoenix Suns guard Goran Dragic was selected as the league's most improved player this season.
Lakers guard Jodie Meeks was recognized in the voting, albeit with a single second-place vote, tying for 20th place.
| Apr 29, 2014
| 4:12 PM
So that’s it then.
The plucky Bulls gave it all they had, but their season is over after a 75-69 loss to Washington at the United Center on Tuesday. The Wizards eliminated the Bulls four games to one in their first-round playoff series....
| Feb 24, 2014
| 2:21 PM
WASHINGTON — The final 24 games of the Orlando Magic's season will serve as an extended audition for almost everyone on the team. Team officials will use the time to evaluate each player further, and the appraisals will factor into roster...