| Feb 5, 2014
| 9:05 PM
ORLANDO, Fla. Andre Drummond sat in the chair with a towel draped over his head.
It was minutes after the Detroit Pistons took a 112-98 beating from the woeful Orlando Magic and the visual could serve as a pulse of the state of the Pistons.
The lead was...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 8:01 PM
The Sports Xchange
By Tim Povtak, The Sports Xchange
Oladipo sparks Magic against Pistons
ORLANDO, Fla. -- A little more time on the bench worked wonders for rookie guard Victor Oladipo.
Oladipo responded to his move Wednesday from starter to...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 9:10 AM
The Lakers (4-7) host the Detroit Pistons (3-5) on Sunday night at Staples Center.
The Pistons are one of five teams in the Eastern Conference scoring more than 100 points a game (100.5). Defensively, the Pistons are a bit shakier, giving up 102.5 a...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 11:23 AM
The Lakers (3-5) will play three of four games at home in Week 3, hosting the New Orleans Pelicans, Memphis Grizzlies and Detroit Pistons.
The Lakers also visit Denver on the second night of a back-to-back, rarely a winning situation for any team in the...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 10:59 PM
PORTLAND — Before the Clippers played their first exhibition game of the season against the Portland Trail Blazers, Coach Doc Rivers said DeAndre Jordan has been "sensational" during training camp.
And then Jordan went and proved his coach right....
| 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...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 7:54 PM
2012-13 finish: 66-16.
Coming: Michael Beasley, Greg Oden.
Going: Mike Miller, Juwan Howard.
The Heat propped up its three-peat hopes with two balky knees and a whiff of controversy. Oden has already encountered knee...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 10:16 AM
Kobe Bryant now has something else to use as motivation on social media.
The Lakers guard -- whose "1225" Twitter avatar is presumably a reference to a pair of perceived slights by ESPN, which rated the Lakers the 12th-best team in the Western...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 7:08 PM
NBA teams have completed the bulk of their offseason moves, so now’s the perfect time to evaluate what, if anything, has changed in the Eastern Conference’s balance of power.
There will be two competitions to watch in the season ahead.
| Jul 16, 2013
| 10:45 PM
Golf--British Open, first round, 3 a.m. (ESPN)
Cycling--Tour de France, stage 17, 7 a.m. (NBCSN)
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Volleyball, 5 p.m., Wachs Arena
Football, 7:30 p.m., Swisher Field
| Jul 11, 2013
| 3:12 AM
DETROIT — The Detroit Pistons have decided to bring back Chauncey Billups.
Pistons president of basketball operations Joe Dumars confirmed the move Thursday morning.
Billups has agreed to a two-year deal — the first season is guaranteed...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Chris Paul is one player. Doc Rivers is a culture.
Blake Griffin elicits wide-eyed awe. Doc Rivers elicits real expectation.
Clipper Nation is built on the unrelenting hope of fans in the shadows. Doc Rivers doesn't settle for hope, and that cloud...