| Jun 28, 2014
| 6:55 PM
NBA general managers may have felt this week like siblings watching the stack of presents swell under the tree in the days before Christmas.
Look, there's LeBron James next to the electric train set!
Wow, that's Carmelo Anthony beneath the stockings!...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 11:23 AM
The Mavericks and New York Knicks agreed Wednesday to a six-player trade that returns center Tyson Chandler to Dallas three years after he helped win a championship only to leave right away in free agency.
The Mavericks sent guards Jose Calderon,...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 8:32 PM
Consider Julius Randle to be a quick learner.
He might have already digested the Lakers' pecking order, acting deferentially to Kobe Bryant in a conference call with reporters an hour after being drafted with the seventh overall pick Thursday.
| Jun 25, 2014
| 11:19 AM
Kendrick Perry is a long shot to hear his name called in Thursday night's NBA Draft. Only 60 players are picked, and DraftExpress has the former Edgewater and Youngstown State standout ranked outside its top 100.
But beating the odds would be nothing...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 5:32 PM
Once more, with healing?
The San Antonio Spurs enter their Finals rematch with the Miami Heat seeking some therapeutic redemption after their entire roster was left in need of a mental rubdown following last year's series.
Manu Ginobili couldn't...
| May 30, 2014
| 2:12 PM
The Orlando Magic could have as much as $22.7 million in available salary cap space to use this summer in free agency.
But you shouldn’t expect the Magic to make a major free-agent splash.
After wading into the “kiddie pool” last...
| May 6, 2014
| 9:14 AM
Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant was named most valuable player of the NBA for the first time, the league announced Tuesday.
Durant received 119 of 125 first-place votes, beating out Miami Heat superstar LeBron James. James, who had won the...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 6:05 PM
57-25 (Home: 34-7; Road: 23-18)
vs. 6. GOLDEN STATE
51-31 (Home: 27-14; Road: 24-17)
Season series: Tied, 2-2.
Key stat: The Clippers lead the NBA in three-point defense, holding teams to 33.2% shooting from beyond the arc. That...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 5:55 PM
During a media session prior to the February 2009 Super Bowl between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Arizona Cardinals, Steelers coach Mike Tomlin pointed at me and said, "You owe me for getting you a week's vacation in Tampa."
Tomlin was right. Sort of....
| Apr 12, 2014
| 9:22 PM
at Atlanta 98, Miami 85:Jeff Teague scored 25 points, Lou Williams had 18 of his 23 points in the fourth quarter and the Atlanta Hawks earned the Eastern Conference's final playoff spot with a 98-85 victory over the Miami Heat on Saturday night....
| Apr 4, 2014
| 9:55 PM
The Lakers didn't count on Brandan Wright scoring 23 points on 10-for-10 shooting in only 28 minutes of play, eventually falling to the Dallas Mavericks, 107-95, on Friday night at Staples Center.
Dirk Nowitzki scoring 27 points on 11-of-14 shooting...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 11:48 AM
The Lakers (25-50) have just seven games left to "fight" for lottery position. The Dallas Mavericks (45-31) are trying to hold on to a playoff berth.
The two will meet on Friday night at Staples Center, the Mavericks playing their second game at the...