| May 22, 2014
| 11:59 AM
Lakers forward Ryan Kelly received consideration, but not enough votes to make the NBA's all-rookie first or second teams.
Voted on by a panel of 125 sportswriters and broadcasters, Philadelphia 76ers guard Michael Carter-Williams was the only unanimous...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 9:20 PM
Growing up, Washington Wizards forward Trevor Ariza idolized Allen Iverson so much that he wore his hair in the cornrows favored by the Philadelphia 76ers' star guard.
Ariza also bought Iverson's videos, and tried to play with the same ferocity.
| Mar 3, 2014
| 2:19 PM
Victor Oladipo has at least one edge over Michael Carter-Williams in the race to win the 2013-14 NBA Rookie of the Year Award.
The edge is in head-to-head matchups.
Oladipo's Orlando Magic beat Carter-Williams' Philadelphia 76ers in three of the...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Two basketball documentaries air this weekend in advance of the NCAA tournament, with one earning championship honors and the other settling for the old college try. ESPN seldom connects the dots as well in examining sports' role in society -- or the...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 8:27 PM
The Philadelphia 76ers turned down their dubious date with destiny Saturday night, beating the Detroit Pistons 123-98 to end an NBA-record-tying 26-game losing streak.
Guard Michael Carter-Williams and forward Thaddeus Young each scored 21 points and...
| Apr 12, 2014
| 7:18 PM
Almost everyone gets to see the crazy step-back three-pointers and wild flip-ins that make Kevin Durant so great, his top plays consuming hours of air time on ESPN, TNT, NBA TV, etc.
Considerably fewer have been privy to the madness that is Byron...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 6:58 AM
A look at Heat single-game bests (through April 16):
2013-14 Heat: 61, LeBron James, March 3 vs. Bobcats.
Heat record: 61, LeBron James, March 3, 2014 vs. Bobcats.
2013-14 Opponent: 43, Blake Griffin,...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 2:27 PM
NEW ORLEANS — Victor Oladipo woke up at 7 Friday morning with a realization.
He’s a part of All-Star Weekend.
To many people who’ve watched the Orlando Magic closely this season, there wasn’t any doubt NBA officials would...
| 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...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 7:27 PM
Where: Staples Center.
On the air: TV: TWC SportsNet, TWC Deportes; Radio: 710, 1330.
Records: Lakers 13-17; 76ers 8-20 before Saturday's game.
Record vs. 76ers (2012-13): 1-1.
Update: Philadelphia has...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 4:47 PM
It's always more fun to be inclusive when it comes to NBA midseason awards.
So for every Kevin Durant (our most valuable player), we like to mix in a Larry Sanders (most exasperating) or a Kendall Marshall (most unlikely rise to a starter).
| Dec 29, 2013
| 9:10 PM
The Philadelphia 76ers won only their second road game of the season by finishing off the Lakers, 111-104.
The Lakers overcame a 13-point deficit to take a 97-94 lead with 5:46 left in the game. The 76ers responded with a 17-7 run to improve to 9-21 on...