| Apr 5, 2014
| 8:41 PM
The Portland Trail Blazers expected to make the playoffs. They never envisioned practically wrapping up a spot by the day after Christmas.
A 24-5 start gave them the best record in the NBA and made them the league's biggest marvel.
"I would lie,"...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 4:19 PM
OKLAHOMA CITY AT PORTLAND, 7 p.m. PST Tuesday. TV: NBA TV.
Neil Olshey can never get enough credit. The Mike Dunleavy protégé turned the Clippers into big winners and now has built the Portland Trail Blazers into a Western Conference...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 10:34 PM
Washington 122, at Philadelphia 103: Trevor Ariza made eight three-pointers and scored a career-high 40 points to help the Washington Wizards win their sixth straight game, 122-103 over the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday night.
Ariza made all six three-...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 7:20 AM
The Lakers climbed back to .500 (7-7) after a perfect 2-0 record throughout Week 4.
So far this season, the Lakers have won on the road just once in five tries, although three were on the second night of back-to-backs.
Week 5 presents three away games...
| 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...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 3:33 PM
If the 2013 NBA draft was a wine vintage, retailers would already have their "Big Clearance Sale!" signs up to help make way for the highly anticipated crop next June.
The early returns from this season's rookie class indicate this was one of the...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 4:16 PM
Before Shaquille O'Neal's jersey was retired Tuesday, he took a few digs at the current Lakers' big man.
O'Neal was asked whether he thinks that Kobe Bryant will win another championship before he retires. His response was aimed directly at Howard.
| Nov 10, 2012
| 2:36 PM
An updated look at NBA free agents. Who has signed, who is still available, who has become available:
Best of who is left: Kenyon Martin, Josh Howard, Derek Fisher, Chris Andersen, Mickael Pietrus, Mehmet Okur (retired), Maurice Evans, Ryan Gomes,...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 8:18 PM
Jerome Dyson was pushed and pulled in every direction for photos.
"It wasn't like this last year," he said with a laugh.
Dyson, back at the Greater Hartford Pro Am, is an NBA player now, though he is still not sure where. A proposed trade to the Phoenix...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 3:36 PM
Brooklyn Nets center Brook Lopez insists he attempted to avoid all the summertime talk that he was being shopped to the Orlando Magic as part of a potential Dwight Howard trade.
But Friday’s game in Orlando still will be a bit strange for him...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 4:34 PM
Chris Kaman has heard the rumors, because as he said after practice Wednesday, it was impossible not to hear all the trade chatter that had him a part of the deal in which the Clippers would send him to New Orleans for Hornets point guard Chris Paul....
| Jan 10, 2012
| 4:36 PM
Five things to watch in Lakers-Suns matchup...