| Mar 26, 2014
| 1:08 PM
The Clippers are closing in on their third consecutive playoff berth.
The Clippers need any combination of four wins or four losses by the Phoenix Suns to clinch
a playoff spot.
On Wednesday night, the Clippers play at the New Orleans Pelicans and the...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 9:43 PM
at Utah 94, Miami 89:Marvin Williams scored 23 points and rookie Trey Burke hit a jump shot with 24 seconds remaining to lift the Utah Jazz to a 94-89 victory over the Miami Heat on Saturday night.
Trailing 87-79 after Williams hit two three-pointers,...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 12:08 PM
Traditionalists cling to scoring defense and opponents’ field goal percentage. Progressives and Ken Pomeroy groupies, often one in the same, embrace defensive efficiency and opponents’ effective field goal percentage.
No matter your...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 10:16 PM
Doc Rivers' message had a nice ring to it: Vote for D.J.
The Clippers coach said Wednesday he had lobbied his fellow Western Conference coaches to cast an All-Star vote for center DeAndre Jordan, who has become one of the game's elite big men in his...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 9:13 AM
Duke freshman Jabari Parker is the conference’s No. 2 scorer and leading rebounder and may be the first overall pick of the NBA draft. Clemson’s K.J. McDaniels has blended efficiency with spectacular plays like few others. Virginia’s...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 3:37 PM
The Orlando Magic should be at full strength when they face the San Antonio Spurs on Saturday night.
Guards Jameer Nelson and Victor Oladipo participated in practice Friday and joined their Magic teammates when they left Central Florida to begin a two-...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 10:21 PM
SAN ANTONIO — Victor Oladipo spent Saturday night seated a few feet behind the Orlando Magic bench. Wearing a dark suit, he sat next to assistant coach for player development Laron Profit, and Oladipo stood and clapped whenever his teammates made...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 8:09 PM
GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Virginia guard Malcolm Brogdon couldn’t ask for a more ardent advocate than Miami coach Jim Larranaga, who voted Brogdon not only the ACC player of the year but also the conference’s top defender.
Brogdon did not...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Houston (EEUU), 31 ene (EFE).- El pívot Dwight Howard, de los Rockets de Houston, que criticó el sistema de votación popular que existe actualmente para elegir a los titulares del Partido de las Estrellas, se mostró feliz al conocer que estará entre los...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 6:11 AM
The Lakers began the 2013-14 NBA season with a 2-2 record, playing four games in six nights.
Playing without Kobe Bryant, who is recovering from Achilles' tendon surgery, for an unknown stretch may make it difficult for the Lakers to finish the season...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 11:14 PM
This was a tough one.
Not for the Lakers to lose. For anybody to watch.
The Lakers and San Antonio appeared to be throwing boulders at the baskets. A run in this game meant two consecutive baskets.
GAME SUMMARY: Spurs 91, Lakers 85
| Nov 1, 2013
| 10:33 PM
Kobe Bryant completed almost one week of in-depth conditioning but declined to provide a targeted return date.
He recently said he would need three consecutive weeks of solid conditioning before playing in a game.
"This week was a good start. I was...