| Jan 2, 2014
| 10:21 PM
Joe Johnson hit a high-arching jumper as time expired to give the Brooklyn Nets a 95-93 comeback victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Thursday night.
Johnson's game-winning shot capped an improbable rally from a 16-point second-half deficit for the...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 10:34 PM
Joe Johnson scored 27 points in the Brooklyn Nets' season-high fourth straight victory, a 102-98 win Wednesday night that ended the Golden State Warriors' winning streak at 10 games and prevented the first 7-0 trip in NBA history.
Kevin Garnett scored...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 7:13 PM
It's time for the Lakers to state the obvious and utter the three words that could save them from continuing their sad decline into NBA irrelevance:
Ciao, Pau Gasol.
Thanks for the championship memories. Thanks for being such a classy guy and...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 10:13 AM
Dennis Rodman is going through with his plans to return to North Korea this week to train the national basketball team and help celebrate leader Kim Jong Un's birthday, despite the recent execution of Kim's uncle.
Rodman has already visited the...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 9:55 AM
NEW YORK -- Center Brook Lopez has broken a bone in his right foot again, leaving the Brooklyn Nets without their leading scorer as they try to turn around a disappointing season.
The team said Saturday that Lopez was hurt during its 121-120 overtime...
| Dec 25, 2013
| 5:00 AM
In the sports world, the NBA owns Christmas Day, with five games scheduled today.
The first game begins at 9 a.m. Pacific time with the Chicago Bulls playing at the Brooklyn Nets and the last game will end about 10 p.m. when the Clippers and Warriors...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 10:59 PM
Kevin Durant had 34 points and 12 rebounds, and the visiting Oklahoma City Thunder held on to defeat the Charlotte Bobcats, 89-85, Friday night without injured guard Russell Westbrook.
The Thunder announced before the game that Westbrook had...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 2:57 PM
Given his Achilles' injury, it shouldn't be a surprise that Kobe Bryant has slipped in the eyes of general managers, as reported earlier by The Times.
Though the Lakers were represented sporadically through an anonymous survey of all 30 general...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 10:25 PM
Kevin Love had 24 points and 12 rebounds and Ricky Rubio contributed 14 points, 10 assists and five steals to lead the Minnesota Timberwolves to a resounding 100-81 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Friday night in Minneapolis.
| Nov 8, 2013
| 8:00 AM
When Madonna declared herself fed up over the "death of creativity" after a world tour in which religious conservatives protested her concert in Poland, fascist skinheads heckled her in France and she received terrorist threats in Russia, the pop...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 11:02 PM
Joe Johnson stole a pass and dropped in a short jumper as time expired in overtime, giving the visiting Brooklyn Nets a 100-98 win over the Phoenix Suns on Friday night.
Johnson had tied the game at the end of regulation on a short floater with 30...