| Feb 9, 2014
| 1:15 PM
The Detroit Pistons fired coach Maurice Cheeks on Sunday, making the former NBA champion the latest casualty in the underwhelming Eastern Conference.
The Pistons hired Cheeks last summer when they continued to upgrade their roster with the acquisition...
| 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,...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 11:24 AM
After playing 10 of their last 12 games on the road, the Lakers (18-32) will play their next six at Staples Center.
In addition to a long list of injuries, the Lakers have had a difficult schedule with 29 games on the road, where they're 10-19. At...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 9:57 AM
Clippers point guard Darren Collison is not going to let a sprained left big toe stop him from suiting up against the Chicago Bulls Friday night at the United Center.
“Yeah, I’m playing,” Collison said at the Clippers’ shoot-...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 11:55 PM
MIAMI -- Chris Bosh scored 24 points on 9-of-10 shooting, LeBron James added 18 points and the Miami Heat rolled past the San Antonio Spurs, 113-101, on Sunday in an NBA Finals rematch from last season.
Mario Chalmers scored 16 points for Miami, which...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 4:43 PM
A look at 30 of the biggest events to unfold during David Stern's 30-year run as NBA commissioner, which is scheduled to end Feb. 1:
June 1984—Michael Jordan, Hakeem Olajuwon, John Stockton and Charles Barkley are drafted, stocking the league with...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 7:35 AM
Harry Daye, the father of former Granada Hills Kennedy, UCLA and NBA player Darren Daye, was at the Nike Extravaganza from early in the afternoon until 11:35 p.m. on Saturday. Not bad for an 81-year-old.
Just call him the ultimate high school basketball...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 3:53 PM
The Lakers have had conversations with the Phoenix Suns, contemplating a trade that could send Pau Gasol to the Arizona desert for the expiring contract of Emeka Okafor and a 2014 first-round pick.
The Suns are in a unique position heading into the...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 6:55 PM
SOCHI, Russia — Moscow hosted the 1980 Summer Olympics but the Americans weren't there, and Los Angeles hosted the 1984 Games but the Soviets stayed home.
The Houston Rockets claimed two NBA titles in the 1990s while Chicago Bulls star Michael...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 5:11 AM
Shaquille O'Neal said the Lakers would have won five titles had he stayed with Kobe Bryant.
"Probably five," O'Neal said Thursday on TNT's "Inside Stuff." "I'm going to go with five or six."
O'Neal won three titles with Bryant and the Lakers in four...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 3:58 PM
LONDON -- The Brooklyn Nets should think about making another franchise move — to London.
The Nets improved to 3-0 in regular-season NBA games in the British capital with a 127-110 win over the Atlanta Hawks on Thursday.
Joe Johnson, who spent...