| Feb 13, 2014
| 10:40 PM
The Lakers gave the Oklahoma City a scare on Thursday night, taking a 10-point lead into the final quarter, but All-Star forward Kevin Durant took over in the fourth, scoring 19 of his 43 points to push the Thunder to a 107-103 victory.
| Feb 10, 2014
| 10:30 PM
Marreese Speights scored a career-high 32 points to hand his former a team a near-record setback, leading the Golden State Warriors past the Philadelphia 76ers, 123-80, Monday night in Oakland.
After losing, 123-78, to the Clippers on Sunday night at...
| 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
| 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).
| Feb 7, 2014
| 9:22 PM
PHILADELPHIA — The Lakers didn't need help from a bizarre rule Friday.
They just needed Steve Nash to play like he was 29 on his 40th birthday.
Nash delivered a turn-back-the-clock night in the Lakers' 112-98 victory over the...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 10:45 PM
The Lakers took off Monday for a three-game trip and left behind the injured Pau Gasol.
Will he still be there when they return?
The Lakers and Phoenix Suns have engaged in trade talks for Gasol, though there is one main holdup to a deal being...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 11:25 PM
Tim Duncan scored a season-high 31 points Wednesday night before fouling out in the second overtime, and the San Antonio Spurs beat the Washington Wizards for an NBA-high 16th time in a row, holding on for a 125-118 victory at Washington.
| Jan 22, 2014
| 10:44 PM
Kevin Durant had 36 points to offset Tony Parker's season-high 37, and the visiting Oklahoma City Thunder survived a testy 111-105 victory over the San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday night, their third win this season over the defending Western Conference...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 6:31 PM
The Lakers are a basketball mess. They've used 21 lineups in 42 games. They're 13th in the Western Conference. Kobe Bryant is at least two weeks away from returning from another injury, as are Steve Blake and Jordan Farmar. Steve Nash also hopes to come...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 9:21 PM
MIAMI — Sometimes the Lakers disintegrate horribly and lose by 36 to the Clippers. Sometimes they fall in overtime to Chicago by allowing a ridiculously easy inbounds play with 0.9 seconds left.
Occasionally, though, they surprise you, winning...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 7:39 PM
The year is 2017. Somewhere high above an NBA practice court, a general manager stares out a large picture window at his struggling team and sighs.
"I still can't believe it," he tells a front-office underling. "Remember that year we tanked and...