| Dec 21, 2013
| 5:15 PM
Time may be running out on Mike Woodson's stint with the New York Knicks, but it's not too late for owner James Dolan to give his coach and equally oblivious forward Andrea Bargnani the perfect Christmas gift.
For only $275, Dolan can buy each of them a...
| 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...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 9:00 AM
As unlikely as it seems, failure and obscurity can have rewards of their own. The new documentary "Lenny Cooke" follows its titular subject on the road to defeat. Or rather, the film explores how defeat can nevertheless lead to a triumphant confirmation...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 5:32 PM
Three-peat is so 1988.
The term purportedly coined by Byron Scott and definitively trademarked by Pat Riley amid the Lakers' failed bid for a third consecutive NBA title in the late '80s should be discarded like the faded T-shirts bearing the slogan...
| May 15, 2013
| 5:00 PM
Miami The closest thing to a bird at AmericanAirlines Arena on Wednesday was Miami Heat player Chris Andersen, nicknamed “Birdman.”
As for the Heat fan who gained notoriety for flipping the bird to a Chicago Bulls player, she was nowhere to...
| May 10, 2013
| 3:40 PM
Chicago Bulls forward Taj Gibson has been fined $25,000 for his outburst at a referee, and New York Knicks guard J.R. Smith has been penalized $5,000 for flopping, the NBA announced Friday.
Gibson and Joakim Noah each received two technicals and were...
| Jun 25, 2012
| 11:39 AM
New York Knick star Amare Stoudemire reportedly tweeted an anti-gay slur at a fan who had sent him a tweet.
The fan, whose twitter handle is @BFerrelli, tweeted to Stoudemire: "You better come back stronger and quicker to make up for last season." The...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 2:32 PM
The NBA has fined Amare Stoudemire $50,000 for using an anti-gay slur in a tweet to a fan.
Stu Jackson, the league's executive vice president of basketball operations, announced the penalty Tuesday in a news release.
The incident occurred on Saturday...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 4:49 PM
Jamal Crawford, the Clippers super-sub guard, was not picked as a reserve for the NBA All-Star game in Houston Feb. 17.
NBA head coaches selected 14 reserves for the East and West teams. Crawford, in his 13th NBA season, has never made an All-Star...
| Nov 26, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Questions surrounding the Lakers season...
| Dec 5, 2011
| 4:35 PM
The Lakers are scheduled to play three games over the first three days of the season: Dec. 25 at home against Chicago, Dec. 26 at Sacramento and Dec. 27 at home against Utah....