| Mar 19, 2014
| 10:55 PM
Long after Phil Jackson acknowledged the cheering fans with a thumbs up and then a wave, there was one more standing ovation inside Madison Square Garden. This one went to the New York Knicks.
Carmelo Anthony scored 34 points and New York opened the...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 6:14 PM
Pau Gasol, the NBA's most-targeted subject of trade rumors, survived another deadline Thursday at noon, with the Lakers unable to move him and his $19.3-million salary.
The Lakers made no deals at all Thursday, which brought to mind one obvious...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 4:14 PM
The Lakers are a dismal 16-32 on the season, but General Manager Mitch Kupchak has a positive outlook on the team's situation.
"Our future is a bright future. We're going to be just fine," said Kupchak on Wednesday to Jared Greenberg and Rick Fox on...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 10:02 PM
Kevin Love had 37 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists, the first triple-double of his career, and the Minnesota Timberwolves cruised past the Utah Jazz, 121-104, Saturday night in Salt Lake City.
Minnesota was again playing without starters Nikola...
| 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 5, 2014
| 10:25 PM
Al Jefferson scored 34 points in Charlotte's 109-87 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Wednesday night, the fifth straight home win for the Bobcats.
Jefferson has scored at least 20 point in 21 of his last 24 games for the Bobcats (28-33), who equaled...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 1:08 PM
Of all the surprises this season, this wasn't one of them: Pau Gasol was left off the All-Star team.
Lakers Coach Mike D'Antoni thinks he knows why. The Lakers (16-30) are 14th in the Western Conference.
"When you’re not in the top eight, top...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 10:22 PM
James Harden scored a season-high 43 points before resting for all of the fourth quarter, and the Houston Rockets routed the Sacramento Kings, 129-103, on Tuesday night in Sacramento.
Harden helped Houston go ahead by 25 points in the first quarter,...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 10:34 PM
Washington 122, at Philadelphia 103: Trevor Ariza made eight three-pointers and scored a career-high 40 points to help the Washington Wizards win their sixth straight game, 122-103 over the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday night.
Ariza made all six three-...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 5:10 PM
Some Lakers fans were undoubtedly hoping General Manager Mitch Kupchak would pull a Pat Haden and meet his embattled coach on the tarmac at Los Angeles International Airport late Thursday night before he could board the team plane and coach another game....
| Mar 7, 2014
| 10:30 PM
James Harden scored 28 points and the Houston Rockets used a huge third quarter to turn a close game into a blowout in a 112-86 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Friday night at Houston.
Harden scored 16 in the Rockets' 38-point third quarter, which...