| Feb 13, 2014
| 8:19 AM
After LeBron James hit a game-winning shot Wednesday to lead his Miami Heat past the Golden State Warriors, Warriors guard Mark Jackson was effusive in his praise of James, saying he will go down as one of the greatest ever.
Earlier in the week, James...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 10:42 PM
LeBron James capped one of his best games of the season in dramatic fashion, making a step-back three-pointer with less than a second remaining at Oakland to carry the Miami Heat past the Golden State Warriors, 111-110, on Wednesday night and into the...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 5:30 PM
ESPN bills itself as the Worldwide Leader in Sports. Based on that, women's basketball is bigger worldwide than the Winter Olympics.
Nothing against the Connecticut Huskies, but do they really warrant more airtime than Bode Miller, the U.S. women's...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 9:42 AM
LeBron James has turned the NBA Slam Dunk Contest into a joke.
Not that it wasn't pretty much one already, with so many big names not taking part (this year is the first time as many as three All Stars are competing since 1998) and theatrics often...
| 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,...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 5:45 PM
The Lakers will be represented at the NBA All-Star game, but not on the court.
Kobe Bryant was recently voted in by the fans as a starter but a knee injury will force him to sit out on Feb. 16.
No other Lakers were named to the Western Conference...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 6:25 PM
The season is over.
It only feels like the Lakers franchise is done.
There is the terrible team, the sidelined superstar and the dim prospects for a quick turnaround. What's next? A walkout by super fan Flea?
Fortunately, these are the Lakers, and...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 11:20 PM
The Washington Wizards moved above .500 for the first time in more than four years Monday night, accomplishing the feat on their eighth try this season by pulling away in the second half to beat the visiting Portland Trail Blazers, 100-90.
| Feb 4, 2014
| 6:32 PM
CLIPPERS VS. MIAMI
When: 7:30 p.m.
Where: Staples Center.
On the air: TV: Prime Ticket, ESPN; Radio: 980, 1330.
Records: Clippers 34-17, Heat 34-13.
Record vs. Heat: 0-1.
Update: The Clippers have won seven straight games against the Heat in...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 12:54 PM
Finally, the Clippers are back playing at home at Staples Center for a while.
The bad news is that is that they start their five-game homestand Wednesday night against the two-time defending NBA champion Miami Heat and LeBron James.
| 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...