| Jan 5, 2014
| 10:39 PM
There were no sports-channel highlight shows the last time the Golden State Warriors won nine in a row in the same season. Even if there had been, the top-10 compilers surely would have been hard-pressed to find a Gus Williams-to-Rick Barry moment that...
| Dec 14, 2013
| 8:59 PM
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — It hasn't looked as if the Lakers will soon add one of those golden trophies to the window sill that overlooks their practice court.
Whether it's the slow return of an aging superstar or Pau Gasol's hot-and-cold play (mostly...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 11:18 PM
Gordon Hayward scored a career-high 37 points, including Utah's final 17 points, to overcome Kevin Durant's 48 points and lead the Jazz to a 112-101 victory over Oklahoma City on Tuesday night at Salt Lake City.
After the Thunder sliced a 24-point...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 1:41 PM
Kobe Bryant recently suggested that fans vote for younger players such as Damian Lillard for February's NBA All-Star Game.
The fans aren't listening.
On Thursday, the league released its latest set of returns and Bryant is the leading vote-getter in...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 2:49 PM
Johnny Football is heading to the NFL.
Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel declared for the NFL draft on Wednesday following two spectacular seasons in which he became the first freshman to win the Heisman Trophy and helped the Aggies make a splash...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 5:05 PM
Magic Johnson has never been reluctant to give his opinion on how the Lakers are playing, and Wednesday he said the problems on the court can be traced to the owner’s office.
Johnson, whose Hall of Fame playing career included five NBA titles in...
| Jan 16, 2014
Magic Johnson has never been reluctant to give his opinion on how the Lakers are playing, and Wednesday he said the problems on the court can be traced to the owner's office.
Johnson, whose Hall of Fame playing career included five NBA titles in 13...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 11:35 PM
The Washington Wizards had a 34-point lead against the Miami Heat reduced to single digits Wednesday night before holding on for a 114-97 victory in Greg Oden's first game in more than four years.
John Wall scored 25 points, and Bradley Beal and Nene...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 7:38 PM
Miami Heat 109 - Lakers 102 (end of regulation)
The Lakers made a game of it but the Miami Heat held off a Lakers' run, completing a two-game season sweep, 109-102.
Chris Bosh had his jumper working all night, scoring 31 points on 15-of-22 shooting....
| 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...