| Nov 10, 2013
| 9:58 PM
Kevin Durant scored 33 points, including a tying three-pointer late in regulation and two go-ahead foul shots in overtime that lifted the Oklahoma City Thunder past the Washington Wizards, 106-105, on Sunday night in Oklahoma City.
John Wall missed 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...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 10:47 PM
The Brooklyn Nets, with their enormous payroll and enormous expectations, fell to 3-10 on Sunday, when a 109-97 home loss to the Detroit Pistons left them in sole possession of last place in the Atlantic Division.
With its fifth consecutive loss,...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 10:25 PM
Steve Nash was sidelined the second half of Sunday's 113-90 loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves because of nerve pain in his back and hamstring.
As he walked out of Staples Center, he stopped to talk to a small group of reporters about his frustration....
| Nov 16, 2013
| 1:03 PM
They won an NBA championship together in 2008 and lost in the Finals in 2010 when they were with the Boston Celtics, when their bond and kinship was stronger than ever.
Now Clippers Coach Doc Rivers and Brooklyn Nets forwards Paul Pierce and Kevin...
| Nov 28, 2013
| 11:28 AM
The Lakers hit Thanksgiving with an 8-8 record, putting the team in 11th place in the Western Conference standings.
Despite playing without Kobe Bryant (Achilles' tendon) and most of the season without Steve Nash (back), the Lakers are only three...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 7:06 PM
Kobe Bryant is close to a return from his Achilles' tear, but Friday in Sacramento against the Kings may have to wait.
Bryant has ruled out playing against the Kings, according to multiple reports, including by ESPNLosAngeles.com and CNN.
| Dec 5, 2013
| 5:24 PM
Kobe Bryant seems indirectly to be directing programming for NBA TV.
With the (now defunct) possibility that Bryant might return Friday in Sacramento from his Achilles' tendon injury, the Lakers-Kings game was added Wednesday to NBA TV's national...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 10:05 PM
James Harden and Dwight Howard figured to be a potent combination for the Houston Rockets this season. Friday, the Golden State Warriors saw how good they can be.
Harden scored 34 points, Howard had 22 points and 18 rebounds, and the Rockets routed...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 4:03 PM
Are the Lakers a playoff team?
To do so, they'll need to beat out seven of the 14 other teams in the Western Conference.
Given the uncertainty surrounding the return of Kobe Bryant from an Achilles' tendon injury, Steve Nash's sustainability as...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 12:12 PM
Coach Doc Rivers was feeling better Wednesday after falling ill the night before during the Clippers' game at Phoenix, and he didn’t sound all that concerned about Blake Griffin’s injured ankle.
Griffin didn’t play in the last two...