| Mar 20, 2014
| 11:08 PM
Kevin Durant scored 35 points, finding his shooting touch after a rough start, and made five free throws in the final minute to shut down a furious, fourth-quarter comeback and give Oklahoma City its 50th win, 102-95, over injury-riddled Cleveland on...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 11:06 PM
LeBron James scored 43 points — 25 during an amazing first-quarter shooting display — and Chris Bosh added 21, leading the visiting Miami Heat to a 100-96 victory Tuesday night over the Cleveland Cavaliers, who played their first game...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 11:07 PM
A year ago at this time, the Miami Heat couldn't lose.
These days, they can't win.
And what at first looked like a mere rough stretch is now concerning to the Heat, who watched the Denver Nuggets come into their building and outscore them by 30 points...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 6:10 AM
The Lakers finished a busy, perplexing Week 19 with a win over the Oklahoma City Thunder.
The week started with a win, a rare one in Portland over the Trail Blazers, 107-106.
The following night, the Lakers fell at home to the New Orleans Pelicans,...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 10:03 PM
CHICAGO -- Joakim Noah had 20 points and 12 rebounds, D.J. Augustin scored 22 and the Chicago Bulls beat the Miami Heat, 95-88, in overtime Sunday after Jimmy Butler blocked LeBron James at the end of regulation.
Dwyane Wade scored 25 for Miami, but...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 5:01 PM
NEW ORLEANS — The kids are taking over the place.
You can't toss a string of beads in the French Quarter this weekend without hitting a wide-eyed NBA All-Star.
The festivities have become one extended Rising Stars Challenge between the six...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 11:04 PM
This city's NBA fans are being jarred out of their comfort zone.
Part of it is that we have lived so long and so happily with the Laker Show. Magic and Showtime became our birthright. We assumed there would always be another Magic, and we assumed right....
| Mar 3, 2014
| 9:39 PM
Wesley Johnson dunked an in-bounds pass from Kent Bazemore with 6.9 seconds left on the clock, stealing a 107-106 win in Portland against the Blazers.
After exploding with a 33-point first quarter, the Lakers saw their lead gradually shrink until the...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 7:10 PM
The Clippers didn't overlook the Suns during their first meeting last December at Staples Center, but Los Angeles was surprised at just how good Phoenix was.
The Clippers, who play the Suns on Tuesday night in Phoenix, recalled what happened during that...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 6:52 AM
The Portland Trail Blazers (41-18) have been one of the best teams in the Western Conference all season.
The Lakers, at 20-39, have not.
On Monday night, the Lakers will look to build a rare two-game win streak when they visit the Blazers.
| Mar 2, 2014
| 4:12 PM
When: 7 PST.
Where: Moda Center.
On the air: TV: TWC SportsNet, TWC Deportes; Radio: 710, 1330.
Records: Lakers 20-39, Trail Blazers 41-18.
Record vs. Trail Blazers: 0-1.
Update: LaMarcus Aldridge (strained groin) returned from a five-game...