| 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...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 3:40 PM
After a surprise win in Portland on Monday against the Trail Blazers, the Lakers have completely fallen apart with three straight losses including a 48-point drubbing by the Clippers.
The Lakers have given up an average of 136 points a game through that...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 10:30 PM
Clippers 142, Lakers 94 (end of regulation)
The Clippers dismantled the Lakers, embarrassing the 16-time championship franchise with a 48-point thrashing -- the worst defeat in Lakers' history.
While the Lakers stayed within two points after a...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 6:45 AM
The Clippers (42-20) have hopes for an NBA title in June. The Lakers (21-40) are eyeing the top pick in the NBA draft.
On Thursday night, the Lakers are to host the Clippers at Staples Center.
The two local teams met on the season's opening night,...
| 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 18, 2014
| 9:22 PM
LeBron James had 34 points and eight rebounds, and the Miami Heat defeated the Charlotte Bobcats for the 15th straight time, 104-96, in overtime Saturday night at Charlotte, N.C.
James scored six points in the extra period, and Chris Bosh finished the...
| 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 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-...