College season prepared Davis for NBADavis will go down as one of the best examples to keep rules allowing one-and-dones at a bare minimum for the NBA and the NCAA.
Clippers-Lakers PreviewThe new-look Los Angeles Lakers may be without Steve Nash when they try to avoid their worst start in 34 years. Nash is listed as doubtful for the Lakers, who have dropped their first two games heading into Friday night's matchup against the Los ...
NBA-Crawford aims to become a permanent Clippers fixtureLOS ANGELES, Nov 1 (Reuters) - Jamal Crawford has taken his high-scoring act on the road during a 12-year NBA career full of short stays with new teams, but the veteran guard hopes he has reached his final destination with the Los Angeles Clippers.
Leroux's 2012-13 NBA Tier PredcitionsAs has been the case in previous seasons, I open the season with my tiered power rankings. Please remember that these are not based on anything but projected regular season success.
Pacers-Bobcats PreviewAfter watching his team finish with the worst winning percentage in NBA history, Charlotte Bobcats owner Michael Jordan is hoping first-year coach Mike Dunlap and a handful of new players can help the franchise begin heading in the right direction.
Nets-Knicks opener in Brooklyn postponedSo Michael Bloomberg asked the NBA to postpone Thursday's highly anticipated opener between the Knicks and Nets, and the league agreed Wednesday.
Bulls-Cavaliers PreviewThe Chicago Bulls are confident they can succeed while Derrick Rose recovers from a knee injury. With or without their superstar, the Bulls have fared extremely well against the Cleveland Cavaliers of late.
Lin and Harden Plot Revenge on the NBAThe NBA's most fascinating backcourt is not in Miami, where Dwyane Wade is joined by pedestrian point guard Mario Chalmers.
David Stern will leave NBA strongerI feel it's appropriate to comment on the announcement from the NBA that David Stern will retire as commissioner of the NBA in February 2014, 30 years after taking the job. In that time, the NBA has moved near the top of the pro sports heap in terms of ...
Heat-Knicks PreviewGREENBURGH, N.Y. (AP). LeBron James and the champs. Opening night at Madison Square Garden. Under normal circumstances, as electric a scene as there is in the NBA. Things are still far from normal in New York. Already postponed once by ...
Jazz-Hornets PreviewLed by No. 1 overall pick Anthony Davis, the New Orleans Hornets have some promising young talent. However, it might take some time for the team to produce consistent success.
Jeremy Lin and the 10 NBA Stars with Most to Prove in 2012-13The 2012-13 NBA season has the potential to be the most captivating one we've seen in more than 20 years. The storylines are plentiful and they certainly don't lack for intrigue.
NBA makes right call postponing Brooklyn Nets opener vs. NY Knicks, and ...As of Wednesday morning, it bordered on incredible that the NBA was still willing to give the Nets what they had lusted for long before the schedule came out.
NBA: Rajon Rondo says Dwyane Wade 'sold' flagrant foul in openerNBA: Rajon Rondo says Dwyane Wade 'sold' flagrant foul in opener. Published: Thursday, November 01, 2012. WALTHAM, Mass.
Gordon says knee injury legitGordon said he had a setback after trying out for the US Olympic team this past summer. He insisted that he's not sitting out to show his displeasure over the Hornets matching a four-year, $58 million offer from the Phoenix Suns.
NBA, NBPA pledge $1 million to support relief efforts in wake of Hurricane SandyFollowing the lead of the NFL and its players union, the NBA and its players union, the NBPA, have jointly agreed to donate $1 million to the Red Cross and other organizations, including The Salvation Army, New York Cares and Jersey Cares, to aid those ...
Bucks-Celtics PreviewDefense certainly is a focal point for the Boston Celtics and Milwaukee Bucks. It's a matter of execution that's been a problem at times.
NBA-Raptors take centre stage, Pacers steal spotlight"Yes it hurts (to lose) but there are so many positives I am looking at against one of the top teams in the NBA," Casey told reporters.
Ex-NBA coach Saunders joins ESPNESPN's Bill Simmons, who has been added to the "NBA Countdown" studio show, told nytimes.com what he wants his group, which includes Magic Johnson, Michael Wilbon and Jalen Rose, to accomplish this season.
Kings-Timberwolves PreviewThe Minnesota Timberwolves fell apart last season after Ricky Rubio went down with an injury. How they'll fare with both him and star Kevin Love sidelined to begin the 2012-13 campaign remains to be seen.