Stories tagged: nba
Thu., Feb. 4, 2016, 6:26 p.m.
Spurs star Manu Ginobili out at least a month with groin injury
Spurs guard Manu Ginobili is out for at least a month after surgery Thursday for a testicle injury he suffered during the team’s win over New Orleans earlier this week.
Thu., Feb. 4, 2016, 6:20 p.m.
President Obama hosts NBA champion Warriors
President Barack Obama gave up basketball in 2010 after a bloody lip required stitches. But maybe the 54-year-old president will find a second career on the hardwood.
Tue., Feb. 2, 2016, 10:28 p.m.
Suns GM McDonough says team wasn’t responding to Hornacek
Phoenix Suns general manager Ryan McDonough says coach Jeff Hornacek was fired because the players weren’t responding to him.
Tue., Feb. 2, 2016, 6:48 p.m.
Kings cancel Lunar New Year promo after Cousins complains
The Sacramento Kings canceled a Lunar New Year promotional giveaway after DeMarcus Cousins complained it was insensitive on the first day of Black History Month.
Mon., Feb. 1, 2016, 9:24 p.m.
Reeling Phoenix Suns fire coach Jeff Hornacek
PHOENIX – Jeff Hornacek was fired Monday as coach of the Phoenix Suns, who are mired in one of the worst stretches in franchise history. The Suns said an interim …
Sun., Jan. 31, 2016, 9:35 p.m.
In brief: A’ja Wilson’s ignites No. 2 South Carolina women
South Carolina moved a step closer to an upcoming showdown against No. 1 Connecticut with another road win over a top-10 team.
Fri., Jan. 29, 2016, 10:33 p.m.
In brief: Russell Westbrook’s triple-double leads Oklahoma City over Houston
Russell Westbrook’s sixth triple-double of the season helped Oklahoma City defeat visiting Houston 116-108 on Friday night. Westbrook finished with 26 points, 14 assists and 10 rebounds. It was the …
Tue., Jan. 26, 2016, 6:18 p.m.
Punch sidelines Clippers’ Blake Griffin
Blake Griffin is expected to miss four to six weeks with a broken shooting hand after punching a Los Angeles Clippers staff member during a road trip.
Mon., Jan. 25, 2016, 5:40 p.m.
Curry does it all again as Warriors dismantle Spurs, 120-90
Stephen Curry and the dominant Warriors aren’t just beating teams anymore, they’re throwing staggering knockout punches against the NBA’s best – make that second-best.
Fri., Jan. 22, 2016, 10:31 p.m.
In brief: Steve Kerr returns, Golden State handles Indiana
Stephen Curry finished with 39 points and a triple-double, helping coach Steve Kerr win his season debut in Golden State’s 122-110 victory over Indiana on Friday night in Oakland, California.
Fri., Jan. 22, 2016, 6:39 p.m.
Chris Davis formally signed a $161 million, seven-year contract, a deal that includes $42 million in deferred money that won’t be fully received until he is 51.
Thu., Jan. 21, 2016, 8:46 p.m.
Sports adapt to heavy snow forecast
The NHL shifted the starting time of a game in Washington and the Atlantic Coast Conference moved two basketball games involving No. 13 Virginia because of forecasts for heavy snow.
Thu., Jan. 21, 2016, 1:07 a.m.
Tyler Harvey still firing away, but working on defense in D-League
Tyler Harvey is still a shooting star. Three weeks ago, the former Eastern Washington star became a media sensation in the NBA Developmental League when he sank eight 3-point shots …
Wed., Jan. 20, 2016, 9:42 p.m.
Curry stays atop NBA jersey list, Porzingis debuts at No. 4
Stephen Curry is still on top in jersey sales and Kristaps Porzingis is already making a run at him.
Sun., Jan. 17, 2016, 8:50 p.m.
Noah’s future with Bulls in doubt following left shoulder injury
Joakim Noah likely has played his last game this season. Now the question is whether the two-time All-Star has played his last game for the Chicago Bulls.
Sat., Jan. 16, 2016, 10:18 p.m.
Federer gives Novak ‘star’ of approval
Roger Federer says the so-called Big Four in men’s tennis – he, Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray and Rafael Nadal – still exists, with one possible notation and an addition.
Fri., Jan. 15, 2016, 5:27 p.m.
Ben Wallace looks forward to jersey retirement with Pistons
The Detroit Pistons are honoring one of their recent stars when they host defending champion Golden State on Saturday night.
Thu., Jan. 14, 2016, 6:34 p.m.
LeBron James to produce, appear in new reality TV series
LeBron James will co-produce and appear in a reality TV series called “Cleveland Hustles.”
Wed., Jan. 13, 2016, 9:20 p.m.
Curry scores 38 but Warriors lose to Nuggets, 112-110
Danilo Gallinari scored 28 points and the Denver Nuggets withstood a 38-point performance by Stephen Curry to hand the Golden State Warriors their third loss of the season, 112-110 on …
Sun., Jan. 10, 2016, 6:06 p.m.
Nets fire coach Lionel Hollins, reassign GM Billy King
Billy King’s bold moves often seemed made with little regard for the future. Now Brooklyn’s future isn’t King’s concern.
Sat., Jan. 9, 2016, 8:15 p.m.
Clippers recall guard C.J. Wilcox from NBA’s D-League
The Los Angeles Clippers have recalled guard C.J. Wilcox from the Canton Charge of the NBA’s D-League.
Fri., Jan. 8, 2016, 8:52 p.m.
Former Seattle SuperSonics player John Johnson dies at 68
John Johnson, a two-time All-Star forward with the Cleveland Cavaliers who helped the Seattle SuperSonics win the 1979 NBA title, has died. He was 68.
Mon., Jan. 4, 2016, 12:41 p.m.
Couch Slouch: You want Kobe and Peyton to just stop? Why?
Since the 20th century, Peyton Manning and Kobe Bryant have been among the greatest to play their games – Manning for 18 years in the NFL, Bryant for 20 years …
Fri., Jan. 1, 2016, 7:48 p.m.
Grizzlies’ Barnes expresses frustrations about tough 2015
Memphis Grizzlies forward Matt Barnes has expressed his frustration on social media about 2015, what he describes as “the worst year of his life.”
Thu., Dec. 31, 2015, 8:26 p.m.
Klay Thompson scores 38 as Warriors beat Rockets
Klay Thompson scored 38 points and the Golden State Warriors overcame star Stephen Curry’s absence to beat the Houston Rockets 114-110 on Thursday night.
Sat., Dec. 26, 2015, 6:43 p.m.
Rajon Rondo, DeMarcus Cousins forge strong bond as Kings
Rajon Rondo and DeMarcus Cousins laugh about it now.
Sat., Dec. 26, 2015, 5:51 p.m.
NBA MVP Stephen Curry shoots way to AP Male Athlete of Year
Stephen Curry’s greatness as a basketball player can be measured by his record-setting shooting numbers that are changing the game.
Sat., Dec. 26, 2015, 5:36 p.m.
Warriors-Cavs draws nearly 11 million viewers on Christmas
The NBA Finals rematch between Golden State and Cleveland drew nearly 11 million viewers, making it the most-watched Christmas game in four years.
Fri., Dec. 25, 2015, 10:19 p.m.
Clippers hold off Lakers 94-84 in Bryant’s last Christmas game
Chris Paul scored 23 points and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Los Angeles Lakers 94-84 on Friday night to end a three-game skid.
Fri., Dec. 25, 2015, 9:08 p.m.
Rockets end Spurs’ 7-game streak with 88-84 win
The Houston Rockets had their best defensive performance of the season in a victory over the San Antonio Spurs on Friday night.