Stories tagged: nba
Tue., March 29, 2016, 7:29 p.m.
ESPN denies reporter fell asleep on live TV
Cleveland Cavaliers beat reporter Brian Windhorst looks like he nodded off during a live ESPN broadcast, but Windhorst implied in a tweet Tuesday that he was simply looking down at …
Mon., March 28, 2016, 10:26 p.m.
Capitals clinch overall No. 1 seed in NHL playoffs
All season the Washington Capitals have thrived after losses and in the third period. Fittingly, they earned the official distinction as the top regular-season team in the NHL by doing …
Sun., March 27, 2016, 9:08 p.m.
In Brief: Jordan leads way for Clippers
NBA: At Los Angeles, each blocked shot by DeAndre Jordan got the Clippers a little bit closer to the postseason. Jordan had 16 points and 16 rebounds, and his six …
Sat., March 26, 2016, 10 p.m.
Digest: James, Love carry Cavs to win over Knicks
LeBron James had 27 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists in his third triple-double of the season, Kevin Love added 28 points and 12 rebounds, and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat …
Fri., March 25, 2016, 10:17 p.m.
Digest: U.S. suffers qualifying loss to Guatemala
The United States’ path toward the 2018 World Cup became considerably more difficult when coach Jurgen Klinsmann made some puzzling lineup choices and the American defense self-destructed Friday night in …
Fri., March 25, 2016, 6:41 p.m.
Newsmakers: Mavericks’ Parsons likely done for season after right knee surgery
Mavericks forward Chandler
Fri., March 25, 2016
Joe Crawford ending one of NBA’s great officiating careers
The fiery Crawford, who grew up in an officiating family and wanted to be an NBA referee for as long as he can remember, gets emotional thinking about the end.
Thu., March 24, 2016, 10:44 p.m.
Lopez helps propel Nets over Cavaliers
Brook Lopez scored 22 points and the Brooklyn Nets blew by LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers in the fourth quarter for a 104-95 victory Thursday night in New York.
Wed., March 23, 2016, 10:47 p.m.
In brief: Digest: Favor’s dunk drives Jazz past Rockets
Derrick Favors’ dunk with 1.6 seconds left lifted the Utah Jazz to an 89-87 victory over the host Houston Rockets on Wednesday night.
Wed., March 23, 2016, 9:29 p.m.
Jeremy Lin provides spark for surging Hornets
Perhaps this is the start of Linsanity II.
Wed., March 23, 2016, 6:34 p.m.
Newsmakers: Johnson Jr. announces football pledge to Nebraska, Payton extends contract with Saints
The son of former NFL receiver Keyshawn Johnson
Tue., March 22, 2016, 9:09 p.m.
Westbrook’s triple double lifts Thunder
Russell Westbrook had 21 points, 15 assists and 13 rebounds to help the Thunder beat the Houston Rockets 111-107 on Tuesday night in Oklahoma City.
Tue., March 22, 2016, 7:04 p.m.
Newsmakers: Chiefs star LB Houston had knee surgery in February, Stony Brook’s Pikiell is new Rutgers basketball coach
Pro Bowl pass rusher Justin Houston could miss the upcoming season for the Kansas City Chiefs after having surgery to repair the ACL in his left knee that bothered him …
Sat., March 19, 2016, 10:37 p.m.
Spurs beat Golden State
LaMarcus Aldridge had 26 points and 13 rebounds, and the San Antonio Spurs beat the Golden State Warriors 87-79 on Saturday night to remain perfect at San Antonio’s AT&T Center …
Thu., March 17, 2016, 9:27 p.m.
In brief: Broncos sign Seahawks free-agent offensive lineman Russell Okung
Tue., March 15, 2016, 9:43 p.m.
Leonard leads Spurs over Clippers
Kawhi Leonard had 20 points and the San Antonio Spurs wore down the short-handed Los Angeles Clippers 108-87 on Tuesday night in San Antonio to match the second-longest home winning …
Fri., March 11, 2016, 10:28 p.m.
In brief: Thompson, Curry combine for 15 3-pointers, Warriors drop Trail Blazers
Stephen Curry scored 34 points, Klay Thompson had 37 and the Warriors avenged their worst defeat of the season by beating the Portland Trail Blazers 128-112 in Oakland, California, extending …
Fri., March 11, 2016, 7:06 p.m.
Newsmakers: Canadiens’ P.K. Subban released from hospital, consecutive games streak will end
P.K. Subban was released from the hospital after the Montreal Canadiens star was removed from the ice on a stretcher with a neck injury Thursday. Coach Michel
Thu., March 10, 2016, 6:28 p.m.
Derek Fisher says Matt Barnes altercation not behind firing
Derek Fisher says his altercation with forward Matt Barnes had nothing to do with his firing as New York Knicks coach.
Wed., March 9, 2016, 10:23 p.m.
In brief: Digest: Westbrook’s triple-double lifts Thunder
Russell Westbrook had 25 points, a career-high 20 assists and 11 rebounds to help the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the visiting Los Angeles Clippers 120-108 on Wednesday night.
Fri., March 4, 2016, 9:10 p.m.
Two-time NBA All-Star Baron Davis starts comeback in D-League
Baron Davis kept his expectations low for his first professional basketball game in four years.
Wed., March 2, 2016, 7:51 p.m.
Carmelo Anthony apologizes for response to heckling fan
Carmelo Anthony is apologizing for his interaction with a fan during the New York Knicks’ latest loss.
Wed., March 2, 2016, 12:39 p.m.
Ex-Chesapeake CEO Aubrey McClendon dies in crash, police say
Aubrey McClendon, a natural gas industry titan, was killed in a fiery single-vehicle crash in Oklahoma City on Wednesday, a day after he was indicted on a charge of conspiring …
Tue., March 1, 2016, 10:42 p.m.
In brief: Oklahoma survives big rally by Baylor
Tue., March 1, 2016, 6:53 p.m.
Warriors-Thunder draws more than 5.3 million viewers
The Golden State Warriors are a huge hit on TV.
Tue., March 1, 2016, 6:47 p.m.
Hornets’ Jeremy Lin addresses Asian stereotypes at Oscars
Charlotte Hornets guard Jeremy Lin is disappointed about the way Asians were stereotyped during an onstage skit at Sunday night’s Oscars, and said more racial awareness is needed.
Sat., Feb. 27, 2016, 10:38 p.m.
In brief: Digest: Curry ties NBA record, lifts Golden State
Stephen Curry’s 3-pointer from beyond 30 feet with 0.6 seconds left in overtime gave the Golden State Warriors a 121-118 win over the host Oklahoma City Thunder on Saturday night.
Fri., Feb. 26, 2016, 10:12 p.m.
In brief: Kyle Lowry nets 43 and Toronto Raptors edge first-place Cleveland Cavaliers
Kyle Lowry scored a career-high 43 points to help the host Toronto Raptors beat the Eastern Conference-leading Cleveland Cavaliers 99-97 on Friday.
Thu., Feb. 25, 2016, 10:35 p.m.
In brief: Record-setting night for Stephen Curry as Warriors defeat Magic
Stephen Curry scored 51 points and set an NBA record with a 3-pointer in his 128th consecutive game as the Golden State Warriors beat the Orlando Magic 130-114 on Thursday …
Wed., Feb. 24, 2016, 7:55 p.m.
In brief: No. 5 Xavier knocks off No. 1 Villanova
J.P. Macura got Xavier rolling with 19 points off the bench, Edmond Sumner had 19 points and nine assists and fifth-ranked Xavier got the win that had eluded it, knocking …