Friday, November 21, 2014
Jason Collins, the first openly gay man to play in one of the four major North American professional leagues, announced his retirement Wednesday after 13 years in the NBA.
The San Antonio Spurs continued their success over LeBron James-led teams by edging the Cleveland Cavaliers 92-90 behind Tim Duncan's double double and a key forced turnover by Manu Ginobili.
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Kobe Bryant scored 28 points as the Los Angeles Lakers won for only the second time this season, beating the Atlanta Hawks 114-109 in the NBA on Tuesday.
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Ty Lawson scored 24 points and Arron Afflalo added 23 as the struggling Denver Nuggets ended Cleveland's four-game winning streak with a 106-97 victory over the Cavaliers on Monday.
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Stephen Curry had 30 points and 15 assists as the Golden State Warriors cruised past the Los Angeles Lakers 136-115 Sunday night despite 44 points by Kobe Bryant.
Monday, November 17, 2014
LeBron James scored 32 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers made their first 11 3-point attempts, including nine in the first quarter, to rout the Atlanta Hawks 127-94 on Saturday night.
Sunday, November 16, 2014
LeBron James delivered his best game since returning to Cleveland, and the Cavaliers have a winning record for the first time this season with a come-from-behind 122-121 win over Boston on Friday.
Saturday, November 15, 2014
Pau Gasol had a season-high 27 points and 11 rebounds, Derrick Rose scored 20 points before leaving with a sore left hamstring, and the Chicago Bulls beat the Toronto Raptors 100-93 on Thursday night.
NBA players union executive director Michele Roberts, the first female union leader in major North American sport, fired a verbal warning Thursday that could signal another money dispute with owners.
NBA commissioner Adam Silver called Thursday for changes to U.S. laws that ban gambling on sports events in most states, saying American attitudes have changed regarding such betting.