Tuesday, January 6, 2015
Monta Ellis scored 20 points and Dirk Nowitzki added 15 as the Dallas Mavericks won their fifth straight game Sunday, a 109-90 victory over the slumping Cleveland Cavaliers.
Monday, January 5, 2015
Paul Millsap had 27 points as the Eastern Conference-leading Atlanta Hawks beat the Portland Trail Blazers 115-107 on Saturday for their fourth straight win.
European youth basketball coaches are doing a better job of teaching the game's basic elements than their U.S. counterparts, and the results show in the NBA, Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant says.
When he was 3 years old, Mohammad Abdelhamid told his mother that he was going to be a basketball player and — like the pros — buy a mansion.
Saturday, January 3, 2015
Derrick Rose scored 13 of his 17 points in the fourth quarter, and the Chicago Bulls beat the Denver Nuggets 106-101 on Thursday night to maintain its stranglehold on the Central division.
Friday, January 2, 2015
San Antonio shook off its home-court overtime blues to beat New Orleans 95-93 on Wednesday, having only tied the game with 0.2 seconds of time remaining in regulation.
Basketball has become the latest sport wanting an extra event in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, while at the same time battling to keep Japan in the Olympic tournament.
Thursday, January 1, 2015
Portland rallied past Toronto in overtime for a 102-97 win on Tuesday, extending the Trail Blazers' lead in the NBA Northwest Division into double digits.
Wednesday, December 31, 2014
Washington survived a furious fourth-quarter charge by Houston to beat the Rockets 104-103 on Monday, moving into a share of the lead for the NBA Southeast Division.
Tuesday, December 30, 2014
An undermanned San Antonio beat Houston 110-106 on Sunday to end a run of six successive defeats against its Texas rival, tightening up the hard-fought NBA Southwest Division.