Friday, January 9, 2015
Atlanta provided a riposte to those assuming this season's NBA champion will come from the Western Conference by recording its ninth-straight win over such opponents with a 96-86 victory over Memphis on Wednesday.
Thursday, January 8, 2015
Detroit's Brandon Jennings made the most of a San Antonio turnover, sinking the game-winner with one-tenth of a second left Tuesday as the Pistons shocked NBA champions San Antonio 105-104.
Wednesday, January 7, 2015
Dirk Nowitzki made a clinching 3-pointer in overtime that moved him into seventh place on the NBA's career scoring list, and the Dallas Mavericks beat the Brooklyn Nets 96-88 on Monday night to match their season high with a sixth straight victory.
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.