Kobe Bryant's back spasms kept him out of the fourth quarter. The Spurs then topped the Lakers by 20 in San Antonio.
On Monday, Wizards guard Gilbert Arenas met with law enforcement officials to explain why he had guns at the Verizon Center.
Marbury, one of four one-time Nets in the bad five. (Getty Images)
Maybe you say Nash, Kobe, LeBron, Duncan and Shaq. Or K.G., Kidd for
Duncan, Nash. However your All-Decade team looks, there are five guys
who belong on nobody's list, Dave Del Grande says.
The 0-18 Nets make history ... the wrong way. (AP)
On the court Wednesday night, the Nets set a record for futility to
start a season. Inside an 0-18 team's locker room, the feeling was
hopeless, humiliating and historical.
Brandon Jennings has averaged close to 24.2 points per game
remembers the first time he saw his idol play. Allen Iverson had Michael Jordan lined up at the top of the key, darting right and left like a cobra before coldly dismantling him with the weapon that would sustain him for 13 years in the NBA
Don't expect this much civility between Thomas and Brown. (Getty Images)
Nobody will upstage M.J. on Friday, but presenters Isiah Thomas, Larry
Brown and Charles Barkley might steal the show from other Hall of Fame
inductees, Ken Berger
Kurt Rambis was 24-13 as interim Lakers coach in 1998-99. (Getty Images)
The T-Wolves' post-McHale era begins with a figure from their ex-coach's past as Kurt Rambis takes over the young team in his first full-time No. 1 gig. Ken Berger
wonders if Rambis will be coaching Ricky Rubio, and who starts at the point
-- the young Spaniard or Jonny Flynn?
Key free agents: Trevor Ariza and Hedo Turkoglu. (Getty Images)
Let the players celebrate. Or in the Magic's case, commiserate. The GMs
are already at work, devising ways to build rosters capable of
returning to the NBA Finals, Ken Berger
Dwight Howard walks off a winner after scoring 10 of his 27 points in OT of Orlando's 116-114 win.
ORLANDO -- He got a technical foul for taunting after scoring on Anderson Varejao
, who had intentionally fouled him by grabbing him around the neck.
Russell had Wilt. Bird had Magic. Michael had ... nobody really, and everybody -- everybody who stood in his way. Basketball is a team sport, but in the NBA, individual rivalries make for good history and even better memories.
One of the best fuels to the NFL machine in recent years has been flex scheduling. With a flip of the switch, NBC is able to bury its scheduling errors ... or at least jettison them to oblivion.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- When it comes to his future, LeBron James' words are always subject to interpretation. Sometimes three, four, or eight interpretations.