Feb 26, 2013 10:31 EST
Flamboyant retired NBA star Dennis Rodman, who is known as much for his piercings and tattoos as his court skills, arrived in North Korea Tuesday on a "basketball diplomacy" mission, organizers said.
Feb 26, 2013 09:03 EST
Retired US basketball superstar Dennis Rodman is among a group of current and former NBA coaches and players visiting North Korea, Chinese state media reported Tuesday.
Feb 26, 2013 02:02 EST
Ty Lawson scored 22 points and had eight assists as the Denver Nuggets scored 78 points in the paint en route to a 119-108 thrashing of the mistake-prone Los Angeles Lakers.
Feb 25, 2013 17:24 EST
Derek Fisher, who won five NBA titles with the Los Angeles Lakers, has signed a contract with the Oklahoma City Thunder, the club announced on Monday.
Feb 24, 2013 23:16 EST
Kobe Bryant scored a game-high 38 points and became the youngest player in NBA history to surpass the 31,000-point mark as the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Dallas Mavericks 103-99.
Feb 23, 2013 23:39 EST
Dwyane Wade had a game-high 33 points and LeBron James notched a triple-double as the NBA champions Miami Heat downed Philadelphia 114-90 to stretch their winning streak to 10.
Feb 23, 2013 02:12 EST
Kobe Bryant scored 29 of his 40 points in the second half as the Los Angeles Lakers capped an emotional week with a much-needed 111-107 NBA victory over the Portland Trail Blazers.
Feb 22, 2013 01:53 EST
LeBron James scored 26 points and notched 12 rebounds to lead the Miami Heat to an emphatic 86-67 NBA victory over the Chicago Bulls that stretched their winning streak to nine games.
Feb 21, 2013 02:27 EST
The Houston Rockets acquired first-round draft pick Thomas Robinson and forwards Francisco Garcia and Tyler Honeycutt from Sacramento in a trade for three of their own players.
Feb 21, 2013 02:21 EST
The Los Angeles Lakers won in their first game since their long-time owner Jerry Buss died, beating their mighty rivals the Boston Celtics 113-99 behind 24 points from Dwight Howard.
Feb 20, 2013 17:03 EST
Lindy Ruff, the longest-tenured coach in the National Hockey League, was fired as coach of the Buffalo Sabres on Wednesday despite being the most successful coach in the club's history.
Feb 19, 2013 23:18 EST
Guard Joe Johnson hit the game-winner at the buzzer in overtime to lift the Brooklyn Nets to a 113-111 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks.
Feb 18, 2013 15:11 EST
Former players and rivals recalled Jerry Buss, the Los Angeles Lakers owner who died Monday after a fight with cancer at age 80, as a visionary who helped mold the NBA and make the Lakers champions.
Feb 18, 2013 12:19 EST
Jerry Buss, the Los Angeles Lakers owner who transformed the team into the glamour franchise of a revitalized NBA, died on Monday at the age of 80, the Los Angeles Times reported.
Feb 18, 2013 00:43 EST
Chris Paul scored 20 points and passed out 15 assists to spark the Western Conference over the Eastern Conference 143-138 in the 62nd NBA All-Star Game.
Feb 18, 2013 00:12 EST
Tracy McGrady's Qingdao Eagles have finished bottom of the Chinese basketball league at the end of a frustrating season for the former NBA star.
Feb 17, 2013 00:28 EST
Terrence Ross of the Toronto Raptors dethroned defending champion Jeremy Evans of Utah to win the NBA Slam Dunk Contest in a worldwide vote on social media.
Feb 16, 2013 22:42 EST
Portland Trail Blazers rookie Damian Lillard captured the NBA Skills Challenge, outclassing Houston's Jeremy Lin and 2012 winner Tony Parker of San Antonio.
Feb 16, 2013 21:29 EST
Billy Hunter was fired as executive director of the NBA players union after 17 years in the job after an executive committee of players voted unanimously to oust him.
Feb 16, 2013 01:40 EST
Denver Nuggets second-year forward Kenneth Faried had 40 points as Team Chuck routed Team Shaq 163-135 in the National Basketball Association's Rising Stars Challenge game.