National Basketball Association
Mar 12, 2013 00:43 EDT
The odd couple is getting odder: first, Dennis Rodman and North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un took in a hoops game side-by-side. Now they're planning a holiday together.
Mar 12, 2013 00:31 EDT
The San Antonio Spurs won the battle of the Western Conference heavyweights, bouncing back from a embarrassing 30-point loss last week to beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 105-93.
Mar 11, 2013 17:41 EDT
Basketball legend Shaquille O'Neal on Monday credited the "geeks" who introduced him to computers during his troubled teenage years for making him the tech tycoon that he is today.
Mar 11, 2013 16:39 EDT
Former NBA player Renaldo Balkman was banned from the Philippines' professional basketball league for life after choking a teammate in the middle of a game, the association's commissioner said Monday.
Mar 11, 2013 15:54 EDT
Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving will miss three to four weeks of the NBA season because of a sprained left shoulder, the team announced on Monday.
Mar 10, 2013 22:48 EDT
The Miami Heat extended their franchise-best winning streak to 18 games by beating mistake-prone Indiana 105-91, avenging two one-sided losses to the Pacers earlier this season.
Mar 09, 2013 00:37 EST
LeBron James scored 25 points and the Miami Heat's club-record win streak reached 17 games, matching the longest in the NBA this season, with a 102-93 home victory over the Philadelphia 76ers.
Mar 08, 2013 23:30 EST
Deron Williams scored 42 points and set an NBA record by making nine 3-point shots in the first half to lead the Brooklyn Nets over the Washington Wizards 95-78.
Mar 08, 2013 00:25 EST
Kevin Durant hit the go-ahead free throws with 1:38 remaining to lift Oklahoma City to a 95-94 win over the New York Knicks, giving the Thunder their sixth win in their last seven games.
Mar 07, 2013 15:48 EST
Phoenix Suns starting center Marcin Gortat will miss about the next three to four weeks of the NBA season with a sprained foot, the team announced on Thursday.
Mar 07, 2013 12:45 EST
As US sports pundits ponder whether the NBA's Miami Heat or National Hockey League's Chicago Blackhawks are on the more impressive streak, players from each traded congratulation messages on Twitter.
Mar 06, 2013 22:42 EST
LeBron James scored the game-winning layup with 3.2 seconds remaining to give defending NBA champion Miami a 97-96 victory over visiting Orlando, stretching the Heat's win streak to 16 games.
Mar 06, 2013 18:01 EST
Indiana Pacers forward Danny Granger will miss the next week of the NBA season even though an MRI exam showed no new damage to his left knee, the team announced on Wednesday.
Mar 06, 2013 01:52 EST
Russell Westbrook scored 37 points, leading six Oklahoma City players in double figures in a 122-105 NBA victory over the Los Angeles Lakers.
Mar 05, 2013 18:41 EST
Oklahoma City Thunder forward Serge Ibaka was slapped with a $25,000 fine for striking Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin in the groin during a game on Sunday, the NBA said Tuesday.
Mar 05, 2013 18:38 EST
Kobe Bryant's Los Angeles Lakers and Jeremy Lin's Houston Rockets will travel to Asia for a series of exhibition games in October, the National Basketball Association announced on Tuesday.
Mar 05, 2013 16:28 EST
The New York Knicks said they would re-evaluate Carmelo Anthony's right knee before deciding whether he will play Wednesday against the Detroit Pistons.
Mar 05, 2013 01:50 EST
Dwyane Wade and LeBron James starred as the Miami Heat won a franchise record 15th consecutive game with a 97-81 win over a depleted Minnesota Timberwolves.
Mar 05, 2013 01:34 EST
Amare Stoudemire scored 22 points as the New York Knicks overcame the loss of top-scorer Carmelo Anthony and a double-digit deficit to beat Cleveland 102-97.
Mar 05, 2013 01:20 EST
After Google chairman Eric Schmidt and former NBA star Dennis Rodman, the notorious file-sharing site The Pirate Bay is claiming to be the latest unexpected visitor to Stalinist North Korea.