National Basketball Association
Nov 06, 2012 21:00 EST
Barack Obama and Mitt Romney steeled themselves for nervous hours Tuesday as polls closed in the first of the key swing states that will decide their tight and bitter White House duel.
Nov 06, 2012 17:46 EST
US President Barack Obama on Tuesday burned off his election-day nerves in traditional fashion, with a game of basketball with close friends, as millions of Americans went to the polls.
Nov 06, 2012 17:11 EST
Negotiators for National Hockey League players and team owners resumed talks on a new collective bargaining agreement Tuesday in their first full face-to-face talks since October 18.
Nov 06, 2012 16:38 EST
"Filipino Flash" Nonito Donaire will defend his super bantamweight crown against Mexico's Jorge Arce next month and Thailand's Poonsawat Kratingdaenggym reportedly will fight for a rival title.
Nov 06, 2012 15:38 EST
Four-time NBA All-Star forward Shawn Marion will miss the next three games for the Dallas Mavericks with a left knee injury before being re-evaluated next week, the team announced on Tuesday.
Nov 06, 2012 14:01 EST
Los Angeles Lakers guard Steve Blake was fined $25,000 by the NBA for directing inappropriate language at a spectator, the league announced on Tuesday.
Nov 06, 2012 12:35 EST
Charlotte Bobcats guard Gerald Henderson was expected to miss between two and four weeks of the NBA season after being diagnosed with a left foot sprain, the team said Tuesday.
Nov 06, 2012 11:57 EST
Russian guard Alexey Shved is making a strong impact three games into his NBA career, coming off the bench to help rally the Minnesota Timberwolves over host Brooklyn 107-96 for a 2-1 start to the season.
Nov 06, 2012 00:44 EST
Minnesota's J.J. Barea and Cleveland's Donald Sloan were named as the first NBA players to draw warnings from the league under a new anti-flopping rule introduced this season.
Nov 06, 2012 00:30 EST
LeBron James scored 23 points and Dwyane Wade added 22 to spark the reigning NBA champion Miami Heat over Phoenix 124-99, stretching their win streak to three games.
Nov 04, 2012 15:22 EST
Carmelo Anthony scored 27 points and the New York Knicks downed Philadelphia 100-84 on Sunday, giving the Knicks a 2-0 start to an NBA season for the first time since 1999.
Nov 03, 2012 23:14 EDT
Brook Lopez scored 27 points and Deron Williams added 19 to spark the Brooklyn Nets to a 107-100 victory over Toronto on Saturday in a triumphant debut in their new $1 billion home arena.
Nov 03, 2012 21:11 EDT
Two-time NBA Most Valuable Player Steve Nash of the Los Angeles Lakers has been diagnosed with a small fracture in his left leg and will be sidelined at least another week, the club said.
Nov 03, 2012 20:43 EDT
Golden State Warriors reserve swingman Brandon Rush will miss the remainder of the NBA season after suffering a left knee injury, according to the team.
Nov 02, 2012 23:30 EDT
Carmelo Anthony scored 30 points and the New York Knicks beat reigning NBA champion Miami 104-84 in the first major sports event in New York since killer superstorm Sandy struck.
Nov 02, 2012 22:58 EDT
James Harden, traded a week ago from NBA runner-up Oklahoma City, scored a career-high 45 points to power the Houston Rockets over host Atlanta 109-102.
Nov 02, 2012 03:09 EDT
Tony Parker sank the game-winning jump shot as time expired to give the San Antonio Spurs an 86-84 NBA victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder.
Nov 01, 2012 20:38 EDT
National Basketball Association club owners and players combined to donate $1 million to the American Red Cross and other organizations assisting in the recovery efforts in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.
Nov 01, 2012 18:58 EDT
Due to the devastation from Hurricane Sandy, the Brooklyn Nets will have to wait almost a month to entertain their uptown NBA rivals, the New York Knicks.
Nov 01, 2012 05:15 EDT
Asian American star Jeremy Lin was a winner in his NBA debut with the Houston Rockets, but it was fellow newcomer James Harden who lifted the squad in a 105-96 triumph at Detroit.