Mar 19, 2013 14:56 EDT
LeBron James is coming back to his home region to play against the Cleveland Cavaliers, the NBA team he spurned to join the Miami Heat, with his new teammates on a historic win streak.
Mar 12, 2013 22:49 EDT
Dwight Howard scored a season-high 39 points and grabbed 16 rebounds to lead the Los Angeles Lakers over the Orlando Magic 106-97 in a homecoming game against his former NBA club.
Mar 04, 2013 16:15 EST
A US official rejected Monday the joking suggestion that flamboyant basketball star Dennis Rodman be made ambassador to North Korea, after his highly-watched trip to the isolated state.
Mar 03, 2013 16:36 EST
Flamboyant ex-NBA star Dennis Rodman Sunday defended his trip to North Korea, saying leader Kim Jong-Un does not seek war but does want one thing -- a call from US President Barack Obama.
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 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 15, 2013 20:31 EST
Michael Jordan, the basketball superstar who won six NBA crowns and boosted the sport's worldwide appeal, celebrates his 50th birthday on Sunday with a powerful legacy 10 years after his final game.
Feb 15, 2013 19:08 EST
Eastern Conference coach Erik Spoelstra named Chris Bosh, who plays for him on the Miami Heat, as a replacement starter for injured Boston guard Rajon Rondo in Sunday's NBA All-Star Game.
Feb 15, 2013 15:21 EST
He's an NBA champion who opposing fans call nuts, but Metta World Peace said Friday he's learned to cope with the smack talk, and is now all about helping troubled youths make their way in the world.
Feb 15, 2013 02:52 EST
LeBron James powered the Miami Heat to a 110-100 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder, but fell just short of extending a record-breaking scoring run.
Feb 15, 2013 01:07 EST
LeBron James powered the Miami Heat to a 110-100 win over Oklahama City on Thursday, but fell just short of extending a record-breaking scoring run.
Feb 14, 2013 01:48 EST
The Boston Celtics rallied in the fourth quarter to edge the Chicago Bulls 71-69 behind a strong defense and a 12-point performance from forward Kevin Garnett.
Feb 03, 2013 17:23 EST
LeBron James scored 30 points, grabbed eight rebounds and passed out seven assists to spark reigning NBA champion Miami over the Toronto Raptors 100-85 on Sunday.
Feb 03, 2013 16:55 EST
Paul Pierce scored 22 points, including a clinching 3-point basket in the final seconds as the Boston Celtics beat the Los Angeles Clippers 106-104 on Sunday in the NBA.
Jan 30, 2013 23:19 EST
The Toronto Raptors confirmed they have acquired forward Rudy Gay and center Hamed Haddadi from the Memphis Grizzlies in a three-team NBA trade.
Jan 28, 2013 16:25 EST
Basketball-loving President Barack Obama joined LeBron James and the Miami Heat in putting on a gushing show of mutual admiration Monday as the reigning NBA champions were lauded at the White House.
Jan 23, 2013 02:38 EST
NBA scoring leader Kevin Durant netted 32 points to power the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 109-97 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers, in a showdown of the teams with the league's best records.
Jan 21, 2013 21:46 EST
James Harden scored 29 points to lead Houston to a 100-94 victory over the Charlotte Bobcats that ended the Rockets' NBA losing streak at seven games.
Jan 19, 2013 23:01 EST
The Los Angeles Kings finally got to unfurl their first championship banner in a colourful ceremony after a labour dispute led to a three-month delay to the start of the NHL season.
Jan 18, 2013 14:42 EST
The NBA's Phoenix Suns, off to the worst start in the Western Conference at 13-28, removed Alvin Gentry as coach on Friday by what the team called mutual agreement.