1. Heat Near Deal to Stay in Miami Through 2040 Season

    There will be players taking their talents to South Beach for years to come. Just before the Miami Heat tipped off a Game 2 battle against the Charlotte Bobcats on Wednesday, ...

    Andy Bailey Written by Andy Bailey about 3 months ago 21,885 reads 133 comments

  2. Pau Gasol Says There Has to Be 'Significant Changes' to Stay with Lakers

    The last couple years have been rough for the Los Angeles Lakers , and Pau Gasol 's had it about as bad as anyone in the purple and gold. He was benched in year one of the Mike D'Antoni era...

    Andy Bailey Written by Andy Bailey about 3 months ago 31,583 reads 117 comments

  3. Phil Jackson Hopes Carmelo Anthony Stays 'True to His Word' About Taking Pay Cut

    We know how well Phil Jackson's Zen approach worked when it came to coaching. Now we'll get to see if it will help him be a salesman...

    Andy Bailey Written by Andy Bailey about 3 months ago 6,518 reads 57 comments

  4. Brooklyn Nets vs. Toronto Raptors: Live Score and Analysis for Game 2

    DeMar DeRozen finished with 30 points as the Toronto Raptors beat the Brooklyn Nets 100-95 to even the series at one game a piece...

    Andy Bailey Written by Andy Bailey about 3 months ago 18,252 reads 130 comments

  5. Portland Trail Blazers vs. Houston Rockets: Postgame Grades and Analysis

    In what may have been the best game of the NBA playoffs' opening weekend, the Portland Trail Blazers pulled off an insane comeback to beat the Houston Rockets 122-120 in overtime Sunday at the Toyota Center...

    Andy Bailey Written by Andy Bailey about 3 months ago 1,518 reads 3 comments

  6. Charlotte Bobcats vs. Miami Heat: Postgame Grades and Analysis

    The Miami Heat survived first- and third-quarter surges from the Charlotte Bobcats, pulling away in the final frame for a 99-88 victory Sunday at AmericanAirlines Arena...

    Andy Bailey Written by Andy Bailey about 3 months ago 8,862 reads 12 comments

  7. Final Regular-Season Grades for Every Utah Jazz Player

    A long season packed with losses and talk of tanking has mercifully ended for the Utah Jazz . The organization has only had two seasons in its history that ended with fewer wins than the 25 that came from the 2013-14 campaign...

    Andy Bailey Written by Andy Bailey about 3 months ago 1,567 reads 2 comments

  8. Memphis Grizzlies vs. Oklahoma City Thunder: Postgame Grades and Analysis

    After fighting off a furious third-quarter rally, the Oklahoma City Thunder topped the Memphis Grizzlies in Game 1 of their first-round series, winning by a final score of 100-86 ...

    Andy Bailey Written by Andy Bailey about 3 months ago 865 reads 1 comments

  9. Golden State Warriors vs. Los Angeles Clippers: Postgame Grades and Analysis

    Game 1 of the first-round series between the Golden State Warriors and Los Angeles Clippers delivered, as the Warriors won what turned into a battle by a final score of NBA 109-105 ...

    Andy Bailey Written by Andy Bailey about 3 months ago 15,935 reads 63 comments

  10. Biggest Needs for Denver Nuggets During 2014 Offseason

    It would be tough to classify this season as anything better than a disappointment for the injury-plagued Denver Nuggets ...

    Andy Bailey Written by Andy Bailey about 3 months ago 5,785 reads 9 comments

  11. Biggest Needs for Orlando Magic During 2014 Offseason

    There aren't many quick fixes for a team on its way to a bottom-five finish. So unless the Orlando Magic can somehow convince LeBron James to move a few hours north, they'll need to take smaller steps to get back to title contention...

    Andy Bailey Written by Andy Bailey about 3 months ago 7,276 reads 89 comments

  12. Single-Season and Career Milestones Reached in 2013-14 NBA Season

    Another NBA regular season is in the books. And this one was packed with history. Several teams and individuals reached milestones and broke records that will make this season one we should remember for a long time...

    Andy Bailey Written by Andy Bailey about 3 months ago 10,499 reads 15 comments

  13. Dallas Mavericks vs. Memphis Grizzlies: Live Score and Analysis

    In game that lived up to its billing as the playoffs before the playoffs, the Memphis Grizzlies beat the Dallas Mavericks Wednesday at the FedExForum by a final score of 106-105. The win secured a seven seed and a 50-win season for the Grizzlies...

    Andy Bailey Written by Andy Bailey about 3 months ago 5,128 reads 27 comments

  14. Memphis Grizzlies vs. Phoenix Suns: Live Score and Analysis

    The Memphis Grizzlies (49-32) defeated the Phoenix Suns (47-34) by a final score of 97-91 Monday at the US Airways Center, clinching a postseason berth and eliminating the Suns in the process...

    Andy Bailey Written by Andy Bailey about 4 months ago 20,636 reads 60 comments

  15. Miami Heat vs. Washington Wizards: Live Score and Analysis

    The Washington Wizards (43-38) took advantage of the fact that LeBron James and Chris Bosh were out resting as they crushed the Miami Heat (54-27) Monday at The Verizon Center by a final score of 114-93...

    Andy Bailey Written by Andy Bailey about 4 months ago 15,896 reads 319 comments

  16. NBA's Dunk of the Night: Sunday, April 13

    Late in the fourth quarter of a 116-107 victory over the Detroit Pistons , the Toronto Raptors ' DeMar DeRozan blew past Andre Drummond on the perimeter and then hammered a dunk all over Kyle Singler ...

    Andy Bailey Written by Andy Bailey about 4 months ago 215 reads 1 comments

  17. Only Phoenix Suns Stand in the Way of Memphis Grizzlies' Shot at 1st-Round Upset

    Grit 'n' grind has pulled the Memphis Grizzlies to within one win of a playoff berth and a second 8-1 matchup with the San Antonio Spurs in four years...

    Andy Bailey Written by Andy Bailey about 4 months ago 18,438 reads 136 comments

  18. Draymond Green Forces Overtime with Step-Back 3 over Wesley Matthews

    With time winding down and Portland Trail Blazers wing Wesley Matthews flying at him, Draymond Green of the Golden State Warriors hit a beautiful step-back three to send the ...

    Andy Bailey Written by Andy Bailey about 4 months ago 18,481 reads 53 comments

  19. Stephen Curry Becomes 1st Player Ever to Hit 250 3-Pointers in Multiple Seasons

    Making history is becoming a habit for Stephen Curry . In 2012-13, he set the record for threes made in a single season...

    Andy Bailey Written by Andy Bailey about 4 months ago 14,269 reads 59 comments

  20. Mike Woodson Apologizes to Knicks Fans and Blames Himself for Bad Season

    By beating the Miami Heat on Saturday, the Atlanta Hawks officially clinched the final postseason spot in the Eastern Conference, mercy killing the New York Knicks ' playoff hopes in the process...

    Andy Bailey Written by Andy Bailey about 4 months ago 16,305 reads 83 comments

  21. Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce Are First Teammates Ever with 25,000 Points Each

    Paul Pierce made history on Saturday, becoming just the 18th player in NBA history to score 25,000 points. Sunday, the Elias Sports Bureau added another layer to the story, via NBA...

    Andy Bailey Written by Andy Bailey about 4 months ago 7,705 reads 41 comments

  22. Report: Miami Heat Rejected Evan Turner for Udonis Haslem Trade Before Deadline

    Evan Turner is in a tough situation in Indiana, trying to replace career Pacer and team leader Danny Granger while taking plenty of heat for the team's recent struggles. It's scrutiny he wasn 't facing in Philadelphia , where he started the season.

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  23. Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Indiana Pacers: Live Score and Analysis

    Needing a big win in a big way, the Indiana Pacers (55-26) defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder (58-22) by a final score of 102-97 Sunday at The Bankers Life Fieldhouse. Indiana was carried by its bench early, and the trio of C...

    Andy Bailey Written by Andy Bailey about 4 months ago 19,032 reads 508 comments

  24. Stephen Curry's Triple-Double Helps Warriors Clinch 2nd Straight Playoff Berth

    After failing to secure a playoff berth Thursday against the Denver Nuggets , Stephen Curry made darn sure it happened Friday. His Golden State Warriors stomped the Los Angeles Lakers at the Staples Center, winning 112-95...

    Andy Bailey Written by Andy Bailey about 4 months ago 10,751 reads 12 comments

  25. Golden State Warriors vs. Los Angeles Lakers: Live Score and Analysis

    The Golden State Warriors (49-30) clinched a postseason berth with a 112-95 win over the Los Angeles Lakers (25-54) Friday at The Staples Center. Stephen Curry led the way with his fourth triple-double of the season...

    Andy Bailey Written by Andy Bailey about 4 months ago 3,079 reads 10 comments