Coach Brown believes 76ers are 'not that far away'

His necktie loosened, 76ers coach Brett Brown took a deep breath Monday night and cracked a slight smile.

Brown's team had just hung with Portland, one of the league's best teams. The Sixers stayed competitive even though they didn't hit a single...

Griffin, Paul lead Clippers past Hornets

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Blake Griffin and Chris Paul wanted to keep it simple. Get back to doing those things they do so well.

It's what made them All-Stars and transformed the Los Angeles Clippers from laughingstocks to serious title-contenders.