Whiteside returns in Heat's 95-81 loss to Spurs

MIAMI -- The Miami Heat got their centers back. That was encouraging, especially the return of Hassan Whiteside.

Trouble was, this time the deficit was at forward, with Luol Deng and Udonis Haslem sidelined.

At a time the San Antonio Spurs are ...

Pistons knock off Hawks, avoid series sweep

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- Apparently, the fourth time is the charm.

The Detroit Pistons avoided a goose egg and won their first game in four tries this season against the Eastern Conference-leading Atlanta Hawks, 105-95, Tuesday at the Palace.

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Warriors' Green out vs. Clippers, possibly longer

LOS ANGELES -- Warriors forward Draymond Green will miss Tuesday's game against the Los Angeles Clippers because of shin inflammation.

Green, who was rested Saturday at Milwaukee because of the shins, could miss a third game when the team returns...

Bulls' Rose scrimmages for second consecutive day

Derrick Rose scrimmaged without incident for a second straight day Tuesday and remains on track to return from his Feb. 27 arthroscopic knee surgery.

"He just has to string some practices together," Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau said. "(Monday), we ...

Sizing up Wisconsin stars' NBA potential

This story was born from a conversation at the United Center.

While waiting to broadcast Michigan State's Big Ten tournament semifinal game, Rick Mahorn watched Wisconsin take down Purdue. Asked which Badger had the most pro potential, the man ...