MIAMI -- None of this, of course, makes any sense. The horrendous 25-point Sunday loss to the Indiana Pacers and then this snapping of the Boston Celtics' 16-game winning streak.
Ladies and gentlemen, all the wonder of ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- It would be inaccurate to say that the grip the Los Angeles Kings have held on first place in the Pacific Division finally gave way.
The Kings have slid down a greased pole lately in trying to hold on to ...Read more
LAHAINA, Hawaii -- The ball seemed to hang on the rim for an eternity, balancing on the rim that has been so forgiving this week at the Maui Invitational.
But with 3.3 seconds left in the game and a championship on the ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- The game was all but over about five minutes into the second half of USC's 88-63 win over Lehigh on Wednesday when guard Elijah Stewart saw a missed basket, sprung into the air and threw down a put-back dunk...Read more
ANAHEIM, Calif. -- The Anaheim Ducks continue to turn the puck over and withstand an avalanche of shots, and for the first time in four games it cost them.
It was bound to happen.
All the momentum that the Ducks had ...Read more
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Put aside the sensational, the perceived ill will and what everyone else wants this to be.
At the heart of the rivalry between De'Aaron Fox and Lonzo Ball are two players, born two months apart, who ...Read more
ATLANTA -- The bad news arrived midday Wednesday, when the Los Angeles Clippers announced that guard Patrick Beverley had season-ending right knee surgery.
The good news materialized later that night, when the Clippers ...Read more
PHOENIX -- The injury list continues to grow for the Milwaukee Bucks, with star Giannis Antetokounmpo's name becoming the latest to be scratched from the lineup.
Antetokounmpo will miss Wednesday's game against the ...Read more
GLENDALE, Ariz. -- The big dogs showed up and reminded the Desert Dogs of where they sit in the Pacific Division standings Wednesday.
The Sharks' Fab Four of Joe Thornton, Joe Pavelski, Logan Couture and Brent Burns ...Read more
SALT LAKE CITY -- The second of back-to-back games haven't been too kind to the Bulls this season. Then again, when you're 3-13, most games haven't been.
The Bulls dropped to 0-3 when playing the back end of a back-to-...Read more
LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Kentucky coach John Calipari likes to say a team without a post presence is a fraud. By that standard, his team was truth and sincerity Wednesday night.
With Nick Richards providing a double-double dose ...Read more
DETROIT -- The last time the Detroit Red Wings met the Edmonton Oilers, it brought out the best in the Wings.
Wednesday was the opposite.
The Wings self-destructed in their Thanksgiving Eve performance at Little Caesars ...Read more
PHILADELPHIA -- Brett Brown has a lot to be thankful for these days.
The 76ers coach has a new-era point guard in Ben Simmons. Brown also Joel Embiid, who can become the league's most dominant post player if healthy. And ...Read more
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The Charlotte Hornets lost a starter Wednesday, but they saved a game in overtime.
Playing without guard Nic Batum in the second half, the Hornets made up a deficit of as much as 11 points, beating the ...Read more
SUNRISE, Fla. -- The puck took an unlikely path to the back of the net. In the second period of the Florida Panthers' 2-1 shootout win over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Wednesday night, Nick Bjugstad performed an act of ...Read more
TAMPA, Fla. -- Coach Joel Quenneville said the Lightning represented the Blackhawks' "toughest test" yet.
The Hawks passed that test, but they didn't quite get an "A" as the fell to the Lightning 3-2 in overtime.
MINNEAPOLIS -- OK, so it's not always easy.
But this time the Wolves had enough cushion.
Up 26 after three quarters Wednesday at Target Center, the Timberwolves allowed Orlando to out-score them 19-1 to start the fourth ...Read more
OKLAHOMA CITY -- The boos still filled Kevin Durant's eardrums during lineup introductions and anytime he touched the ball. During the rare moments that they talked, Durant and Russell Westbrook talked trash and even ...Read more
PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas -- It took Kevin Keatts only five games at N.C. State to get a signature performance out of his new team.
It just wasn't a win. It was the biggest upset of the college basketball season so far.
READING, Pa. -- La Salle is about a 90-minute bus ride from here.
For Miami, it's a 1,200-mile flight.
Yet Thanksgiving Eve at this city's showcase, Santander Arena, was a home game for the Hurricanes.
Or, more to the ...Read more