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Rockets bounce back for easy win against Nets

Jan 16, 2017

Rockets bounce back for easy win against Nets

Even an offense as potent as Houston’s can go cold during the long NBA winter. “It happens,” James Harden said. “But as long as we stay at an even level, we just continue to get better, continue to learn from our mistakes, we’ll be ...

Suns eclipse Spurs in Mexico City

Jan 15, 2017

Suns eclipse Spurs in Mexico City

Devin Booker said he wanted to make the most of his visit to Mexico City. He did. The 20-year-old Booker scored a career-high 39 points for the second game in a row and the Phoenix Suns beat the San Antonio Spurs 108-105 on Saturday ...

Horford booed in Atlanta return

Jan 14, 2017

Horford booed in Atlanta return

Al Horford was caught by surprise Friday night. Returning with a new team to Philips Arena, the former Hawks center quickly realized that he’s no longer a fan favorite. He heard plenty of cheers, too, but the boos were tough to accept. “They weren’t ...

Japan hoop legend Kohama dead at 84

Jan 13, 2017

Japan hoop legend Kohama dead at 84

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Mototaka Kohama, affectionately known as the “Godfather of Japanese basketball,” died on Thursday. He was 84. Kohama passed away from pneumonia at a Tokyo hospital. He had been battling cancer. The coaching legend’s lifelong passion for the game inspired generations of players and coaches ...

Spurs crush hapless Lakers by 40 in rout

Jan 13, 2017

Spurs crush hapless Lakers by 40 in rout

The Spurs responded as they traditionally do after a home loss, by blowing out their next opponent. The Lakers learned that the hard way, taking their worst defeat ever against San Antonio. Kawhi Leonard had 31 points despite sitting out the fourth quarter, and ...

Celtics' Thomas torches Wizards in pivotal fourth quarter

Jan 12, 2017

Celtics' Thomas torches Wizards in pivotal fourth quarter

Isaiah Thomas was good for three quarters and nearly unstoppable in the fourth. Thomas scored 20 of his 38 points in the final period and the Boston Celtics pulled away late for a 117-108 win over the Washington Wizards on Wednesday night. The Celtics ...

Former Laker Sacre ready to begin journey in Japan

Jan 12, 2017

Former Laker Sacre ready to begin journey in Japan

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Former Los Angeles Lakers center Robert Sacre was officially introduced by the B. League’s Sunrockers Shibuya on Thursday. Speaking at a news conference held on an upper floor of the gigantic Shibuya Hikarie shopping complex, the 27-year-old displayed his energetic character to reporters and ...

DeRozan rallies Raptors to victory

Jan 11, 2017

DeRozan rallies Raptors to victory

Faced with the possibility of their longest losing streak in over a year, DeMar DeRozan and the Toronto Raptors finally hit their stride. DeRozan had a season-high 41 points and Toronto overcame a late 16-point deficit to beat the Boston Celtics 114-106 on Tuesday ...