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Hawks push back against Celtics

/ Feb 28, 2017

Hawks push back against Celtics

Atlanta Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer knew that stopping the Boston Celtics hinged on making things hard for Isaiah Thomas. They did, and it helped end their longest losing streak in two months. Dennis Schroder had 21 points and the Hawks snapped a three-game skid ...

Bosh makes debut appearance as TV analyst

/ Feb 28, 2017

Bosh makes debut appearance as TV analyst

Chris Bosh has a new job, yet does not sound like he’s abandoning his old one. More than a year removed from his last NBA game, Bosh said during his debut appearance as an analyst for Turner Sports’ “Players Only” programming that he’s working ...

Westbrook too strong for Pelicans

/ Feb 27, 2017

Westbrook too strong for Pelicans

Russell Westbrook blew past Steven Adams’ pick and saw 211-cm, 122-kg DeMarcus Cousins slide over to block his path to the rim. Westbrook didn’t care. Oklahoma City’s 190-cm point guard leaped up and uncorked a devastating right-handed jam over the new member of the ...

/ Feb 25, 2017

McGee responds to Shaq's criticism

Golden State Warriors center JaVale McGee fired back at Shaquille O’Neal via Twitter after the former star-turned TNT analyst posted on his verified account a disparaging photo of McGee with the words, “America meet Javale “BUM” McGee.” O’Neal also responded angrily to McGee , ...

Pelicans agree to trade with Kings for Cousins

/ Feb 20, 2017

Pelicans agree to trade with Kings for Cousins

DeMarcus Cousins is on his way out of Sacramento — and right into an All-Star frontcourt pairing with Anthony Davis. The New Orleans Pelicans agreed to acquire Cousins from the Kings on Sunday, the same night the center was playing in the All-Star Game ...

Pacers' Robinson III soars to dunk crown

/ Feb 19, 2017

Pacers' Robinson III soars to dunk crown

Glenn Robinson III is the NBA’s new dunk king, with an assist to Indiana teammate Paul George, the Pacers’ mascot and a Pacers cheerleader. Robinson leaped over all three, snagging the ball from George along the way before finishing with an emphatic, two-hand, reverse ...

/ Feb 18, 2017

Oakley joins new 3-on-3 league as player-coach

Charles Oakley, the former NBA star arrested and ejected from Madison Square Garden last week, was named Friday as a player-coach in a new 3-on-3 basketball league debuting in June. Retired New York Knicks legend Oakley will join former NBA stars Chauncey Billups and ...

/ Feb 18, 2017

Gasol selected for NBPA post

Pau Gasol is the newest member of the National Basketball Players Association’s executive committee. The six-time All-Star from Spain was elected on Friday, and starts his three-year term immediately. The San Antonio Spurs big man replaces Steve Blake, who also had a three-year term ...