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Feb 3, 2015

Gunma guard Morrison arrested on suspicion of drug possession

by Ed Odeven

Gunma Crane Thunders guard Marcus Morrison on Tuesday morning was arrested on suspicion of marijuana possession, according to several published reports. Gunma Prefectural Police arrested Morrison at 6:55 a.m. at his home in Isesaki, Gunma Prefecture. The Cannabis Control Law was cited for the ...

Hawks see winning streak ended at 19 by pesky Pelicans

Feb 3, 2015

Hawks see winning streak ended at 19 by pesky Pelicans

Paul Millsap and his Atlanta teammates didn’t sound terribly concerned about the end of the Hawks’ franchise-record 19-game winning streak. After all, the Hawks’ 115-100 loss to surging New Orleans on Monday night — in a game marked by Anthony Davis’ ferocious play — ...

Knicks prevail in ugly game against Lakers

Feb 2, 2015

Knicks prevail in ugly game against Lakers

Carmelo Anthony hears those voices saying he’s getting old, that he can’t jump like he once did. Hard not to, since some of them are coming from right in his locker room. Anthony answered in his own way Sunday, scoring 18 of his 31 ...

West prevails in high-tempo bj-league All-Star Game

Feb 2, 2015

West prevails in high-tempo bj-league All-Star Game

by Ed Odeven

In a fast-paced game of dueling run-and-gun offenses, including 79 3-point shots in all, the Western Conference had the better scoring touch in the pivotal fourth quarter. The West had 35 fourth-quarter points — neither team had a higher scoring output in any of ...

Hawks win 19th straight

Feb 1, 2015

Hawks win 19th straight

The 76ers’ decision to “let it fly” with 3-pointers almost grounded the Hawks’ winning streak. Al Horford’s clutch play in the closing minutes helped keep the streak alive. Horford scored 23 points, including a tying basket after Philadelphia took its first lead late in ...

Hawks push winning streak to 18

Jan 31, 2015

Hawks push winning streak to 18

The Atlanta Hawks keep finding new ways to extend the longest winning streak in franchise history. This time, Kent Bazemore was the surprise star off the bench. Atlanta overcame 37 points by Portland’s LaMarcus Aldridge to win its 18th straight game by overpowering the ...

Jan 30, 2015

Aomori signs Klaiber, releases Saunders

by Ed Odeven

This week, the Aomori Wat’s made a pair of roster moves in advance of the season’s second half, adding an older, more experienced veteran. The second-year bj-league franchise on Tuesday released 203-cm small forward Damian Saunders, who is 26. Two days later, Aomori announced ...

Lakers hold off Bulls in 20T

Jan 30, 2015

Lakers hold off Bulls in 20T

When the Los Angeles Lakers blew a nine-point lead in 70 seconds late in regulation, they certainly seemed to be careening straight toward another loss in overtime. That’s when the young, patchwork Lakers discovered a poise they’ve never had before — just in time ...

Irving drops career-best 55 on Trail Blazers

Jan 29, 2015

Irving drops career-best 55 on Trail Blazers

Kyrie Irving put on a spectacular show and LeBron James watched it from a front-row seat. Irving scored a career-high 55 points, breaking the arena record as James sat out with an injury to lead the Cleveland Cavaliers to their eighth straight win, 99-94 ...