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After what's felt like an unending string of underwhelming matchups on the nationally televised TNT Thursday night slate, we've finally got one worth sinking our teeth into tonight: the Golden State Warriors, leaders of the Western Conference and owners…Upvote Share Tweet
The Lakers are either way behind the rest of the NBA, or secretly way ahead of ityahoo.com 1 hour agoAt some point, we might have to start wondering if the Los Angeles Lakers are playing the NBA’s sneakiest game of possum. The MIT Sports Sloan Analytics Conference strikes up again this weekend, a gathering that the Lakers infamously skipped in 2013. Be…Upvote Share TweetSacramento Kings point guard Darren Collison will have surgery next week and be sidelined for at least another month.Upvote Share Tweet
Byron Scott Says He Doesn't Believe In Analytics. No Shit.deadspin.com 8 hours agoLakers head coach Byron Scott, whose coaching philosophy basically boils down to "let's go out there and do dumb and bad things on the basketball court," was asked a few questions yesterday about how he utilizes analytics to try and improve hi…Upvote Share Tweet
Kings prevail with Cousins, Randolph at oddsESPN.com 18 hours agoRudy Gay scored 28 points, DeMarcus Cousins finished with 16 points and nine rebounds, and the Sacramento Kings grinded out a 102-90 win over the Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday night.Upvote Share Tweet
Brewer's big 4th helps Rockets down ClipsESPN.com 20 hours agoBrewer's big 4th quarter helps Rockets beat Clippers 110-105Upvote Share TweetThe Denver Nuggets are without banged-up forwards Kenneth Faried and Wilson Chandler on Wednesday night against the Phoenix Suns.Upvote Share Tweet
Lakers' Price out 6-8 weeks after elbow surgerynba.com Feb 25 (yesterday)Los Angeles Lakers guard Ronnie Price had surgery to remove bone spurs and bone chips from his right elbow.Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Feb 25 (yesterday)The Phoenix Suns have a new alternate uniform, and it's a mix of old and new.Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Feb 25 (yesterday)Klay Thompson is enjoying his best season as a pro, entering Wednesday's action as the league's ninth-highest scorer (a career-high 22.3 points per game) and fourth-best 3-point marksman (43.9 percent from beyond the arc, also a career best) for the lea…Upvote Share Tweet
Curry returns with 32 as Warriors dump WizESPN.com Feb 24 (yesterday)Curry leads the way with 32, Warriors down Wizards, 114-107Upvote Share TweetLakers coach Byron Scott said he was "angry" and "very disappointed" with how some of his players boisterously celebrated Sunday night after an overtime win against the rival Celtics at Staples Center.Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Feb 24 (2 days ago)Nearly retired Los Angeles Lakers point guard Steve Nash emerged from a bit of a Twitter hibernation to live-tweet the Barcelona/Man City match on Tuesday. Because Nash is a public figure, a Laker, and someone who has ticked off Laker fans by refusing t…Upvote Share Tweet
Clippers sign Jordan Hamilton to 10-day dealnba.com Feb 24 (2 days ago)The Clippers have signed free agent Jordan Hamilton to a 10-day contract.Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Feb 24 (3 days ago)Mike Conley scored 18 points, Jeff Green added 16 and the Memphis Grizzlies hung on to beat the Clippers 90-87 Monday night, ending Los Angeles' four-game winning streak.Upvote Share TweetThe Celtics played in Phoenix tonight, giving Isaiah Thomas an opportunity to go at the team that traded him less than a week ago. He dropped 21 points and seven assists (albeit on 6-16 shooting with five turnovers) on his old teammates, but really took…Upvote Share Tweet
Lakers outlast Celtics in OT to end skid at 7ESPN.com Feb 23 (4 days ago)No matter how poorly the Lakers and Celtics have played this season, they showed they can still produce a thriller no matter who is wearing the uniforms.Upvote Share Tweet
Jump Shots Win ChampionshipsFeb 26The opposite is the conventional wisdom, but teams like the Spurs and the Hawks are part of an evolving NBA where good shooting wins.
Curry On Presidential Meeting, Foot InjuryFeb 26Marc Stein speaks with Stephen Curry about his time with President Barack Obama and how well his foot is doing after missing a game against Indiana.
The Pulse: Philly Prom PicsFeb 26An award-worthy flop, Mr. Curry goes to Washington, and an Eagles player makes a high school girl's year. Prim Siripipat guides you through those stories and all the latest trending sports news.
Jordan's High-Flying OopFeb 25Clippers center DeAndre Jordan throws down a powerful one-handed alley-oop from Chris Paul in the second quarter against the Rockets.
Windhorst: MVP is on LeBron's mindFeb 26LeBron James has said he values team success over individual accolades, but the 2015 MVP race is on his mind, writes Brian Windhorst.
ESPN NowFeb 25Some within the Chicago organization cling to hope that a Derrick Rose return in the six-week range is feasible, sources told ESPN's Marc Stein. But t...
ESPN NowFeb 25Patrick Kane will miss at least 24 calendar days. He could reportedly be out as much as 10 weeks and miss the start of the postseason, meaning the Bla...
ESPN NowFeb 22Coach Rick Carlisle tells ESPN's Marc Stein that F Chandler Parsons (ankle) will miss next 3 games.