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Lakers Trade Guard Steve Blake to Warriors

Lakers Trade Guard Steve Blake to Warriors

Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images Sport (LOS ANGELES) –  Los Angeles Lakers guard Steve Blake was in the locker room preparing for Wednesday night’s game against the Houston Rockets.  The only problem was that he never saw the court.
Blake was ap…

Clippers’ JJ Redick Out Indefinitely with Back Injury

Clippers’ JJ Redick Out Indefinitely with Back Injury

NBA via Orlando Magic(NEW YORK) — With the NBA’s trade deadline looming, the Los Angeles Clippers may be forced to make a depth move as guard J.J. Redick is out indefinitely with a back injury.
Redick was already nursing the injury and has missed the …

Spurs Without Parker for “Foreseeable Future”

Spurs Without Parker for “Foreseeable Future”

Jeff Gross/Getty Images(SANTA MONICA, Calif.) — Prior to Tuesday’s 113-103 win on the road against the Los Angeles Clippers, San Antonio Spurs head coach Greg Popovich told members of the media that point guard Tony Parker would be out “for the forese…

Kevin Durant Says Russell Westbrook Ready to Return

Kevin Durant Says Russell Westbrook Ready to Return

Christian Petersen/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — As the Oklahoma City Thunder prepare for the stretch run of their schedule, reinforcements are coming as point guard Russell Westbrook is expected to return on Thursday against the Miami Heat.
Forward Kevin …

Eastern Conference Ends Three-Game Losing Streak Against West

Eastern Conference Ends Three-Game Losing Streak Against West

Christian Petersen/Getty Images(NEW ORLEANS) — Kyrie Irving had 31 points and 14 assists and Carmelo Anthony hit an All-Star record eight 3-pointers to help the Eastern Conference beat the West 163-155 Sunday, ending a three-game losing streak.
Irving…

Kobe Bryant Unsure of Return

Kobe Bryant Unsure of Return

Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images(NEW ORLEANS) — Kobe Bryant has no plans to hang his No. 24 jersey up as he continues to recover from a broken bone in his left knee he suffered this season.
Bryant would not indicate whether he would be able to retu…

John Wall, Eastern Conference Win NBA’s Slam Dunk Contest

John Wall, Eastern Conference Win NBA’s Slam Dunk Contest

Christopher Trotman/Getty Images(NEW ORLEANS) — Washington guard John Wall put an exclamation point on the NBA’s slam dunk contest Saturday night for the Eastern Conference with a two-handed reverse jam.
Wall, playing alongside Indiana Pacers gu…

Carmelo Anthony Willing to take Paycut to Stay with Knicks

Carmelo Anthony Willing to take Paycut to Stay with Knicks

NBA via New York Knicks(NEW YORK) — With New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony’s future with the team unknown past this season, he did admit recently that he is willing to take less money to stay with the team as he is set to hit free agency this su…

David Stern Among Those Elected to Basketball Hall of Fame

David Stern Among Those Elected to Basketball Hall of Fame

Patrick McDermott/Getty Images(NEW ORLEANS) –  It has definitely been an eventful year for David Stern.
The former NBA commissioner was elected Friday to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and will be enshrined with the Class of …

LeBron: I’ll Be One Of the Greatest

LeBron: I’ll Be One Of the Greatest

Marc Serota/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Make no bones about it, LeBron James will be one of the greatest to ever play basketball. That’s according to him. In an interview with NBA TV, set to air on Monday, James said he is confident that by the time he r…

76ers Reaching New Heights of Futility

76ers Reaching New Heights of Futility

NBA Logo(OAKLAND Calif.) — It was widely known that the Philadelphia 76ers would be taking their lumps this season as they look to build a competitive roster for the future. But after back-to-back losses of more than 40 points, the team is losing in n…

Scoreboard Roundup – 2/10/14

Scoreboard Roundup – 2/10/14

Hemera/Getty Images(NEW YORK) – NBA: Detroit Pistons 109 (22-29) - San Antonio Spurs 100 (37-15)
Indiana Pacers 119 (40-11) – Denver Nuggets 80 (24-26)
Toronto Raptors 108 (27-24) – New Orleans Pelicans 101 (22-29)
Houston Rockets 107 (35…

Timberwolves Kevin Martin Out Indefinitely with Broken Thumb

Timberwolves Kevin Martin Out Indefinitely with Broken Thumb

Christopher Trotman/Getty Images(MINNEAPOLIS) — With the Minnesota Timberwolves looking to remain in the playoff race in the Western Conference, they’ll have to do so for the foreseeable future without guard Kevin Martin, who is out indefinitely with …

Steve Nash Re-Injures Left Leg

Steve Nash Re-Injures Left Leg

NBA via Los Angeles Lakers (LOS ANGELES) –  Los Angeles Lakers point guard Steve Nash left Sunday’s game against the Chicago Bulls with nerve irritation in his left leg and did not return. 
Nash’s leg made contact with Bulls guard Kirk Hinri…

Clippers Rock 76ers in Chris Paul’s Return

Clippers Rock 76ers in Chris Paul’s Return

NBA via Los Angeles Clippers (LOS ANGELES) –  Chris Paul returned to the lineup on Sunday for the Los Angeles Clippers, but they only needed him on the court for 23 minutes.
Paul scored seven points and dished out eight assists as the Clippers ro…

Detroit Pistons Fire Head Coach Maurice Cheeks

Detroit Pistons Fire Head Coach Maurice Cheeks

NBA Logo(AUBURN HILLS, Mich.) — The Pistons fired head coach Maurice Cheeks on Sunday. The former NBA champion point guard was in his first season as coach, leading Detroit to a 21-29 record.
“Our record does not reflect our talent and we simpl…

Chris Paul Will Play Sunday

Chris Paul Will Play Sunday

NBA via Los Angeles Clippers(PLAYA VISTA, Calif.) — After missing the past 18 games with a separated shoulder Los Angeles Clippers guard Chris Paul will return to the court Sunday against the Philadelphia 76ers, the team announced Saturday.
Paul, who …

Pelicans’ Anthony Davis Replaces Kobe Bryant in the All-Star Game

Pelicans’ Anthony Davis Replaces Kobe Bryant in the All-Star Game

Andy Lyons/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — With Los Angeles Lakers’ guard Kobe Bryant still on the shelf, New Orleans Pelicans forward/center Anthony Davis will replace Bryant in the upcoming All-Star Game.
Davis originally fell just one short vote of making…

Kemba Walker Confident in Bobcats

Kemba Walker Confident in Bobcats

Christian Petersen/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Charlotte Bobcats guard Kemba Walker has confidence in his team’s chances to make a run at a playoff spot in the East.
“I don’t see why we can’t make the playoffs,” Walker told the Charlotte Observer on Thur…

Cavaliers Fire GM Chris Grant

Cavaliers Fire GM Chris Grant

Brian A. Westerholt/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The Cleveland Cavaliers fired general manager Chris Grant, the team announced Thursday.
“This has been a very difficult period for the franchise,” Cavaliers general manager Dan Gilbert said in a statement…

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