Pro Basketball|For Knicks, No Respite on the Court – New York Times

New York TimesCarmelo Anthony, who had 44 points in a loss to Dallas on Monday, hasn’t had much help this season. Credit Jason Decrow/Associated Press. the main story. the main … Read More

Collins Focuses on Being a Net and Learning Plays – New York Times

New York TimesJason Collins at Nets practice Tuesday. “Basketball right now is the priority,” he said. Credit Reed Saxon/Associated Press. the main story. the main story. the main story Share … Read More

Clippers Power Past Pelicans – ESPN

ESPNNEW ORLEANS — Between Jamal Crawford’s long-range shooting, Chris Paul’s timely playmaking and Blake Griffin’s presence in the paint, the Los Angeles Clippers have been too much for most teams … Read More

Pro Basketball|Collins Finds Spot Again, Moving the NBA Forward – New York Times

New York TimesCommissioner Adam Silver said it was “poetic” Jason Collins (35) was returning to the Nets. Jason Kidd (5), Collins’s teammate in New Jersey, knew his value. Barton Silverman/The … Read More

North Carolina uses second-half surge to defeat fifth-ranked Duke – Kansas City Star

Kansas City StarCHAPEL HILL, N.C. — There are any number of ways to explain North Carolina’s 74-66 victory over fifth-ranked Duke, one that had a sea of light blue filling … Read More

Why did Westlake drop out of the poll? The cleveland.com boys baskeball Top … – Sun News

Why did Westlake drop out of the poll? The cleveland.com boys baskeball Top …Sun NewsFans are invited to come to the NEO Varsity Insider’s live High School Basketball Playoff Preview … Read More

Shaker Heights the new No. 1 in cleveland.com boys basketball Top 25 for week … – The Plain Dealer

Shaker Heights the new No. 1 in cleveland.com boys basketball Top 25 for week …The Plain DealerFans are invited to come to the NEO Varsity Insider’s live High School Basketball … Read More

Bracket Briefing: Duke, Creighton jump to No. 2 seeds – USA TODAY

USA TODAYAT THE WATER COOLER: As the curtains begin to close on the college basketball regular season, every victory — by big or small margin — has the potential to … Read More

Watch 2014 NBA All-Star Game Online Free Stream TNT Live Basketball – TheHDRoom

TheHDRoomWatch 2014 NBA All-Star Game Online Free Stream TNT Live Basketball The 2014 NBA All-Star Game tips off tonight at the Smoothie King Center from New Orleans, Louisiana at a … Read More

David Stern moves straight into NBA Hall of Fame – Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning HeraldOnly two weeks after the end of his 30-year reign as commissioner of the NBA, David Stern is heading for the Basketball Hall of Fame. The American, 71, … Read More

David Stern heads Hall’s Class of ’14 – ESPN

ESPNNEW ORLEANS — David Stern is going from the commissioner’s office to the Hall of Fame. [+] Enlarge David Stern. Glenn James/NBAE/Getty Images David Stern will be inducted into the … Read More

Jeff Orr Did Say Racial Slur To Marcus Smart Says ESPN’s Jeff Goodman

Jeff Orr did say a racial slur to Oklahoma State Basketball Player Marcus Smart, according to a report issued on ESPN by ESPN reporter Jeff Goodman. Goodman said that his … Read More

Jeff Orr Says He Called Marcus Smart “Piece Of Crap” Nothing Racial

Jeff Orr, the Texas Tech “Superfan” who taunted Marcus Smart, has issued a statement via Texas Tech, which has rushed to tell everyone that Orr’s statement to Smart wasn’t “racist … Read More

Tracy McGrady looking to pitch for Independent League baseball team – SI.com

SI.comTracy McGrady won the NBA’s scoring title twice in his career. (Sam Forencich/National Basketball). Retired NBA star may be looking to rejoin professional athletics as a pitcher for the Sugar … Read More

Syracuse Orange vs Duke Blue Devils betting odds, prediction, trends, preview – SB Nation

SB NationDuke tries to upset Syracuse and wreck their perfect season. But the Orange almost always beat the odds this season. Tweet Share on Twitter Share Share on Facebook  … Read More

Al Jefferson leads Bobcats past Lakers with season-high 40 points – Sports Out West

Sports Out WestLOS ANGELES – The losses continue to stack up for the Los Angeles Lakers as they suffered their sixth consecutive loss in a 110-100 defeat on Friday at … Read More

LeBron leads USA Basketball team roster; no Kobe – Washington Post

Washington PostWith LeBron James sticking around and some of the NBA’s best players joining him, the U.S. basketball team could be better than ever. “The roster itself is the strongest … Read More

USA Basketball announces 2014-16 roster – USA TODAY

USA TODAYUSA Basketball has announced the National Team for 2014-16 and it has several returning members and a few new faces. In the returning group are three-time Olympic medalists and … Read More

Game Blog: Duke leading Miami 33-21 at the half – WRALSportsFan.com

WRALSportsFan.comPregame: The 18th-ranked Duke Blue Devils are still in search of their first true road win of the season, as they take on the Miami Hurricanes in ACC action on … Read More

Nets pull away from Hawks for another win in London – USA TODAY

USA TODAYLONDON (AP) — The Brooklyn Nets should think about making another franchise move — to London. The Nets improved to 3-0 in regular-season games in the British capital with … Read More

After drama, Iowa State’s DeAndre Kane writes happy ending – USA TODAY

USA TODAYAMES, Iowa — Dressed in a thick coat and winter hat, DeAndre Kane escapes 2-degree weather on this afternoon and walks into Hilton Coliseum’s warm hallways, making his way … Read More

Atlanta Hawks Reportedly Likely to Sign James Nunnally to a 10 Day Contract – Soaring Down South

Atlanta Hawks Reportedly Likely to Sign James Nunnally to a 10 Day ContractSoaring Down SouthNunnally is a 6’7″, 205 lb. small forward who has spent the entirety of the season … Read More

Michelle Rodriguez goes on CRAZY rampage after cuddling Cara Delevingne at … – Mirror.co.uk

Mirror.co.ukFast and the Furious actress Michelle Rodriguez went on a crazy rampage on Tuesday night, after spending the evening with Cara Delevingne at the Knicks vs Detroit Pistons NBA game … Read More

NBA says Shawn Marion fouled Kevin Love – USA TODAY

USA TODAYMinnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Love thought he was fouled by Dallas Mavericks’ Shawn Marion at the end of Monday night’s game. The NBA has agreed. VIDEO: Watch the play. … Read More

Southern University Basketball Sets Record, Beats Champion Baptist College by … – NESN.com

NESN.comThere’s what some people call a “cupcake” matchup, and then there’s this — Southern University basketball beating Champion Baptist College by 116 – 12 on Monday night. The matchup between … Read More

Opportunity knocks now for Lakers – ESPN

ESPNLOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Lakers may have achieved a mythical moral victory with their 101-95 loss to the Miami Heat on Christmas Day. In reality, they’re as bad … Read More

‘Basketball Wives’ Lozada is engaged – USA TODAY

USA TODAYOne of the original Basketball Wives is going to be a wife again. Evelyn Lozada, whose two-month, 2012 marriage to NFLer Chad “Ochocinco” Johnson ended amid charges of domestic … Read More

Carl Crawford: 5 Things To Know About Evelyn Lozada’s Fiancé – Hollywood Life

Hollywood LifeWe’re so happy for Carl Crawford and Evelyn Lozada! The LA Dodgers outfielder popped the question to the ‘Basketball Wives’ star on Christmas Day — so it’s high time … Read More