Basketball

  • Chicago Wins 20th Home Game in a Row on Thursday Night TNT with 99-93 Victory over Cleveland

    The win for the Bulls also represents a 2016-17 regular season sweep of the Cavaliers.

    In a world plagued by uncertainty and risk, these are the three things you can always count on to make their presence felt. Logic and reason be damned, the Chicago Bulls are not going to lose to any basketball team on a Thursday Night Turner Network Television game at home, and that narrative will remain cemented for at least another seven or eight months after this evening.

  • Chris Bosh isn't going away quietly, and that's a problem for the Heat

    There are complex layers behind Bosh’s desire to play again. Unpeeling them will not be easy.

  • Chris Bosh says he’s ‘ready to play,’ but the Heat remain silent

    The Miami Heat star, who has suffered from blood clots in each of the last two seasons, said he is ready to return to the court. The Heat, however, have yet to give him medical clearance.

  • Chris Bosh won’t be cleared to play after Heat discover another possible blood clot

    Chris Bosh failed a physical and has not been cleared by the Miami Heat to start training camp, according to the Associated Press' Tim Reynolds. There was evidence of clotting in his medical test, an issue that ended Bosh's season early the past two years, according to the Miami Herald's Barry Jackson.

  • Chris Paul Makes History As Clippers Win Ralph Lawler’s 3000th Game, 133-105

    The Pelicans just didn’t have enough firepower on the court.

    In a game where the Clippers were rested and hosting one of the league’s worst teams, and the Pelicans were playing without both Anthony Davis and Jrue Holiday, there isn’t much that the home team could do to exceed expectations.

  • Chris Paul Makes History As Clippers Win Ralph Lawler’s 3000th Game, 133-105

    The Pelicans just didn’t have enough firepower on the court.

    In a game where the Clippers were rested and hosting one of the league’s worst teams, and the Pelicans were playing without both Anthony Davis and Jrue Holiday, there isn’t much that the home team could do to exceed expectations.

  • City officials declare Kobe Bryant Day in Los Angeles

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lakers fans packed Los Angeles City Hall chambers to witness the mayor and other officials declare Kobe Bryant Day in honor of the retired NBA superstar.

  • CJ McCollum Slays the Nowitzki Dragon with Fourth Quarter Arrows

    The Portland Trail Blazers tried to find a way to lose to the Dallas Mavericks, but their shooting guard said, “Nay Nay!”

    Of late the performances of the Portland Trail Blazers could be termed “sporadic”. That’s if you like three-syllable words and were being charitable. Otherwise the sub-.500 team would be described as “limp and mediocre, headed towards bad” or, more simply, “disappointing”.

  • Cleveland Cavaliers bounce back, blow out Detroit Pistons 128-96

    It may be remembered as the night the Cavs got their groove back.

    Tonight, two teams came into Quicken Loans Arena in need of a win. The Cavaliers had lost six of their last nine games, and their lead in the Eastern Conference was down to just two games over the Celtics. The Pistons, winners of four of their last five, are locked in a tight playoff race down at the other end of the conference.

  • Cleveland Cavaliers defeat Indiana Pacers 117-111

    The Cavaliers take a 2-0 lead over the Indiana Pacers

    If there’s one thing that’s consistent with the Cleveland Cavaliers, it’s that they have a knack for making things more difficult than they need to be. This was once again the case with their 117-111 win in game two.

  • Cleveland Cavaliers defeat the Los Angeles Lakers 125-120

    The Cavs win in a shoot-out against the Lakers.

    It’s official, the Cavaliers are going back to the playoffs. Not that it was ever in doubt, but with the 125-120 win over the Los Angeles Lakers the Cavs clinched their third straight playoff appearance.

  • Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Milwaukee Bucks

    After Kyrie Irving missed a game winning attempt, LeBron took over

    LeBron James played 47 minutes tonight. That’s a lot, and it’d be tough to swallow if the team hadn’t come home with a win. The issue was very much in doubt, but James himself took matters into his own hands with long three pointers sprinkled in throughout the second half and overtime. He got just enough help from Kyrie Irving and company, and the Cavs scored a tough road victory over a decent team without Kevin Love.

  • Cliff Hodge Reflects on How Things Have Changed with Bolts

    Fresh from a run in the finals of the Governor’s Cup last year, the disappointment of the recent Philippine Cup campaign came as quite a surprise for many. But while the recent struggles have cast a shadow on last season’s breakthrough, co-captain Cliff Hodge is confident that there’s light at the end of the tunnel. Selected fourth overall in the 2012 draft, the do-it-all forward is one of a few with the unique perspective of seeing exactly how the franchise has evolved over the years.

  • Cliff Hodge Sheds Light on Injury Scare

    Moving up to 4-0 in the 2017 PBA Commissioner’s Cup might have come with a cost for Meralco.

    Cliff Hodge suffered an apparent calf injury late in the Bolts’ 89-83 victory over Rain or Shine on Wednesday, and coach Norman Black is wishing that the injury won’t be anything grave.

  • Clippers 115, Kings 95: The Tank is at Rest

    The turbulent season has come to a close

    Well folks, the 2016-2017 season is officially over and another disappointing campaign is in the books. I’m sure we’ll have many more thoughts about the odd season that we just endured, but tonight the visiting Kings managed to help their lottery position by losing to the Clippers while Los Angeles guaranteed themselves home court advantage in the first round of the playoffs.

  • Clippers Beat Knicks in Comeback Thriller, 119-115

    In an exciting shootout against the New York Knicks, the L.A. Clippers ended their multiple-game skid.

    If you were looking for an exciting NBA matchup tonight, look no further than the L.A. Clippers versus the New York Knicks. This game had everything: lobs, dunks, wild threes, ties, clutch shots, subplot drama. It even had a Charles Oakley arrest.

  • Clippers beat Lakers 133-109

    Clippers beat Lakers 133-109, Clippers fans collectively shrug.

    The Clippers completed dominated the Lakers at Staples Center Tuesday night. Approximately 16 minutes into the game, the Clippers were already up 25 points and the game was effectively over.

  • Clippers blew an 18-point lead with 5 minutes left and lost to the Kings

    The Los Angeles Clippers led 94-76 with five minutes left in a home game against the Sacramento Kings. Then they lost.

  • Clippers Cruise Past Rockets, 125-96

    The L.A. Clippers, in a well-balanced effort, blew by the Houston Rockets for their 50th win of the season.

    The L.A. Clippers reached 50 wins for the 5th straight season, won their 6th consecutive game, and Paul Pierce even reached 15th amongst the NBA’s all-time scoring leaders. And still, with just one game remaining in the regular season, the Clippers’ magic number remains 1 for securing home court advantage against the Utah Jazz in the first round of the playoffs.

  • Clippers Dispatch Lakers, 113-97

    Led by standout performances from DeAndre Jordan and Chris Paul, the Clippers avenged their Christmas night loss to the Lakers.

    The Clippers usually aren’t the kind of team that gets fired up to play early weekend games. Their Saturday and Sunday matinees are usually sluggish, hard-to-watch tilts that tend to leave you wondering whether watching the game was worth it, even after a win.