LeBron James scored 36 points, hitting six consecutive 3-pointers in less than six minutes during the first half, and the Miami Heat rebounded from their first loss in nearly two months to beat the New Orleans Hornets 108-89 on Friday night.
Kobe Bryant’s clutch scoring saved the Lakers from what could have been an embarrassing loss in a game they needed to win. Bryant scored 13 of his 42 points during a 20-0 run in the last 6:22 of the fourth quarter, and Los Angeles overcame a 25-point deficit to fend off the New Orleans Hornets, 108-102 on Wednesday night.
Luol Deng scored a season-high 33 points in the Chicago Bulls’ third victory over New York this season, a 108-101 win Friday that sent the Knicks to their season-high third straight loss.
By Al Horford
, Atlanta Hawks
, Eric Gordon
, Greivis Vasquez
, Josh Smith
, Monty Williams
, New Orleans Hornets
, Robin Lopez
, Ryan Anderson
, Zaza Pachulia
The new year opened with a scene hauntingly familiar from the past for the New Orleans Hornets.
Jeremy Lin sparked a fourth-quarter comeback but the New York Knicks could not extend their magical “Lin-sanity” seven-game NBA win streak, losing to the New Orleans Hornets 89-85 on Friday.
The Los Angeles Clippers did not just stop the Oklahoma Thunder’s winning streak. Blake Griffin also gave them something to remember him by.
NEW ORLEANS — Jarrett Jack had 21 points and nine assists in his regular-season debut, and New Orleans dominated in its home opener, beating the winless Boston Celtics 97-78 on Wednesday night. The Celtics are 0-3 for the first time since 2006-07, the season before they traded to bring Kevin Garnett and Ray Allen in [...]
The Los Angeles Clippers rejected a proposed trade for All-Star guard Chris Paul on Monday, then picked up another All-Star in Chauncey Billups.
The NBA, owners of the New Orleans Hornets, refused Thursday to approve a three-team trade that would have sent Hornets All-Star guard Chris Paul to the Los Angeles Lakers.
By Celest R. Flores
NBA superstar Kobe Bryant once said that Manila is ‘one of his favorite cities in the world.’ And after a rendezvous with the most passionate fans, Bryant won’t be the only one in love with the basketball hotbed that is the Philippines.
By Celest R. Flores
MANILA—If the Filipino can’t play in the NBA, then might as well bring the NBA to the Filipino. For a handful of the country’s top basketball players, professional or amateur, this could be very well the game of their lives as they take on an NBA selection led by two-time MVP and five-time champion Kobe [...]
By Jasmine W. Payo
The recent Manila visitor will be back in a couple of weeks for the country’s biggest NBA show yet.
Los Angeles Lakers’ superstar Kobe Bryant heads back here to lead an NBA selection that also includes New Orleans Hornets’ star point guard Chris Paul for a pair of exhibition games on July 23 and 24 at the Araneta Coliseum.