Phil Jackson couldn’t resist taking a subtle dig at the San Antonio Spurs last June.
Knicks owner James Dolan never spent $1.5 million so quietly. It was past midnight, after Phil Jackson had made his first two draft picks as team president last June 26,…
Taurasi, a veteran W.N.B.A. star, chose to sit out the coming season to honor the wishes of her foreign team, which pays her a lot more than the Phoenix Mercury.
By proving they can win on the road, the Atlanta Hawks have given themselves a chance to earn home-court advantage throughout the NBA playoffs.
Klay Thompson scored 26 points, Stephen Curry had 19 points and nine assists and the Golden State Warriors secured a playoff spot before beating the depleted Los Angeles Lakers 108-105 on Monday night.
Chandler Parsons and Rajon Rondo were a solid combination on offense for the Dallas Mavericks.
Rookie Rodney Hood set a career high for the second time in three games with 24 points, and the Utah Jazz extended their season-best win streak to six games with a 94-66 victory over the Charlotte Hornets on Monday night.
Thaddeus Young had 19 points in a 122-106 victory at Minnesota.
Dwyane Wade’s top offensive highlight of the night led to no points.
There was less than a minute left on the clock, the Washington Wizards appeared set to hold on to beat the Portland Trail Blazers after letting a 25-point lead dwindle to three, and yet there went John Wall, launching himself into the stands, tumbling five rows deep or more, slapping a loose ball back into play.
Kyle Lowry pulled out his headband just for fun Monday night.
Zach Randolph had 21 points and 16 rebounds, and the Memphis Grizzlies thwarted a fourth-quarter rally by Denver to beat the Nuggets 92-81 on Monday night.
Joe Johnson scored 22 points, rookie Bojan Bogdanovic had 21 and the Brooklyn Nets beat the short-handed Minnesota Timberwolves 122-106 on Monday night.
Tyler Zeller scored a career-high 26 points, Avery Bradley had 20 and the Boston Celtics won their season-high fifth straight game, 108-89 over the Philadelphia 76ers on Monday night.
Adidas said that it would not bid for a new contract with the N.B.A. when its deal expires in 2017, letting slip a high-profile partnership.