Dec 18th, 2014

Atlanta Hawks subdue Cleveland Cavaliers

Tweet{lang: 'it'}CLEVELAND — Shelvin Mack scored a career-high 24 points and the Atlanta Hawks routed the Cleveland Cavaliers 127-98 Wednesday night for their 11th victory in 12 games. Mack, a reserve guard who came in averaging 3.8 points, made all six of his three-pointers as the Hawks went 16 for 28 from behind the arc. […]

Dec 17th, 2014

Warriors’ win streak ends at 16

Tweet{lang: 'it'}MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Marc Gasol scored 24 points, and the Memphis Grizzlies snapped the Golden State Warriors’ NBA-best 16-game winning streak with a 105-98 victory on Tuesday night. Mike Conley and Zach Randolph each scored 17 points, and Randolph also had 10 rebounds as Memphis earned its fifth straight victory. Vince Carter added a […]

Dec 16th, 2014

Sacramento fires coach Michael Malone

Tweet{lang: 'it'}SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The Sacramento Kings fired coach Michael Malone 24 games into his second season with the team over philosophical differences about the team’s style of play. “It wasn’t about wins and losses,” Kings general manager Pete D’Alessandro said Monday. “I don’t really care what our record was. It’s really about who we […]

Dec 15th, 2014

Kobe Bryant rises to 3rd on career scoring list, passing Michael Jordan

Tweet{lang: 'it'}MINNEAPOLIS – Kobe Bryant has shot more than 11,000 free throws in his NBA career. He has been at the line in critical moments, with championships hanging in the balance. Still, when he stepped to the line in the second quarter of a December game against the lowly Minnesota Timberwolves, the weight of Air […]

Dec 15th, 2014

Golden State prevails in OT, extends winning streak to 16

Tweet{lang: 'it'}NEW ORLEANS – Stephen Curry scored eight of his 34 points in overtime, and the Golden State Warriors beat New Orleans 128-122 on Sunday to extend their winning streak to 16 games. “It was just a tough game to win. (The Pelicans) were playing well and hitting shots,” Curry said. “Obviously, we had enough […]

Dec 14th, 2014

Golden State Warriors win their 15th game in a row

Tweet{lang: 'it'}DALLAS – Stephen Curry thought about protecting his ankles. Golden State coach Steve Kerr screamed for a timeout. The object of their preoccupation? Marreese Speights’ wayward shoe. In a game with a weird footnote, the Warriors won their franchise-record 15th in row Saturday as Curry scored 29 points in a 105-98 victory over the […]

Dec 13th, 2014

John Wall helps Washington snap Los Angeles Clippers’ winning streak at 9

Tweet{lang: 'it'}WASHINGTON – Twice it happened. John Wall poked the ball away from Chris Paul, and the ball deflected off Paul’s leg and out of bounds. Such defensive moments from Wall were just as important as his spin-move, up-and-under layup or any of his assists. And they helped him beat Paul head-to-head for the first […]

Dec 12th, 2014

Thunder subdues depleted Cavaliers

Tweet{lang: 'it'}OKLAHOMA CITY — The Cleveland Cavaliers found out before Thursday’s game they would be without Le­Bron James. They couldn’t have found a less sympathetic opponent. Oklahoma City, which struggled without injured stars Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant the first month of the season, took advantage of the short-handed Cavaliers with a 103-94 victory. James […]

Dec 12th, 2014

Thunder subdues depleted Cavaliers

Tweet{lang: 'it'}OKLAHOMA CITY — Russell Westbrook scored 26 points and Oklahoma City took advantage of LeBron James’ absence to beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 103-94 on Thursday night. James sat out with left knee soreness, and without him, Cleveland’s winning streak ended at eight games. Cavaliers coach David Blatt said before the game that James’ injury […]

Dec 12th, 2014

Athletes showing a novel boldness in expressing non-sports opinions

Tweet{lang: 'it'}It’s OK again for an athlete to have a non-sports opinion. After years of being timid, noncommittal and possibly even aloof, major American sports figures are using their star power and platform to deliver important messages about society, or at least keep troubling national news as relevant as possible. Recently, the St. Louis Rams […]

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