LA Lakers beat Hawks as Kobe Bryant hits career milestone
LA Lakers beat Hawks as Kobe Bryant hits career milestone

Kobe Bryant scored 28 points and passed the 32,000-point mark for his NBA career Tuesday to spark the Los Angeles Lakers over the host Atlanta Hawks 114-109.

All-Star Game ballot to feature all player names
All-Star Game ballot to feature all player names

The NBA All-Star Game ballot will feature the names of every league player for the first time in league history, NBA president of basketball operations Rod Thorn announced Thursday.

Kings reach Stanley Cup finals with OT win over Hawks

The Los Angeles Kings defeated the Chicago Blackhawks 5-4 in overtime on Sunday to book a Stanley Cup finals showdown with the New York Rangers.

Spurs rout Thunder to take 2-0 series lead

The San Antonio Spurs put the Oklahoma City Thunder to the sword with a spectacular exhibition of shooting in the second half to tighten their grip on the Western Conference finals with a 112-77 win in Game Two on Wednesday.

Parker leads Spurs in rout of Trail Blazers

Tony Parker poured in 33 points and the San Antonio Spurs romped to a 116-92 victory over Portland on Tuesday in game one of their NBA second-round playoff series.

Warriors fire coach after first-round playoff exit

Mark Jackson was fired Tuesday as coach of the Golden State Warriors, three days after the team was ousted by the Los Angeles Clippers in the first round of the NBA playoffs.

Paul helps Clippers silence Thunder in opener

Chris Paul missed just two shots in a stunning 32-point display as the Los Angeles Clippers blasted Oklahoma City Thunder 122-105 on Monday to seize a Game One victory in their Western Conference semi-final series.

Mavericks beat mistake-prone Spurs to level series

Monta Ellis tallied 21 points and Shawn Marion scored 20 as the Dallas Mavericks routed the error-prone San Antonio Spurs 113-92 to level their opening round NBA playoff series at 1-1 on Wednesday.

Grizzlies hold off Thunder to even playoff series

Zach Randolph scored eight of his 25 points in overtime to spark the Memphis Grizzlies over Oklahoma City 111-105 Monday, equalizing their NBA playoff series at one win each.

Blackhawks` Seabrook banned three games

Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Brent Seabrook was banned for three games on Sunday for a hit that levelled St. Louis forward David Backes the night before.

Gasol diagnosed with vertigo after dizzy spell

Los Angeles Lakers star center Pau Gasol was diagnosed with vertigo on Monday, a day after leaving an NBA victory over Orlando at halftime due to dizziness and nausea.

Durant set to spark West in All-Star showdown

NBA scoring leader Kevin Durant looks forward to Sunday`s NBA All-Star Game but is also excited about US prospects at this year`s Basketball World Cup and the 2016 Olympics.

Spurs` Ginobili to miss 3-4 weeks

Argentinian guard Manu Ginobili joined the San Antonio Spurs` growing injury list on Wednesday as the NBA team said he would miss three to four weeks with a hamstring strain.

Curry passes Paul in voting for All-Star starting spot

Golden State guard Stephen Curry moved ahead of Los Angeles Clippers star Chris Paul in NBA All-Star vote totals released on Thursday, the final update before balloting closes January 20.

Irving, Aldridge named Players of the Week

Kyrie Irving from the Cleveland Cavaliers and LaMarcus Aldridge from the Portland Trail Blazers were named National Basketball Association (NBA) Players of the Week.

NBA: Lakers hold off Grizzlies 86-84

Kobe Bryant finished with 24 points, nine assists and five rebounds, helping the Los Angeles Lakers edge Memphis Grizzlies 86-84 and stay in eighth spot in the NBA western conference standings.

Bryant, West hold on to win NBA All-Star game

The Kevin and Kobe show won it for the West at the NBA All-Star game, holding off LeBron James at the end.