National Basketball Association Rivalries


Kobe Bryant On Los Angeles Lakers Making Playoffs: 'Of Course It Can'

Kobe Bryant On Los Angeles Lakers Making Playoffs: 'Of Course It Can'

Kobe Bryant told Yahoo! Sports Marc J. Spears during a business trip to China on Aug. 4 he believes his Los Angeles Lakers can...

Aug 6 2015, 7:00am CDT

Ray McCallum On Playing For San Antonio Spurs: 'It's Like A Dream Come True'

Ray McCallum On Playing For San Antonio Spurs: 'It's Like A Dream Come True'

New San Antonio Spurs guard Ray McCallum told the team's official website on July 13 that playing for the Spurs is "l...

Jul 13 2015, 6:59pm CDT

Cleveland Cavaliers Beat Chicago Bulls 86-84 in Game 4 Behind LeBron James' Buzz

Cleveland Cavaliers Beat Chicago Bulls 86-84 in Game 4 Behind LeBron James' Buzzer-Beater

The Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Chicago Bulls, 86-84, in Game 4 of their second-round NBA playoff series on May 10 behind LeBr...

May 11 2015, 12:07am CDT

Carmelo Anthony To Sit Out 4 to 6 Months Due to Left-Knee Surgery

Carmelo Anthony To Sit Out 4 to 6 Months Due to Left-Knee Surgery

The New York Knicks announced on Feb. 18 that star forward Carmelo Anthony will undergo season-ending left-knee surgery. He is...

Feb 18 2015, 9:42pm CST

Gregg Popovich Wins 1,000th Career Game

Gregg Popovich Wins 1,000th Career Game

San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich earned his 1,000th career win after his team beat the Indiana Pacers, 95-93, on Feb...

Feb 10 2015, 12:10am CST

Kobe Bryant Surpasses Michael Jordan for 3rd in NBA's All-Time Scoring List

Kobe Bryant Surpasses Michael Jordan for 3rd in NBA's All-Time Scoring List

Kobe Bryant scored 26 points to score 32,209 for his NBA career in a 100-94 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Dec. 14. In...

Dec 14 2014, 9:35pm CST

Mark Cuban on Los Angeles Lakers: 'I Just Hope They Suck Forever'

Mark Cuban on Los Angeles Lakers: 'I Just Hope They Suck Forever'

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban told a Los Angeles radio station on Nov. 18 that he hopes the Los Angeles Lakers "suck f...

Nov 18 2014, 8:12pm CST

Elbow causes Kobe, Dwight tussle

Elbow causes Kobe, Dwight tussle

Los Angeles Lakers coach Byron Scott summarized Tuesday's fourth-quarter skirmish between Kobe Bryant and Dwight Howard...

Oct 29 2014, 12:43pm CDT

Julius Randle Broken Leg causes Delay in Basketball Series

Julius Randle Broken Leg causes Delay in Basketball Series

Lakers star Julius Randle suffered from a broken leg which caused a delay in the basketball series taking place currently....

Oct 29 2014, 6:13am CDT

Julius Randle Fractures Tibia in 2014-15 NBA Season Opener

Julius Randle Fractures Tibia in 2014-15 NBA Season Opener

Los Angeles Lakers rookie forward Julius Randle fractured his tibia during the 2014-15 NBA season opener on Oct. 28, a 108-90 h...

Oct 29 2014, 3:33am CDT

Steve Nash Out For 2014-15 NBA Season Due to Back Injury

Steve Nash Out For 2014-15 NBA Season Due to Back Injury

Los Angeles Lakers point guard Steve Nash will sit out the entire 2014-15 NBA season due to a recurring back injury, the team a...

Oct 24 2014, 8:35am CDT

Steve Nash Injures Back While Carrying Bags

Steve Nash Injures Back While Carrying Bags

Los Angeles Lakers point guard Steve Nash injured his back while carrying bags on Wednesday....

Oct 16 2014, 12:47am CDT

Derrick Rose Confident Chicago Bulls Will Win NBA Title Soon

Derrick Rose Confident Chicago Bulls Will Win NBA Title Soon

Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose, who is returning from an injury-riddled 2013-14 NBA season, said he is confident he and his te...

Sep 30 2014, 7:53pm CDT

Carmelo Anthony Eager to Learn New Triangle Offense

Carmelo Anthony Eager to Learn New Triangle Offense

New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony told ESPN New York on Sept. 13 he is eager to learn their new triangle offense under ne...

Sep 17 2014, 4:02am CDT

Dwyane Wade's New Favorite Opponent is LeBron James

Dwyane Wade's New Favorite Opponent is LeBron James

Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade says his new favorite opponent is his former teammate and returning Cleveland Cavaliers forward Le...

Jul 29 2014, 12:38am CDT

Byron Scott Agrees to Coach Los Angeles Lakers

Byron Scott Agrees to Coach Los Angeles Lakers

Former Los Angeles Lakers guard Byron Scott agreed to become the team's head coach on July 27....

Jul 27 2014, 11:05pm CDT

Bill Russell Okay After Collapsing During Lake Tahoe Speech

Bill Russell Okay After Collapsing During Lake Tahoe Speech

Boston Celtics great and 11-time NBA champion Bill Russell is okay after he collapsed while delivering a speech in Lake Tahoe,...

Jul 17 2014, 8:09pm CDT

LeBron James Opts Out of Heat Contract

LeBron James Opts Out of Heat Contract

Miami Heat forward LeBron James decided to exercise the player option on the last deal of his contract with the Miami Heat on J...

Jun 24 2014, 6:36pm CDT

Carmelo Anthony To Opt Out of NY Knicks Contract

Carmelo Anthony To Opt Out of NY Knicks Contract

New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony, who has a player option for the 2014-15 NBA season, will reportedly opt out of his con...

Jun 22 2014, 8:18pm CDT

Derek Fisher Agrees to Coach Knicks For 5 Years, $25M

Derek Fisher Agrees to Coach Knicks For 5 Years, $25M

Former Oklahoma City Thunder guard Derek Fisher reportedly agreed to coach the New York Knicks for five years and $25 million,...

Jun 9 2014, 7:13pm CDT

Scottie Pippen Eyed By New York Knicks

Scottie Pippen Eyed By New York Knicks

Hall of Fame forward Scottie Pippen, currently serving as an advisor in the Chicago Bulls organization, is reportedly being eye...

May 16 2014, 1:22am CDT

Miami Heat Awaiting Opponent in Conference Finals

Miami Heat Awaiting Opponent in Conference Finals

The defending champions Miami Heat are awaiting the winner of the Indiana Pacers vs. Washington Wizards series -- whoever wins...

May 15 2014, 7:30pm CDT

Kobe Bryant's Latest Injury Is Far From The Lakers' Only Problem

Kobe Bryant's Latest Injury Is Far From The Lakers' Only Problem

Call it the aging legend syndrome. Derek Jeter has it, and now Kobe Bryant does, too. The Lakers’ 35-year-old star is out for...

Dec 20 2013, 11:06am CST