Hot Rod Hundley, the former NBA player who broadcast Jazz games in New Orleans and Utah for 35 years, died Friday. He was 80.
Los Angeles Lakers guard Steve Nash has announced his retirement after a 19-year NBA career that included two MVP awards.
Goran Dragic and Isaiah Thomas scored 24 apiece, Eric Bledsoe added 17 and the Suns pulled away to hand the Los Angeles Lakers their fifth loss in a row — the last two without Kobe Bryant — 115-100 on Monday night.
Goran Dragic scored 24 points, Eric Bledsoe had 20 of his 22 after halftime, and the Phoenix Suns beat the Los Angeles Lakers 116-1-7 on Sunday night for their sixth consecutive victory.
Chris Paul scored seven of his 32 points in the final 2:56 and had nine assists, Blake Griffin added 19 points, and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Phoenix Suns 120-107 on Saturday night.
Gerald Green scored 26 points off the bench, Markieff Morris had 23 points and 10 rebounds, and the Phoenix Suns overcame Kobe Bryant’s 39-point performance to keep the Los Angeles Lakers winless with a 112-106 victory on Tuesday night.
Isaiah Thomas scored 23 points in his Phoenix debut, Marcus Morris matched his career high with five 3-pointers and the Suns dominated their season opener against the Los Angeles Lakers 119-99 on Wednesday night despite Kobe Bryant’s 31 points.
Isaiah Thomas scored 26 points including the buzzer-beater at the end of regulation and Gerald Green made 10 of his 21 points in overtime as the Suns topped the Lakers 114-108 in Tuesday’s preseason game.
Mike Shinoda and Chester Bennington dish on their favorite professional basketball teams and make an interesting prediction regarding this year’s NBA Finals.
Chris Kaman had a career-high 28 points along with 17 rebounds while starting at center for the vertigo-stricken Pau Gasol, Jodie Meeks scored 22 points, and the Los Angeles Lakers snapped the Phoenix’ Suns’ six-game winning streak with a 115-99 victory Sunday night.
Blake Griffin scored 22 of his 37 points in the first quarter and made 14 of 16 shots before fouling out, and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Phoenix Suns 112-105 on Monday night for their eighth straight victory.
Matt Barnes scored 18 of his season-high 28 points in the third quarter and the Los Angeles Clippers won their fifth game in a row, 104-96 over the Phoenix Suns on Tuesday night.
Gerald Green had a strong second half to finish with a season high 28 points and lead the Phoenix Suns in a 121-114 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday night.
Lakers forward Nick Young was ejected from Wednesday night’s game against the Phoenix Suns after retaliating after hard foul committed by center Alex Len.
Jeff Hornacek and Doc Rivers played against each other for 13 seasons in the NBA. This was the first time they matched up as head coaches in a game that counted, and Hornacek’s Phoenix Suns gave the Los Angeles Clippers a not-so-subtle reminder of how quickly turnovers can turn into fast-break points.