NBA prepares for Christmas coming-out party (The Associated Press)
22 Dec 2014 at 10:46am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Nearly two months have passed since the San Antonio Spurs collected their championship rings and began their title defense.
Kings-Warriors Preview (The Associated Press)
21 Dec 2014 at 10:41pm
Already one of the most prolific offensive clubs with the NBA's best record, it almost isn't fair that the Golden State Warriors are welcoming another All-Star to the rotation.
Kings snap 5-game losing skid, beat Lakers 108-101 (The Associated Press)
21 Dec 2014 at 6:49pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- The Sacramento Kings finally found the right remedy to end a monthlong bout of bad news: a healthy DeMarcus Cousins and a struggling Kobe Bryant.
DeMarcus Cousins, Rudy Gay lead Kings past Lakers (Automated Insights)
21 Dec 2014 at 6:20pm
DeMarcus Cousins finished with 29 points and recorded 14 rebounds, his 14th double-double of the season, to lead the Sacramento Kings to a victory over the Los Angeles Lakers, 108-101. Sacramento (12-15) has won just three of its last 10 games.
Thunder star Kevin Durant out vs. Pelicans (The Associated Press)
21 Dec 2014 at 2:49pm
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Oklahoma City forward Kevin Durant will miss his second straight game because of a sprained right ankle Sunday night when the Thunder face the New Orleans Pelicans.
Lakers-Kings Preview (The Associated Press)
20 Dec 2014 at 11:24am
The return of DeMarcus Cousins wasn't enough to lift the Sacramento Kings out of their slump, which now consists of a season-high five consecutive defeats.
Russell Westbrook scores 31 as Thunder steal one from Lakers (Automated Insig...
19 Dec 2014 at 11:20pm
Russell Westbrook put up 31 points and added 10 assists, while Reggie Jackson came off the bench and added 25 points and five assists to lead the Oklahoma City Thunder to a close victory over the Los Angeles Lakers, 104-103. The Thunder picked up the victory due in large part to their efficiency handling the basketball, accumulating 21 assists and turning it over only seven times. Oklahoma City (13-14) has now won eight of their last 10 games.
Thunder hold off Kobe's Lakers 104-103 without KD (The Associated Press)
19 Dec 2014 at 11:07pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Although Russell Westbrook grew up watching Kobe Bryant sink innumerable enormous shots for the Lakers, the Los Angeles native didn't worry when No. 24 had the ball with the game on the line against his Oklahoma City Thunder.
MVP Kevin Durant sits out vs Lakers with sprain (The Associated Press)
19 Dec 2014 at 8:15pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Kevin Durant sat out of the Oklahoma City Thunder's game against the Lakers on Friday night to rest his sprained right ankle.
Accolades pour in for Lakers' Bryant (Reuters)
19 Dec 2014 at 3:56pm
By Mark Lamport-Stokes LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Los Angeles Lakers shooting guard Kobe Bryant has often been a polarizing figure during his illustrious NBA career, criticized by some for being too selfish and not doing enough as a facilitator for his team mates. For his peers, however, Bryant is simply a winner and will do whatever it takes to instill a winning mindset, even though this season has been especially challenging for an injury-hit team decidedly low in overall quality. ...
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