Spain and Brazil both appear to have great incentive to lose in their final installment of men's Olympic basketball pool play.
Byron Scott was not the only prominent alumnus of the storied Lakers-Celtics rivalry of the 1980s that the Cavaliers approached. They also reached out to Larry Bird, ESPN.com has learned.
Manu Ginobili shrugged off a broken nose in Game 3, typical of the Spurs-Mavs rivalry, Marc Stein writes.
The Suns really weren't in position to prove anything Monday night against San Antonio ... except that Grant Hill is a great fit in Phoenix, Marc Stein writes.
PHOENIX -- You could briefly hear a "Dirk Sucks" chant from Suns fans in the first half Sunday. First time I can remember hearing the soon-to-be MVP getting razzed like that at US Airways Center since the Dallas-Phoenix rivalry got serious. ...
Marc Stein takes a closer look at how the developing rivalry between the Suns and Mavs has affected the Nash-Nowitzki friendship.
Last season, the Pistons beat the Lakers. Now they've adopted the Lakers' casual approach to the regular season.
It's not necessarily just Kobe vs. Shaq any more. It's Kobe vs. Dwyane Wade, too.
Team USA assistant and Spurs coach Gregg Popovich admitted he "hated it, personally" when Shaquille O'Neal was traded from the Lakers to Miami.
Don't laugh. Kobe Bryant leaving the Lakers for the Clippers is the only scenario that makes any sense.
LeBron vs. Carmelo will reach Magic vs. Larry status when they face off in June, not November.
Shaq vs. CWebb, Kobe vs. Bibby. It's Lakers vs. Kings, and we should be glad we have it.