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  1. Kobe Bryant relishes the Boston rivalry

    Baxter Holmes

    BOSTON -- The pain. Kobe Bryant remembers that most when he comes back here. All the hurt and awful memories surge through him anytime he re-enters TD Garden and walks onto the hallowed parquet floor, sitting below 17 title banners. Take 2008...

    Blog | December 05, 2014
  2. W2W4: C's vs. Lakers (Game 17 of 82)

    Chris Forsberg

    The Boston Celtics (5-11, 3-7 home) host the Los Angeles Lakers (5-14, 3-6 away) on Friday night at TD Garden (7:30 p.m., CSN). Here's what to watch for: • Rivalry renewed? Celtics rookie Marcus Smart's eyes shot wide when a reporter mentio...

    Blog | December 05, 2014
  3. Nets-Knicks Preview

    Nets-Knicks Preview

    Preview | December 01, 2014
  4. Rivalry renewed between Cavs, Wizards?

    Dave McMenamin

    INDEPENDENCE, Ohio -- A lot has changed in the NBA since the Cleveland Cavaliers and Washington Wizards clashed in the postseason for three straight years starting nearly a decade ago. LeBron James went from Cleveland to Miami and back to Clevelan...

    Blog | November 20, 2014
  5. Terry on 'other side' of Mavs-Rockets rivalry

    Tim MacMahon

    HOUSTON - Jason Terry proudly wears Houston Rockets red these days, happy to have a chance to play with a contender again at the age of 37. But "Jet," who spent half of his 16 NBA seasons with the Dallas Mavericks, readily admits that there's stil...

    Blog | November 20, 2014
  6. Paul Pierce of Washington Wizards says rivalry with LeBron James ...

    Michael Wallace

    Paul Pierce believes his contentious rivalry with LeBron James is borne out of competitive respect more than any dislike for each other over the years.

    Story | Conversation | November 20, 2014
  7. LeBron James of Cleveland Cavaliers talks past, future against Sa...

    Dave McMenamin

    Despite his history against Gregg Popovich and Co., and the fact that the Spurs got the best of him in two of those three series, LeBron James doesn't classify the dynamic between him and San Antonio as a rivalry.

    Story | Conversation | November 18, 2014
  8. Pacers-Heat Preview

    Pacers-Heat Preview

    Preview | November 11, 2014
  9. Mike Conley scores 20 as Grizzlies hold off Thunder to stay perfe...

    Mike Conley scored 20 points and the Memphis Grizzlies defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder 91-89 on Friday night to remain unbeaten.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | November 07, 2014
  10. The sizzle is gone from Knicks-Nets rivalry

    Ohm Youngmisuk

    NEW YORK -- Paul Pierce announced his arrival in Brooklyn a year ago with a bold proclamation: "It's time for the Nets to start running this city." J.R. Smith took offense and shot back, describing Pierce as a "bitter person" after leaving Boston...

    Blog | November 06, 2014
  11. Rivalry? Lakers-Clippers has long way to go

    Arash Markazi

    LOS ANGELES -- They say a rivalry is never really a rivalry until the other team starts winning. Unless, of course, you're in Los Angeles and winning doesn't so much mean beating the other team as it does winning championships. The rivalry be...

    Blog | November 01, 2014
  12. Mike & Mike on ESPN Radio: Texas Tipoff

    • Mavericks owner Mark Cuban dishes on the rivalry between his team and the Spurs, San Antonio's hiring of Becky Hammon, the length of the NBA season and testing out shorter games. Cuban • Wizards F Paul Pierce comments on his team's p...

    Blog | Conversation | October 28, 2014
  13. NBA: How Dallas Mavericks stole Chandler Parsons from Houston Roc...

    Marc Stein

    Marc Stein explores a rivalry in Texas that recently added another contentious chapter.

    Story | Conversation | October 06, 2014
  14. Dion Waiters of Cleveland Cavaliers says he, Kyrie Irving are NBA...

    Dave McMenamin

    The Cleveland Cavaliers figure to have a target on their backs wherever they go this season, but there could be a little extra rivalry when they travel to the nation's capital.

    Story | Conversation | September 30, 2014
  15. Smiling Mark Cuban: 'I am a bully'

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban and Rockets general manager Daryl Morey, the faces of a rather fierce front-office rivalry between the two franchises, can agree on one thing. "I am a bully," Cuban said, smiling. "I just can't help myse...

    Blog | September 29, 2014
  16. Pressey family on opposite sides of rivalry

    Chris Forsberg

    New Los Angeles Lakers coach Byron Scott formally filled out his staff on Tuesday, bringing former Boston Celtics assistant Paul Pressey on board as an assistant. Pressey, who served on Doc Rivers' staff in Boston, has worked with Scott during his...

    Blog | September 17, 2014