National Basketball Association Finals http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/25306/all en UPDATE 1-NBA-Heat evaporate in tight loss to Trail Blazers http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/update-1-nba-heat-evaporate-tight-loss-trail-blazers <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Trail Blazers win ninth straight game at home</p> <p>* Heat slip to fifth defeat in eight games (Adds quotes, detail)</p> <p>Jan 10 (Reuters) - Guard Wesley Matthews buried successive three-pointers to cap a stunning late rally as the Portland Trail Blazers stunned the NBA champion Miami Heat with a tense 92-90 win on Thursday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/update-1-nba-heat-evaporate-tight-loss-trail-blazers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> McDonald's High School All-Americans National Basketball Association National Basketball Association Finals Thomson Reuters Fri, 11 Jan 2013 07:15:15 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5733002 at http://www.globalpost.com NBA-Howard returns to help Lakers snap dire run http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/nba-howard-returns-help-lakers-snap-dire-run <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 13 (Reuters) - The return of Dwight Howard helped the Los Angeles Lakers end their longest losing streak in nearly six years as they blew out Cleveland 113-93 on Sunday.</p> <p>Howard had missed the last three games with a right shoulder injury and the Lakers had been ailing on the court with a six-game losing streak, but they broke out in a big way to snap the stretch.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/nba-howard-returns-help-lakers-snap-dire-run" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Los Angeles Lakers National Basketball Association National Basketball Association Finals Thomson Reuters Mon, 14 Jan 2013 06:15:03 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5734009 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-NBA-Jazz stifle Heat as Miami's road woes continue http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130115/update-1-nba-jazz-stifle-heat-miamis-road-woes-continue <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(adds quotes)</p> <p>* Miami lead in East down to half a game</p> <p>* LeBron 18 away from 20,000 career points</p> <p>Jan 14 (Reuters) - The Miami Heat were unable to complete a furious second half fightback as the defending NBA champions continued to struggle on the road, falling to a 104-97 loss to the Jazz in Utah on Monday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130115/update-1-nba-jazz-stifle-heat-miamis-road-woes-continue" target="_blank">read more</a></p> McDonald's High School All-Americans National Basketball Association National Basketball Association Finals Thomson Reuters Tue, 15 Jan 2013 06:15:06 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5734541 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-NBA-LeBron puts Heat on the Lakers http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/nba-lebron-puts-heat-the-lakers <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 17 (Reuters) - LeBron James scored a season-high 39 points to help the Miami Heat survive a late rally from the Lakers and post a 99-90 win in Los Angeles on Thursday.</p> <p>Just hours after being pipped by the Lakers' Kobe Bryant as the leading vote getter for the 2013 All Star game, James outplayed his rival comprehensively, adding eight assists and seven rebounds to his points haul.</p> <p>"It was very important for us," James told reporters.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/nba-lebron-puts-heat-the-lakers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> McDonald's High School All-Americans National Basketball Association National Basketball Association Finals Thomson Reuters Fri, 18 Jan 2013 07:45:20 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5735985 at http://www.globalpost.com NBA results http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130120/nba-results <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 20 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the NBA games on Sunday (home team in CAPS) TORONTO 108 LA Lakers 103</p> Los Angeles Lakers National Basketball Association National Basketball Association Finals Thomson Reuters Sun, 20 Jan 2013 21:15:27 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5736989 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 2-NBA results http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130120/nba-results-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 21 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the NBA games on Sunday (home team in CAPS) TORONTO 108 LA Lakers 103 Dallas 111 ORLANDO 105 DETROIT 103 Boston 88 DENVER 121 Oklahoma City 118 (OT)</p> Basketball Inglewood, California Los Angeles Lakers National Basketball Association National Basketball Association Finals Thomson Reuters Mon, 21 Jan 2013 01:45:32 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5737042 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-NBA results http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130127/nba-results <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 27 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the NBA games on Sunday (home team in CAPS) BOSTON 100 Miami 98 (OT) LA LAKERS 105 Oklahoma City 96</p> Los Angeles Lakers National Basketball Association National Basketball Association Finals Thomson Reuters Sun, 27 Jan 2013 21:30:28 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5740263 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 2-NBA results http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130203/nba-results <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Feb 3 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the NBA games on Sunday (home team in CAPS) BOSTON 106 LA Clippers 104 LA Lakers 98 DETROIT 97 Miami 100 TORONTO 85</p> Basketball Los Angeles Lakers National Basketball Association National Basketball Association Finals Sports Thomson Reuters Sun, 03 Feb 2013 21:00:25 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5744788 at http://www.globalpost.com NBA: Heat's Spoelstra gets nod as East All-Star coach http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130203/nba-heats-spoelstra-gets-nod-east-all-star-coach <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra will guide the Eastern Conference squad in the 62nd NBA All-Star Game thanks to the reigning NBA champions' 100-85 victory on Sunday at Toronto.</p> <p>The victory kept the Heat, 30-14, atop the East after Sunday's games, which put Spoelstra, in his fifth season as Miami's coach, in position to coach in the annual matchup of elite talent for the first time in his career.</p> <p>The East and West stars will meet on February 17 at Houston, Texas.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130203/nba-heats-spoelstra-gets-nod-east-all-star-coach" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Erik Spoelstra National Basketball Association National Basketball Association Finals AFP Sun, 03 Feb 2013 23:31:03 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5744874 at http://www.globalpost.com NBA: No structural damage to Duncan's sore knee http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130203/nba-no-structural-damage-duncans-sore-knee <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>San Antonio Spurs forward Tim Duncan underwent an MRI exam on Sunday that showed no structural damage on his sore left knee a day after he was injured in an NBA victory over Washington.</p> <p>Duncan, who is averaging 17.3 points and a team-high 9.7 rebounds for the Spurs, had missed four games in a row with a knee injury before returning to the court in San Antonio's 96-86 home triumph.</p> <p>But in the second quarter of the contest, Duncan suffered the knee injury as well as a mild sprain of his right ankle.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130203/nba-no-structural-damage-duncans-sore-knee" target="_blank">read more</a></p> National Basketball Association National Basketball Association Finals San Antonio Spurs Tim Duncan AFP Mon, 04 Feb 2013 02:31:09 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5744945 at http://www.globalpost.com NBA-Lakers' World Peace banned one game for striking opponent http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130205/nba-lakers-world-peace-banned-one-game-striking-opponent <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Feb 5 (Reuters) - Los Angeles Lakers forward Metta World Peace has been suspended one game for grabbing an opponent around the neck and striking him in the jaw during a game, the National Basketball Association (NBA) said on Tuesday.</p> <p>Detroit Pistons point guard Brandon Knight and World Peace tussled under the hoop while going for a rebound late in the second quarter of Sunday's game before World Peace hit his opponent in frustration.</p> <p>The visiting Lakers went on to win 98-97.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130205/nba-lakers-world-peace-banned-one-game-striking-opponent" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Los Angeles Lakers National Basketball Association National Basketball Association Finals Thomson Reuters Tue, 05 Feb 2013 19:00:04 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5746755 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 4-NBA results http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130205/nba-results <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Feb 6 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the NBA games on Tuesday (home team in CAPS) INDIANA 114 Atlanta 103 LA Lakers 92 BROOKLYN 83 Phoenix 96 MEMPHIS 90 HOUSTON 140 Golden State 109 DENVER 112 Milwaukee 104</p> Los Angeles Lakers National Basketball Association National Basketball Association Finals Sports Thomson Reuters Wed, 06 Feb 2013 03:15:04 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5747112 at http://www.globalpost.com Former NBA star Elgin Baylor's championship ring up for auction http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130206/former-nba-star-elgin-baylors-championship-ring-auction <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LOS ANGELES, Feb 6 (Reuters) - Hall of Fame basketball player Elgin Baylor's championship ring, warm-up suit and other personal items will be auctioned in May in Beverly Hills, Julien's Auctions said on Wednesday.</p> <p>Baylor, 78, who was named as one of the NBA's 50 greatest players, will auction off the 1971-72 NBA Championship ring he earned as a member of the Los Angeles Lakers as well as items from his high school and college days.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130206/former-nba-star-elgin-baylors-championship-ring-auction" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Boston Celtics Elgin Baylor National Basketball Association National Basketball Association Finals Thomson Reuters Wed, 06 Feb 2013 23:16:13 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5748275 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-NBA results http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130207/nba-results <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Feb 8 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the NBA games on Thursday (home team in CAPS) BOSTON 116 LA Lakers 95 DENVER 128 Chicago 96</p> Los Angeles Lakers National Basketball Association National Basketball Association Finals Thomson Reuters Fri, 08 Feb 2013 04:45:03 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5749607 at http://www.globalpost.com NBA: Celtics crush Lakers as Howard fouls out http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130208/nba-celtics-crush-lakers-howard-fouls-out <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Somewhere between Jason Terry's 25-foot three pointer in the first half and Dwight Howard fouling out in the fourth quarter, Los Angeles realized this wasn't going to be their evening.</p> <p>The short-handed Boston Celtics steamrolled the Lakers 116-95 on Thursday behind a potent offence, including Paul Pierce's 24 points, seven rebounds and six assists.</p> <p>Jeff Green scored 19 points off the bench, while Terry and Kevin Garnett added 15 apiece for the Celtics who shot 53 percent from the field and led by as many as 32 points in the second half.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130208/nba-celtics-crush-lakers-howard-fouls-out" target="_blank">read more</a></p> McDonald's High School All-Americans National Basketball Association National Basketball Association Finals AFP Fri, 08 Feb 2013 05:45:25 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5749678 at http://www.globalpost.com