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Premium Content Charles was willing to sit out the year

 April 16, 2014; Updated: 4:40 am

Tina Charles made it clear during a teleconference on Tuesday that she enjoyed her time with the Connecticut Sun.

Charles also made it clear that she wanted to be traded to the New York Liberty and was willing to sit out the 2014 WNBA...

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NBA roundup

 April 16, 2014; Updated: 3:22 am

Knicks 109, Nets 98
At least New York can say it won a city championship.
Only Brooklyn has a chance to compete for a real one — though it...

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Celtics are limping to finish

 April 15, 2014; Updated: 5:42 am

Philadelphia — Chris Johnson stepped back, heaved up a desperation 3-pointer and watched it fall in to tie the game with 0.9 seconds on the clock.
Or so he thought.

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NBA roundup

 April 15, 2014; Updated: 4:43 am

Wizards 114, Heat 93
Miami opted for rest for LeBron James and Chris Bosh over the pursuit of the Eastern Conference's top seed, and Washington capitalized in a breeze of a game Monday...

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NBA roundup

 April 14, 2014; Updated: 2:33 am

Knicks 100, Bulls 89
In nearly 800 NBA regular-games, Carmelo Anthony had never played in one like this.
It didn't matter.

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NBA roundup

 April 13, 2014; Updated: 3:34 am

Celtics 111, Cavaliers 99
Boston is trying to finish the season on a high note.
Cleveland is ending with another puzzling tailspin.

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NBA roundup

 April 12, 2014; Updated: 4:11 am

Heat 98, Pacers 86
For most of the season, the Miami Heat were chasing the Indiana Pacers.
On Friday, they just blew by them.

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NBA Roundup

 April 10, 2014; Updated: 12:07 am

Magic 115, Nets 111
Arron Afflalo scored 25 points, E'Twaun Moore added 17 and Orlando held off a late rally to beat Brooklyn on Wednesday night.

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NBA Roundup

 April 6, 2014; Updated: 12:01 am

Nets 105, 76ers 101
Kevin Garnett scored 10 points in his first game in more than five weeks to help Brooklyn beat Philadelphia on Saturday night.

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NBA Roundup

 April 5, 2014; Updated: 12:00 am

Wizards 90, Knicks 89
Bradley Beal made the go-ahead jumper with 22 seconds left and scored 28 points, and Washington took advantage of nine turnovers by Carmelo Anthony to edge New...

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Knicks rout Nets 110-81, move into eighth in East

 April 3, 2014; Updated: 2:12 am

New York — New York’s once faint, nearly unrealistic playoff hopes have become a real possibility. The Knicks intend to seize the opportunity and run with it.
"We...

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NBA roundup

 April 3, 2014; Updated: 1:35 am

Spurs 111, Warriors 90
Tony Parker had 18 points and eight assists, Tim Duncan had 15 points and eight rebounds, and San Antonio extended its franchise-record winning streak to 19...

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Wizards top Celtics 118-92 to clinch playoff berth

 April 3, 2014; Updated: 12:16 am

Washington — John Wall was waving his towel as time expired. He joined his teammates at center court and did a little dance in the middle of a celebratory huddle. He gave Bradley Beal a bear hug from behind and...

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NBA roundup

 April 2, 2014; Updated: 4:55 am

Nets 105, Rockets 96
Brooklyn is so good at home now that even Houston can't beat them.
The Nets clinched a playoff berth by beating the Rockets at...

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Dunleavy, Bulls shake off Celtics for 94-80 win

 April 1, 2014; Updated: 4:59 am

Chicago — Having been burned by D.J. Augustin the previous night, the Boston Celtics clamped down on the Bulls' guard in the second game of their home-and-home series.
Boston...

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NBA roundup

 April 1, 2014; Updated: 1:50 am

Spurs 103, Pacers 77
San Antonio is steamrolling its way into the playoffs. Indiana can't even figure out what's wrong.
And a game that might have...

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Knicks beat Jazz 92-83

 April 1, 2014; Updated: 1:11 am

Salt Lake City — Momentum on defense is a powerful thing. Force an opponent into a dry spell and a team can seize an opportunity to win big games.
That’s the message the...

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Premium Content Sun trade Gruda for first-round pick

 April 1, 2014; Updated: 12:34 am

The Connecticut Sun finished March by making another deal as it traded French forward Sandrine Gruda to the Los Angeles Sparks for the latter's first-round pick (11th overall) in this month's draft and a 2015 second-round pick.

Connecticut...

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Bulls topple Celtics 107-102

 March 31, 2014; Updated: 1:47 am

Boston — Chicago's D.J. Augustin put an end to a series of pesky rallies by the Boston Celtics.
Augustin hit a tiebreaking 3-pointer with 2:01 remaining, then continued a perfect...

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NBA roundup

 March 31, 2014; Updated: 1:47 am

Knicks 89, Warriors 84
One game.
After a season featuring more losses than wins, that's all that separates New York and the final postseason spot in...

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NBA roundup

 March 30, 2014; Updated: 4:12 am

76ers 123, Pistons 98
Desperate to see a victory again, Philadelphia fans wouldn't even wait for the end, standing to cheer as time was running out in the third quarter.

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Raptors clinch playoff berth with win over Celtics

 March 29, 2014; Updated: 1:25 am

Toronto — Amir Johnson was finishing up a phone call as a crowd of reporters gathered around his locker.
"My grandmother called and she said she's proud," a smiling Johnson said...

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Dragic's 32 leads Suns to 112-88 rout of Knicks

 March 29, 2014; Updated: 1:25 am

Phoenix — Goran Dragic scored 32 points in 32 minutes and the Phoenix Suns routed the New York Knicks 112-88 on Friday night for their season-high sixth victory in a row.
Eric...

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NBA roundup

 March 29, 2014; Updated: 1:17 am

Nets 108, Cavaliers 97
Paul Pierce scored 17 of his 22 points in a flawless first quarter, and Brooklyn quickly pulled away in the second on the way to its 12th straight home victory...

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NBA roundup

 March 28, 2014; Updated: 2:32 am

Rockets 120, 76ers 98
After Philadelphia tied an NBA record with its 26th consecutive loss, one of their youngest voices spoke loudest.
Michael...

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