DENVER (AP) -- The influence of Peyton Manning even extends to the basketball court these days.PAT GRAHAM (AP Sports Writer)
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Four years away from home changed LeBron James. He came back more mature, more focused, more complete - in a class by himself as a player.TOM WITHERS (AP Sports Writer)
ATLANTA (AP) -- The Atlanta Hawks have trimmed their roster to 15 players by waiving forward Jarell Eddie and center Dexter Pittman.
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Byron Scott realizes he got his dream coaching job at a time when the Los Angeles Lakers are much closer to their absolute worst than their hallowed best.GREG BEACHAM (AP Sports Writer)
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Any time a team fires a coach after a 51-win season and back-to-back playoff appearances the message from ownership is clear: good is not good enough.ANTONIO GONZALEZ (AP Basketball Writer)