DETROIT (AP) -- The NBA has fined Detroit Pistons point guard Reggie Jackson $25,000 for directing inappropriate language toward a fan during a loss in Oklahoma City last week.
When he was a kid, LeBron James looked up on his bedroom wall where Kobe Bryant hung in reverence. ''I wanted to be just like him, man,'' James said Tuesday. Two days after Bryant announced he would retire after this season, James expressed his…TOM WITHERS (AP Sports Writer)
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- So, Luke Walton can be recognized for what he's done in guiding the Golden State Warriors to a historic start even though his record as an interim coach is technically 0-0.
The way the Portland Trail Blazers kept fouling DeAndre Jordan down the stretch in a feeble attempt to rally from a double-digit deficit was enough to turn anyone's stomach - Damian Lillard notwithstanding. Portland sent Jordan to the free throw…JOE RESNICK (Associated Press)
There's little doubt the Sacramento Kings are a much different team with DeMarcus Cousins in the lineup. Cousins missed the previous three games due to a lower back strain. The Kings are 1-7 without him this season and 6-5 with the big man in the…