Mark Jackson said what he said, and there's no taking it back now. Whether you agree or disagree, the goal has been accomplished: All eyes will be on Stephen Curry in Game 6 between the Warriors and Nuggets on Thursday night. ...more
In the hours after a cruel ending to his relentless push for the playoffs, Kobe Bryant took to Facebook on Saturday to vent about the Achilles tendon injury that ended his 17th season and put his career in jeopardy.
Kobe Bryant's 17th season came to a cruel, abrupt halt on Friday night with a torn left Achilles tendon suffered in the Lakers' 118-116 victory over the Golden State Warriors. Now, the long journey back begins. ...more
Engaged with multiple teams in trade talks for Josh Smith, the Hawks are struggling to get the assets they are seeking for the prospective free agent, league sources told CBSSports.com on Tuesday. ...more
The usual trade deadline frenzy might yet be upon us before 3 p.m. ET Thursday. But for now, team executives believe the new trade and financial rules have had a chilling effect on the discussions. ...more
Phil Jackson has emerged as the clear leading candidate to be the Lakers' next coach, and a person connected to the 11-time champion coach told CBSSports.com Saturday that all indications point to Jackson wanting the job. ...more