As the NBA coaching and front-office carousel began spinning Thursday, Doug Collins resigned as coach of the Sixers, Byron Scott and Lawrence Frank were fired, and the future was in doubt for Lindsey Hunter in Phoenix and Raptors president Bryan Colangelo. ...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
With a 13-point fourth quarter, the Lakers blow a 13-point lead Wednesday night and lose Dwight Howard again to a shoulder injury in a 92-86 loss to the Suns, spoiling Steve Nash's return to Phoenix. ...more
NEW YORK -- Chauncey Billups is shooting to return from Achilles surgery the first week of December, a move that will exponentially increase the Clippers' championship experience and make one of the deepest backcourts in the league even more crowded.
Even as Mike D'Antoni plans to make his Lakers coaching debut Sunday against the Rockets, the new so-called Showtime era will be on hold with news that Steve Nash will miss at least another week with a fractured leg. ...more