TORONTO (AP) -- Seven years in the NBA has taught LeBron James the importance of patience. It is being tested after Cleveland started its new season with two straight losses.More »
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Kobe Bryant slipped the ring on in the locker room, his finger weighed down by the 14 brilliant white diamonds set in yellow and white gold.
Then he took it off and returned it to the custom box that would soon end up stored for years to come in a vault at home.More »
DALLAS (AP) -- Gilbert Arenas is a man of few words these days. He's good for a bunch of points and assists, though, and the Washington Wizards will gladly take that.More »
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Shaquille O'Neal has learned the ropes in his 17 NBA seasons. There's one lesson that has endured since he was a raw rookie.
''You can't win a championship in the first game,'' he said.More »
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Blake Griffin's NBA debut has been pushed back indefinitely after the Los Angeles Clippers revealed late Monday night that their No. 1 overall draft pick has a broken left kneecap.
The stress fracture could sideline the Oklahoma star for six weeks, the team announced, promising further information Tuesday.More »
LANDOVER, Md. (AP) -- DeSean Jackson scored on a 67-yard run and a 57-yard reception, both in the first half. His night might have been perfect if his tender right ankle hadn't messed up his touchdown tap dance.More »