The Minnesota Lynx were the preseason favorite to win the Western Conference and a third WNBA title in five seasons. Until this week, they were looking up in the standings.
Marco Belinelli's stint in the Western Conference will continue, as the veteran guard has agreed to a deal with the Sacramento Kings. According to ESPN Los Angeles' Ramona Shelburne, Belinelli's deal with the Kings is for three years...Show More Summary
Now this is big. Literally — because Tyson Chandler is really tall — and figuratively, because Chandler is good and as a defensive-minded center should bump the Suns up just enough to make more noise in the Western conference playoff race. The Suns still face a very uphill battle to qualify for the postseason in [...]
OAKLAND, CA - MAY 05: Marc Gasol #33 of the Memphis Grizzlies warms up prior to the start of Game Two of the Western Conference Semifinals of the NBA Playoffs against the Golden State Warriors at ORACLE Arena on May 5, 2015 in Oakland, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly [...]
Chris Pronger admired the Ducks' talent when he and the Edmonton Oilers defeated Anaheim in the 2006 Western Conference finals. When he was traded to the Ducks a few months later, he brought the physical element they needed to become champions in 2007.
The Los Angeles Lakers shook up the 2015 NBA draft lottery by selecting Ohio State's D'Angelo Russell at No. 2, and now they hope to send shock waves around the Western Conference with their new prodigy. In an era that increasingly values...Show More Summary
NBA free agency has yet to begin, but early indications suggest that center DeAndre Jordan will decide between a pair of Western Conference teams when he officially hits the open market. Continue for updates. Report: Jordan Likely to...Show More Summary
After an underwhelming draft, the Memphis Grizzlies have plenty of work ahead of them in free agency before thrusting themselves into the Western Conference gauntlet. The chief task for the Grizzlies is re-signing their best player, Marc Gasol. Gasol has been low-key about the upcoming free agency period. Show More Summary
The Western Conference's best picks were the first two of the NBA Draft. Unlike the Eastern Conference, the NBA's Western Conference annually features a bunch of really good teams jockeying for playoff position. And, thanks to the quirks...Show More Summary
The Denver Nuggets have had the same basic core in place for the past few years, but they have been unable to become contenders in the Western Conference. Because of that and the hiring of new head coach Mike Malone, talk is heatingShow More Summary
For nearly 10 years, the Sacramento Kings have been a largely irrelevant NBA franchise. Ever since they were bounced out of the first round of the Western Conference playoffs in 2006, their only contribution to the national basketball landscape has consisted of two things: a potential move to Seattle and drafting DeMarcus “Boogie” Cousins out of […]
LA Lakers trade rumors now include DeMarcus Cousins. If the Lakers trade for Cousins, the team could immediately become a contender in the Western Conference again. As the 2015 NBA Draft draws closer, a report from ESPN.com on Monday...Show More Summary
Don't look now, but the Tulsa Shock are sitting atop the Western Conference.
At the halfway point of the Major League Soccer season, the defending champion Los Angeles Galaxy sat tied for fourth place in the Western Conference standings. However, the team is finally getting healthy, and Coach Bruce Arena expects his squad to make a playoff push starting Saturday against...
With the Clippers set to tip off against the Houston Rockets in Game 1 of the Western Conference semifinals on Monday, Eric Pincus takes a look at how the team has fared this season and whether they have a chance at winning over more Los Angeles-area sports fans.
As the Chicago Blackhawks advanced through four playoff rounds, clawing their way past Nashville, routing Minnesota, then rallying to defeat the Ducks to win the Western Conference final, one player’s constant excellence was their talisman through every twist and turn.
The Cleveland Cavaliers didn't go down without a fight, but the Golden State Warriors are one win away from an NBA title. The Western Conference champions picked up a 104-91 win Sunday night at Oracle Arena in Game 5 of the NBA Finals. Stephen Curry scored 37 points on 13-of-23 shooting with seven rebounds and four assists. Show More Summary
The goal that put the Chicago Blackhawks in position to win the Stanley Cup on Monday was scored by Antoine Vermette, who was a healthy scratch once during the Western Conference finals, off the rebound of a shot by Kris Versteeg, who had been scratched several times during the playoffs.
The Chicago Blackhawks are 60 minutes away from their third Stanley Cup in six seasons. The Western Conference champions beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 2-1 Saturday night at Amalie Arena in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final. According to...Show More Summary
The Houston Rockets have a large handful of free agents on the loose this summer and a difficult decision to make with each one. After a memorable playoff run all the way to the Western Conference Finals, even with two starters absent, the Rockets would ideally keep any relevant piece in place. Show More Summary