It's a Western Conference match-up as the Dallas Mavericks welcome the Utah Jazz at the American Airlines Center in the regular season of the National Basketball Association.
The balance of power in the NBA has been in the Western Conference for several seasons, but the Eastern Conference has more depth and strength than it has in years. Could that talent give the East a lift in this Sunday's All-Star Game...Show More Summary
The NBA has waited a long time for its Eastern Conference teams to catch up with the Western Conference. And, in many ways, it's still waiting. Indeed, all of the East's projected playoff participants are on pace to be over.500 for just the second time in the last decade. Show More Summary
The Boston Celtics' Isaiah Thomas and the San Antonio Spurs' LaMarcus Aldridge today were named NBA Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played Monday, Feb. 1 through Sunday, Feb. 7.
The Western Conference roster looks to be built for a win in Sunday's NBA All-Star Game. Most years, defense is an afterthought in the showcase, and there's no reason to believe this year's game will be any different. That style is custom-built...Show More Summary
Western Conference squads go for their last meeting in the regular season as the Memphis Grizzlies battle the Portland Trail Blazers at the FedExForum in the National Basketball Association.
The Feb. 18 midseason trade deadline is less than two weeks away. Meanwhile, the Los Angeles Lakers continue to sputter in last place in the Western Conference—large blocks of losses sporadically interrupted by a feel-good win or two. Apart...Show More Summary
There's no disputing that the 46-4 Golden State Warriors and 43-8 San Antonio Spurs are the class of the NBA and the Western Conference. However, Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant, whose team is in third place in the West, isn't...Show More Summary
The 2016 NBA All-Star Game takes place Sunday, February 14, in Toronto. The rosters are set, barring an injury to a player on the Eastern or Western Conference rosters, and just about every deserving player will be in action. Here'sShow More Summary
Western Conference rivals meet at the Toyota Center as the Houston Rockets face the Portland Trail Blazers in the regular season of the National Basketball Association.
Things aren't right in Minnesota these days. The Minnesota Wild are a complete mess. Their freefall from decent playoff contenders in the Western Conference to a hop, skip and a jump from the draft lottery has been going on for months now. Show More Summary
For the first half of the NHL season, the Anaheim Ducks were a shoo-in as the league’s most disappointing team. After pushing their way to the Western Conference Final a year ago, the Ducks floundered out of the gate, falling so farShow More Summary
The New York Knicks' Kristaps Porzingis and the Minnesota Timberwolves' Karl-Anthony Towns today were named the Kia NBA Eastern and Western Conference Rookies of the Month, respectively, for games played in January. Each player earned the honor for the third consecutive month.
With their Sunday night loss to the Charlotte Hornets, the Lakers have just nine wins in 50 tries, slotting the team into last place in the Western Conference. They'll play three games through Week 15, hosting the Minnesota Timberwolves (14-35), followed by visits to the New Orleans Pelicans (18-28)...
The Toronto Raptors' Dwane Casey and the Los Angeles Clippers' Doc Rivers today were named the NBA Eastern and Western Conference Coaches of the Month, respectively, for games played in January.
The Miami Heat's Dwyane Wade and the Oklahoma City Thunder's Kevin Durant were today named NBA Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played Monday, Jan. 25 through Sunday, Jan. 31.
The NHL's stars came out to play on Saturday night. Arguably the most-anticipated of the 2016 NHL All-Star Weekend took place on Saturday, as the Eastern Conference faced the Western Conference in a skills competition. Although the Nashville Predators of the West hosted the event, the Eastern Conference came out on top with a huge 29-12 win. Show More Summary
It was almost a clean sweep for the Eastern Conference on Saturday night during the NHL All-Star Skills Competition. The East stars showed they had more skills than the Western Conference squad, winning 29-12 thanks in large part to a 17-4 victory in the Discover NHL Shootout. Sunday's All-Star Game will feature a different format this year. Show More Summary
Western Conference teams clash at the FedExForum as the Memphis Grizzlies host the Sacramento Kings in the regular season of the National Basketball Association.
The Sacramento Kings are in the thick of the race for the Western Conference's eighth and final playoff spot, but that hasn't stopped rival teams from exploring the possibility of trading for shooting guard Marco Belinelli. Continue for updates. Teams Looking at Belinelli in Advance of Feb. Show More Summary