Ty Lawson missed his second straight game Monday night against the Wizards as he continues to deal with a strained left hamstring.
Ellis doesn’t get rattled by boo birds as Bucks fall to Mavericks
MILWAUKEE _ Monta Ellis heard the boos from the BMO Harris Bradley Center crowd Saturday night.
Curry scores 43 points, but Warriors fall to Bobcats
CHARLOTTE, N.C. _ Just when it appeared the Warriors had solved their disturbing dysfunction to begin games, they once again showed up dead on arrival Monday night for far too long after the opening tip.
Kings breeze past Mavericks
SACRAMENTO, Calif. _ Kings general manager Pete D'Alessandro said he loves change. When he looks at the depth charts on his office wall, he's reminded how much change has taken place for the Kings through 19 games.
Clippers’ power trio plays well when needed in 94-83 win over 76ers
PHILADELPHIA _ The Los Angeles Clippers were coming off a loss in Cleveland two nights earlier, and now they were back on their heels a bit as a 21-point lead against the Philadelphia 76ers began to dwindle in the second half.
Clippers are expected to sign volatile free agent Stephen Jackson
PHILADELPHIA _ After saying earlier Monday the Los Angeles Clippers weren't going to sign "anybody today or probably even" Tuesday, coach Doc Rivers said later the team was "close" to a deal with free-agent swingman Stephen Jackson.
Monday’s NBA roundup: Kemba Walker leads Charlotte over Golden State
The other eight players might as well have been on the bench watching in the final few minutes, when Walker scored Charlotte’s final 15 points to lead the Bobcats to a 115-111 victory over Curry and the Golden State Warriors.
Sixers’ Carter-Williams listed as day-to-day due to knee infection
Rookie Michael Carter-Williams, who was released from Hospital Sunday after a 3-day stay, is with the team but not practicing.
Sixers lose sloppy game to Clippers
Neither team shot well, but Los Angeles’ Chris Paul and Blake Griffin led the Clippers to an 11-point win.
Celticsâ€™ Gerald Wallace passes when asked to talk about his ex-team, the Nets
NEW YORK — Gerald Wallace cut a reporter off before the question was even finished.
Pierce still shooting for ultimate goal
NEW YORK — Ever the optimist, yet understanding that this experiment has a oncoming expiration date, Paul Pierce Monday said he is convinced the Brooklyn Nets can compete for an NBA championship and is pushing himself to return as soon as his right hand can withstand the pounding.
Cousins powers Kings to victory over Mavericks
DeMarcus Cousins had 32 points and 19 rebounds, and Derrick Williams scored a career-high 31 to pace the Sacramento Kings to a 112-97 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Monday night.
Champions League Fixtures: Vital TV Schedule, Live Stream Info and Key Games
The Champions League group stage reaches its climax this week as clubs around Europe jostle for a coveted spot in the knockout rounds.
Eight teams—Bayern Munich, Manchester City, Manchester United, Chelsea, Atletico Madrid, Paris Saint-Germain, Real Madrid and Barcelona—have already secured their passage to the round of 16, but there are still 15 teams in with a shout of clinching one of the eight remaining spots.
With plenty to play for in seven of the eight groups, Matchday 6 promises to be full of drama.
Here’s a look at how you can stay up to date with all the action, before we delve a little deeper into the various scenarios.
Manuel Neuer Rumours Answered by Pep Guardiola Ahead of Manchester City Clash
Bayern Munich manager Pep Guardiola has issued a firm response to rumours linking goalkeeper Manuel Neuer with a move to Manchester City, and it doesn’t look hopeful for the English giants.
Ahead of the pair’s Champions League group stage clash on Tuesday evening, the Bayern coach left no room for speculation on the matter. When asked about the chance of his No. 1 making the switch, per Chris Wheeler of the Daily Mail, he simply replied: “Absolutely no chance.
Dallas Mavericks vs. Sacramento Kings 12/9/13: Video Highlights and Recap
Monta Ellis led the Dallas Mavericks into Sacramento Monday night to battle DeMarcus Cousins and the Kings.
Fantasy Football Week 15: Buying and Selling Breakout Performers from Last Week
Let it snow.
Wait, don’t, it really messes with fantasy football results. How else can you explain the insanity that was Week 14?
Whether it was five touchdowns in the final 2:07, Antonio Brown’s near-miss miracle or Tom Brady’s furious comeback, plenty of fantasy drama was to be had last weekend. There were also plenty of big performances to dissect, despite the bad weather across the country.
Ranking the Best Player Rivalries in the NBA for 2013-14 Season
When you think of the NBA’s best rivalries, it’s tough not to consider your favorite teams. The Miami Heat will battle the Indiana Pacers out East, the New York Knicks will fight the Brooklyn Nets for the state of New York and the Los Angeles Lakers will continually spat with the L.A. Clippers over who owns Tinseltown.
Galatasaray vs. Juventus: Date, Time, Live Stream, TV Info and Preview
Juventus travel to face a frenzied crowd when they play Galatasaray for the chance to advance to the knockout stage of the UEFA Champions League. With Real Madrid comfortably locking up first place in Group B, both teams are playing for second place and a ticket to the next round.
The winner will advance, while the loser’s fate hangs in the balance depending on what FC Copenhagen do against Real Madrid. In the event of a draw, Juventus would move on.
Copenhagen vs. Real Madrid: Date, Time, Live Stream, TV Info and Preview
Real Madrid have already locked up their place in the next stage of the Champions League, while FC Copenhagen cannot advance. Nevertheless, there is plenty at stake as Copenhagen can go through to the Europa League with a favorable result.
Madrid, on the other hand, may be tempted to try to break the record for the most goals scored in the group stage of the Champions League (20, held by Manchester United 1998-99 and Barcelona 2011-12). They need three goals to beat the record and, after beating Copenhagen 4-0 at home, we know that Los Blancos are capable of finding the back of the net against this opposition.
Bayern Munich vs. Manchester City: Date, Time, Live Stream, TV Info and Preview
Defending Champions League winners Bayern Munich will play host to Manchester City on Tuesday in the two clubs’ final Group D showdown before the knockout stage.
Both the Bavarians and Citizens have already clinched berths in the Round of 16, but the group winner has yet to be decided. Bayern currently lead City by three points and would have to lose by a considerable margin on Tuesday in order to finish as runners-up.
Despite the stiff opposition, Bayern will be heavy favourites when they take to the pitch in Tuesday’s group stage finale.