Abdul-Jabbar auction nets nearly $3 million for charity

An auction featuring an array of memorabilia from the Hall-of-Fame career of NBA all-time scoring leader Kareem Abdul-Jabbar netted nearly $3 million, ESPN reported Sunday.   Abdul-Jabbar, 71, put up 234 items, including four of his six…

About Last Night: Pistons playoff thrust

The Pistons are pumping in Detroit. With Sunday's 112-107 overtime victory against Toronto -- their ninth win in 11 games and fifth straight at home -- Detroit has reached .500 for the first time since…

About Last Night: Mitchell has Jazz back in…

This isn't to discount Rudy Gobert, whose return from injury last year was the catalyst to Utah's 2017-18 about-face. Yet as important as Gobert is on defense, Mitchell is just as vital to the offensively…

About Last Night: Wild 4OT thriller in Atlanta

Bulls vs. Hawks. Easily the most anticipated game on Friday’s schedule. Somehow, the Chicago Bulls’ 168-161 quadruple-overtime victory over the Atlanta Hawks turned out to be the most entertaining game of the night and the…

About Last Night: Wild thriller in Atlanta

Bulls vs. Hawks. Easily the most anticipated game on Friday’s schedule. And yet, the Chicago Bulls’ 168-161 quadruple-overtime victory over the Atlanta Hawks turned out to be the most entertaining game of the night and…

About Last Night: How Harris fits in Philly

When Tobias Harris was traded to the Philadelphia 76ers, the NBA world moved past the shock of the newly established "Big 4" with questions shifting immediately to how they would fit: How would Harris adjust to no longer…