NBA players receive a $102 per diem for food

NBA players receive a $102 per diem for food on road under collective bargaining agreement, Brian Windhorst from the Akron Beacon Journal writes. “NBA teams stay at the finest hotels, and perhaps no one eats finer. After getting a slight

Jackson Adapts To Growing Pains

Rob Moseley of the The Register-Guard writes; “He’s still Luke. Still refreshingly small-town, unaffected by life in the big-time. He wears that attitude on his sleeve. And his untucked shirt. And his loosely knotted tie. The NBA may have a

Torn knee cartilage to sideline Nets McInnis

New Jersey Nets guard Jeff McInnis will be sidelined indefinitely with a left knee injury. The team announced on Monday that McInnis has torn cartilage in the knee. McInnis suffered the injury in a 110-77 loss at Dallas on Saturday,

Blazers Edged the Cavaliers

Ruben Patterson and Zach Randolph each had 16 points and seven rebounds and the Portland Trail Blazers edged the Cavaliers 89-87 Sunday night. LeBron James had 29 points, 13 rebounds and seven assists for the Cavaliers, who lost their fourth

James commits to Team USA and 2008 Olympics

LeBron James has committed to playing for the U.S. team at this year’s world championships and the 2008 Olympics. “It’s officially official in his case and I know he’s excited about it,” said Jerry Colangelo, managing director of USA Basketball.

Suns Top Cavs

Shawn Marion had 25 points and 12 rebounds, as the Phoenix Suns overcame a 46-point performance from LeBron James to defeat the Cleveland Cavaliers, 115-106, at US Airways Center. Raja Bell had 23 points and Steve Nash netted 20 points

Cavs Come Up Short Against Lakers

Kobe Bryant hit a jump shot in the dying seconds to give the Los Angeles Lakers a 99-98 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Thursday. Bryant, who sat out part of the game after injuring his wrist, came off the

Anderson Varejao might play tonight

Brian Windhirst of the Akron Beacon Journal reports “There’s a good chance Anderson Varejao will make his season debut tonight against the Lakers at the Staples Center. Varejao, out all year after offseason shoulder surgery, has been cleared for practice