| Jun 23, 2014
| 9:23 AM
In a move that was widely expected, Carmelo Anthony has informed the New York Knicks that he will opt out of the final year of his contract so that he can be wooed in free agency, according to multiple reports.
The frontrunners for the high-scoring...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 10:27 AM
Move over, Carmelo. NBA free agency just got a lot more interesting.
LeBron James has informed the Miami Heat he will opt out of the final two years of his contract, the team confirmed Tuesday. This places the NBA's best player into the open market on...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 8:04 PM
The 2014 NBA Draft class is loaded with talent.
Headlining this group is Chicago native Jabari Parker, who starred at Simeon, winning four straight state titles en route to being named Gatorade Player of the Year. From there he took his game to Duke...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 9:29 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — Attention, shoppers! Free agency in the NBA is open, and LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony are available.
Players and teams could begin negotiating just past midnight EDT on Tuesday morning, though contracts can't be signed until...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 9:24 PM
The Lakers think they have a substantially better chance of landing high-profile scorer Carmelo Anthony than two-time champion LeBron James, The Times has learned.
They believe they can pry Anthony away from a New York return even though he can make...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 8:05 PM
Patience doesn't come easy for the Lakers.
First-round playoff knockouts lead to Kobe Bryant trade-me rants. Horribly one-sided NBA Finals losses segue into the dispersal of Shaquille O'Neal and Phil Jackson, two of the best ever in their craft....
| May 30, 2014
| 4:41 PM
Throughout his Hall of Fame coaching career that included six championships with the Bulls, Phil Jackson developed a well-earned reputation for getting stars to buy in to a greater team concept.
If Jackson is able to replicate that success in one of his...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 7:36 PM
Phil Jackson got his man. His second choice, anyway.
A few weeks after Steve Kerr spurned New York by choosing Golden State, Jackson reached an agreement Monday with Derek Fisher to coach the Knicks, a Lakers reunion officially beginning with a...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 11:24 AM
Lake Highland Prep senior Joel Berry II topped area scoring leader B.J. Taylor of Boone to become the first three-time winner of the Florida Dairy Farmers Mr. Basketball award on Monday.
Berry, a North Carolina signee who is also was selected as the...
| May 6, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Though known primarily as a film studio, Relativity has many flourishing departments, including television, fashion, sports management and digital media. The company recently announced the launch of Madvine, its inhouse agency. We spoke to the heads of...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 4:51 PM
Lakers' ownership announces they've signed Kobe to a max contract without knowing the status of his health, Phil announces he's signing with the Knicks, and Webster's dictionary announces they're putting a picture of Jim next to the word "Blunderbuss."...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 10:26 PM
Lakers 127 - New York Knicks 96 (end of regulation)
The Lakers (24-46) stunned the New York Knicks (29-42) on Tuesday night at Staples Center, damaging the Knicks' chances to catch the eighth-place Atlanta Hawks (31-38).
In doing so, the Lakers hurt...