| 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 1, 2014
| 7:30 PM
Derrick Rose arrived first, entering the United Center shortly after 9 a.m. Tuesday for a scheduled workout and rehabilitation session.
Joakim Noah was next, sauntering through a parking lot shortly after noon in baggy shorts.
A stretch luxury vehicle...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 6:13 PM
When a tweet from a senior associate athletic director at UCLA moves the NBA free agency needle, it's a slow news day.
Carmelo Anthony kept the five teams vying for his services waiting on Sunday, which isn't good for anxious executives or fans...
| May 15, 2014
| 4:09 PM
Former Gators center Patric Young looked to improve his draft stock on Thursday during the NBA Draft Combine in Chicago.
Young, a likely second-round pick, engaged reporters, measured well and even hit six NBA-range 3-pointers (in 20 attempts),...
| 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...
| May 19, 2014
| 3:35 PM
Will the Minnesota Timberwolves trade Kevin Love?
"Not by the draft," said Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor on Sunday, according to StarTribune.com.
Love has two years left on his contract with the Timberwolves, although he's expected to opt out of...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 10:18 PM
The Lakers competed for a half at Staples Center on Tuesday night, long enough for Steve Nash to pass Mark Jackson on the NBA's all-time assists list, but the Houston Rockets demolished the Lakers in the second half, 145-130.
Nash climbed to 10,335,...
| May 2, 2014
| 11:31 PM
Guard Damian Lillard's 3-point shot at the buzzer gave the Portland Trail Blazers a 99-98 victory over the Houston Rockets Friday night to send the Trail Blazers into the Western Conference semifinals.
Forward LaMarcus Aldridge collected 30 points and...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 11:22 PM
Mr. Smiley Face came to town, providing DeAndre Jordan and the Clippers a chance to do their usual thing against the Houston Rockets.
Have a nice day.
Dwight Howard actually didn't look happy for most of the Rockets' 101-93 loss Wednesday night at...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 9:30 PM
Monday night, LeBron James couldn't miss the shots he had no business attempting.
Tuesday night, the one he needed most wasn't particularly close.
No, there was nothing close to 61 points this time, a night after he put together that...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 5:10 PM
Victor Oladipo wanted to play all 82 games of his rookie season.
That's impossible now.
The Orlando Magic held Oladipo out of Wednesday night's game against the Houston Rockets. Team officials said Oladipo has a sore left ankle.
"It's just overall...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 10:23 PM
Jeff Teague scored 25 points in the Atlanta Hawks' 107-88 rout Sunday of the reeling Indiana Pacers, who were held to a franchise-low 23 points in the first half of an embarrassing performance on their home court.
The Hawks (34-42) have won three of...