| Jun 16, 2014
| 5:10 PM
The Lakers have long odds to win the 2014-15 NBA title, according to gambling site Bovada.
The team has no coach, an aging star in Kobe Bryant and few players under contract -- all contributing to 40-1 odds from Bovada.
The Lakers are tied with the...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 5:23 AM
Longstanding NBA truth: Nobody good ever comes to the Bulls and nobody knows why, but if you think the Bulls landed a good player, then he turns out to be Carlos Boozer.
Recent NBA truth: The Heat can be made to look like the Cavaliers. The Pacers...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 8:00 AM
On Friday, the Cleveland Cavaliers hired David Blatt as head coach to replace Mike Brown, who was fired in May.
The Lakers are now the only NBA franchise without a coach.
While Blatt was born in Boston, he has never coached in the NBA. He is,...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 3:10 PM
The NBA draft is Thursday at 7 p.m. (ESPN) at the Barclays Center in New York.
Mock drafts have Kansas forward Andrew Wiggins, Duke forward Jabari Parker and Australian guard Dante Exum as locks to be picked in the top 5. However, Kentucky forward...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 6:57 AM
The Lakers rarely pick in the top 10 of the NBA draft. They'll do so on Thursday night with the seventh overall selection.
Lakers owner/executive Jeanie Buss, in an essay on her late father Jerry Buss for C-Suite Quarterly, recalled meeting one of...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 9:38 PM
The Cleveland Cavaliers took Kansas small forward Andrew Wiggins with the first overall pick in the 2014 NBA Draft.
The draft has shaped up to be one of the most open ended in years because the presumed No. 1 overall pick, Kansas center Joel Embiid,...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 4:16 PM
Jodie Meeks' two-year career with the Lakers has come to an end.
The veteran shooting guard has agreed to a three-year, $19.5-million contract with the Detroit Pistons.
Yahoo Sports first reported Meeks' agreement with Detroit.
Meeks earned $1.65...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 7:08 AM
On the market in Marina del Rey is the residence of former Los Angeles Lakers forward-center Elden Campbell.
The retired basketball pro is asking $799,000 for his 1,929-square-foot condominium. Offered turnkey ready, the two-bedroom unit features raised...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 6:07 PM
The last time point guard Scottie Wilbekin played competitive games inside Amway Center, he and the Florida Gators were fighting for their NCAA Tournament lives.
Wilbekin has returned to Amway Center — this time to fight for his basketball future....
| Jul 7, 2014
| 7:09 PM
It took two summer-league games for the Orlando Magic to learn something about their rookie point guard, Elfrid Payton.
He bounces back well.
Two days after Payton played shakily in his pro debut, he nearly recorded a triple-double Monday as the Magic...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 9:45 AM
Shabazz Napier struggled to find his shot for the second time in three NBA Summer League games as his Miami Heat lost to the Detroit Pistons, 80-78, on Tuesday night.
The former UConn star and first-round pick of the Heat was just 3-for-11 - missing all...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 7:37 PM
The NBA's annual moratorium ended Thursday, allowing teams to sign free agents.
While it didn't take long before a number of players signed their deals, the Lakers remained in neutral while waiting for New York Knicks free agent Carmelo Anthony to...