| 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....
| Jul 3, 2014
| 9:37 PM
Veteran center Chris Kaman will not return to the Lakers after one season.
On Thursday, Kaman reached a verbal agreement to join the Portland Trail Blazers for two seasons (at approximately $10 million).
Teams can negotiate with free agents but cannot...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 4:56 PM
Trevor Ariza will join the Houston Rockets as part of a three-team trade also involving the New Orleans Pelicans and Washington Wizards.
Houston will send center Omer Asik, forward Omri Casspi and cash considerations to New Orleans.
| Jun 12, 2014
| 6:36 AM
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has launched a campaign to woo the Lucas Museum of Cultural Arts, a legacy project of “Star Wars” creator George Lucas, stepping into what had been a two-way battle between Chicago and San Francisco for the...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 9:15 PM
The NBA's greatest frontman and his favorite backup singer stood together on a crowded hardwood floor, cameras whirring and lights flashing, their hands gently placed on the same basketball for a pose they have been practicing for years.
| Jun 20, 2014
| 2:07 PM
The Lakers held their second pre-draft group workout on Friday at the team's practice facility in El Segundo.
Three players returned to give the Lakers a second audition -- Arizona's Aaron Gordon, Oklahoma State's Marcus Smart and Louisiana-Lafayette'...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 9:59 PM
Rod Higgins resigned as the Charlotte Hornets' president of basketball operations, the team announced in a press release Thursday night.
General manager Rich Cho is the new head of basketball operations, reporting to team chairman Michael Jordan and...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 12:59 PM
It's never easy to predict the NBA draft, especially which players will be around when the Lakers pick tonight.
But one thing looks slightly more certain — they won't trade the seventh overall selection before the draft.
As of early this...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 9:41 AM
San Antonio Spurs point guard Tony Parker will play in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday.
Parker, who was injured in the fourth game of the Western Conference finals series against the Oklahoma City Thunder, missed part of the second half and all...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 11:04 AM
The Orlando Magic will re-sign center Dewayne Dedmon and swingman Adonis Thomas to second 10-day contracts, the Orlando Sentinel has learned.
Dedmon and Thomas were signed to their first 10-day contracts on Feb. 25, and those contracts will expire at...
| May 8, 2014
| 5:58 AM
Although he stresses he’s happy not coaching, former Orlando Magic and Miami Heat coach Stan Van Gundy appears to be leaving the door at least slightly ajar for a possible return to the NBA as coach of the Golden State Warriors.
| May 13, 2014
| 7:30 PM
In his two years away from the NBA, ex-Orlando Magic coach Stan Van Gundy missed the challenge of pro basketball.
Now, he has a huge challenge ahead of him: rebuilding the Detroit Pistons.
Van Gundy agreed in principle Tuesday night to a five-year...