| Jul 13, 2014
| 1:00 PM
The Lakers officially acquired Jeremy Lin from the Houston Rockets on Sunday.
"This trade allows us to acquire a solid player who will make us a better team, as well as draft picks to improve our team in the future, while at the same time allowing us to...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 12:59 PM
The Lakers might have enough money to sign New York Knicks free-agent Carmelo Anthony, but starting the summer, the Lakers are still over the NBA's salary cap.
How is that possible with only four players under contract? Each and every Lakers' free...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 1:52 PM
You won't find much LeBron James-bashing among the dynasty-era Bulls.
"He's a special player," Bill Cartwright said. "He is so versatile that he makes everyone around him better."
That sounds like a certain former No. 23. But unlike Michael Jordan,...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 3:23 PM
In 1993, Jerry Krause called Red Auerbach. And then he called Jerry West. What the Bulls' general manager wanted to know was why their teams had failed.
Of course, failure is a relative term, given that Krause hoped to pick the brains of those Hall of...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 6:25 PM
Derek Fisher made what may have been his last appearance on the Lakers' home floor at Staples Center, playing with the Oklahoma City Thunder on Sunday afternoon in a 114-110 loss to the home team.
Fisher, in his 18th season, has vowed to retire after...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 7:29 AM
I don’t know which was more surprising:
Phil Jackson citing Jerry Krause as the “map’’ for his new job as head honcho of the Knicks or Krause thanking Jackson for the shout-out.
We’ll know the world officially has gone...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 12:08 PM
Traditionalists cling to scoring defense and opponents’ field goal percentage. Progressives and Ken Pomeroy groupies, often one in the same, embrace defensive efficiency and opponents’ effective field goal percentage.
No matter your...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 9:13 AM
Duke freshman Jabari Parker is the conference’s No. 2 scorer and leading rebounder and may be the first overall pick of the NBA draft. Clemson’s K.J. McDaniels has blended efficiency with spectacular plays like few others. Virginia’s...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 8:09 PM
GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Virginia guard Malcolm Brogdon couldn’t ask for a more ardent advocate than Miami coach Jim Larranaga, who voted Brogdon not only the ACC player of the year but also the conference’s top defender.
Brogdon did not...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 5:46 PM
DALLAS — Dallas Mavericks rookie point guard Shane Larkin received some text messages from high school friends as Monday night's game against the Orlando Magic approached.
Those friends kidded him that the Magic were going to beat Dallas on its...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 10:00 PM
When it ended, 3 hours and 9 minutes after it began, cramps ripped through Jameer Nelson’s legs.
So much adrenaline coursed through Tobias Harris after so many ups-and-downs, so many twists-and-turns that Harris thought he could’ve played an...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 8:16 PM
Friday night's game between the Orlando Magic and the Charlotte Bobcats at Amway Center felt like a homecoming for eight members of the Bobcats' basketball operations staff.
Bobcats coach Steve Clifford, associate head coach Patrick Ewing and...