| Aug 3, 2011
| 7:32 PM
NBA Players Association executive director Billy Hunter said Wednesday that if he "had to bet on it," he would wager that the entire 2011-12 season would be wiped out by the lockout.
"We're $800 million apart per year," Hunter told about 200 people...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 10:14 AM
Steve Ballmer got his team. Now he’s locked up his coach.
Two weeks after acquiring the Clippers, the team's new owner gave president of basketball operations and Coach Doc Rivers a new contract that will run through the 2018-19 season.
| Aug 9, 2014
| 2:40 PM
On Friday, former Lakers guard MarShon Brooks agreed to join Italian franchise Olimpia Milano.
Brooks spent the latter part of last season with the Lakers, after a February trade from the Golden State Warriors. The Lakers also received Kent Bazemore...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 7:52 AM
LOS ANGELES — He had previously suffered 1,529 losses as the incompetent owner of the most poorly run franchise in NBA history.
It is, then, no small matter that Donald Sterling's latest defeat was his worst.
In a stunningly fast and sweeping...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 8:27 PM
The Lakers got a player they wanted on draft day, the largely hailed selection of Julius Randle boosting their first foray of the off-season.
Now comes the really hard part.
Free agency begins Monday at 9:01 p.m. Pacific time, the beginning of an...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 7:14 PM
The Clippers lost a key reserve when free-agent point guard Darren Collison agreed to a three-year, $16-million deal with the Sacramento Kings on Thursday.
After playing just one season for the Clippers, Collison has a multiyear deal with the Kings that...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 6:42 PM
The deal worked out for both the Clippers and Jordan Farmar.
Farmar got to remain in his hometown after the free-agent point guard agreed in principle to a two-year, $4.2-million deal on Sunday to play for the Clippers.
And the Clippers were able to...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 2:39 PM
The Lakers' relatively quiet off-season finally got going as the franchise made a full-on pitch to New York Knicks free agent Carmelo Anthony.
Anthony visited the Lakers on Thursday, after previous meetings with the Chicago Bulls, Houston Rockets and...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 4:44 PM
The Clippers and free-agent point guard Jordan Farmar agreed in principle to a deal on Sunday, according to NBA executives who were not authorized to speak publicly about the matter.
Farmar agreed to take the Clippers’ bi-annual exception of two...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 5:06 PM
It was easy for Clippers Coach Doc Rivers to target free agents Spencer Hawes and Jordan Farmar for his team.
Rivers, who is also the president of basketball operations for the team, knew that the 7-foot-1 Hawes has the size and shooting ability to back...