| Jun 8, 2014
Steve Ballmer's reported $2 billion bid for the Los Angeles Clippers shows us sports team valuations are like the pricey palaces some of these pro franchises call home.
The roof moves, sliding back and forth as conditions warrant.
If the Clippers, whose...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 9:29 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — Attention, shoppers! Free agency in the NBA is open, and LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony are available.
Players and teams could begin negotiating just past midnight EDT on Tuesday morning, though contracts can't be signed until...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 8:12 AM
The Lakers were happy to land Julius Randle with the seventh overall pick in last Thursday's NBA Draft.
Oddsmakers may have been looking for more.
Before Thursday, the Lakers were a 40-1 long shot to win the NBA title, according to online oddsmaker...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 10:04 PM
The billionaire suitors came one after another, pulling up to the beachfront mansion just steps up the coast from the exclusive Malibu Colony. A lucky few had been asked to meet with Shelly Sterling — the Clippers were for sale.
| Jun 17, 2014
| 1:15 PM
The Lakers held their second pre-draft workout Tuesday, giving Kentucky freshman Julius Randle an audition.
"Julius looked phenomenal. He looks 100% healthy to me," said Mark Madsen, a player development coach with the team.
A recent Yahoo Sports...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 6:10 PM
The Lakers hoped to land a top-three pick in the NBA draft lottery last month. Instead, the team dropped from the sixth to seventh when the lottery order was announced.
Do the Lakers have any means to climb in the draft? If so, to what end?
| Jun 25, 2014
| 8:04 PM
The 2014 NBA Draft class is loaded with talent.
Headlining this group is Chicago native Jabari Parker, who starred at Simeon, winning four straight state titles en route to being named Gatorade Player of the Year. From there he took his game to Duke...
| 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 25, 2014
| 2:54 PM
The Orlando Magic have reached their most important day since they traded Dwight Howard almost two years ago.
The 2014 NBA Draft is crucial.
"It's important," Magic GM Rob Hennigan said. "Every draft's going to be important for us. We need to make...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 7:04 PM
In preparation for the June 26 NBA draft, the Lakers worked out Kentucky forward Julius Randle on Tuesday afternoon at the team's El Segundo practice facility.
"Julius looked phenomenal. He looks 100% healthy to me," said Mark Madsen, who won two titles...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 2:56 PM
Carlos Boozer has been waived via the NBA's one-time amnesty provision.
Boozer will still earn the final $16.8 million on his contract for the coming season, but he'll be removed from Chicago's salary-cap and tax calculations -- which would enable the...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 7:31 PM
The Orlando Magic on Thursday made an unexpected move with the fourth pick in the 2014 NBA Draft, selecting University of Arizona forward Aaron Gordon.
An impressive athlete with superb leaping ability, Gordon averaged 12.4 points and 8.0 rebounds per...