| Sep 7, 2013
| 1:23 PM
Former Laker Gary Payton will be inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on Sunday.
The veteran point guard spent one year in Los Angeles, joining with Kobe Bryant, Shaquille O'Neal and Karl Malone for the 2003-04 season.
| Oct 13, 2013
| 10:44 PM
BEIJING — Pau Gasol attacked the Great Wall of China with enough fervor that he had to buy a souvenir T-shirt after sweating through what he wore while hiking.
But the wall attacked back.
Despite avoiding the sometimes thick and aggressive...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 12:34 PM
Just about everything that takes place on an NBA court will be quantifiable starting this season thanks to motion-tracking cameras that will be installed in every arena.
How long does it take Kobe Bryant to get back on defense in his first month back...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 4:41 PM
His arms are more defined and muscular at Clippers' training camp. His face is thinner-looking and his body looks more chiseled.
Those are some of the physical changes to Chris Paul this fall as he takes part in "one of the best camps I've been a part...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 6:16 PM
It wasn't long after the Clippers had boarded their flight from Portland, Ore., to Los Angeles that Coach Doc Rivers began reviewing the tape from his team's first exhibition game against the Trail Blazers on Monday night.
Even though his team won, 89-...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 2:48 PM
For the Miami Heat it was just another preseason week of the type of nonsense that leads up to what really matters:
Charles Barkley saying Greg Oden would be the key to this season; Steve Kerr reiterating his belief the Heat won't win the title,...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 5:05 PM
Retire the jersey.
Dwight Howard deserves it.
“I hate talking about myself, but I feel like I’ve done a lot, not just for the team but the city and the arena itself and the businesses that were around," he said as he prepared to play the...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 11:46 AM
When Dwight Howard made the decision to leave the Lakers for the Houston Rockets in free agency this past summer, he knew he'd have a long list of detractors.
"Everybody's saying I was a 'coward' for leaving [the Lakers], and I knew I was going to get...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 2:47 PM
Austin Croshere, a standout forward at Providence College and analyst for Fox Sports Indiana, has been named a studio analyst for Fox Sports’ college basketball coverage on Fox Sports 1 and Fox Sports 2.
A first-team All-Big East selection as a...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 8:41 AM
BEIJING -- Kobe Bryant was still reluctant to provide a timetable for his return but hinted he could play ... sort of.
He planned to run on the court Monday, the day before the Lakers played Golden State.
"After I get out there today and run around...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 3:03 PM
This is what TV analyst and former coach Jeff Van Gundy said last June during Game 3 of the NBA Finals, before the fourth quarter, long before so much of the series' drama still echoing as a new season moves into view:
"Erik Spoelstra is going to the...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 1:15 PM
You'll have to excuse Solomon Jones III if he's feeling a little more giddy than an NBA veteran should.
Jones, 29, has 270 games under his belt since 2006, having played in L.A. and New York. He has been to China and back.
Playing for the Magic in...