| Dec 2, 2011
| 4:34 AM
The Orlando Magic might have their best chance to land Chris Paul in a trade and keep Dwight Howard in the process....
| Nov 8, 2010
| 3:06 AM
Elton Brand scored 20 points, Lou Williams and Jrue Holiday each had 19, and the Philadelphia 76ers beat the New York Knicks 106-96 on Sunday.
Evan Turner, the No. 2 pick and last season's college player of the year, added 14 points and 10 rebounds in...
| Dec 29, 2010
| 4:54 PM
One more piece, Otis.
One more piece that allows you to go from Major Fail to Major Coup.
Snag a serviceable backup center, and the Orlando Magic are right there in the conversation of NBA championship contenders.
As good as they look now, the...
| Dec 1, 2011
| 10:58 PM
Your daily preview of what to expect in Magicville . . .
Chris Paul’s agent reportedly has told the New Orleans Hornets that Paul won’t sign an extension and wants a trade to the New York Knicks.
So the Orlando Magic may have their best...
| Jul 18, 2012
1. The Heat don’t need a center to win. They don't really want one, actually. Let’s start there when discussing what Darko Milicic would bring to the Heat. His most important asset is 16 minutes. That’s what he played in a reserve role...
| Jun 20, 2008
Kobe Bryant left Lakers headquarters today in a much better mood than a year ago, when he was obviously unhappy with the team's management.
He didn't offer, at least in public, any calls for a change. Just a smile at a job (almost) completed.
| Dec 4, 2007
The Lakers haven't played a quarter of the 2007-08 season but it's clear that a major weakness for them is a lack of toughness when center Kwame Brown is not in the lineup.
Brown, who has missed the last eight games because of a sprained ankle and knee,...
| Dec 8, 2007
The Lakers had barely opened the last few minutes of their practice to the media Friday when Ronny Turiaf and Javaris Crittenton collided under the basket and got up . . . very . . . very . . . slowly.
A minute or two later, Luke Walton hobbled off the...
| Dec 9, 2007
The Lakers probably were not going to win 50 games, but Coach Phil Jackson made it semi-official Saturday.
Jackson said after practice that he told his players following a 127-99 win over Denver on Nov. 29 that they were not good enough to win 50 games....
| Dec 10, 2007
It wasn't quite Magic to Worthy, but the Lakers did pretty well for themselves Sunday night.
They threw on throwback jerseys from the 1987-88 season and then tossed aside the Golden State Warriors, 123-113, Sunday at Staples Center.
Andrew Bynum tied...
| Jan 14, 2008
A good victory and, paradoxically, the possibility of a good-sized loss.
The Lakers managed to fend off the Memphis Grizzlies, 100-99, Sunday night but lost center Andrew Bynum because of what the team said was a sprained left knee.
Bynum was hurt...
| Jan 15, 2008
SEATTLE -- What next?
Now that their franchise-center-in-training will be taking at least an eight-week break, the Lakers are perilously thin in the middle.
Kwame Brown has started 178 games in his seven-year career, and newly anointed backup Ronny...