| May 20, 2014
| 12:09 PM
The Orlando Magic wrapped up its 25th season in the NBA on April 16, but the Magic have had 30 first-round draft picks in those 25 years in the league.
Some picks, like Shaquille O'Neal and Dwight Howard, went on to be stars with the Magic before...
| May 19, 2014
| 8:11 PM
The month of May is sometimes referred to as a dress rehearsal for the Lakers, who have played into June, and the NBA Finals, 16 times in the last 35 years.
Now it's merely time for ping-pong-ball percentages and crossed fingers.
The Lakers will...
| May 13, 2014
| 9:47 AM
Shaquille O'Neal, the former all-star center for the Los Angeles Lakers, was famous during his playing years as the most lovable, childlike seven-footer in the NBA.
So it comes as little surprise to hear that O'Neal has agreed to author a new series...
| May 5, 2014
| 11:40 PM
He plays with a tight scowl, as if enduring a constant nagging pain, which is more true than Chris Paul would want anyone to believe.
He's spent nine years as the NBA's greatest disappearing star, gone every spring around this time, never in a title...
| May 13, 2014
| 8:35 PM
Tuesday is the 10-year anniversary of one of the biggest shots in NBA and Lakers' history.
Derek Fisher stunned the San Antonio Spurs, hitting a turnaround jumper despite catching the ball with 0.4 seconds left on the clock.
With the shocking 74-73...
| May 14, 2014
| 3:42 PM
Former Orlando Magic coach Stan Van Gundy is a man for all seasons.
He's been at the forefront to help raise money for Seminole County schools. He's served on the board of directors for the Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens. He's been a strong...
| May 21, 2014
| 7:15 PM
The Super Bowl is on a different network each year.
The World Series used to be on NBC, and then moved around to ABC and CBS before finding a home at Fox.
The NHL and NBA playoffs have moved around, too, and the NCAA's Final Four is now even on cable....
| Mar 15, 2014
| 3:16 PM
San Antonio Spurs Coach Gregg Popovich, on Chicago's Joakim Noah being considered a candidate for most valuable player alongside LeBron James and Kevin Durant: "They won't choose him as the MVP, but I think it's great that he's in the...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 3:49 PM
The Lakers held one of their final practices of the season in El Segundo, preparing for their last two regular season games at Staples Center (Golden State Warriors on Friday and Memphis Grizzlies on Sunday).
"I think guys just want to finish the season...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 2:43 PM
The Lakers are off on a two-game trip to Milwaukee and Minnesota, but center/forward Pau Gasol remains in Los Angeles, recovering from vertigo.
The Lakers will visit the Bucks (13-58) on Thursday and the Timberwolves (34-35) on Friday. Gasol is...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 6:51 AM
Lakers General Manager Mitch Kupchak will have the opportunity to rebuild the Lakers (25-53) after agreeing to a multiyear contract extension.
Kupchak has served as the team's general manager since 2001, winning four titles on his watch. Now the...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 12:05 PM
Should the Lakers have hired Phil Jackson to coach the team instead of Mike D'Antoni in 2012? Will the team fire D'Antoni for Jackson? Why won't owner/executive Jim Buss hire Jackson to run the team's basketball operations?
Finally those questions...