| Jun 23, 2014
| 9:23 AM
In a move that was widely expected, Carmelo Anthony has informed the New York Knicks that he will opt out of the final year of his contract so that he can be wooed in free agency, according to multiple reports.
The frontrunners for the high-scoring...
| 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...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 9:24 PM
The Lakers think they have a substantially better chance of landing high-profile scorer Carmelo Anthony than two-time champion LeBron James, The Times has learned.
They believe they can pry Anthony away from a New York return even though he can make...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 7:54 PM
2012-13 finish: 66-16.
Coming: Michael Beasley, Greg Oden.
Going: Mike Miller, Juwan Howard.
The Heat propped up its three-peat hopes with two balky knees and a whiff of controversy. Oden has already encountered knee...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 6:32 PM
Here's what you need to know about Thursday's NBA draft: Nerlens Noel averaged 10.5 points as a Kentucky freshman until his season ended early because of a serious knee injury.
Now he's the likely No. 1 pick.
Noel still can't jump because of surgery...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 1:33 PM
It's bad luck that we'll never get to see Michael Jordan play against LeBron James in their primes. With MJ turning 50 earlier this week, we got to relive Jordan's greatest hits on every platform imaginable.
And hey, the Miami Heat are in town Thursday....
| Dec 6, 2013
| 8:22 PM
NEW YORK — The Orlando Magic started Friday night's game against the New York Knicks well.
In the first few minutes, Jameer Nelson threw a pinpoint bounce pass that Arron Afflalo converted into a layup. Nelson hit a 3-pointer. Victor Oladipo...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 5:03 PM
There's magic afoot in Orange County that has nothing to do with a giant mouse or a legendary berry farm and everything to do with George Esquivel and his band of craftsmen who, for more than a decade, have been hand-cobbling high-end shoes for a who's...
| May 6, 2013
| 8:11 AM
Move over Fred Hickman, you finally have some company.
LeBron James fell one vote shy of becoming the first unanimous MVP winner in NBA history on Sunday. The person not to vote for him: the Boston Globe's Gary Washburn, who voted for New York's Carmelo...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 1:19 PM
Besides being a three-time NBA champion with the Miami Heat, Chicago native Dwyane Wade is also a champion of style. Regarded as one of the best-dressed players in the league, Wade's style has garnered a lot of attention.
The short pants suit he wore...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 7:18 AM
After winning two consecutive games, the Lakers (16-28) have lost two in a row. They finish their seven-game road trip in New York on Sunday, visiting Madison Square Garden to play the Knicks (16-27).
New York is coming off an impressive win over the...