| 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...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 7:36 PM
Phil Jackson got his man. His second choice, anyway.
A few weeks after Steve Kerr spurned New York by choosing Golden State, Jackson reached an agreement Monday with Derek Fisher to coach the Knicks, a Lakers reunion officially beginning with a...
| Aug 30, 2011
Unless the feuding parties suddenly make progress, the NBA will lose games, if not the season — and the whirlwind momentum it gained last season. The league is coming off one of its more fan-friendly campaigns, riding the wave of excitement...
| Feb 14, 2012
| 7:07 AM
Everybody in New York has come down with a case of Linsanity, and why not? Knicks point guard Jeremy Lin, just the latest Harvard guy to star in the NBA, has exploded into the national consciousness by leading the Knicks to five straight victories with an...
| Apr 14, 2012
| 12:21 PM
On the first day of spring, inside Hampton University's Holland Hall, two men sweat through a morning workout at one end of the basketball court.
The younger man, Hampton University senior and All-MEAC wing Darrion Pellum, aspires to a professional...
| 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...
| Jul 19, 2011
| 3:55 AM
Let the debate continue.
Over the next five weeks, we're ranking the NBA's top 10 players at each position.
These are not fantasy basketball rankings. These rankings also don't measure players' potential or their career achievements. Instead, these...
| Jul 20, 2011
| 6:59 AM
There's nothing like a good, old-fashioned argument to spice up a summer dominated by lockout talk.
So, we'll rank the NBA's top 10 players at each position over these next five weeks.
These are not fantasy basketball rankings. These rankings also don't...
| Aug 11, 2011
| 2:02 PM
Now we're talking about the best of the best.
We're ranking the NBA's top 10 players at each position over five weeks.
This week, we're on power forwards.
These are not fantasy basketball rankings. These rankings also don't measure players' potential...