| Apr 12, 2014
| 7:18 PM
Almost everyone gets to see the crazy step-back three-pointers and wild flip-ins that make Kevin Durant so great, his top plays consuming hours of air time on ESPN, TNT, NBA TV, etc.
Considerably fewer have been privy to the madness that is Byron...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 6:42 AM
TONIGHT: Cavaliers at Magic, 7
WHERE: Amway Center
BROADCAST: TV — None. (NBA TV is scheduled to pick up Fox Sports Ohio’s broadcast, but a Magic official said NBA TV’s telecast will be blacked out in Central Florida.) RADIO —...
| 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...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 9:35 AM
Former Lakers center Andrew Bynum, traded by the Cleveland Cavaliers and cut by the Chicago Bulls last month, has been signed by the Indiana Pacers.
The Pacers, who have the best record in the NBA at 35-10 -- three games better in the Eastern Conference...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 4:31 PM
In a move that will lighten the Miami Heat’s payroll and luxury tax bill, the team shipped seldom-used center Joel Anthony to the Boston Celtics in a three-team trade Wednesday.
The Heat received guard Toney Douglas from the Golden State...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 9:32 AM
The Cleveland Cavaliers have suspended former Lakers center Andrew Bynum indefinitely for "conduct detrimental to the team," according to General Manager Chris Grant.
Word began to leak Saturday morning that Bynum was suspended before Grant confirmed...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 6:15 AM
Now that’s the way to tank a season.
Beep, beep, make way for the Bulls’ “We’re Not Going to Tank’’ bandwagon as it screams down the lottery express lanes.
The Bulls traded the regularly injured Luol Deng, one of...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 5:00 AM
In Jeanie Buss' updated memoir "Laker Girl," written with former Times sportswriter Steve Springer and published by Triumph Books, she writes about the firing of Lakers Coach Mike Brown last November.
In this excerpt Buss, head of the team's business...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 7:19 PM
CHICAGO — Kobe Bryant was on a roll Monday, chiding the NBA for evolving into a soft game and also for banning high-school players from entering the draft.
He didn't enter the NBA until 1996, but you could sense Bryant yearning for a return to the...
| Dec 29, 2013
| 11:34 AM
The Lakers' Pau Gasol will not play Sunday against Philadelphia, the third game he will sit out because of an upper respiratory infection.
It's been a bizarre pattern for Gasol, who missed a game against Golden State a little over a week ago because...
| Jan 5, 2014
| 11:59 AM
One of the last Lakers to walk off the practice court Sunday following the team's shoot-around was Pau Gasol after he shot a series of free throws.
Could they be the last ones he takes in a Lakers uniform?
Speculation continued to swirl that the...