| Oct 4, 2013
| 1:15 PM
You'll have to excuse Solomon Jones III if he's feeling a little more giddy than an NBA veteran should.
Jones, 29, has 270 games under his belt since 2006, having played in L.A. and New York. He has been to China and back.
Playing for the Magic in...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 12:41 PM
The Lakers rarely lose desired players. Although Dwight Howard left for the Houston Rockets in free agency, there are only 13 former Lakers currently under contract to other NBA teams:
- Point guards: Derek Fisher (Oklahoma City Thunder), Ramon Sessions...
| 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 24, 2013
| 10:15 PM
Do the Lakers have passionate, supportive fans? Cleveland Cavaliers center Andrew Bynum doesn't seem to think so.
According to Larry Brown Sports, Bynum, when asked about the fans in Cleveland on Fox Sports Ohio's "Access Cavaliers," had an answer that...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 2:36 PM
Our Saturday series focusing on the Magic's position battles heading into their Oct. 1 training camp continues.
TODAY: Shooting guard.
Arron Afflalo enters camp as the starter, largely uncontested.
But he knows the Magic are making a significant...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 4:38 AM
Our series focusing on the Magic’s position battles heading into their Oct. 1 training camp continues.
OK, there’s really no race for the starting center spot.
Nik Vucevic is the incumbent – and already has been...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 6:00 AM
In trying to develop "franchise" centers like Andrew Bynum and Dwight Howard, Kobe Bryant believes the Lakers lost track of what took the team to two consecutive titles.
"We had a stretch where we won championships with Pau anchoring the offense for us,...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 1:20 PM
On Monday, the Lakers let their final asset from the Dwight Howard trade slip away.
The team's $1.2-million trade exception for Christian Eyenga, a throw-in to the Orlando Magic as part of the four-team trade, expired a full year after the initial...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 7:08 PM
NBA teams have completed the bulk of their offseason moves, so now’s the perfect time to evaluate what, if anything, has changed in the Eastern Conference’s balance of power.
There will be two competitions to watch in the season ahead.
| Jul 19, 2013
| 8:00 PM
The San Francisco 49ers acquired cornerback Eric Wright in a trade with Tampa Bay that sends a conditional selection in the 2014 draft to the Buccaneers.
The teams announced the deal Friday, one week after Wright was arrested in Los Angeles on suspicion...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 1:14 PM
Now that Dwight Howard has left for Houston, Pau Gasol looks forward to returning to his role as primary power player for the Lakers this season.
"I think I have the most uncertain period behind me," Gasol told the Associated Press on Tuesday. "The team...