| Nov 28, 2014
| 7:02 PM
The Sports Xchange
By David Purdum, The Sports Xchange
Hawks 100, Pelicans 91
ATLANTA - The New Orleans Pelicans started slowly and never recovered in a 100-91 loss to the Atlanta Hawks on Friday at Philips Arena.
Atlanta point guard Jeff Teague...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 1:30 PM
Less than a month into what figures to be their lone season together, Jahlil Okafor, Justise Winslow and Tyus Jones already have produced enough highlights to fill your nightly sportscast. Indeed, expect the commanding Okafor, wiry Winslow and inventive...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 8:00 AM
The Lakers continued to struggle through Week 3, losing all four games to drop to 1-9 on the season.
Week 2 ended with the Lakers getting their lone victory of the season, putting an end to Charles Barkley's so-called hunger strike.
The Lakers hoped...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 9:33 PM
The Lakers are back to their losing ways and Kobe Bryant is back to missing a slew of shots.
Bryant and the Lakers lost their way in the fourth quarter, watching the San Antonio Spurs build a 26-point lead during a 93-80 defeat on Friday night at...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 9:19 PM
As if the Lakers weren't already getting shoved around by long odds, they suited up only three guards Friday against San Antonio.
They weren't real thrilled about it.
Lakers General Manager Mitch Kupchak responded unhappily to the NBA's decision to...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 12:18 PM
The Lakers are down to three guards for Friday night's game against San Antonio at Staples Center. They're not thrilled about it.
Lakers General Mitch Kupchak responded unhappily to the NBA's decision to suspend Ronnie Price for one game after he was...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 3:22 PM
On Thursday, the NBA announced that Lakers point guard Ronnie Price will be suspended a game for his flagrant foul 2 on New Orleans Pelicans guard Austin Rivers.
Price hit Rivers on the side of his head with a forearm while Rivers was attempting a layup...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 9:39 PM
The Lakers are so upside down, so lost in their worst start since the 1950s, that Kobe Bryant reacted to another loss by almost wishing the Lakers were still together.
Not these Lakers, really. The ones that were champions just a handful of a years ago....
| Oct 28, 2014
| 5:15 PM
TAVARES — UCF has landed its biggest basketball recruit ever — literally.
Tacko Fall — at 7 feet, 6 inches — is the tallest high-school player in the nation and 4 inches taller than any current NBA player. He has only been...
| Jan 12, 2014
| 1:23 PM
The NBA admitted Sunday there was a missed foul call at the end of the Dallas Mavericks-New Orleans Pelicans game Saturday night that could have changed the outcome of the game, the second time in three weeks the league office has pointed out potential...
| May 1, 2014
| 9:44 AM
Like most I talk to or correspond with, I dislike the one-and-done rule that has governed college basketball and the NBA since 2006. Intended to prevent misguided high school seniors from declaring for the NBA draft, the policy has benefited no one.