| Jul 10, 2014
| 10:56 AM
LeBron James, an anxious world awaits your decision. Cleveland or Miami?
The free-agent NBA superstar is expected to announce his choice by the end of the week, quite possibly Thursday and has apparently narrowed it down to those two teams. He has...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 12:18 PM
NEW YORK – The talking is done, the workouts — 10 of them — are behind him. Now, Shabazz Napier will sit and wait for his name to be called.
"My body of work has proven a lot," Napier said Wednesday at a press conference in Times...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 8:38 PM
Two screws, one foot, zero predictability.
The top of the NBA draft looked like a sure thing to forecast a week ago (always a dangerous statement), the first few picks a simple lock until Joel Embiid unexpectedly underwent surgery for a stress...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 6:00 PM
With the seventh overall pick in the 2014 NBA draft, the Lakers selected Kentucky forward Julius Randle
Randle is a 6-foot-9, 19-year-old left-hander who averaged 15.0 points and 10.4 rebounds, helping the Wildcats to the NCAA championship game, where...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 8:12 AM
The Lakers were happy to land Julius Randle with the seventh overall pick in last Thursday's NBA Draft.
Oddsmakers may have been looking for more.
Before Thursday, the Lakers were a 40-1 long shot to win the NBA title, according to online oddsmaker...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 8:01 AM
An under-30 basketball superstar returned to his hometown team with an avowed goal of giving the city the NBA championship it so narrowly missed in his first go-round there.
That's not just the story of LeBron James and Cleveland. It's also the plot...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Here are five takeaways from the San Antonio Spurs’ 111-92 victory over the Miami Heat in Game 3 of the NBA Finals on Tuesday at AmericanAirlines Arena:
1. The Spurs’ shooting in the first half was like a real-life version of the...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 2:45 PM
WINTER PARK — Doc Rivers' cellphone was buzzing every time he put it down, dogs were barking like it was a pet kennel, and one of his grown children squealed upstairs.
"That's got to be Spencer," said the Los Angeles Clippers coach, chuckling....
| Jun 17, 2014
| 1:15 PM
The Lakers held their second pre-draft workout Tuesday, giving Kentucky freshman Julius Randle an audition.
"Julius looked phenomenal. He looks 100% healthy to me," said Mark Madsen, a player development coach with the team.
A recent Yahoo Sports...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 11:35 AM
The Orlando Pro Summer League will begin Saturday morning on Amway Center's practice court. The league is closed to the public, but all of the games will be televised on NBA TV. Here's a look at some of the key storylines to watch.
The key rookies
| Jul 17, 2014
| 11:55 AM
The Clippers have re-signed free-agent power forward Glen Davis to a one-year contract for the veteran minimum of $1.2 million, according to an NBA official who was not authorized to speak publicly on the matter.
Davis opted out of his contract in...