| Feb 12, 2014
| 5:57 PM
Memphis Grizzlies rookie Nick Calathes can check another item off his bucket list.
He's played a regular-season NBA game in Orlando.
Calathes grew up in Central Florida and attended Orlando Magic games as a kid whenever he could. He went on to star at...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 8:04 PM
Marco Belinelli of the San Antonio Spurs won the 3-point contest Saturday night as part of NBA All-Star festivities.
Belinelli beat Washington's Bradley Beal, 24-18, in the overtime round after each scored 19 points from beyond the arc in the...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 8:08 PM
NEW ORLEANS — After Saturday night, Orlando Magic guards Arron Afflalo and Victor Oladipo now have additional motivation to return to All-Star Weekend next year.
Afflalo found his rhythm too late in the Three-Point Contest and didn't make it...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 10:18 PM
NEW ORLEANS — It was hard to tell what shocked fans more, the NBA's new dunk contest rules or a performance by Vanilla Ice.
Maybe contest organizers should think twice, twice baby.
Washington's John Wall was declared the winner in fan voting...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 4:25 PM
Lakers guard Kobe Bryant was voted by the fans to his 16th NBA All-Star team, the league announced Thursday.
Bryant will represent the Western Conference along with point guard Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors and forwards Blake Griffin of the...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 7:20 AM
The Lakers climbed back to .500 (7-7) after a perfect 2-0 record throughout Week 4.
So far this season, the Lakers have won on the road just once in five tries, although three were on the second night of back-to-backs.
Week 5 presents three away games...
| Dec 1, 2013
| 9:00 PM
The Lakers came back from a 21-point deficit but couldn't quite come back again after facing a 20-point deficit.
The Portland Trail Blazers barely fended off the Lakers, 114-108, Sunday at Staples Center.
The Lakers trailed by 21 in the first quarter,...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 1:41 PM
Kobe Bryant recently suggested that fans vote for younger players such as Damian Lillard for February's NBA All-Star Game.
The fans aren't listening.
On Thursday, the league released its latest set of returns and Bryant is the leading vote-getter in...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 5:45 PM
The Lakers will be represented at the NBA All-Star game, but not on the court.
Kobe Bryant was recently voted in by the fans as a starter but a knee injury will force him to sit out on Feb. 16.
No other Lakers were named to the Western Conference...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 4:24 PM
Nothing meaningful happened to the Lakers last week, unless you count its possibly marking the moment Kobe Bryant found humility.
The standoffish superstar who likes to scoff at 3-0 series deficits, his team's sub-.500 record and the folly of a payroll-...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 7:31 PM
1. San Antonio
2012-13 finish: 58-24.
Coming: Marco Belinelli, Jeff Pendergraph.
Going: Gary Neal, DeJuan Blair.
Before anyone asks the Spurs to appear en masse on the next episode of "Derek," Ricky Gervais' thoughtful look at...