| Jul 20, 2013
| 3:48 PM
The litmus test never was Mike Miller. A 10th man is not where lines are drawn.
Not between team president and team owner. Not between star player and his franchise future.
To compare Micky Arison proving unwilling to pay luxury tax on Mike...
| 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 24, 2013
| 5:44 PM
The next thing you know, Jack Nicholson will be sitting courtside to watch the most captivating NBA team in town.
That would be the Clippers, who upstaged their Staples Center brethren once again by reaching a deal Sunday to lure Doc Rivers away from...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 9:18 PM
Doc Rivers is considered one of the best coaches in the NBA, and now he'll be coaching the Clippers.
It just took a while to make that happen.
Almost two weeks of haggling, negotiating and wrangling were required for the Clippers to finally pry Rivers...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 9:48 PM
LAS VEGAS — Shabazz Muhammad rivaled any attraction along the Strip here two years ago.
Fans and college coaches followed him en masse from one gym to another during a summer club tournament, fawning over every shot and slick move made by the...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 1:53 PM
"We're going to cannibalize that market in August and September, if we can." -- Pat Riley, June 26.
One month down, one to go. Or is this all there is?
Free agency never truly was going to be the province of the Heat, not with David...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 6:00 AM
SHANGHAI — Basketball-crazed countries around the world tuned in to see the Miami Heat beat the San Antonio Spurs in a tense Game 7 of the NBA Finals last week. Now, league officials are hoping audiences in China, its largest international market,...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 8:20 PM
Alex Len had been mentioned as a possible No. 1 overall selection for the Cleveland Cavaliers by a number of websites going into Thursday's NBA draft, and even more prominently to the Charlotte Bobcats at No. 4.
If those picks turned ultimately out to be...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 7:59 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — Anthony Bennett became the first Canadian to be the No. 1 pick and Nerlens Noel tumbled out of the top five Thursday night, a surprising start to the NBA draft.
The Cleveland Cavaliers passed on Noel and Alex Len, who went to...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 11:11 PM
Sorry, Nerlens Noel and Ben McLemore.
Anthony Bennett was the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft Thursday night and the Brooklyn Nets were the top story after agreeing to a trade with the Boston Celtics that could leave the Miami Heat's Big Three feeling...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 12:52 PM
Pat Riley held his tongue. One, because it was neither the time, nor the place.
But he also has a point, even if it is a point in his best interest.
For all the concern amid the NBA playoffs about flopping and flagrant fouls, about video...