| Jun 12, 2014
| 1:26 PM
The Lakers will open summer league play in Las Vegas on July 11, the NBA announced on Thursday.
Battling the Toronto Raptors at the Cox Pavilion at the University of Nevada Las Vegas, the Lakers will presumably field a team starring the seventh pick...
| May 30, 2014
| 2:12 PM
The Orlando Magic could have as much as $22.7 million in available salary cap space to use this summer in free agency.
But you shouldn’t expect the Magic to make a major free-agent splash.
After wading into the “kiddie pool” last...
| May 14, 2014
| 4:31 AM
The final chapter of “Dwightmare” is now complete.
Stan Van Gundy has left the building.
ESPN is reporting that Van Gundy, the former Magic coach, is getting back in the game by signing up to coach the Detroit Pistons.
Good for him....
| May 14, 2014
| 12:32 PM
Stan Van Gundy, we're going to miss you in Central Florida.
You led the Orlando Magic to five great seasons and won us over with your side-line enthusiasm and postgame straightforwardness.
But now you're headed to Detroit. The Motor City. The Big D....
| Jun 14, 2014
| 1:52 PM
You won't find much LeBron James-bashing among the dynasty-era Bulls.
"He's a special player," Bill Cartwright said. "He is so versatile that he makes everyone around him better."
That sounds like a certain former No. 23. But unlike Michael Jordan,...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 5:10 PM
The Lakers have long odds to win the 2014-15 NBA title, according to gambling site Bovada.
The team has no coach, an aging star in Kobe Bryant and few players under contract -- all contributing to 40-1 odds from Bovada.
The Lakers are tied with the...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 5:23 AM
Longstanding NBA truth: Nobody good ever comes to the Bulls and nobody knows why, but if you think the Bulls landed a good player, then he turns out to be Carlos Boozer.
Recent NBA truth: The Heat can be made to look like the Cavaliers. The Pacers...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 8:00 AM
On Friday, the Cleveland Cavaliers hired David Blatt as head coach to replace Mike Brown, who was fired in May.
The Lakers are now the only NBA franchise without a coach.
While Blatt was born in Boston, he has never coached in the NBA. He is,...
| May 22, 2014
| 3:41 PM
GAINESVILLE — UF coach Billy Donovan said he is not going anywhere, even though NBA teams reached out to him recently about their coaching vacancies.
Donovan said he has received a few phone calls and engaged in a couple of brief conversations...
| May 16, 2014
| 5:31 PM
CHICAGO — A familiar figure sat along the sidelines as the 2014 NBA Draft Combine wrapped up Friday.
Former Orlando Magic coach Stan Van Gundy — the Detroit Pistons' new president of basketball operations and coach — watched the on-...
| May 21, 2014
| 8:27 PM
•Albert Irwin, Class of 1937, was Harbor's first four-year, five-sport letterman, and served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He taught and coached at Harbor for eight years, and went on to coach football and swimming at Orange Coast...