| Jun 25, 2015
| 4:59 PM
Primeras selecciones en la historia del draft de la NBA
2015_Karl-Anthony Towns, pívot, Minnesota, Kentucky
2014_Andrew Wiggins, escolta, Cleveland, Kansas
2013_Anthony Bennett, alero, Cleveland, UNLV
2012_Anthony Davis, alero, Nueva Orleáns,...
| Jun 24, 2015
| 5:05 PM
The European big man is intriguing, and enticing.
Latvia's Kristaps Porzingis, a 7-foot, 19-year-old, is a bit of a project. But he has the size and the skills and experience, playing overseas for three seasons.
The Orlando Magic could take him with...
| Jun 23, 2015
| 4:42 PM
The knocks could make things especially hard for Joshua Smith on Thursday if NBA teams decide the massive center's upside isn't enough to offset concerns that make him an iffy selection in the draft.
Knock No. 1: He's too fat. Smith's weight at UCLA and...
| Jun 22, 2015
| 10:03 AM
Dwight Howard attended a vigil in Charleston, S.C. on Friday to honor the memories of the nine people shot and killed at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church.
The Houston Rockets center tweeted from the event and met members of the families of...
| Jun 12, 2015
| 7:45 PM
Time doesn't fly when you rebuild. It usually crawls. On June 25, the Magic will be trudging into their fourth draft since Dwight Howard begged out.
How has general manager Rob Hennigan done so far?
The highlight: It appears Hennigan has drafted the...
| Jun 4, 2015
| 7:28 PM
Lakers fans, rejoice.
The salary cap will take an enormous leap to about $90 million in 2016-17, a move from approximately $67 million next season, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said Thursday.
The Lakers are known spenders, habitually dipping into...
| Jun 1, 2015
| 4:01 PM
When Scott Skiles spotted me last Friday, his greeting was as warm as ever.
"Geez, don't they ever fire anybody around here?" Skiles poked.
Scott signed essentially a four-year contract to become the 12th coach in the Magic's franchise history.
| May 30, 2015
| 9:00 PM
Q: I know the popular reaction to the possibility of Dwyane Wade leaving is that he doesn't deserve max money or anything really close to it, as fans tend to side with management on salary disputes (maybe on the theory that every fan believes that...
| May 30, 2015
| 2:03 PM
Former NBA player Chris Gatling was arrested in Arizona on Thursday on suspicion of running a nationwide online scam.
Scottsdale, Ariz., police confirmed the arrest to the Associated Press and said Gatling was released a short time after he was booked....
| May 29, 2015
| 6:15 PM
Scott Skiles has lost a few steps and most of his hair at 51. His former teammate, Nick Anderson, joked that Skiles was never "the most athletic guy anyway," having made a name for himself as a point guard with the Orlando Magic on grit and wit.
| May 29, 2015
| 5:04 PM
I sometimes wondered what happened to Lakers fans this season. Last week's letters to The Times provided the answer. They stayed at home until the Clippers lost. Then they came out and celebrated to the point that they actually seemed to believe that they...