| Feb 3, 2014
| 3:53 PM
The Lakers have had conversations with the Phoenix Suns, contemplating a trade that could send Pau Gasol to the Arizona desert for the expiring contract of Emeka Okafor and a 2014 first-round pick.
The Suns are in a unique position heading into the...
| Feb 2, 2014
| 8:58 PM
The Lakers have moved closer to starting their rebuilding process, engaging in trade discussions with the Phoenix Suns for veteran forward Pau Gasol, according to a person familiar with the situation.
The Lakers are hoping to shed Gasol's salary and...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 6:14 PM
Pau Gasol, the NBA's most-targeted subject of trade rumors, survived another deadline Thursday at noon, with the Lakers unable to move him and his $19.3-million salary.
The Lakers made no deals at all Thursday, which brought to mind one obvious...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 4:43 PM
Jeff Adrien, 2005-09, Milwaukee Bucks: 5.3 points, 5.0 rebounds in 14.9 minutes with Charlotte and Milwaukee.
Ray Allen, 1993-96, Miami Heat: 9.7 points, 36 percent from 3-point range in 26.7 minutes. Missed last two games (illness).
| Apr 12, 2014
| 7:18 PM
Almost everyone gets to see the crazy step-back three-pointers and wild flip-ins that make Kevin Durant so great, his top plays consuming hours of air time on ESPN, TNT, NBA TV, etc.
Considerably fewer have been privy to the madness that is Byron...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 4:28 PM
Jeff Adrien, 2005-09, Charlotte Bobcats: Averaging 3.7 rebounds, 2.3 points in 11.0 minutes.
Ray Allen, 1993-96, Miami Heat: 9.5 points, 34.0 percent from 3-point range in 26.7 minutes.
Hilton Armstrong, 2002-06, Golden State Warriors: 2.3 rebounds, 0....
| Feb 23, 2014
| 6:19 PM
STORRS — Larry Brown got a chance to see Jim Calhoun Sunday.
"He gave me a half-assed wave," Brown said after his SMU basketball team squashed No. 21 UConn 64-55 in front of 10,167 Gampel Pavilion fans who had been amped to honor their 1999...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 8:59 PM
STORRS — She had done her best to remain composed during the pregame senior night ceremony. She had hugged Kevin Ollie tight and hugged Jim Calhoun just as tight. Afterward, after UConn had outlasted Rutgers, she stood there laughing as she posed...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 7:54 PM
2012-13 finish: 66-16.
Coming: Michael Beasley, Greg Oden.
Going: Mike Miller, Juwan Howard.
The Heat propped up its three-peat hopes with two balky knees and a whiff of controversy. Oden has already encountered knee...
| 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...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 7:56 PM
On paper, the Orlando Magic and the Phoenix Suns resemble each other. In the last two years, each franchise has embarked on a massive rebuilding effort.
The Magic started their new direction one year earlier than the Suns. If you look at both teams&...