| Jun 25, 2014
| 6:21 PM
The Lakers don't have first-round picks often, but when they do, they make them as mysterious as anything.
Any number of things could happen to the seventh overall pick they hold in Thursday's NBA draft.
They could take one of three point guards:...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 8:07 PM
Some of the smartest guys involved in the Sacramento Kings' draft decisions were in the room next door.
One was a quantitative investment fund manager. Another was a Duke history major. A third was an IT strategy consultant.
None of the five analytic-...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 10:47 PM
Former Virginia forward Akil Mitchell signed a free-agent deal with the Houston Rockets and said he will play for them in a summer league.
Mitchell's defense and rebounding were crucial in the Cavaliers' drive to the ACC regular-season and...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 8:16 PM
The Lakers have given Ryan Kelly a $1-million qualifying offer, making the former Duke forward a restricted free agent.
Kelly was selected by the Lakers with the 48th pick in the 2013 NBA draft.
After a slow start as he recovered from April 2013...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 8:27 PM
The Lakers got a player they wanted on draft day, the largely hailed selection of Julius Randle boosting their first foray of the off-season.
Now comes the really hard part.
Free agency begins Monday at 9:01 p.m. Pacific time, the beginning of an...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 11:27 PM
The Lakers were active on the phones Monday night, lobbing calls to representatives of LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony when free agency began at 9:01 p.m. Pacific time.
They want to set up meetings with the high-powered free agents, even though the...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 8:09 AM
The Milwaukee Bucks made their hiring of Jason Kidd as coach official on Tuesday after finalizing a deal with the Brooklyn Nets.
The Nets received a second-round draft pick in 2015 and 2019 as compensation for Kidd, who spent one season as their coach...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 9:59 PM
Rod Higgins resigned as the Charlotte Hornets' president of basketball operations, the team announced in a press release Thursday night.
General manager Rich Cho is the new head of basketball operations, reporting to team chairman Michael Jordan and...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 4:00 PM
The NBA's all-defensive first and second teams were named on Monday. Unsurprisingly, the Lakers were shut out of the voting.
Chris Paul (Clippers), Joakim Noah (Chicago Bulls), Paul George (Indiana Pacers), Serge Ibaka (Oklahoma City Thunder) and...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 9:41 AM
San Antonio Spurs point guard Tony Parker will play in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday.
Parker, who was injured in the fourth game of the Western Conference finals series against the Oklahoma City Thunder, missed part of the second half and all...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 9:03 PM
The revelers who had lingered along Biscayne Boulevard hours after Game 3 of the NBA Finals were gone after another game and another defeat two days later, vanishing just like their beloved team.
The party may be over in South Beach, and not just...