| May 12, 2014
| 11:51 AM
In a departure from past years, the annual Orlando Pro Summer League will last seven days, and no team will play for more than three days in a row before it receives a rest day.
The summer league, which is hosted by the Orlando Magic, will run from July...
| May 3, 2014
| 7:12 AM
Former Lakers center Dwight Howard and his Houston Rockets teammates were eliminated from the first round of the playoffs, 99-98, on Friday night when Portland Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard made a three-point shot on an inbounds play at the...
| 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...
| May 31, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Steve Ballmer's $2-billion offer for the Los Angeles Clippers — nearly four times the record sale for an NBA team — has experts puzzling over how the former Microsoft chief plans to make any money on the deal.
But Ballmer, with a net worth...
| May 19, 2014
| 3:35 PM
Will the Minnesota Timberwolves trade Kevin Love?
"Not by the draft," said Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor on Sunday, according to StarTribune.com.
Love has two years left on his contract with the Timberwolves, although he's expected to opt out of...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 12:57 PM
The surprise wasn’t so much that Clippers guard Chris Paul was named to the NBA’s all-defensive first team on Monday.
After all, Paul did lead the NBA in steals (2.48 per game) for the fourth consecutive year and the sixth time in the last...
| May 19, 2014
| 8:11 PM
The month of May is sometimes referred to as a dress rehearsal for the Lakers, who have played into June, and the NBA Finals, 16 times in the last 35 years.
Now it's merely time for ping-pong-ball percentages and crossed fingers.
The Lakers will...
| 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...
| May 20, 2014
| 7:31 PM
The Lakers had hoped to move up in Tuesday's NBA draft lottery, despite a 74.4% chance they'd pick sixth or seventh.
While seventh wasn't their worst-case scenario (4.0% chance at eighth, 0.1% all the way to ninth), the Lakers can't be thrilled with the...
| May 29, 2014
| 2:02 PM
The Orlando Magic will not play outside the U.S. or Canada during the 2014-15 regular season despite the team’s request to do so.
Today, league officials announced their entire Global Games regular-season schedule, and the Magic aren’t on...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 1:56 PM
On a cursory glance, what the Houston Rockets plan to do with Lake Howell High and UF alumnus Chandler Parsons makes no sense. Rockets officials are leaning toward declining their $964,000 team option on Parsons for the 2014-15 season and allow him to...