| Oct 14, 2014
| 6:30 PM
At 36 years old, Lakers All-Star guard Kobe Bryant doesn't have much of a chance of winning the NBA's most valuable player award, according to gambling website Bovada.
Bryant is 11th on Bovada's list, with 30-1 odds.
Oklahoma City Thunder forward...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 9:59 AM
NEW YORK – As mentioned last week, it’s the time of year to work on stories for The Courant’s upcoming basketball preview section …
So I made my way into lower Manhattan Monday to talk to Jordan Hamilton, who is fighting for...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 1:48 PM
Michael Beasley may not have played his way out of the NBA, but, for now, that's where the former Miami Heat forward is headed.
A source with the Memphis Grizzlies confirmed to the Sun Sentinel that Beasley has left the team to sign in China....
| Oct 7, 2014
| 10:46 AM
A week after the first of the Las Vegas sports books put the Heat's over-under betting line on regular-season victories at 43 1/2, offseason bookmaker Bovada.lv on Tuesday set the Heat's line at 44.
A look at Bovada's over-under totals for the 2014-15...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 12:48 PM
The Lakers will be better this season after their 2013-14 debacle (27-55), but how much better?
Gambling website Bovada gives the Lakers an over/under of 32 1/2 wins.
Kobe Bryant missed all but six games last season, sidelined with knee and Achilles...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 11:41 AM
Carmelo Anthony is underrated.
So says the New York Knicks’ seven-time All-Star forward and 2012-13 NBA scoring champion.
"I think I'm the most underrated superstar that's out there but that doesn't matter to me," Anthony told ESPN when asked if...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 12:30 PM
TBS has greenlit "The Smiths," an unscripted series following NBA star Kenny Smith, his wife Gwendolyn Osborne-Smith and their five children.
The series is set to shoot in Los Angeles and Atlanta. It's produced by Good Clean Fun, with Jason Carbone ("The...
| Sep 27, 2014
| 3:11 PM
New Laker Jeremy Lin has added another YouTube clip, tongue-in-cheek pondering "Lindorsements."
Collaborating with Wong Fu Productions, Lin parodies a number of popular advertising campaigns, including Chris (and Cliff) Paul's State Farm spots. Lin...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 5:32 PM
The Lakers will officially get back to work when they open training camp on Monday with the team's annual media day.
Coach Byron Scott and the team will make their preseason debut on Oct. 6 in San Diego (Valley View Casino Center) against the Denver...
| Sep 27, 2014
| 12:22 PM
The Cleveland Cavaliers traded guard Keith Bogans to the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday for a protected second-round draft pick.
Both teams announced the deal in separate press releases.
Bogans will make $5.3 million this season and $5.5 million in...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 9:59 PM
The Houston Rockets signed former Virginia forward Akil Mitchell, who made the ACC’s all-defensive team as a senior and sparked the Cavaliers to the conference regular-season and tournament titles.
He played for the Rockets in the Orlando...