| Nov 11, 2013
| 11:23 AM
The Lakers (3-5) will play three of four games at home in Week 3, hosting the New Orleans Pelicans, Memphis Grizzlies and Detroit Pistons.
The Lakers also visit Denver on the second night of a back-to-back, rarely a winning situation for any team in the...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 7:08 PM
NBA teams have completed the bulk of their offseason moves, so now’s the perfect time to evaluate what, if anything, has changed in the Eastern Conference’s balance of power.
There will be two competitions to watch in the season ahead.
| Nov 17, 2013
| 9:10 AM
The Lakers (4-7) host the Detroit Pistons (3-5) on Sunday night at Staples Center.
The Pistons are one of five teams in the Eastern Conference scoring more than 100 points a game (100.5). Defensively, the Pistons are a bit shakier, giving up 102.5 a...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 8:55 PM
After trailing for most of the first half, the Lakers dominated the second against the Detroit Pistons, scoring 64 points in the second half to pull away with a 114-99 victory Sunday at Staples Center.
Jordan Hill had a career night with bests in points...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 7:20 AM
The Lakers climbed back to .500 (7-7) after a perfect 2-0 record throughout Week 4.
So far this season, the Lakers have won on the road just once in five tries, although three were on the second night of back-to-backs.
Week 5 presents three away games...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 1:19 PM
SAN ANTONIO — Romero Osby added an efficient performance to his October résumé in the Orlando Magic's preseason exhibition Tuesday night, scoring six points, gathering three rebounds and collecting one steal in a 123-101 loss to the San Antonio...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 2:32 PM
Two of the top power forwards available in free agency have reportedly agreed to terms with NBA teams: Josh Smith is going to the Detroit Pistons and Carl Landry is returning to the Sacramento Kings.
Smith, an All-Star with the Atlanta Hawks, was the...
| Jul 7, 2013
| 8:35 AM
As I had previously analyzed the situation in my column, Dwight Howard is leaving the Lakers to sign with the Houston Rockets. This signing dramatically alters the power dynamic in the NBA.
My prediction was not based on any inside knowledge, but an...
| May 8, 2011
| 9:07 PM
Derrick Rose fell apart at the end. The Bulls fell apart in the fourth quarter. That’s the Twitter version of how the Bulls’ playoff series with Atlanta is tied at two.
That’s what’s really disconcerting about Atlanta’s 100-...
| Apr 26, 2011
| 9:53 PM
For the first four games of this playoff series, the Orlando Magic could depend on only one player: Dwight Howard. No one else hit shots consistently. No one else defended game-in, game-out effectively. And no one else brought the necessary intensity at...
| May 2, 2011
| 8:51 AM
As the Bulls prepare to end the Atlanta Hawks’ season in the next week or so, I’m still not sure which helps the Bulls more:
The Hawks with Kirk Hinrich too injured to play or the Bulls with Carlos Boozer too injured to play?