| Apr 8, 2014
| 10:18 PM
The Lakers competed for a half at Staples Center on Tuesday night, long enough for Steve Nash to pass Mark Jackson on the NBA's all-time assists list, but the Houston Rockets demolished the Lakers in the second half, 145-130.
Nash climbed to 10,335,...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 4:27 PM
Kent Bazemore suffered a foot injury Sunday in the Lakers' 120-97 loss to the Clippers at Staples Center.
On Monday, the Lakers announced that Bazemore tore the peroneus longus tendon in his right foot.
The 6-foot-5 guard will undergo season-ending...
| May 1, 2014
| 4:33 PM
The Lakers are compiling what could be a long list of prospective coaches to replace the recently resigned Mike D'Antoni.
One name that is expected to come up is former Lakers and Clippers coach Mike Dunleavy Sr.
"Clearly, if I had an opportunity to...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 1:23 PM
Where will John Calipari be coaching next season? Will he leave the Kentucky Wildcats to join the Lakers?
"I still think Kentucky," said Rex Chapman on "The Dan Patrick Show" on Tuesday.
Chapman started a firestorm on Monday, tweeting that Calipari...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 1:58 PM
On Wednesday, Kansas center Joel Embiid declared for the 2014 NBA draft.
"Looking at different scenarios and gathering info of what was best for me ... either way was best for me," Embiid said at a news conference, as reported by Topeka Capital-Journal....
| Apr 11, 2014
| 5:35 PM
Really? An oversized, ugly mascot running around at Dodger Stadium [April 9]? The Dodgers have finally stooped this low? Maybe I'm glad I can't watch Dodgers games on TV anymore. At least I have Vinny for three innings on radio. Don't think I'll have to...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 5:58 PM
DeAndre Daniels announced Friday that he is entering the NBA draft. Ryan Boatright announced he is staying at UConn for his senior season.
They made the correct decisions.
The two three-pointers in a 102-second span that turned Florida's 16-4 lead...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 4:39 PM
The "Hungry Huskies," as defined by Shabazz Napier, won their championship. Next season, there will be a new team, a new theme, a new trophy to pursue.
Will the 2014-15 UConn men's basketball team be better? Could they be even hungrier?
| Apr 30, 2014
| 6:40 PM
HARTFORD — UConn coach Kevin Ollie, who played 13 seasons in the NBA, added his voice to many who supported Commissioner Adam Silver and his decision to ban Clippers owner Donald Sterling for life.
"It was unfortunate," Ollie said as he walked...
| May 1, 2014
| 3:44 PM
UConn coach Kevin Ollie has become the subject of speculation on both coasts and most places in between as the Los Angeles Lakers began their search for a new coach.
The Lakers job opened when Mike D'Antoni resigned Wednesday night. By Thursday morning,...
| May 2, 2014
| 8:26 PM
With NBA teams looking for head coaches, Kevin Ollie is in a no-lose situation.
Based on all that he has said, his heart remains with UConn and talks aimed at a new contract are underway, two sources told The Courant on Friday.
A source close to...