| Jun 24, 2014
| 6:23 PM
Four years after LeBron James sat in a director's chair across from Jim Gray and picked the Miami Heat as a nation held its breath/stuck a finger down its throat, get ready for "The Decision: 2014!"
James presumably won't announce his intended...
| 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 20, 2014
| 4:05 PM
Not being able to watch Josh Beckett's no-hitter was bad enough, but for the most of Los Angeles to miss our homegrown hero's masterpiece is a disgrace.
As long as Dodgers pitchers keep throwing no-hitters this season,...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 7:21 AM
The Lakers finished the 2014 NBA draft with a pair of promising players.
The team took Kentucky forward Julius Randle with the seventh overall pick and Missouri combo guard Jordan Clarkson with the 46th selection (purchased from the Washington Wizards)....
| Jun 21, 2014
| 7:17 PM
As the NBA draft gets closer, the Lakers aren't so certain they'll hang on to the seventh overall pick. There are many questions between now and Thursday.
Will the Lakers try harder to acquire Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson for the seventh...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 6:47 AM
Maybe it’s just me, but it already feels like the Bulls are getting used by Carmelo Anthony.
There he was Sunday, Instagrammed in Air Jordan wear while seeing Paris with the Pippens, which pretty much covers the heart of the Bulls' six titles....
| Jun 28, 2014
| 2:31 PM
Of all the things free-agent Carmelo Anthony might wonder as he visits the Bulls, the biggest question about the future no team official can answer.
How long will Derrick Rose's knees hold up?
That conundrum represents the other major difference...
| 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 24, 2014
| 10:21 AM
The Lakers are intrigued by LeBron James reportedly opting out of his contract and are hopeful of meeting with the free agent-to-be, The Times has learned.
They are proceeding with caution, however, aware that James might simply re-sign for less so...
| 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:...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 5:34 PM
Jeremy Lin invoked a biblical verse this week when the Houston Rockets unveiled massive banners showing free agent target Carmelo Anthony wearing Lin's No. 7 outside the Toyota Center.
Lin was technically still a Rocket, though he presumably would be...