| Jan 21, 2015
| 10:32 AM
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- A humbled and emotional Michael Jordan fought back tears, feeling vindicated after years of criticism, after being named the Charlotte Business Journal's Business Person of the Year.
The Charlotte Hornets owner said during a nine-...
| Dec 24, 2014
| 6:40 PM
And you think the Lakers are going through strange times.
"Weird" only begins to describe how Pau Gasol feels playing against Kobe Bryant and the Lakers on Christmas Day. While wearing the red and black tones of the Chicago Bulls.
It's a day Gasol has...
| Dec 25, 2014
| 8:35 PM
— He fell off the All-Star radar as he drifted further and further from the basket in Mike D'Antoni's perimeter-oriented offense.
But Pau Gasol's resurgence hasn't surprised one of his former teammates.
"Pau's been playing like Pau. It's...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 8:26 AM
Clean lines and rows of glass lend to the streamlined look of this harbor-facing contemporary in Playa del Rey, which was once owned by professional basketball player Kwame Brown during his tenure with the Lakers. Adding to its NBA pedigree, the...
| Nov 22, 2014
| 7:54 PM
The Lakers won't be sweeping confetti from their hair next June. Figueroa will be bereft of purple and gold.
That over-30 wins wager you made last month? Doesn't look so solid right now.
These are sad times for Lakers fans who, at the risk of sounding...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 5:39 PM
The player: Ekpe Udoh
The scoop: Udoh is a 27-year-old power forward/center, whom the Clippers signed in early September. He was drafted by the Golden State Warriors as the sixth overall pick in the 2010 draft. In March 2012, he was traded with Kwame...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 10:20 PM
The Lakers officially waved goodbye to two free agents Saturday — one they hoped to get, the other they hoped to keep.
Carmelo Anthony was very close to returning to New York, Pau Gasol elected to move to Chicago, and the Lakers were bystanders....
| Nov 21, 2013
| 1:30 PM
The Lakers emerged for their third consecutive day of practice but Kobe Bryant didn't join them.
He took Thursday off because of "general soreness" in his left foot, according to a Lakers spokesman.
Bryant had practiced at full speed for two days....
| Nov 21, 2013
| 3:49 PM
Former NBA players' union executive director Billy Hunter has claimed that Lakers star Kobe Bryant and agent Rob Pelinka, acting on behalf of union president Derek Fisher, meddled with his efforts to end the 2011 lockout.
In a Los Angeles Superior Court...
| May 10, 2013
| 9:40 AM
Baltimore Sun reporter Don Markus and editor Matt Bracken weigh in on the three biggest topics of the past week in Maryland sports.
Will Alex Len’s injury impact his draft status?
Don Markus: Len, who will be out four to six months after...
| Jun 2, 2013
| 3:12 PM
The Lakers don't have to say it and can't under the rules, but they've got to be pulling for the Indiana Pacers to beat the Miami Heat in the Eastern Conference finals. They'd probably even root for the San Antonio Spurs to win the title if that means...