| Dec 4, 2014
| 7:53 PM
Bad record. Passive defense. Hot-and-cold offense.
The Lakers and Boston Celtics have a lot in common, two teams muddling through downtrodden days after meeting in the NBA Finals just 4½ years ago.
Kobe Bryant will be the only Lakers player left...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 9:39 PM
The Lakers are so upside down, so lost in their worst start since the 1950s, that Kobe Bryant reacted to another loss by almost wishing the Lakers were still together.
Not these Lakers, really. The ones that were champions just a handful of a years ago....
| Nov 7, 2014
| 4:34 PM
Farhan Zaidi sees a great trade for the Dodgers.
"Hey Josh Byrnes, what do you think of this?" he asks.
"I like it, let me ask Andrew Friedman," Josh says.
Friedman replies, "I have to run this by Stan Kasten."
Stan says, "Hold on while I get...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 10:24 PM
It's always a problem for the Lakers, this whole Chris Paul thing.
Especially when he zips and whips around them in another Clippers victory, jamming the latest needle in the side of a fan base that still blames David Stern.
With the Lakers so low...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 1:31 PM
Cliché all you want about the team game, but the NBA, at its highest level, very much can be a singular equation, one player making all the difference.
So on July 11, when LeBron James said he was coming home, as Cleveland exulted, the question became...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 10:52 PM
A fan kept yelling the same thing, over and over, almost mournfully.
Bryant sat out the Lakers' exhibition game Wednesday so he could rest.
By the end of it, though, another fan was screaming something in a more upbeat tone: "He's...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 12:13 PM
At Tuesday's shootaround, there was much talk about young players fitting in, and it had guard Dwyane Wade thinking back to his rookie season.
Wade said it took him about a month before getting comfortable as a scorer. He often deferred to...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 4:53 PM
If players voted, Bulls forward Taj Gibson already would have one first-place nod for this season's Sixth Man of the Year award.
"To win big, sacrifices must be made, and I think Taj is a proven winner and someone who will sacrifice for this team,"...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 5:05 PM
Eighteen years into an illustrious NBA career and Kobe Bryant remains as driven as ever.
Bryant says it is his love for the game of basketball that drives him more than anything else, never mentioning Tuesday the need to prove his doubters wrong about...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 3:03 PM
Khloe Kardashian has revealed that she knew her soon-to-be-ex-husband Lamar Odom was cheating on her.
So what did the Kardashian know and when did she know it? The emotional revelation comes in a clip from this Sunday's episode of her reality series,...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 4:31 PM
The Dallas Mavericks acquired forward Greg Smith from the Chicago Bulls in exchange for the rights to Tadija Dragicevic.
Smith (6-foot-10, 250 pounds) is a three-year veteran and holds averages of 3.5 points, 2.5 rebounds and 14.4 minutes in 89 career...