| Jul 28, 2014
| 5:20 AM
LAS VEGAS DeMarcus Cousins celebrates his 24th birthday in two weeks, which means that if he earns a roster spot on the U.S. national team preparing for the basketball World Cup that begins Aug. 30 in Spain, he will be years ahead of Charles Barkley at...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 4:15 PM
Regardless of whether or not the Bulls use their 16th and 19th picks in Thursday's NBA draft, drafting well never has been more essential.
General manager Gar Forman said at last month's draft combine that if the Bulls "want to try to create more cap...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 4:50 PM
At some point on Tuesday, perhaps as early as 12:01 a.m., the Orlando Magic will call LeBron James' agent to see if James has any interest in joining the Magic in free agency.
Once the Magic are rebuffed — and even the Magic expect to be...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 11:19 PM
The free-agent winds are again blowing away from the Lakers, another dry summer apparently on the way.
Carmelo Anthony will return to the New York Knicks, giving a polite "no thanks" to the Lakers' attempt to court him, according to the New York Daily...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 8:01 PM
The chaos and turbulence of the free-agency season turned the Lakers into the employers of Jeremy Lin and, yes, a certain type of insanity.
But then they started looking a lot like the old Lakers, the ones that went 27-55 last season, after agreeing...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 12:45 PM
The Lakers have acquired point guard Jeremy Lin from the Houston Rockets, along with the Rockets' first-round draft pick next year, according to a person familiar with the situation. The Lakers will send cash and rights to undisclosed overseas player to...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 9:37 AM
Reigning league MVP Kevin Durant, LeBron James, Joakim Noah, James Harden and Chris Paul have been voted to the All-NBA first team, league officials announced today.
Blake Griffin, Kevin Love, Dwight Howard, Stephen Curry and Tony Parker made the All-...
| May 14, 2014
| 9:35 PM
Ray Allen's three-point shot with 32 seconds left highlighted a huge Miami rally, and the Heat advanced to the Eastern Conference finals by topping the Brooklyn Nets, 96-94, on Wednesday night at Miami.
The Heat won the series, 4-1, and will face either...
| May 19, 2014
| 3:35 PM
Will the Minnesota Timberwolves trade Kevin Love?
"Not by the draft," said Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor on Sunday, according to StarTribune.com.
Love has two years left on his contract with the Timberwolves, although he's expected to opt out of...
| May 30, 2014
| 2:12 PM
The Orlando Magic could have as much as $22.7 million in available salary cap space to use this summer in free agency.
But you shouldn’t expect the Magic to make a major free-agent splash.
After wading into the “kiddie pool” last...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 1:09 PM
When the NBA announced its All-NBA team on Wednesday, Clippers Chris Paul and Blake Griffin were named as members.
Paul was selected to the first team and Griffin to the second team in voting by the media.
It was the third consecutive year that Paul...