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  • Orlando Magic could be 'very active' in free agency

    Orlando Magic could be 'very active' in free agency
    When the NBA's 2015 free agency period begins Wednesday at 12:01 a.m., much of the attention will focus on where Marc Gasol, LaMarcus Aldridge and Kevin Love will go and how the Boston Celtics, Los Angeles Lakers and New York Knicks will attempt to...
  • Lakers have their guard, what's next as the free-agency period nears?

    On Thursday night, the Lakers added a key piece in guard D'Angelo Russell with the second overall pick in the 2015 NBA draft. With Russell, along with Kobe Bryant finishing out the final year of his contract at $25 million, and second-year guard...
  • Lakers' Mitch Kupchak drafts 6-5 Russell but notes key role of big men

    Lakers' Mitch Kupchak drafts 6-5 Russell but notes key role of big men
    The Lakers passed on Duke center Jahlil Okafor to select Ohio State guard D'Angelo Russell with the second overall pick in the NBA draft on Thursday. "We're very happy to have D'Angelo be a Laker," said Kupchak.  "[There were] a lot of good players in...
  • D'Angelo Russell has superstar potential, Lakers Coach Byron Scott says

    Mitch Kupchak had a question for the newest member of the Lakers. He called D'Angelo Russell shortly after the Lakers took him with the No. 2 pick in Thursday's NBA draft. "Did we surprise you a little bit?" the Lakers' general manager asked the...
  • Lakers better have big free-agent plans after going small in draft

    Lakers better have big free-agent plans after going small in draft
    About that NBA draft that appeared to be a Lakers slam dunk? They broke ankles, stepped back, and shot a trey. All the hype over the franchise-changing big man the Lakers would be miraculously handed with their second pick? They didn't want him....
  • Batum ready for fresh start, expanded role with Hornets

    Soon as Nicolas Batum learned he'd been traded to Charlotte, he called fellow Frenchman Boris Diaw for the low-down. Diaw told Batum where to go and where to eat . So Friday at Batum's introductory news conference, someone asked Batum if he'd start...
  • Hyde5: Wade's diluted options- Lakers? Knicks?

    Hyde5: Wade's diluted options- Lakers? Knicks?
    The Heat had a good draft night in more ways than Justise Winslow. When the Lakers chose Ohio State guard D'Angelo Russell with the second overall pick, it threw a major problem in the best scenario for Wade to find a high-paying suitor for his services....
  • Winslow optimistic about playing alongside Wade, who tips his hat

    Winslow optimistic about playing alongside Wade, who tips his hat
    Dwyane Wade was not in the building for Thursday's draft party at AmericanAirlines Arena, but he was in the thoughts of the player of the hour and had a presence with the multitudes of Wade No. 3 jerseys in the stands. No sooner did the Miami Heat...
  • NBA teams continue to go big with draft picks

    NBA teams continue to go big with draft picks
    Small ball was supposed to be all the rage in the NBA after the Golden State Warriors benched center Andrew Bogut on the way to their first championship in 40 years. A bevy of big men poked their heads back into the proceedings Thursday night, showing...
  • Lakers' No. 2 pick: the case for Ohio State guard D'Angelo Russell

    Lakers' No. 2 pick: the case for Ohio State guard D'Angelo Russell
    The Lakers pick second in Thursday's 2015 NBA draft. While historically the Lakers have relied on the size of centers like Wilt Chamberlain, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Shaquille O'Neal, the franchise has also partnered their big men with star guards like...
  • Cavaliers forward Kevin Love opts out of contract

    Kevin Love spent months reassuring Cleveland he was returning to the Cavaliers. Now for the next two weeks two weeks that are certain to be agonizing at times the franchise simply has to trust him. Love opted out of the final year of his contract on...