| 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 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 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...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 3:09 PM
Parece un fórmula cruel, pero al mismo tiempo lógica y sencilla. El más aristotélico de todos los silogismos.
En el ultra competitivo mercado de la NBA, menos es sinónimo de más y viceversa.
Pero, ¡cuidado!..Más y sus correlativos pueden resultar...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 9:30 PM
As Carmelo Anthony begins his free-agent tour with a Tuesday visit to Chicago, the Michael Jordan statue will hold its typical athletic sentry outside the United Center.
The symbolism could be telling in the Bulls' pursuit of their top offseason target....
| Jul 1, 2014
| 7:30 PM
Derrick Rose arrived first, entering the United Center shortly after 9 a.m. Tuesday for a scheduled workout and rehabilitation session.
Joakim Noah was next, sauntering through a parking lot shortly after noon in baggy shorts.
A stretch luxury vehicle...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 9:18 PM
WASHINGTON — Throughout this season, at points where matters looked most dire, Tom Thibodeau would cite the losses of Derrick Rose and Luol Deng and talk about the Bulls' fight.
Never has that trait been more impressively on display than Friday...
| May 20, 2014
| 7:28 PM
By the time this mailbag is fully answered, Tom Thibodeau may or may not be linked to a job at Salem (Mass.) State, his Division III alma mater. On to your questions:
What’s the status of Thibodeau and why so many rumors? -- Jim, Chicago
| Jun 4, 2014
| 4:04 PM
Joakim Noah’s breakthrough season received another accolade Wednesday.
Already honored as the NBA’s Defensive Player of the Year and leading vote-getter for the All-Defense team, Noah earned first-team All-NBA status with Kevin Durant,...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 6:46 PM
Raise your hand if you also wondered who the balding man with gray hair was standing on the podium Sunday night in San Antonio as the Spurs celebrated their NBA title.
Spurs owner Peter Holt even delayed an interview with ESPN to allow his players to...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 7:49 AM
Primero las buenas noticias: Carmelo Anthony, Pau Gasol, Kyle Lowry, Luol Deng, Marcin Gortat y Boris Diaw figuran en la lista de potenciales agentes libres que podrían unirse el Heat la próxima temporada.
Ahora las malas: de la única forma que alguno...