| May 1, 2014
| 3:44 PM
UConn coach Kevin Ollie has become the subject of speculation on both coasts and most places in between as the Los Angeles Lakers began their search for a new coach.
The Lakers job opened when Mike D'Antoni resigned Wednesday night. By Thursday morning,...
| May 2, 2014
| 8:26 PM
With NBA teams looking for head coaches, Kevin Ollie is in a no-lose situation.
Based on all that he has said, his heart remains with UConn and talks aimed at a new contract are underway, two sources told The Courant on Friday.
A source close to...
| May 3, 2014
| 5:51 PM
As part of the NBA's sweeping sanctions against Clippers owner Donald Sterling over his controversial racial remarks, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver is urging the league's other owners to push for the Clippers' sale.
Silver said that if three-quarters...
| May 2, 2014
| 4:18 PM
Not that it's fair to put Mike D'Antoni and Donald Sterling in the same sentence, as Mr. D'Antoni doesn't deserve to be insulted, but we can clearly see the similarities in the two of them as they leave Staples Center. Neither one of them has a useful...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 12:59 PM
Injuries have defined the 2013-14 season for the struggling Lakers (17-32).
On Wednesday, the team simply ran out of players in its odd, 119-108 victory over the Cavaliers.
After losing Nick Young (knee), Jordan Farmar (calf) and Chris Kaman (fouled...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 4:25 PM
Mike D'Antoni has a very selective memory when it comes to keeping things in house. Wasn't he the fellow who proclaimed to reporters in an interview that he sat Pau Gasol down in the fourth quarter "because I wanted us to win the game." If that isn't a...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 12:39 PM
The Lakers appear to be mulling over a lineup change.
Since joining the team in December after the franchise suffered a slew of injuries at point guard, Kendall Marshall has made 33 appearances and 24 starts.
On Tuesday night, in a loss to the New...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 6:52 AM
The Portland Trail Blazers (41-18) have been one of the best teams in the Western Conference all season.
The Lakers, at 20-39, have not.
On Monday night, the Lakers will look to build a rare two-game win streak when they visit the Blazers.
| Apr 8, 2014
| 12:19 PM
Steve Nash will play Tuesday against Houston even though his back might flare up any moment and the Lakers have been eliminated from playoff contention for almost four weeks.
He thinks he knows why.
Nash is only five assists shy of taking over third...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 12:14 PM
Jordan Farmar met with General Manager Mitch Kupchak and Coach Mike D'Antoni on Thursday at the Lakers' practice facility for his exit interview.
"I kind of view it as an asterisk season. We didn't have a fair shot at it," Farmar said of the Lakers' 27-...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 1:58 PM
Steve Nash visited with General Manager Mitch Kupchak and Coach Mike D'Antoni at the Lakers' practice facility in El Segundo on Thursday for his exit meeting after a disappointing 2013-14 season.
The veteran point guard hopes to be back next season to...