| Jul 30, 2014
| 8:45 AM
The Sports Xchange
Report: 76ers oppose lottery changes
Change is coming to the NBA draft lottery, but the team most likely to be impacted if proposed adjustments are implemented is tapping the brakes.
A major overhaul will be voted on by the NBA Board...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 3:56 PM
LAS VEGAS — Danté Exum emerged from the Utah Jazz locker room early Thursday night looking exhausted. He had just completed his fourth NBA Summer League game in seven days, but another obligation still remained.
About eight writers and cameramen...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 3:22 PM
The Lakers fleshed out their roster for the 2014-15 season over the last week, notably with the acquisition of veteran forward Carlos Boozer.
The Chicago Bulls let Boozer go via their one-time amnesty provision, clearing his money from their salary...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 1:15 PM
The Lakers held their second pre-draft workout Tuesday, giving Kentucky freshman Julius Randle an audition.
"Julius looked phenomenal. He looks 100% healthy to me," said Mark Madsen, a player development coach with the team.
A recent Yahoo Sports...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 7:04 PM
In preparation for the June 26 NBA draft, the Lakers worked out Kentucky forward Julius Randle on Tuesday afternoon at the team's El Segundo practice facility.
"Julius looked phenomenal. He looks 100% healthy to me," said Mark Madsen, who won two titles...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 3:10 PM
The NBA draft is Thursday at 7 p.m. (ESPN) at the Barclays Center in New York.
Mock drafts have Kansas forward Andrew Wiggins, Duke forward Jabari Parker and Australian guard Dante Exum as locks to be picked in the top 5. However, Kentucky forward...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 2:54 PM
The Orlando Magic have reached their most important day since they traded Dwight Howard almost two years ago.
The 2014 NBA Draft is crucial.
"It's important," Magic GM Rob Hennigan said. "Every draft's going to be important for us. We need to make...
| May 29, 2014
| 5:10 PM
Former Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer has won a frenetic bidding war for ownership of the Los Angeles Clippers, with a $2-billion offer that would set a record price for an NBA team.
Ballmer bid higher than competitors that included Los...
| May 31, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Steve Ballmer's $2-billion offer for the Los Angeles Clippers — nearly four times the record sale for an NBA team — has experts puzzling over how the former Microsoft chief plans to make any money on the deal.
But Ballmer, with a net worth...
| May 21, 2014
| 3:54 PM
After the Lakers were assigned the seventh pick in the June NBA draft during Tuesday's draft lottery, the team can turn to filling its coaching vacancy.
Mike Dunleavy met Wednesday with General Manager Mitch Kupchak to interview for the job, according...
| May 12, 2014
| 8:55 AM
Through no fault of their own, the Orlando Magic, Milwaukee Bucks, Philadelphia 76ers and other lottery-bound teams have hit a snag as they prepare for the 2014 NBA Draft.
Joel Embiid, Jabari Parker and Andrew Wiggins — the draft's top-three...