| Jun 16, 2014
| 5:10 PM
The Lakers have long odds to win the 2014-15 NBA title, according to gambling site Bovada.
The team has no coach, an aging star in Kobe Bryant and few players under contract -- all contributing to 40-1 odds from Bovada.
The Lakers are tied with the...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 5:35 PM
PHILADELPHIA One thing is certain: The Philadelphia 76ers are entertaining the player they're targeting in the NBA draft for a couple of days.
But no one outside of the parties involved really knows how Andrew Wiggins' visit to Philadelphia is coming...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 9:30 AM
The confetti has yet to settle from the Spurs' 2014 championship, the Heat roster could be in a massive state of flux this offseason . . . and Miami has been installed as the 2014-15 NBA championship favorite.
The opening lines for next season, per...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 7:17 PM
How much of a riverboat gambler is Sam Hinkie?
We could learn the answer during the June 26 NBA Draft.
The Sixers' GM is thorough and asks a ton of questions but is not generally regarded as a huge risk-taker, though he shocked everybody in the NBA by...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 6:10 PM
The Lakers hoped to land a top-three pick in the NBA draft lottery last month. Instead, the team dropped from the sixth to seventh when the lottery order was announced.
Do the Lakers have any means to climb in the draft? If so, to what end?
| Jun 12, 2014
Bill Berg was a popular afternoon-drive talk show host on WGN-AM radio in the 1970s who also filled in on Cubs and Bears broadcasts.
"He had a good feel for people because he was a decent human being and he let people talk," said Dave Baum, a former...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 10:04 PM
The billionaire suitors came one after another, pulling up to the beachfront mansion just steps up the coast from the exclusive Malibu Colony. A lucky few had been asked to meet with Shelly Sterling — the Clippers were for sale.
| Jun 8, 2014
Steve Ballmer's reported $2 billion bid for the Los Angeles Clippers shows us sports team valuations are like the pricey palaces some of these pro franchises call home.
The roof moves, sliding back and forth as conditions warrant.
If the Clippers, whose...
| 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-...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 4:33 PM
The Lakers will hold two pre-draft workout sessions Wednesday, auditioning some of the prospects expected to be lottery picks in the June 26 NBA draft.
While the list is subject to change, the morning session is scheduled to include Indiana's Noah...
| May 31, 2014
| 8:53 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...