| Jun 6, 2014
| 3:07 PM
University of North Carolina's academic fraud scandal has turned toward the basketball program with claims made by former star Rashad McCants telling ESPN that he took bogus courses, rarely went to classes and tutors wrote his term papers. McCants said...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 1:26 PM
The Lakers will open summer league play in Las Vegas on July 11, the NBA announced on Thursday.
Battling the Toronto Raptors at the Cox Pavilion at the University of Nevada Las Vegas, the Lakers will presumably field a team starring the seventh pick...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 9:39 AM
WASHINGTON — Dewayne Dedmon and Adonis Thomas are experiencing the NBA equivalent of a whirlwind right now.
This morning, the Orlando Magic formally signed them to 10-day contracts.
A short while later, Dedmon and Thomas joined their new team at...
| May 19, 2014
| 6:00 AM
The Orlando Magic now have an outpost in northwestern Pennsylvania.
After months of talks, Magic officials have finalized a one-to-one affiliation agreement with the NBA Development League’s Erie BayHawks. The agreement will begin with the 2014-15...
| May 12, 2014
| 11:40 PM
Old Dominion lost its top player, Shae Kelley, who announced she will transfer to Minnesota for her final collegiate season, the Virginian-Pilot reported. With the Gophers, she will play for former VCU coach Melanie...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 8:23 PM
Wesley Johnson swears he's OK. He laughs when told he survived the NBA equivalent of back-to-back car accidents.
The slender Johnson just ended a two-day trek through burly land, guarding brawny Pacers power forward David West on Tuesday and the...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 1:04 PM
Former Lakers forward Shawne Williams on Monday was named NBA Development League performer of the week.
Playing for the Lakers' D-League affiliate, Williams is the third D-Fender to win the honor this season, joining Manny Harris, who also played with...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 5:42 PM
For much of our adult lives, the Lakers have been the toast of the town. That's why the anguish is so understandable now that they are merely toast.
But in the midst of all the noise, have we not missed some of the more salient points? Are we so...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 8:46 PM
Like a perfectly functioning carburetor on an engine that's otherwise shot, there is one part of the Lakers that continues to hum: their three-point shooting.
Kendall Marshall and Jordan Farmar both ranked among the top six in the NBA in three-point...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 7:41 AM
Xavier Henry made his second appearance with the D-Fenders (20-15) on Saturday night, scoring 19 points in a 137-126 overtime loss to the Legends (17-22) in Texas.
The Lakers assigned Henry to the NBA Development League on Thursday as part of the 6-...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 3:57 PM
I hope Chick Hearn doesn't have cable in heaven.
John C. Borrego
How bad was it at Staples Center on Thursday night? It was so bad that that Justin Bieber pulled his pants up, so that he could make a quick getaway. It was so bad...