| Jul 30, 2014
| 4:09 PM
For the first time this offseason, Miami Heat President Pat Riley put his voice to the free-agency tumult that has reshaped his roster in the wake of the departure of forward LeBron James.
On the day the Heat formally announced the re-signing of...
| Aug 24, 2014
| 5:55 AM
The Miami Heat played a role in the Saturday trade that delivered Kevin Love to LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers, a deal that allowed the Minnesota Timberwolves to replace Love with Philadelphia 76ers forward Thaddeus Young.
As part of the...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 6:30 PM
This pairing has the makings of a sitcom, or possibly a buddy movie.
California seniors Justin Cobbs and Richard Solomon have been together since their salad days at Torrance Bishop Montgomery High.
"It's been kind of like a big brother, little...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 1:06 PM
The Lakers waived Shawne Williams on Jan. 7, after he played in 32 games for the team, averaging 5.2 points and 4.5 rebounds a night.
On Monday, the D-Fenders announced they had acquired Williams via a waiver claim.
The D-Fenders, the Lakers' NBA...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 7:48 PM
Duke freshman sensation Jabari Parker is still trying to decide whether to stay in college or declare himself eligible for the NBA Draft this year.
The 6-foot-8 Parker, projected as a top-three pick if he decides to come out, said Friday that he will...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 4:08 PM
Phil Jackson may be engaged to Jeanie Buss, a significant owner/executive of the Lakers, but according to the New York Daily News, Jackson is considering an offer from the New York Knicks to join their front office.
The Daily News cites an NBA source,...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 12:22 PM
At 16-30, the Lakers are currently tied with the Cleveland Cavaliers in 24th-25th place.
That's a difficult place to be with 36 games left to play during the 2013-14 NBA season.
"The great group of guys that we have, guys that are not willing to quit,...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 1:27 PM
The Lakers received a traded-player exception of $2,789,920 on Wednesday in their trade of Steve Blake to the Golden State Warriors for Kent Bazemore and MarShon Brooks.
A traded-player exception can be used to acquire a player in trade without...
| May 15, 2014
| 6:01 PM
Joel Embiid, Aaron Gordon, Jabari Parker, Julius Randle and Andrew Wiggins will hear their names called early on June 26.
The lesser-known but equally prized Dante Exum — an 18-year-old, 6-foot-6 combo guard from Australia — will fit...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 3:33 PM
If the 2013 NBA draft was a wine vintage, retailers would already have their "Big Clearance Sale!" signs up to help make way for the highly anticipated crop next June.
The early returns from this season's rookie class indicate this was one of the...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 10:47 AM
With just over two weeks until the NBA draft, the questions aren’t stopping. Neither are the answers.
Melo or Love? I would actually prefer Melo. The Bulls need someone they can throw the ball to in the post and get a bucket during the playoffs....