| Feb 3, 2015
| 2:28 PM
The Lakers (13-35) will have as many as four picks in the 2015 NBA draft, although technically they could end up without a single selection in an extremely unlikely worst-case scenario.
As part of the Steve Nash trade, the Lakers owe their own first-...
| Feb 24, 2015
| 12:45 PM
The Clippers signed former Compton Dominguez High star and first-round NBA draft pick Jordan Hamilton to a 10-day contract, the team announced Tuesday.
Hamilton will provide depth at small forward behind starter Matt Barnes, who had been the Clippers&...
| Feb 20, 2015
| 8:17 PM
The process of turning the Lakers back into an immediate NBA contender will be a daunting task for General Manager Mitch Kupchak.
Even with the possibility of having up to four draft picks that could include a top-five pick in the June 25 NBA draft,...
| Feb 28, 2015
| 5:30 PM
First there was The Dunk, quickly christened by people as the best of the year even though it was only a week into February.
Then came The Dunk To End All Dunks, again labeled the best of 2015 and also a slight sign of progress because we were within...
| Jan 24, 2015
| 9:00 PM
Q: Unless the Heat can make a move for a distributing point guard who can shoot the three and/or a true backup for Dwyane Wade, why not just shut the veterans down, try to develop the young talent, and regain the draft pick? You wrote that the veterans...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 11:53 PM
Father knows best?
Austin Rivers certainly hopes so.
The 22-year-old shooting guard could only trust his father knew what he was doing Thursday when Doc Rivers completed a trade that brought his son to the Clippers.
Rivers was born in Santa Monica,...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 1:30 PM
Less than a month into what figures to be their lone season together, Jahlil Okafor, Justise Winslow and Tyus Jones already have produced enough highlights to fill your nightly sportscast. Indeed, expect the commanding Okafor, wiry Winslow and inventive...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 3:50 PM
Elfrid Payton carries around a Disney princess backpack with seemingly as much ease as he carries the burden of being an NBA rookie.
Payton's mostly pink-colored backpack featuring the likes of Snow White and Cinderella is part of a good-natured...
| Jan 3, 2015
| 1:41 PM
Considering hyperbole has left the building when it comes to this season's Miami Heat, we're not going to go quite this far.
Others, however, might:
The Heat's two best prospects at point guard currently are playing for their NBA Development League...
| Jan 4, 2015
| 11:43 AM
In July 2010, the Bulls were preparing to sign Carlos Boozer as a free agent when the Jazz, Boozer's previous team, asked for a favor.
Allow the Jazz to sign-and-trade Boozer, creating a $13 million trade exception they eventually used to acquire Al...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 2:56 PM
One advantage to having a seat virtually reserved on the NBA draft-lottery dais is it affords the Magic the chance to experiment freely. Take the case of Victor Oladipo, a familiar subject in the club's laboratory.
All last season the Magic tinkered...