| Dec 7, 2014
| 8:07 AM
The Lakers (5-15) return home to host the New Orleans Pelicans (8-10) on Sunday night after a three-game road trip.
Coach Byron Scott vowed to change the team's starting lineup after a loss in Boston on Friday, although he didn't specify which starter,...
| Nov 29, 2014
| 8:35 PM
Those "three to four years" Jim Buss gave himself to straighten out the Lakers are shaping up as a timeline to nowhere, except maybe basketball oblivion.
A month into the season, the Lakers are 3-13 and can't even mark time properly.
They lost an...
| Nov 22, 2014
| 7:54 PM
The Lakers won't be sweeping confetti from their hair next June. Figueroa will be bereft of purple and gold.
That over-30 wins wager you made last month? Doesn't look so solid right now.
These are sad times for Lakers fans who, at the risk of sounding...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 8:41 PM
CLEVELAND -- LeBron James felt like he owed Cleveland fans after a miserable home opener. He repaid them Monday with his first triple-double of the season on a night all of the Cavaliers' stars shined brightly.
James had 32 points, 12 rebounds and 10...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 5:46 PM
On an HBO documentary airing this week, Thunder star Kevin Durant says Pau Gasol is "into, like, orchestras and plays" and that Gasol's interests hurt Oklahoma City's free-agency chances compared to more culturally diverse locales.
It's no revelation....
| Nov 5, 2014
| 8:19 AM
Maybe LeBron James was right. Maybe the Bulls are better than the Cavaliers as of now. While the Cavaliers have stumbled to a 1-2 start, the Bulls improved to 3-1 with a victory over the Magic.
Here are three observations:
It's time to stop with the...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 9:00 PM
In 2012, Taj Gibson said before the home opener that he wouldn’t take the Bulls’ latest offer on a contract extension. Postgame, after in-game negotiations, Gibson signed a four-year, $33 million deal minutes before the deadline.
| Oct 29, 2014
| 4:45 PM
Magic C Nik Vucevic of Montenegro is still unsure about some American phrases at times.
"Is it 'front line?'" Vucevic asked a group of reporters before Wednesday's practice.
Vucevic was trying to describe the challenge big men Marcin Gortat and Nene'...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 10:56 PM
Rockets 108 - Lakers 90
The Lakers lost more than their season opener at Staples Center on Tuesday night, as rookie power forward suffered a fractured right tibia in the fourth quarter.
Randle was fitted with an air cast and was wheeled off the...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 9:28 PM
NEW ORLEANS — The Orlando Magic understand the value of a superstar better than most teams. The franchise has some intriguing young talent in place, but it still hasn’t recovered from having to trade All-Star center Dwight Howard two-plus...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 9:05 PM
It's unfortunate the Bulls' 2010 free-agent summit with LeBron James and their perfunctory dalliance this summer didn't land the four-time most valuable player.
Beyond the prodigious skills that would've been on display in Chicago, James and Bulls coach...