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  • Jimmy Butler must be mentally wary of upcoming restricted free agency

    As the Bulls' 1-1 trip concluded, coach Tom Thibodeau revealed a telling anecdote about Jimmy Butler. "He's old school," Thibodeau said. "(Sunday) night before the (Heat) game, he wasn't feeling well and he said, 'Hey, don't cut my minutes. I'm going to...
  • Preview: Lakers vs. New Orleans Pelicans

    Preview: Lakers vs. New Orleans Pelicans
    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,...
  • Pelicans Hand Knicks Ninth Straight Loss

    Pelicans Hand Knicks Ninth Straight Loss
    Pelicans 104, Knicks 93: Tyreke Evans scored 27 points and dished out six assists as host New Orleans sent New York to its ninth consecutive loss. Anthony Davis overcame a slow start to finish with 18 points, eight rebounds and three blocks for the...
  • It could be a long, bleak era for Lakers but a short one for Jim Buss

    It could be a long, bleak era for Lakers but a short one for Jim Buss
    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...
  • For Lakers, 'Wait 'til next year' is more, 'Wait, what comes next year?'

    For Lakers, 'Wait 'til next year' is more, 'Wait, what comes next year?'
    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...
  • NBA preview: Western Conference predictions

    NBA preview: Western Conference predictions
    Broderick Turner picks the West (in predicted order of finish) PLAYOFF-BOUND 1.San Antonio 2013-14 finish: 62-20. Coming: Kyle Anderson. Going: No one of significance. Despite a storied history, the Spurs have never won back-to-back titles. In...
  • Lakers project to finish outside of top eight in west -- again

    Lakers project to finish outside of top eight in west -- again
    The Lakers finished the 2013-14 season in 14th place in the Western Conference, with a 27-55 record -- a franchise worst since moving to Los Angeles. Kobe Bryant played in just six games with knee and Achilles injuries.  He's healthy heading into the...
  • NBA preview: Western Conference

     NBA preview: Western Conference
    (in predicted order of finish) 1. Spurs 2013-14: 62-20. Coming: Kyle Anderson. Going: No one of significance. Despite all of their sustained success, the Spurs have never won back-to-back titles. In fact they never had reached the NBA Finals...
  • Bulls championship window open, but for how long?

    Bulls championship window open, but for how long?
    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...
  • Lakers lose Julius Randle and opener to Houston Rockets, 108-90

    Lakers lose Julius Randle and opener to Houston Rockets, 108-90
    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...
  • Orlando Magic lose their opener to the New Orleans Pelicans 101-84

    Orlando Magic lose their opener to the New Orleans Pelicans 101-84
    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...