| Apr 2, 2014
| 7:46 AM
As soon as Johns Hopkins lost its third game in a row Saturday, I knew the letters and phone calls would come pouring in: Fire Blue Jays coach Dave Pietramala.
It’s always the easiest solution. Fire the coach, and if that doesn’t work,...
| May 16, 2014
| 5:31 PM
CHICAGO — A familiar figure sat along the sidelines as the 2014 NBA Draft Combine wrapped up Friday.
Former Orlando Magic coach Stan Van Gundy — the Detroit Pistons' new president of basketball operations and coach — watched the on-...
| May 21, 2014
| 3:54 PM
After the Lakers were assigned the seventh pick in the June NBA draft during Tuesday's draft lottery, the team can turn to filling its coaching vacancy.
Mike Dunleavy met Wednesday with General Manager Mitch Kupchak to interview for the job, according...
| May 5, 2014
| 8:36 PM
The Lakers' coaching list keeps growing. North Carolina Coach Roy Williams has been added as a candidate.
It's not the first time Williams will have been approached by the Lakers. He was not interested in coaching them in 2004 after Phil Jackson's first...
| May 8, 2014
| 5:58 AM
Although he stresses he’s happy not coaching, former Orlando Magic and Miami Heat coach Stan Van Gundy appears to be leaving the door at least slightly ajar for a possible return to the NBA as coach of the Golden State Warriors.
| May 9, 2014
In his massive and utterly definitive biography, "Michael Jordan: The Life," Roland Lazenby wastes no time establishing his subject's significance. "The convergence of culture and technology," he writes in the prologue, "had thrust him into this...
| May 13, 2014
| 8:35 PM
Tuesday is the 10-year anniversary of one of the biggest shots in NBA and Lakers' history.
Derek Fisher stunned the San Antonio Spurs, hitting a turnaround jumper despite catching the ball with 0.4 seconds left on the clock.
With the shocking 74-73...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 4:46 PM
Jim Buss says he will resign in three or four years [April 20] if the Lakers are not back on top because that will mean he has failed. Dude, you have already failed both the team and its fans by your evident lack of leadership, so why must we wait so long...
| Jul 14, 2014
Free-agent forward Luol Deng agreed to a two-year, $20-million deal with the Miami Heat, the Chicago Tribune reported.
Dallas, Atlanta and Phoenix had also been pursuing the 10-year NBA veteran. Deng turned down a three-year, $30-million offer from...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 11:11 PM
The Lakers have officially hired Byron Scott as their next coach, ending a search of almost three months by choosing a familiar name to Lakers followers.
He comes with a built-in advantage over the last two Lakers coaches because he didn't replace...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 8:45 PM
Though Lakers owner and executive Jeanie Buss is engaged to New York Knicks President Phil Jackson, the two were recently at odds in the hunt for unrestricted free agent Carmelo Anthony.
While Anthony picked the Knicks, Buss and Jackson joined...