| Jul 16, 2014
| 9:26 PM
Once LeBron James announced, “I'm Coming Home,” to Cleveland last Friday, the free-agency floodgates opened, with the player moves coming fast and furious.
James was the Pied Piper, the one who set in motion so much change in the NBA that it...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 11:33 PM
They have defined NBA greatness for the past 50 years. They have won 16 NBA championships and can claim 26 members in the NBA Hall of Fame. They have had an uncanny ability to reload their roster quickly when their dynastic players move on.
| Jul 3, 2014
| 4:28 PM
The Lakers went Hollywood in their 2½-hour meeting Thursday with free-agent forward Carmelo Anthony. Big time.
Executives from Anschutz Entertainment Group and Time Warner Cable pitched him on the size and scope of the Los Angeles market. Movie producer...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 8:05 PM
Patience doesn't come easy for the Lakers.
First-round playoff knockouts lead to Kobe Bryant trade-me rants. Horribly one-sided NBA Finals losses segue into the dispersal of Shaquille O'Neal and Phil Jackson, two of the best ever in their craft....
| Jul 5, 2014
| 5:34 PM
Jeremy Lin invoked a biblical verse this week when the Houston Rockets unveiled massive banners showing free agent target Carmelo Anthony wearing Lin's No. 7 outside the Toyota Center.
Lin was technically still a Rocket, though he presumably would be...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 10:30 AM
The signs are simple, unadorned, set against a white backdrop. "Private function," they read.
That's the way Allen & Co., the investment bank that sponsors the closely-watched annual media conference at Idaho ski resort Sun Valley, wants to keep it....
| Jul 9, 2014
| 2:05 PM
Carmelo Anthony will return to the New York Knicks, giving a polite "no thanks" to the Lakers' attempt to get him via free agency, according to the New York Daily News.
Anthony met with the Lakers last Thursday and was said to be "agonizing" while...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 11:19 PM
The free-agent winds are again blowing away from the Lakers, another dry summer apparently on the way.
Carmelo Anthony will return to the New York Knicks, giving a polite "no thanks" to the Lakers' attempt to court him, according to the New York Daily...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 11:02 PM
How confusing has this whole free-agency thing become?
Not even the Zen Master is entirely certain of the future.
New York Knicks President Phil Jackson remained confident Carmelo Anthony would re-sign with the Knicks but hadn't spoken to the high-...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 6:55 PM
The New York Knicks waived veteran forward Lamar Odom without ever playing a game for the team and re-signed center Cole Aldrich on Friday.
Knicks president Phil Jackson announced the moves while he waits for news from free agent Carmelo Anthony on...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 10:20 PM
The Lakers officially waved goodbye to two free agents Saturday — one they hoped to get, the other they hoped to keep.
Carmelo Anthony was very close to returning to New York, Pau Gasol elected to move to Chicago, and the Lakers were bystanders....