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  • Rumors about Carmelo Anthony, Bulls will persist

    Rumors about Carmelo Anthony, Bulls will persist
    NEW YORK — Despite Carmelo Anthony failing to make the playoffs for the first time in his 11-year career, Sunday won't be the last time he will land in the same sentence as the Bulls. The free-agency rumors won't die until he signs on the Knicks'...
  • It's high time to present our NBA awards

    And we thought a thorny issue for the NBA was tanking. Turns out, it's toking. "…I believe in marijuana," said Milwaukee Bucks center Larry Sanders, "and the medical side of it." Sanders believes in weed's medicinal powers so strongly that he...
  • Lakers GM Kupchak gets multiyear contract extension

    Lakers GM Kupchak gets multiyear contract extension
    Los Angeles Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak signed a new contract that will keep him with the same franchise for more than 30 years. Kupchak, who joined the Lakers in 1986 and replaced Jerry West as general manager in 2000, has guided the franchise...
  • Zen and Phil Jackson's art of rebuilding the Knicks

    For four years in the late 1990s and the turn of the century, Heat-Knicks was the most riveting rivalry in sports. It hasn't quite been the same since, with the Heat bottoming out in 2007-08 and the Knicks never able to measure up to Miami during the Big...
  • Lakers don't dwell on present lows in 145-130 loss to Houston

    It could always be worse. The Lakers could have been pounded into a sad corner of team history with Dwight Howard in Houston's lineup. So they got hit with the next worst thing, losing to the Rockets without the injured Howard, 145-130, and clinching...
  • Not even John Wooden could have helped these Lakers, Steve Nash says

    It came during a pause in the national anthem, loud and clear. “Fire D'Antoni!” was the yell from a single fan before the Lakers played Houston on Tuesday. Don't tell that to Steve Nash, who came to the defense of Lakers Coach Mike D&...
  • Jeanie Buss talks about all things Lakers

     Jeanie Buss talks about all things Lakers
    "Born to the purple" means someone who comes into the world privileged and royal. That doesn't exactly describe Jeanie Buss. She was teenager when her father, Jerry Buss, bought the Los Angeles Lakers. After he died, Jeanie stepped into the job of...
  • Is Joe Dumars' dynasty drawing to close?

    Joe Dumars was all smiles. It was the night of the Bad Boys charity gala, and Dumars was with his former teammates in front an audience of VIPs to recall the glory years when the Pistons ruled the NBA. Fast forward a few days and Dumars' future with the...
  • Letters: Sweet or sour ending for Bruins?

    Letters: Sweet or sour ending for Bruins?
    Not sure which game Bill Plaschke was watching when he wrote such glowing compliments of UCLA's Sweet 16 performance against Florida. Defense wins games in the tournament, and the Bruins' defense, absent for much of the season, was AWOL as Florida...
  • Watershed moments in broadcasting to come this weekend

    Two over-the-air changes will be ushered in this weekend, both of some historical significance by broadcast standards: For the first time, the national semifinals of a Final Four will be televised not only on cable, but on multiple cable networks at...
  • ASK IRA: Has Oden experiment reached its breaking point?

    ASK IRA: Has Oden experiment reached its breaking point?
    Q: I hate to say it, but the recent slump also coincides with giving Greg Oden more minutes and even starting him.  Maybe he can provide some bulk against backup centers, but right now he isn't a championship-caliber starter. -- David A: You are...