| 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 11, 2014
| 7:18 PM
LAS VEGAS — In an elegant essay Friday penned with senior writer Lee Jenkins for Sports Illustrated, LeBron James announced he's going home to the Cavaliers.
The Cavaliers are talented but young and unproven. The Heat, though they retained Chris...
| 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....
| Jul 13, 2014
| 9:41 AM
LAS VEGAS -- Carmelo Anthony made it official Sunday, posting a first-person essay on his website that he's re-signing with the Knicks.
"This organization has supported me and in return, I want to stay and build here with this city and my team,"...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 7:26 PM
LAS VEGAS — Rookies and undrafted hopefuls aren't the only novices at NBA Summer League.
Steve Kerr is a first-time coach, having accepting the Warriors job after a dalliance with Phil Jackson and the Knicks.
Then again, when you have...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 9:23 AM
In a move that was widely expected, Carmelo Anthony has informed the New York Knicks that he will opt out of the final year of his contract so that he can be wooed in free agency, according to multiple reports.
The frontrunners for the high-scoring...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Beyond his talents on the basketball court, LeBron James has a future in publicity. How else to explain the Miami Heat star's knack for keeping the NBA in the headlines during the dormant summer months, this time by announcing his free agency Tuesday -...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 5:10 PM
Phil Jackson has begun remaking the New York Knicks' roster to his liking, agreeing to acquire veteran point guard Jose Calderon from the Dallas Mavericks while relinquishing Tyson Chandler as part of a six-player trade that also involves a pair of...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 10:02 PM
On the sixth anniversary of selecting Derrick Rose, the Bulls didn’t have the No. 1 pick in Thursday’s NBA draft.
But they own a No. 1 target. And he was drafted third overall 11 years ago.
Everything the Bulls do these days has free-...