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  • Kobe Bryant is shooting a lot as Lakers are slow to catch fire

    Kobe Bryant is shooting a lot as Lakers are slow to catch fire
    Kobe Bryant throws his teammates on his shoulders, fires up a lot of shots and the Lakers win or lose based on his accuracy. It's part of the chicken-and-egg narrative that has appeared plenty of times in his 19-year career. And it's a hot topic again,...
  • Joey Buss says lessons from father help him cope with Lakers' start

    Joey Buss says lessons from father help him cope with Lakers' start
    With the Lakers opening the season slowly (1-6), partial owner Joey Buss is leaning on a number of important lessons taught to him by his late father Jerry Buss. “My father instilled patience in me,” said Joey Buss to The Times. “...
  • Bulls defend Derrick Rose after controversial comments

    Bulls defend Derrick Rose after controversial comments
    Kobe Bryant wanted Pau Gasol to return to the Lakers. Phil Jackson asked Gasol to try the Knicks. The Spurs and Thunder offered the veteran big man money, a starting role and a title chance. But the Bulls were intriguing to him. So last July, in a...
  • Exit strategies: How 10 teams replaced their LeBron

    Exit strategies: How 10 teams replaced their LeBron
    Cliché all you want about the team game, but the NBA, at its highest level, very much can be a singular equation, one player making all the difference. So on July 11, when LeBron James said he was coming home, as Cleveland exulted, the question became...
  • An older and wiser Byron Scott is still all business

    No matter what happens between now and April 15, the presumed end of the Lakers season, Byron Scott won't wall himself off. He left that behind more than 20 years ago, when he and James Worthy had to assume the unofficial roles of team spokesmen after...
  • Cleveland's Big Three should make Cavaliers No. 1 in East

    Broderick Turner picks the East (in predicted order of finish) PLAYOFF-BOUND 1. Cleveland 2013-14 finish: 33-49. Coming: Coach David Blatt, LeBron James, Kevin Love, Mike Miller, Shawn Marion, Brendan Haywood, James Jones. Going: Coach Mike...
  • In opener, plenty of connections between Bulls, Knicks

    In opener, plenty of connections between Bulls, Knicks
    You'd need something bigger than a triangle to hold all the Bulls-Knicks connections for Wednesday's season opener at Madison Square Garden. The Bulls aggressively courted Knicks star Carmelo Anthony in free agency. Knicks President Phil Jackson...
  • Eastern Conference preview: Can LeBron bring home a championship?

    Here's our team-by-team preview of the Eastern Conference. Teams are in predicted order of finish in their divisions. SOUTHEAST DIVISIONMiami Heat Last Season: 54-28, 1st in Southeast. Lost to San Antonio in NBA Finals. The Buzz: See the Cleveland...
  • It's the age of Kobe Bryant, but how much does Laker, 36, have left?

    Jerry West, whose silhouette is featured in the NBA's red, white and blue logo, walked away from the Lakers and a renowned basketball career because a groin injury limited his game. At the time he eloquently said, "I'm not willing to sacrifice my...
  • Wednesday's matchup: Bulls at Knicks

    Wednesday's matchup: Bulls at Knicks
    TV/radio: 7 p.m.; WGN-Ch. 9, ESPN, WMVP-AM 1000. Storylines: The Bulls begin a season of high expectations with the first of 12 road games in the first month alone. The Knicks' era under Phil Jackson and Derek Fisher begins, still featuring Carmelo...
  • Derrick Rose's health is No. 1 unknown of NBA season

     Derrick Rose's health is No. 1 unknown of NBA season
    When the Bulls begin their season Wednesday night in New York, we'll see Derrick Rose and Carmelo Anthony on the floor together, albeit under different circumstances than Chicago had hoped last summer. We'll see if the Bulls resemble a team capable of...