| Jun 6, 2014
| 8:50 PM
The Lakers have decided they need a coach with previous NBA coaching experience, which means one thing for Derek Fisher: He isn't a candidate.
The Lakers think Fisher will be a solid NBA coach or executive at some point, but their initial curiosity...
| 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-...
| 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....
| Jun 9, 2014
| 7:36 PM
Phil Jackson got his man. His second choice, anyway.
A few weeks after Steve Kerr spurned New York by choosing Golden State, Jackson reached an agreement Monday with Derek Fisher to coach the Knicks, a Lakers reunion officially beginning with a...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 12:32 PM
Amid widespread conjecture about the future of Carmelo Anthony and the possibility of the New York Knicks forward winding up as a teammate of LeBron James, an Eastern Conference executive told the South Florida Sun Sentinel that he would not be...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 9:52 AM
New York Knicks President Phil Jackson joked that he will have new coach Derek Fisher wear all five of his NBA championship rings the first time Fisher talks to Carmelo Anthony.
Indeed, Anthony’s ability to opt out of his contract and become an...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 9:15 PM
The NBA's greatest frontman and his favorite backup singer stood together on a crowded hardwood floor, cameras whirring and lights flashing, their hands gently placed on the same basketball for a pose they have been practicing for years.
| Jun 11, 2014
| 9:51 PM
Could the Miami Heat's Big Three become the Big Four?
The Heat are looking into creating a scenario in which they could retain potential free agents-to-be LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh and add Carmelo Anthony this summer, ESPN reported...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 5:53 PM
In 2010, the Bulls entered free agency with roughly $32 million of salary-cap space and a ready-to-win roster.
This summer, the ready-to-win roster remains. Drop the cap space by roughly $20 million, though, and that would be factoring an amnesty...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 9:24 PM
Finally someone (Steve Coburn) had the guts to say out loud how ridiculous it is to let horses who have not raced in the Derby and the Preakness to run in what is the hardest of the three races. What does it prove except that a well-rested horse has a...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 3:23 PM
In 1993, Jerry Krause called Red Auerbach. And then he called Jerry West. What the Bulls' general manager wanted to know was why their teams had failed.
Of course, failure is a relative term, given that Krause hoped to pick the brains of those Hall of...