| 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...
| May 29, 2014
| 10:00 PM
It’s a close call between the number of reader questions and number of players the Bulls are considering as they continue predraft workouts at the Berto Center. Neither issue has definitive answers yet, but at least I can fake it on the former....
| Jun 6, 2014
| 5:00 PM
On Thursday, the Minnesota Timberwolves "hired" Flip Saunders, who is already their president of basketball operations, as head coach.
According to Yahoo Sports, the Utah Jazz has a deal in place with former Lakers assistant Quin Snyder to fill its head...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 5:32 PM
"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...
| May 13, 2014
| 8:35 PM
Tuesday is the 10-year anniversary of one of the biggest shots in NBA and Lakers' history.
Derek Fisher stunned the San Antonio Spurs, hitting a turnaround jumper despite catching the ball with 0.4 seconds left on the clock.
With the shocking 74-73...
| May 14, 2014
| 6:25 PM
OAKLAND, Calif. -- The Golden State Warriors are taking another chance on a television analyst and former NBA guard who has never been a head coach at any level.
The Warriors won the bidding war with the New York Knicks for Steve Kerr on Wednesday,...
| May 9, 2014
In his massive and utterly definitive biography, "Michael Jordan: The Life," Roland Lazenby wastes no time establishing his subject's significance. "The convergence of culture and technology," he writes in the prologue, "had thrust him into this...
| 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 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 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...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 10:13 AM
Could Mike James, Lou Amundsen and Ronnie Brewer be crucial to landing Carmelo Anthony?
If that sounds crazy, so once did the idea of Anthony leaving $129 million on the table to bolt the Knicks.
But just more than two weeks before the start of NBA...