| Jun 2, 2014
| 1:48 PM
The New York Knicks have serious interest in hiring former Laker Derek Fisher as head coach.
Knicks president Phil Jackson hasn't been shy about talking about the Fisher possibility, resulting in a $25,000 fine by the NBA for tampering.
| 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 16, 2014
| 4:00 PM
Contrary to the headline implication in The Times, the Clippers didn't lose to the Thunder because of Donald Sterling; they lost because Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook outplayed Blake Griffin and Chris Paul when it counted.
| May 16, 2014
| 5:31 PM
CHICAGO — A familiar figure sat along the sidelines as the 2014 NBA Draft Combine wrapped up Friday.
Former Orlando Magic coach Stan Van Gundy — the Detroit Pistons' new president of basketball operations and coach — watched the on-...
| May 21, 2014
| 3:54 PM
After the Lakers were assigned the seventh pick in the June NBA draft during Tuesday's draft lottery, the team can turn to filling its coaching vacancy.
Mike Dunleavy met Wednesday with General Manager Mitch Kupchak to interview for the job, according...
| May 5, 2014
| 8:45 AM
Oregon State has fired basketball coach Craig Robinson. In completely unrelated news, the IRS announced it is auditing the school’s tax returns for the past 12 years.
I’m kidding, of course. The audits are actually for only the past seven...
| May 5, 2014
| 8:36 PM
The Lakers' coaching list keeps growing. North Carolina Coach Roy Williams has been added as a candidate.
It's not the first time Williams will have been approached by the Lakers. He was not interested in coaching them in 2004 after Phil Jackson's first...
| May 8, 2014
| 5:58 AM
Although he stresses he’s happy not coaching, former Orlando Magic and Miami Heat coach Stan Van Gundy appears to be leaving the door at least slightly ajar for a possible return to the NBA as coach of the Golden State Warriors.
| 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...
| 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...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 4:46 PM
Jim Buss says he will resign in three or four years [April 20] if the Lakers are not back on top because that will mean he has failed. Dude, you have already failed both the team and its fans by your evident lack of leadership, so why must we wait so long...