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  • Lakers are off the mark in 92-80 loss to the Knicks

    Lakers are off the mark in 92-80 loss to the Knicks
    In a matchup of two of the NBA's worst teams, the Lakers came up with one of their worst efforts this season. They lost to the New York Knicks, 92-80, on Sunday after shooting only 36% from the field and failing to outscore Carmelo Anthony in the...
  • Former Lakers star Michael Cooper is diagnosed with tongue cancer

    Former Lakers star Michael Cooper is diagnosed with tongue cancer
    Former Lakers star Michael Cooper has been diagnosed with early-stage tongue cancer and will take a leave of absence from his duties as coach of the WNBA team in Atlanta. Cooper is expected to recover fully after surgery this week at Emory University....
  • From streets to sideline, Lakers' Byron Scott was always tough

    From streets to sideline, Lakers' Byron Scott was always tough
    The rookie arrived at Lakers training camp with something to prove. His new teammates — veterans such as Magic Johnson and Michael Cooper — elbowed him around the basketball court. The rough treatment continued after practice. "We didn't...
  • Magic GM Rob Hennigan: 'This is an important year to see growth and progress'

    Magic GM Rob Hennigan: 'This is an important year to see growth and progress'
    On Friday, the Orlando Sentinel spoke with Orlando Magic general manager Rob Hennigan about the upcoming season. In Hennigan’s first two seasons as the Magic’s GM, the team posted records of 20-62 and 23-59. After two years of rebuilding,...
  • Mitch Kupchak expects Kobe Bryant to make strong return

    Mitch Kupchak expects Kobe Bryant to make strong return
    General Manager Mitch Kupchak has high expectations that All-Star guard Kobe Bryant will make a strong return this season, after missing all but six games last year with Achilles and knee injuries. "I think he's going to have an excellent year," said...
  • For Lakers GM Mitch Kupchak, 'championship' is still on the agenda

    For Lakers GM Mitch Kupchak, 'championship' is still on the agenda
    Strong words from Mitch Kupchak, but he had to say them. "Our expectations are to win a championship. I know that sounds . . ." the Lakers general manager said Friday, trailing off before picking back up. "Expectations outside of this room might not...
  • Mitch Kupchak says rookie Julius Randle will need to earn his time

    Mitch Kupchak says rookie Julius Randle will need to earn his time
    The Lakers suffered through a miserable 2013-14 season, going 27-55, leading to the drafting of Kentucky power forward Julius Randle with the seventh overall pick. Randle, averaging 15.0 points and 10.4 rebounds a game, helped lead the Wildcats to the...
  • Heat fresh start could prove refreshing

    Heat fresh start could prove refreshing
      It has been a while since nametags were necessary for the Miami Heat's media day.   For the past four years, it was nothing but known quantities, with LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh flanked by established NBA veterans, no need for...
  • 5 questions for Bulls for training camp and beyond

    As the Bulls prepare to open training camp Monday with their annual media day and a team meeting, the similarities to 2010 can't be overlooked. Like then, the Bulls missed on their top free-agent target and moved quickly to sign a multiple All-Star....
  • Heat's Luol Deng moves past controversy

    Miami Heat forward Luol Deng just wants to move on. He found himself at the center of an unfortunate situation when Atlanta Hawks General Manager Danny Ferry made some racially insensitive remarks about Deng earlier this month. After expressing anger,...
  • Charlotte Hornets' Jeffery Taylor faces domestic violence charge

    Charlotte Hornets' Jeffery Taylor faces domestic violence charge
    The Charlotte Hornets announced Friday that forward Jeffery Taylor has been removed from all team activities while the NBA investigates domestic assault charges filed against the former second-round draft pick in East Lansing, Mich. Taylor was...