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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...
  • ESPN and Turner reach nine-year deals with NBA

    ESPN and Turner reach nine-year deals with NBA
    The National Basketball Assn. has renewed its contracts with ESPN and Turner Broadcasting for nine years, the networks said on Monday. Financial terms of the deals were not disclosed, but a person familiar with the contracts said the NBA will receive...
  • Lakers' Wesley Johnson staying quiet about Kobe Bryant's condition

    Lakers' Wesley Johnson staying quiet about Kobe Bryant's condition
    The Lakers made a $48.5-million gamble that Kobe Bryant will return to form after a lost season due to knee and Achilles' injuries. The 36-year-old All-Star guard signed a two-year contract extension during last season -- a season in which he managed to...
  • Bulls begin hard work toward possible NBA title

     Bulls begin hard work toward possible NBA title
    The boring stuff is important. Joakim Noah said this matter-of-factly Monday at Bulls media day, and he was alluding to rehabilitation for his offseason left knee surgery. But the All-Star center could've been talking about the endless close-out...
  • He's baaaack (again): Derrick Rose and friends at Bulls media day

    He's baaaack (again): Derrick Rose and friends at Bulls media day
    The Bulls held media day Monday at the brand new Advocate Center, a beautiful building next door to the United Center. It sure beats the drive up to Deerfield where the old Berto Center is located. I've covered this event a few times. Stations are set...
  • ASK IRA: How will cuts from camp roster shake out?

    ASK IRA: How will cuts from camp roster shake out?
    Q: Hi, Ira. From your card, who among the 20 will make the final 15 before the season starts? It seems like everyone taken to camp are good scorers. -- Romeo. A: To me, the roster locks going in is the probable starting lineup of Dwyane Wade, Mario...
  • Lakers' week in review

    Lakers' week in review
    The Lakers finished the final week of the off-season and will be transitioning  Monday to the preseason with the franchise's annual media day. The team added a number of players over last week, increasing the training camp roster to 19. Free agent...
  • Heat Big 3 of perseverance: Wade, Bosh . . . Haslem

       The mind's eye still might want to see otherwise, but reality paints a different picture. So there, flashing intermittently on the AmericanAirlines Arena media mesh high above Biscayne Boulevard is a picture familiar but decidedly different.   ...
  • USA Beats Serbia, 94-74

    USA Beats Serbia, 94-74
    Diana Taurasi scored 13 of her 20 points in the fourth quarter Sunday to lead the USA senior national team to a 94-74 win against Serbia in a Group D opening-round game of the FIBA world championship in Istanbul. Taurasi was 6-for-10 from the field, 5-...
  • Four Washington Wizards suspended for leaving bench in scrum

    Four Washington Wizards suspended for leaving bench in scrum
    Washington’s center DeJuan Blair, power forward Nene Hilario, center Daniel Orton and shooting guard Xavier Silas will all miss the Wizards’ regular-season opener on Oct. 29 at Miami after receiving one-game suspensions for leaving the bench...
  • For Bulls, it's all work, work, work before play

     For Bulls, it's all work, work, work before play
    On Monday and Tuesday, Tom Thibodeau said the following, sometimes without prompting: • "Are we putting the work in that's necessary to compete well? That's what the good teams do. I've been around a long time. I know what should go into a season."...