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  • Kobe Bryant, Lakers to make preseason returns Monday vs. Denver Nuggets

    Kobe Bryant, Lakers to make preseason returns Monday vs. Denver Nuggets
    Kobe Bryant and the Lakers return to the court on Monday night for their first exhibition game of the 2014-15 season. The team will host the Denver Nuggets at the Valley View Casino Center in San Diego. Bryant, who struggled last season with knee...
  • Doc Rivers jokes he wants Steve Ballmer to get pregame introduction

    Clippers Coach Doc Rivers is rejoicing over the fact that Steve Ballmer is the team's new owner. He even went as far as to joke that Ballmer should be a part of the team's pregame routine. "We're just going to introduce him at every game," Rivers said....
  • Evan Fournier views his trade to the Magic as 'a great opportunity'

    Evan Fournier views his trade to the Magic as 'a great opportunity'
    On June 26, the day of the 2014 NBA Draft, Evan Fournier's phone rang around 9 in the morning. Fournier knew he had to answer. It was his agent with stunning news: The Denver Nuggets were about to trade Fournier and a draft pick to the Orlando Magic...
  • Pat Riley sees value in Heat's late additions

    Pat Riley sees value in Heat's late additions
      The point, Pat Riley said, is not the free agents the Miami Heat bypassed as they rounded out their training-camp roster.   It is about the possibilities, he said, of the players brought to training camp.   After bypassing the likes of Andray...
  • Auriemma, USA Basketball Win World Championship

     When Geno Auriemma decided to accept his second term as coach of USA Basketball’s senior national team he understood what was expected. The mandate was winning another world championship.   And even though his team didn’t have as much...
  • Glen Davis sheds pounds over summer, but Doc Rivers isn't impressed

    Glen Davis sheds pounds over summer, but Doc Rivers isn't impressed
    The player: Glen Davis The scoop: Davis is a power forward who has been in the NBA for seven season, playing for Boston, Orlando and the Clippers. He won an NBA championship with the Celtics in 2008. He has a career-average of 8.7 points a game, 4.7...
  • Clippers shuffle coaching staff, bring in new and familiar faces

    Clippers shuffle coaching staff, bring in new and familiar faces
    One of the Clippers' new assistant coaches recently proved to be an effective recruiter of free agents. For the Washington Wizards. Sam Cassell sold Paul Pierce on Washington's potential to contend for the Eastern Conference title, leading the veteran...
  • NBA Widely Expected To Renew TV Deals With Disney, Turner

    The National Basketball Association is widely expected to renew its current TV-rights deals with Walt Disney's ESPN and Time Warner's Turner Broadcasting, according to a person familiar with the situation. The deals, which Sports Business Journal...
  • Heat return to court with less fanfare, exhibition loss

      This time Erik Spoelstra didn't have to wait, didn't have to ask if there were any media stragglers as the Miami Heat's morning shootaround came to an end. There wasn't a single camera in the gym, only one reporter in front of him.    And so it...
  • Lakers' Nick Young, Steve Nash deal with their injuries

    Lakers forward Nick Young still had his sense of humor Saturday after acknowledging he was "a little scared" when he learned Friday a torn ligament in his right thumb would sideline him six to eight weeks. Lakers guard Steve Nash was more nonchalant...
  • ASK IRA: Is starting Cole over Chalmers even a possibility?

    ASK IRA: Is starting Cole over Chalmers even a possibility?
    Q: Ira, I like your line about Erik Spoelstra not turning into Joe Philbin when it came to announcing his starting point guard. But didn't he do that by not saying Mario Chalmers? -- Ben. A: Based on the way last season finished for Chalmers, I think...