| Sep 10, 2014
| 9:49 AM
Guard Chauncey Billups, who was the 2004 NBA Finals MVP when he led the Detroit Pistons to a championship, told Yahoo Sports on Monday that he is retiring after 17 seasons.
Billups missed 169 games the last three years, and the Pistons declined the team...
| May 22, 2014
| 5:51 PM
Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban, in an interview focused on many societal issues, told Inc. that even he harbors "prejudices and bigotries."
The interview was posted to Cuban's Twitter page, and ranges in scope from economics to the NBA's hottest...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 2:14 PM
On the verge of being unceremoniously swept from the WNBA Finals, the Sky may get something of a reprieve.
Brittney Griner, the 6-foot-8 Mercury center whose monstrous performances ate the Sky alive the first two games of the best-of-five series, is...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 6:21 PM
The Lakers don't have first-round picks often, but when they do, they make them as mysterious as anything.
Any number of things could happen to the seventh overall pick they hold in Thursday's NBA draft.
They could take one of three point guards:...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 10:21 AM
The Lakers are intrigued by LeBron James reportedly opting out of his contract and are hopeful of meeting with the free agent-to-be, The Times has learned.
They are proceeding with caution, however, aware that James might simply re-sign for less so...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 9:24 PM
The Toronto Raptors reached an agreement with free agent point guard Kyle Lowry on a four-year, $48 million contract, according to multiple reports Wednesday night.
Lowry averaged 17.9 points, 7.4 assists and 4.7 rebounds last season for the Raptors,...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 6:00 PM
With the seventh overall pick in the 2014 NBA draft, the Lakers selected Kentucky forward Julius Randle
Randle is a 6-foot-9, 19-year-old left-hander who averaged 15.0 points and 10.4 rebounds, helping the Wildcats to the NCAA championship game, where...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 3:14 PM
Again the sports world is rattled by men behaving badly, but this time with a twist: NFL player Ray Rice tried to stay when he should have gone, while NBA team owner Bruce Levenson left despite good reasons for him to stick around.
The only good thing...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 1:56 PM
The Lakers' Nick Young recently opted out of his contract to explore free agency, but if it were up to fan Ahmed Bin Sulayem of Dubai, the team will re-sign the high-scoring guard.
Sulayem, who is the executive chairman of the Dubai Multi Commodities...
| May 31, 2014
| 9:55 PM
With his team well within striking distance at halftime, Gregg Popovich made a strategic decision.
San Antonio Spurs point guard Tony Parker was experiencing soreness in his left ankle, so his coach opted to keep the team's leading scorer in the...
| May 29, 2014
| 11:18 PM
Boris Diaw shed the years, and the pounds, sending them flying across the AT&T Center court.
He was no longer a pudgy, past-his-prime reserve forward Thursday night during a spine-tingling sequence in the second quarter, elevating to block a dunk...