| May 24, 2015
| 9:00 PM
Q: Hey, Ira, why aren't we talking about Gerald Green in free agency? He is a good shooter who isn't afraid to shoot and extremely athletic, who, with that trait, could be taught to defend in our system like Chris Bosh has come around. Green also plays...
| May 25, 2015
| 8:41 AM
A look at players who can enter the summer as NBA free agents, with the deadline for most option decisions on June 30. The NBA free-agency negotiation period opens June 1.
Atlanta Hawks: Pero Antic (R), Elton Brand, DeMarre Carroll, John Jenkins, Paul...
| May 20, 2015
| 1:57 PM
With the Lakers winning the second overall pick in the 2015 NBA draft, Jordan Hill's time with the team could be nearing an end.
The team has an option on Hill's contract next year with the decision due before July. The Lakers can either pay him $9...
| May 19, 2015
| 6:54 AM
Q: Ira, enough about the lottery. Pat Riley is not going to play a rookie, unless he wins it. None of the names you have mentioned have been inspiring. -- Jack.
A: I largely agree (although Erik Spoelstra makes the playing decisions, for the most part)....
| May 18, 2015
| 3:05 PM
Realizing that he can't make more money on the open market, guard Raymond Felton exercised the player option on the final year of his contract with the Dallas Mavericks, multiple sources said.
Felton, who turns 31 on June 26, will earn $4.54 million next...
| May 10, 2015
| 4:00 AM
A week from Tuesday, basketball executives will gather for the NBA draft lottery in New York to watch a bunch of ping-pong balls rattle inside a big glass container. For the Lakers, the spot they end up in could have a huge effect on the franchise's...
| May 4, 2015
| 6:50 PM
Stephen Curry is not supposed to be here at this pinnacle of NBA greatness.
The pedestal he's now on, as winner of the 2014-15 Most Valuable Player Award, is usually reserved for prodigies and phenoms and freaks of nature we saw coming a mile away....
| May 4, 2015
| 2:50 PM
Since winning the NBA title in 2011 and basking in all the subsequent glory, this is the fourth consecutive year in which the Dallas Mavericks ended their season in disappointment.
This time it was the Houston Rockets who bounced the Mavs out of the...
| Apr 24, 2015
| 10:29 PM
James Harden anotó 42 puntos, la mayor cifra de su vida en postemporada, y los Rockets de Houston superaron el viernes 130-128 a los Mavericks de Dallas para colocarse a un triunfo de ganar por barrida esta serie de primera ronda.
Dwight Howard impuso...
| Apr 23, 2015
| 8:35 PM
BOSTON — After Game 2 of this opening-round series, after the Cavaliers had done the expected and taken both games in Cleveland, Jae Crowder was asked if he found 7-foot Russian Timofey Mozgov intimidating.
"Nobody on their team is intimidating,"...
| Apr 22, 2015
| 9:00 PM
Q: I think with Rick Carlisle's statement on Rajon Rondo, we can assume that Rondo will be playing with Kobe Bryant. Goran Dragic's second-preferred destination was the Lakers. We can assume Miami is the clear cut favorite and maybe only destination. --...