| Jan 19, 2015
| 12:59 PM
Next season’s outlook is directly affecting the Lakers, who have turned an eye toward the future as part of their reasoning for sitting Kobe Bryant for several games.
Bryant will not play Monday against the Phoenix Suns, marking his eighth absence...
| Jan 18, 2015
| 6:35 PM
This isn't going very well. At all.
Nobody picked the Lakers to win the 2015 championship — or, really, to even make the playoffs — but the first half of their season has been one glass-eating carnival trick after another.
| Jan 15, 2015
| 6:00 AM
The Lakers (12-27) are in 14th place in the Western Conference, just one game behind the Jazz (13-26), who they will play Friday night in Utah.
The benefit from an awful season is typically a high draft pick, but the Lakers owe their 2015 first-...
| Jan 13, 2015
| 7:59 PM
The Denver Nuggets traded backup point guard Nate Robinson to the Boston Celtics on Tuesday for guard Jameer Nelson.
Robinson was a member of the Celtics for parts of 2009-10 and ‘10-11. He averaged 5.8 points for Denver this season a year after...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 7:12 PM
Jared Sullinger had 27 points and 10 rebounds, Marcus Smart made a key three-pointer in the closing minute, and the Celtics beat the New Orleans Pelicans 108-100 on Monday night in Boston.
Jae Crowder scored 22 points, Marcus Thornton had 13 and ...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 8:55 PM
Two years ago, when asked about their interest in free agency, GM Rob Hennigan said the Magic would be swimming in the "kiddie pool."
After wading out without water wings to sign Channing Frye last offseason, is this the summer they snorkel in the...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 4:53 PM
Running off at the typewriter …
In the wake of the Big 12 getting shafted by the college-football playoff committee — in part perhaps because the conference didn't have a championship game — league commissioner Bob Bowlsby has...
| Jan 10, 2015
| 7:38 PM
If Blake Griffin could design the Clippers' schedule, it would include ample practices between games.
That would mean extra time for the power forward to work with shooting coach Bob Thate to refine the stroke of one of the most dynamic players in the...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 9:00 PM
INDIANAPOLIS — The Boston Celtics pulled forward Jeff Green from their lineup before Friday's game against the Pacers amid rumors he would soon be dealt to Memphis.
Green is averaging a team-best 17.6 points. He had started each of the Celtics'...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 7:30 PM
BOSTON -- Rajon Rondo scored the Mavericks' first 10 points in his return to Boston, finishing with a season-high 29 on Friday night to lead Dallas to a 119-101 victory over the Celtics.
Rondo had a career-high five 3-pointers and also finished with...
| Jan 3, 2015
| 4:32 PM
The Boston fans had never seen Rajon Rondo in an opponent's uniform before. They'd never seen a game like this from him, either.
The former Celtics point guard scored a career-high 15 first-quarter points, finishing with a season-best 29 in his return...