| Dec 2, 2014
| 1:18 PM
The Lakers are getting increasingly difficult to predict, losing last week to the Minnesota Timberwolves (4-12) but winning Sunday against the top team in the Eastern Conference, the Toronto Raptors (13-4).
At 4-13, it's almost always a safer bet to...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 8:35 PM
Byron Scott didn't eat with any Boston Celtics. No chance.
"I'm still real old school," the Lakers coach said Friday. "I don't have breakfast with Danny [Ainge] and all those guys."
He didn't tease Kobe Bryant about grabbing an early meal Thursday...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 9:40 PM
Maybe Kobe Bryant should have had breakfast with Tyler Zeller. Or Jared Sullinger.
The young Boston Celtics big men took turns gouging the Lakers in Friday's game. Rajon Rondo had 16 assists, the Lakers had 14 as a team, and guess who won at TD Garden?...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 11:00 PM
Q: Can the Heat make a push for Brook Lopez as part of the Nets' fire sale? -- John.
A: Two thoughts. First, for anyone who has questioned Chris Bosh because of his perimeter-based playing style, consider that Brook is considered among the softer big...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 7:03 PM
Hornets 96, Celtics 87: Al Jefferson scored 23 points and matched a season high with 14 rebounds as Charlotte surged past visiting Boston.
Kemba Walker added 18 points and seven assists for the Hornets, who have won back-to-back games following a 10-game...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 7:24 PM
Carmelo Anthony returned from a one-game absence to score 22 points as the New York Knicks defeated the Celtics 101-95 Friday night in Boston to snap its 10-game skid.
Amar'e Stoudemire added 20 points and a team-high seven rebounds for the Knicks, who...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 6:08 PM
The Lakers hit the road to start Week 6, playing three games in four nights before returning home to host the New Orleans Pelicans.
The team started well with a victory in Detroit, winning their second in a row after last Sunday's victory over the...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 3:13 PM
Lakers owner and Executive Vice President Jim Buss is confident the Lakers are on the right path back to success.
Where does he see the Lakers in five years?
“On top,” Buss told ESPN in a joint interview conducted in November with his...
| Nov 1, 2014
| 7:36 PM
Statistics are through Friday’s games:
1. SAN ANTONIO: The Spurs get the top spot because they are the defending NBA champs.
2. GOLDEN STATE: Stephen Curry produces 24 points, 10 rebounds, five assists, six steals in opener.
| Nov 2, 2014
| 3:34 PM
Now that the Oct. 31 deadline for contract extensions has passed, the Orlando Magic's salary-cap situation for the summer of 2015 is in clearer focus.
If the Magic wind up with, say, the third overall pick in the 2015 NBA Draft and if the cap for the...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 8:21 PM
DALLAS -- Dirk Nowitzki and Chandler Parsons had the Dallas Mavericks on the way to a blowout before another poor third quarter got in the way.
Despite the surge by the Boston Celtics after halftime, the Mavericks held on for a 118-113 victory Monday...