| May 22, 2015
| 12:22 PM
Generalissimo Francisco Franco is still dead.
Like the old "Saturday Night Live" joke, recent reports indicating Lakers star guard Kobe Bryant is expected to retire after next season are a bit of a rehash.
"He has indicated to me that this is it,"...
| May 22, 2015
| 5:49 AM
The Lakers are ecstatic they won the second overall pick in the 2015 NBA draft in Tuesday's draft lottery, but the team's general manager, Mitch Kupchak, on Thursday tried to dampen expectations that a championship is imminent.
"I do think that there...
| Feb 28, 2015
| 3:03 PM
STORRS — The Huskies have overcome numerous obstacles in recent years, from postseason ineligibility to postseason pressure and opponents loaded with NBA prospects.
But one roadblock the defending national champs have not been able to crash is...
| Jan 31, 2015
| 1:38 PM
Rick Fox had a new woman on his arm at a Super Bowl pre-party on Thursday night: AnnaLynne McCord.
Or did he? She cast major doubt on that "new couple" report even as it was going wide -- including coverage on this blog, which originally had the...
| Jan 24, 2015
| 3:49 PM
The rise of New Orleans' Anthony Davis has been swift and has placed him at the doorstep of stardom in the NBA.
Then again, many around the league say the 21-year-old All-Star power forward is already one of the top five players in the game.
| Jan 10, 2015
| 4:16 PM
Perhaps the moment when Portland's LaMarcus Aldridge truly entered the consciousness of NBA fans was in the first-round playoff series against the Houston Rockets last season.
The Trail Blazers won in six games with Aldridge putting up back-to-back 40-...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 4:01 PM
The Lakers (11-24) will lose their first-round pick to the Phoenix Suns if they don't have a top-five selection in the 2015 NBA draft.
Some, including Hall of Famer Magic Johnson, have suggested it would be better if the Lakers tank the season, to...
| Dec 14, 2014
| 10:35 PM
The reviews trickled in quickly, the comparisons between Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant forgotten for one brief period of time.
Bryant passed Jordan on Sunday for third on the NBA's all-time scoring list, an accomplishment that overshadowed the Lakers'...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 6:02 PM
Jerry West, whose silhouette is featured in the NBA's red, white and blue logo, walked away from the Lakers and a renowned basketball career because a groin injury limited his game. At the time he eloquently said, "I'm not willing to sacrifice my...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 5:05 PM
Eighteen years into an illustrious NBA career and Kobe Bryant remains as driven as ever.
Bryant says it is his love for the game of basketball that drives him more than anything else, never mentioning Tuesday the need to prove his doubters wrong about...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 1:48 PM
Eliza Dushku's romantic relationship with ex-NBA star Rick Fox has been vanquished.
The "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" alum and former Celtics and Lakers player have gone their separate ways with Dushku is heading back to her native Boston, she told the...