| Jun 3, 2014
| 9:00 AM
The Lakers have the seventh pick in the 2014 NBA draft, to be held in New York on June 26.
Arizona forward Aaron Gordon is one of the prospects in the Lakers' range. He's expected to work out for the team this week.
After a stop in Sacramento to...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 4:41 PM
The Lakers held a spirited workout for NBA draft prospects on Wednesday afternoon, featuring forwards Doug McDermott and Aaron Gordon.
"We really got after it," said McDermott, a 6-foot-8 senior from Creighton. "I thought it was a great day."
| Jun 4, 2014
| 8:44 PM
Forty days after his racially inflammatory remarks about African Americans led to his banishment from the NBA, Clippers owner Donald Sterling agreed Wednesday to give up his fight to keep the team and accepted the record $2-billion sale arranged by his...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 3:07 PM
University of North Carolina's academic fraud scandal has turned toward the basketball program with claims made by former star Rashad McCants telling ESPN that he took bogus courses, rarely went to classes and tutors wrote his term papers. McCants said...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 11:20 PM
The world's most famous arena was no match for the world's best hockey team Monday, the Kings savaging and silencing Madison Square Garden with three powerful thwacks that cut off the New York Rangers at the heart.
Now they are on the verge of doing the...
| May 29, 2014
| 7:48 PM
Steve Ballmer won the bidding war to buy the Clippers for $2 billion, although other NBA owners and possibly Donald Sterling must still approve any sale.
But Ballmer clearly has the money to buy the team — he amassed his fortune as a longtime...
| Jun 8, 2014
| 6:22 PM
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti may be running for governor someday. So his first mayoral visit to Sacramento last week was intriguing.
Yes, of course, it's way too early to speculate about who will succeed Gov. Jerry Brown, a virtual cinch to win a...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 4:14 PM
Chris Bosh said all along that he wanted to stay with the Miami Heat, and the departure of LeBron James did not lead to a change of heart.
Bosh agreed Friday to a five-year contract worth about $118 million, two people familiar with the situation told...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 10:20 AM
Forward Gordon Hayward, a restricted free agent, will return to the Utah Jazz after the club matched the four-year, $63-million offer sheet from the Charlotte Hornets while the Memphis Grizzlies agreed to terms with veteran swingman Vince Carter.
| Jul 11, 2014
| 6:29 PM
The Miami Heat went on the offensive after losing LeBron James on Friday by agreeing to a massive five-year, $118 million deal to retain nine-time All-Star Chris Bosh, according to a Yahoo report.
Free agent James had broken up Miami's so-called 'Big...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 5:10 PM
The Lakers have long odds to win the 2014-15 NBA title, according to gambling site Bovada.
The team has no coach, an aging star in Kobe Bryant and few players under contract -- all contributing to 40-1 odds from Bovada.
The Lakers are tied with the...