| Jul 6, 2014
| 6:43 PM
Victor Oladipo already has made good on one of his goals for this offseason.
He has dropped some pounds.
He said he weighed around 230 pounds at the end of his rookie season, but the 6-foot-4 Orlando Magic guard now tips the scales at his college...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 7:09 PM
It took two summer-league games for the Orlando Magic to learn something about their rookie point guard, Elfrid Payton.
He bounces back well.
Two days after Payton played shakily in his pro debut, he nearly recorded a triple-double Monday as the Magic...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 10:00 PM
After two challenging seasons, Mike D'Antoni has stepped down as coach of the Lakers.
The Lakers, coming off their worst season (27-55) since moving to Los Angeles in 1960, said they will begin their coaching search immediately. What kind of coach...
| May 1, 2014
| 8:27 AM
With the resignation of Coach Mike D'Antoni on Wednesday, speculation is rampant about who the next coach of the Lakers will be. Who do you think it will be? A look at some of the candidates:
• John Calipari. Current job: University of Kentucky....
| May 2, 2014
| 12:51 PM
Who will be the next coach of the Lakers?
According to oddsmaker Betfair Sportsbook, Steve Kerr and Derek Fisher could be the favorites.
Kerr was given even odds, despite ongoing negotiations with team President Phil Jackson of the New York Knicks....
| Apr 8, 2014
| 12:46 PM
Brooklyn Nets center Jason Collins will be remembered as a barrier breaker. This season, he became the first openly gay athlete to play in one of North America's four major professional team sports leagues. That achievement likely will become his legacy....
| Mar 28, 2014
| 4:48 PM
Orlando Magic point guard Jameer Nelson returned to the court Friday against the Charlotte Bobcats after he had missed the four previous games with a sore and swollen left knee.
Coach Jacque Vaughn started Nelson at point guard, where Nelson began the...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 8:10 PM
Orlando Magic fans showered Dwight Howard with boos when Amway Center's public-address announcer introduced each Houston Rockets starter. In the first quarter, the fans continued to boo whenever Howard caught the ball.
But the jeers' intensity...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 8:48 AM
Does Jameer Nelson have a future with the Orlando Magic?
The Magic’s draft-night trade to acquire Louisiana-Lafayette point guard Elfrid Payton seems to indicate that Nelson won’t have a long-term future with the team.
Payton appears all...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 8:00 AM
On Friday, the Cleveland Cavaliers hired David Blatt as head coach to replace Mike Brown, who was fired in May.
The Lakers are now the only NBA franchise without a coach.
While Blatt was born in Boston, he has never coached in the NBA. He is,...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 5:00 PM
On Thursday, the Minnesota Timberwolves "hired" Flip Saunders, who is already their president of basketball operations, as head coach.
According to Yahoo Sports, the Utah Jazz has a deal in place with former Lakers assistant Quin Snyder to fill its head...