| Jul 1, 2014
| 9:24 PM
The Lakers think they have a substantially better chance of landing high-profile scorer Carmelo Anthony than two-time champion LeBron James, The Times has learned.
They believe they can pry Anthony away from a New York return even though he can make...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 2:28 PM
The Dallas Mavericks are in talks to acquire center Tyson Chandler from the New York Knicks, ESPN.com reported Wednesday.
The Mavericks have made reacquiring Chandler one of their priorities after their first-round exit to the San Antonio Spurs and soon...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 8:20 PM
DALLAS For the third summer in a row, the Dallas Mavericks will try to make the "covert operation" approach work for them in free agency.
So far, they are 0-for-2, but there is one major reason they hope it will be different with Carmelo Anthony.
| Jul 3, 2014
| 6:05 PM
Dirk Nowitzki's incredible loyalty to the Mavericks has once again put the franchise in position to do huge things.
What else is new?
Just like he did four summers ago when he gave them a hometown discount that helped the Mavericks build what would be a...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 5:05 PM
The Mavericks are going all-in on Houston Rockets' restricted free agent Chandler Parsons.
According to multiple reports, they have offered a three-year offer sheet that will start in excess of $14 million.
The total worth of the deal is believed to...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 4:43 PM
NBA free agency doesn't begin until July 1, but rumors already are in midseason form.
The latest came courtesy of ESPN.com, which reported the Heat internally are pondering ways to add Carmelo Anthony to its Big Three of LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 7:36 PM
Phil Jackson got his man. His second choice, anyway.
A few weeks after Steve Kerr spurned New York by choosing Golden State, Jackson reached an agreement Monday with Derek Fisher to coach the Knicks, a Lakers reunion officially beginning with a...
| May 30, 2014
| 4:41 PM
Throughout his Hall of Fame coaching career that included six championships with the Bulls, Phil Jackson developed a well-earned reputation for getting stars to buy in to a greater team concept.
If Jackson is able to replicate that success in one of his...
| May 29, 2014
| 10:00 PM
It’s a close call between the number of reader questions and number of players the Bulls are considering as they continue predraft workouts at the Berto Center. Neither issue has definitive answers yet, but at least I can fake it on the former....
| Mar 25, 2014
| 10:26 PM
Lakers 127 - New York Knicks 96 (end of regulation)
The Lakers (24-46) stunned the New York Knicks (29-42) on Tuesday night at Staples Center, damaging the Knicks' chances to catch the eighth-place Atlanta Hawks (31-38).
In doing so, the Lakers hurt...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 3:00 AM
The Clippers' conversion from NBA franchise to Doc Rivers Inc. can be traced to the summer night their new coach sat across from their freakishly athletic center at a trendy Japanese restaurant in West Hollywood.
Over albacore tuna and yellowtail sushi,...