| Oct 4, 2014
| 1:19 PM
Only five NBA players averaged at least 10 rebounds per game in each of the last two seasons.
They are: Kevin Love, Dwight Howard, Joakim Noah, Zach Randolph and Nik Vucevic.
You can bet Orlando Magic executives have been reminded of that recently...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 10:49 PM
The Lakers haven't yet secured a meeting with LeBron James or Carmelo Anthony.
They might sit down with one of them. Or both. Or neither when free agency begins next week.
Without mentioning either player by name, Lakers General Manager Mitch...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 9:30 PM
When the last college basketball season began, he was predicted by many to be the top pick in the upcoming NBA draft, and he played like it, amassing more double-doubles than all but one other freshman in NCAA Division I history.
When last season ended,...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 8:32 PM
Consider Julius Randle to be a quick learner.
He might have already digested the Lakers' pecking order, acting deferentially to Kobe Bryant in a conference call with reporters an hour after being drafted with the seventh overall pick Thursday.
| Jun 27, 2014
| 10:19 PM
Memphis forward Zach Randolph has agreed to a contract extension with the Grizzlies, his agent said Friday.
Raymond Brothers confirmed to the Associated Press in a text message a Yahoo Sports report that Randolph is exercising his $16.5-million option...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 3:34 PM
Byron Scott wouldn't go on record as saying the Lakers will make the playoffs this coming season, but he vowed the team will surprise some of the naysayers.
"I expect us to compete every night," said Byron Scott on radio Thursday to "The Dan Patrick...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 5:34 PM
It all started with a walk through the hood.
Father Michael Pfleger, head of St. Sabina Parish on the South Side, and Isiah Thomas, a West Side native and NBA legend, tell the same story in slightly different ways.
However, both agree that after a...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 10:16 PM
Doc Rivers' message had a nice ring to it: Vote for D.J.
The Clippers coach said Wednesday he had lobbied his fellow Western Conference coaches to cast an All-Star vote for center DeAndre Jordan, who has become one of the game's elite big men in his...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 7:13 PM
It's time for the Lakers to state the obvious and utter the three words that could save them from continuing their sad decline into NBA irrelevance:
Ciao, Pau Gasol.
Thanks for the championship memories. Thanks for being such a classy guy and...
| May 2, 2014
| 4:16 PM
Zach Randolph, the Memphis Grizzlies' leading scorer, will not play in Game 7 of the first-round playoff series against the Oklahoma City Thunder after the NBA announced on Friday that he has been suspended one game for punching Steven Adams.
| May 3, 2014
| 7:12 AM
Former Lakers center Dwight Howard and his Houston Rockets teammates were eliminated from the first round of the playoffs, 99-98, on Friday night when Portland Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard made a three-point shot on an inbounds play at the...