| Jan 11, 2013
| 10:53 PM
I came to Staples Center on Friday night pretty darn excited, the Lakers coming off two incredible moral victories and Magic Johnson and Jim Buss full of good cheer.
Happy days are here again.
Or, as Buss put it in a radio interview, "How can you not...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 5:00 AM
The new Lakers coach famously wants his players to shoot in seven seconds or less. I’m not going to require that long to list the reasons that hiring Mike D'Antoni was yet another Buss blunder.
He's never taken a team to an NBA Finals. He has a...
| Jun 25, 2012
| 11:39 AM
New York Knick star Amare Stoudemire reportedly tweeted an anti-gay slur at a fan who had sent him a tweet.
The fan, whose twitter handle is @BFerrelli, tweeted to Stoudemire: "You better come back stronger and quicker to make up for last season." The...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 2:32 PM
The NBA has fined Amare Stoudemire $50,000 for using an anti-gay slur in a tweet to a fan.
Stu Jackson, the league's executive vice president of basketball operations, announced the penalty Tuesday in a news release.
The incident occurred on Saturday...
| Jul 29, 2012
NBA superstar Amar'e Stoudemire is so passionate about promoting literacy that he has a tattoo on his forearm that says "Read." This week, the 29-year-old captain of the New York Knicks is translating that ink to the page with a new book series he's...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 9:26 PM
In one corner of the Lakers' practice gym, even on one crutch, Mike D'Antoni was jumping through the roof.
In another corner, Superman was stuck to his seat.
At his first news conference as new Lakers coach Thursday, D'Antoni was all smiles and...
| Dec 1, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Chris Paul reportedly will not sign a contract extension with the New Orleans Hornets and has asked to be traded to the New York Knicks, according to Yahoo!. It appears as though Paul wants to join Knicks superstars Carmelo Anthony......
| Dec 14, 2011
| 4:34 PM
Chris Kaman has heard the rumors, because as he said after practice Wednesday, it was impossible not to hear all the trade chatter that had him a part of the deal in which the Clippers would send him to New Orleans for Hornets point guard Chris Paul....
| Dec 29, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Things to watch in Knicks-Lakers matchup...
| Dec 29, 2011
| 9:35 PM
Lakers 99, Knicks 82 (final) It wasn't the usual suspects who saved the Lakers in the final minutes. The Lakers reserves scored 15 of the team's 19 points in the fourth quarter to help secure a 99-82 victory over the New York Knicks on Thursday night at...
| Dec 30, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Kobe Bryant playing with more spark this season...