| Jun 25, 2013
| 6:32 PM
Here's what you need to know about Thursday's NBA draft: Nerlens Noel averaged 10.5 points as a Kentucky freshman until his season ended early because of a serious knee injury.
Now he's the likely No. 1 pick.
Noel still can't jump because of surgery...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 6:00 AM
In trying to develop "franchise" centers like Andrew Bynum and Dwight Howard, Kobe Bryant believes the Lakers lost track of what took the team to two consecutive titles.
"We had a stretch where we won championships with Pau anchoring the offense for us,...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 8:00 PM
The San Francisco 49ers acquired cornerback Eric Wright in a trade with Tampa Bay that sends a conditional selection in the 2014 draft to the Buccaneers.
The teams announced the deal Friday, one week after Wright was arrested in Los Angeles on suspicion...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 12:41 PM
The Lakers rarely lose desired players. Although Dwight Howard left for the Houston Rockets in free agency, there are only 13 former Lakers currently under contract to other NBA teams:
- Point guards: Derek Fisher (Oklahoma City Thunder), Ramon Sessions...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 6:47 PM
Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert wondered what other moves General Manager Chris Grant had in mind to improve Cleveland this summer.
He knows now.
The Cavaliers hosted free-agent center Andrew Bynum on Monday, a person familiar with the visit...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 11:11 PM
Sorry, Nerlens Noel and Ben McLemore.
Anthony Bennett was the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft Thursday night and the Brooklyn Nets were the top story after agreeing to a trade with the Boston Celtics that could leave the Miami Heat's Big Three feeling...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 4:16 PM
Before Shaquille O'Neal's jersey was retired Tuesday, he took a few digs at the current Lakers' big man.
O'Neal was asked whether he thinks that Kobe Bryant will win another championship before he retires. His response was aimed directly at Howard.
| Apr 12, 2012
| 9:48 AM
Minnesota Timberwolves star forward Kevin Love sustained a concussion during Wednesday's game against Denver and was kept overnight at a hospital for precautionary reasons.
The incident occurred when Nuggets center JaVale McGee penetrated the key with...
| May 29, 2012
| 9:39 PM
Senate votes for legalizing sports betting...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 5:24 PM
As soon as Lakers center Andrew Bynum took the court against the Clippers, it seemed hard to believe that just an hour earlier he sat by his locker debating whether to play.
His moderately sprained left ankle had kept him sidelined against New Jersey and...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 8:57 AM
Dwight Howard's agent denied reports that the Orlando Magic center had agreed to sign a contract extension with the Lakers if traded to L.A.
"Dwight's position has remained unchanged since the end of this past season," Dan Fegan told Ric Bucher of ESPN....