| Nov 2, 2013
| 8:12 PM
All-Star basketball player
Walt Bellamy, 74, a Basketball Hall of Fame inductee whose professional career spanned 14 seasons, died Saturday, the day after he attended the season home opener of the Atlanta Hawks.
The Hawks confirmed...
| 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...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 8:46 PM
The Lakers had hoped to make it much ado about something, putting up billboards, sending out tweets and assembling a large contingent of players, coaches and team executives to persuade Dwight Howard to stay with the storied NBA franchise.
| Aug 8, 2013
| 12:54 PM
With a tough stretch of schedule to start the 2013-14 season, the Lakers may not finish November with a winning record.
The big question will be the health of Kobe Bryant, who is recovering from surgery to repair a torn Achilles' tendon. Steve Nash...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 10:00 PM
Ron Hextall, the legendary Philadelphia Flyers goaltender who has been the Kings' vice president/assistant general manager for seven years, is returning to Philadelphia as the team's assistant GM/director of hockey operations.
Although the move might...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 10:45 PM
The Lakers finally get their time with Dwight Howard, meeting with him Tuesday and trying to persuade him to stay with the franchise for five more years.
They will sell themselves as the 16-time NBA champions — how could they not? — and they...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 7:21 PM
The Lakers have been told by members of Dwight Howard's camp that the free agent remains undecided on which team he will join next season.
Howard is weighing the Lakers and Houston Rockets, having already informed three other suitors he will not play...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 2:32 PM
Two of the top power forwards available in free agency have reportedly agreed to terms with NBA teams: Josh Smith is going to the Detroit Pistons and Carl Landry is returning to the Sacramento Kings.
Smith, an All-Star with the Atlanta Hawks, was the...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 6:06 PM
Josh Smith and the Detroit Pistons have agreed to a four-year, $54-million contract, a person familiar with the deal told Associated Press on Saturday.
The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the agreement has not been announced. NBA rules...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 1:36 PM
Kobe Bryant wants free-agent center Dwight Howard to return to the Lakers this summer but he understands that's a choice Howard has to make for himself.
"It has to be his decision," said Bryant in a video interview with Mike Trudell of Lakers.com that...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 2:36 PM
On Thursday morning, Kobe Bryant yet again suggested that Atlanta Hawks swingman Dahntay Jones intentionally hurt him by sliding his foot under Bryant as the Lakers superstar came down from shooting an 18-foot fadeaway jumper with 3.9 seconds left....