The news was delivered to Lakers forward Ron Artest faster than a speedy scorer. His apparent indifference appeared as show as when Artest flexes his muscles. And his defiance sounded as defensive as ... well, his defense. We're of course talking about Artest r
1. Be ready for the war of words: It's the calm before the storm with the Lakers enjoying a day off Friday while they travel from New Orleans back to Los Angeles. But once preparation begins Saturday for the Lakers-Mavericks Western Conference semifinals match
Clippers power forward Blake Griffin followed in the footsteps of current league stars LeBron James, Kevin Durant and Derrick Rose by winning the NBA’s rookie of the year award, and became the fifth player in franchise history to do so ... .
This is the first in a series of profiles analyzing a free agent and how he would fit in with the Lakers. Arron Afflalo, Denver Nuggets guard Type of free agent: Restricted Positives: The Denver Post's Benjamin Hochman considered Afflalo, a former UCLA product