| Oct 28, 2013
| 7:54 PM
2012-13 finish: 66-16.
Coming: Michael Beasley, Greg Oden.
Going: Mike Miller, Juwan Howard.
The Heat propped up its three-peat hopes with two balky knees and a whiff of controversy. Oden has already encountered knee...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 11:23 AM
David Letterman gathered 10 legendary athletes at the Ed Sullivan Theatre on Monday to read off the evening's top 10 list on the "Late Show With David Letterman."
The topic was 10 career highlights from Madison Square Garden, and to share their...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 12:33 PM
If Kobe Bryant can win a sixth title, he'll match Michael Jordan's count.
While the debate of who is the best player of all time is quite subjective, it's fun to mull over.
Jordan added a little fuel to the fire with his comments promoting the NBA...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 11:06 AM
Kobe Bryant has the third-most popular selling NBA jersey worldwide, according to the league.
Based on global sales from Adidas, LeBron James of the Miami Heat topped the list for the first time in his career. Derrick Rose of the Chicago Bulls placed...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 6:18 PM
Forget all that stuff about Kobe Bryant returning from an Achilles' tendon injury this season. It'll happen at some point.
The real question involves next season. He might not return at all to the Lakers.
Bryant is entering the last nine months of his...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 6:11 AM
The Lakers began the 2013-14 NBA season with a 2-2 record, playing four games in six nights.
Playing without Kobe Bryant, who is recovering from Achilles' tendon surgery, for an unknown stretch may make it difficult for the Lakers to finish the season...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 6:02 AM
The Lakers figure to have significant spending power next summer. One of the top free agents available will be New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony.
Anthony, who has an early termination option for the 2014-15 season ($23.3 million), recently told...
| 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...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 10:02 AM
Some amazing giant signs are popping up around Los Angeles this week. One can be seen on the side of Staples Center. Another is on a billboard high above Hollywood Boulevard. The signs contain only one word, yet there can be no debate about its meaning....
| Jul 15, 2013
| 7:10 PM
World Peace, 33, told reporters Monday at the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas that he was signing with the Knicks.
He cleared waivers Sunday after being let go in a cost-cutting move by the Lakers under the league's amnesty provision Thursday,...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 1:10 PM
The Lakers have just $10.6 million in guaranteed salary for the 2014-15 season -- giving the team in the neighborhood of $46 million in spending power next summer.
About 14 teams project to have cap space next year, with the Lakers at the top of the...