| Aug 22, 2013
| 9:00 AM
LeBron James, the reigning MVP of the NBA, was asked to name the top three basketball players of all-time in a recent interview with Fox Sports.
At first, James struggled.
"Michael Jordan," James said. "Uhhh, wow, Michael Jordan. [James then...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 11:34 AM
Allen Iverson, 38, is prepared to officially announce his retirement in the coming days, according to Slam Online.
Iverson, an 11-time All-Star, has not played in the NBA since the 2009-2010 season, and he has not played professionally since a stint...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Kobe Bryant has long maintained that winning a title is his only goal for each and every season. The All-Star guard has talked about playing at least three more years, to pad his "ring count."
Would he be willing to take a pay cut, like Tim Duncan...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 8:05 AM
LeBron James may be finding out that while it's good to be king, bragging about the perks you receive might not be the best idea.
The Miami Heat superstar posted a video on Instagram from inside a car following a police escort on the wrong side of the...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 7:52 PM
Video: LeBron James picks his top 3 NBA players of all-time
On Wednesday, LeBron James gave Fox Sports his top-three NBA players of all time: Michael Jordan, Julius Erving and Larry Bird.
Lakers Hall of Famer Magic Johnson was notably absent from...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 8:11 AM
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The Lakers will be shopping for at least one top free agent next summer. One of the targets could be New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony, who is expected to opt out of his contract after next...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 4:35 PM
Lakers General Manager Mitch Kupchak doesn't see the virtue in tanking the season for a lottery pick.
"The ping-pong lottery thing, even if you have the very worst team in the NBA, you're not guaranteed to get the first pick," Kupchak said Thursday to...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 1:27 PM
Writers from around the Tribune Co. weigh in on who should be the next president of the National Basketball Players Assn. Feel free to join the conversation by leaving a comment of your own.
Mike Bresnahan, Los Angeles Times
Certainly not LeBron James...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 4:27 PM
If newly signed free agents Chris Kaman, Nick Young and Wesley Johnson don't excite Lakers fans, there's that rarely uttered phrase by the franchise that's won 16 championships — wait till next summer.
The rebuilding will begin after a 2013-14...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 9:24 PM
The Lakers didn't lose a center, they dodged a bullet.
Take a hike, Dwight, and don't let your cape hit you on the way out.
Dwight Howard has been formally chased out the door of basketball's greatest franchise by its legacy, its pressure, and,...
| Jul 7, 2013
| 8:06 PM
Phil Jackson became the latest member of the Lakers' extended family to weigh in on Dwight Howard's departure.
It wasn't as rough as Shaquille O'Neal's assessment, but there was a barb or two, predictably, from the former Lakers coach Sunday.