| Nov 9, 2013
| 9:54 PM
Jeff Green capped a last-minute Boston rally with a three-point shot at the buzzer and the Celtics stunned the Heat, 111-110, Saturday at Miami. The Heat had led 110-106 with 3.6 seconds on LeBron James' two free throws. Gerald Wallace responded with a...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 2:06 PM
An NBA season isn't just a story that writes itself. It's also kind enough to touch on every genre.
There's the fantasy of LeBron James and what he might do with the ball, the romance of Dwight Howard and the Houston Rockets. There's the mystery of what...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 10:30 PM
Spencer Hawes scored 24 points and made the winning basket late in the fourth quarter as the Philadelphia 76ers stunned the visiting Miami Heat, 114-110, on Wednesday night.
The 76ers, picked by many to finish with the NBA's worst record, made their...
| 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...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 5:32 PM
Three-peat is so 1988.
The term purportedly coined by Byron Scott and definitively trademarked by Pat Riley amid the Lakers' failed bid for a third consecutive NBA title in the late '80s should be discarded like the faded T-shirts bearing the slogan...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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 7, 2013
| 7:33 PM
Armed with massive cap room, the Lakers will go shopping in 2014.
The franchise would love to lure LeBron James from Miami -- but after his second straight title, and given the craftiness of Heat President Pat Riley, it may prove a futile hope....
| Jul 29, 2013
| 5:20 PM
A lot has happened to the Lakers since General Manager Mitch Kupchak last spoke to reporters.
Dwight Howard left for Houston despite the Lakers' very public campaign to keep him. Metta World Peace was waived via the amnesty provision and quickly...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 6:45 AM
Paul George, 23, is a Southern California native on his way to becoming one of the best players in the NBA. He was named the league's most improved player last year. He's 6-foot-8 and plays for the Indiana Pacers.
On Tuesday night, he was a presenter at...