| Feb 20, 2014
| 6:14 PM
Pau Gasol, the NBA's most-targeted subject of trade rumors, survived another deadline Thursday at noon, with the Lakers unable to move him and his $19.3-million salary.
The Lakers made no deals at all Thursday, which brought to mind one obvious...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 5:01 PM
NEW ORLEANS — The kids are taking over the place.
You can't toss a string of beads in the French Quarter this weekend without hitting a wide-eyed NBA All-Star.
The festivities have become one extended Rising Stars Challenge between the six...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 9:45 PM
Participants for Saturday’s events in NBA All-Star weekend in New Orleans (TV: TNT, 5:30 p.m. PST):
Three-on-three basketball teams compete, using a current player, a legendary player and a WNBA player:
Eastern Conference: TEAM...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 5:45 PM
The Lakers will be represented at the NBA All-Star game, but not on the court.
Kobe Bryant was recently voted in by the fans as a starter but a knee injury will force him to sit out on Feb. 16.
No other Lakers were named to the Western Conference...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 7:51 PM
The Western Conference coaches rendered a split decision Thursday on the Clippers when it came to selecting All-Star reserves: Chris Paul was in, DeAndre Jordan was out.
The coaches picked Paul to play in the All-Star game Feb. 16 in New Orleans but...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 3:51 PM
Adam Silver's first official act as NBA commissioner should be a tribute to David Stern and to common sense.
In honor of his predecessor's 30 years as the league's top boss, Silver should increase the number of All-Star players from...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 10:57 PM
Stephen Curry had 34 points and nine assists, Klay Thompson scored 22 points and the undermanned Golden State Warriors rallied from 16 points down in the first half to defeat the Chicago Bulls, 102-87, on Thursday night.
With big men Andrew Bogut and...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 9:22 PM
LeBron James had 34 points and eight rebounds, and the Miami Heat defeated the Charlotte Bobcats for the 15th straight time, 104-96, in overtime Saturday night at Charlotte, N.C.
James scored six points in the extra period, and Chris Bosh finished the...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 4:25 PM
Lakers guard Kobe Bryant was voted by the fans to his 16th NBA All-Star team, the league announced Thursday.
Bryant will represent the Western Conference along with point guard Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors and forwards Blake Griffin of the...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 11:55 PM
MIAMI -- Chris Bosh scored 24 points on 9-of-10 shooting, LeBron James added 18 points and the Miami Heat rolled past the San Antonio Spurs, 113-101, on Sunday in an NBA Finals rematch from last season.
Mario Chalmers scored 16 points for Miami, which...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 8:34 PM
MIAMI — Thanks for the All-Star votes, Kobe Bryant wanted his fans to know, but, uh, don't expect him to play in the game.
When Bryant was announced Thursday as a starter in the Feb. 16 game, he said it was "always a tremendous honor" but had no...