| Nov 16, 2013
| 3:17 PM
All Knicked up
New York Knicks star Carmelo Anthony, on the discrepancy between the Houston Rockets being awarded 44 free throws and the Knicks 27 during a Rockets victory: "You see how guys get their calls. Me, I've got to get cut. You've got...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 7:20 AM
The Lakers climbed back to .500 (7-7) after a perfect 2-0 record throughout Week 4.
So far this season, the Lakers have won on the road just once in five tries, although three were on the second night of back-to-backs.
Week 5 presents three away games...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 6:16 PM
The Lakers and Kobe Bryant agreed to a contract extension Monday, a move the team was willing to make before seeing Bryant return to game action from a torn Achilles' tendon.
"We didn't see the point of waiting," said Lakers owner/executive Jim Buss....
| Apr 30, 2013
| 11:49 AM
Jason Collins, the first active male athlete in a major U.S. professional team to come out as gay, is receiving widespread support for his announcement.
The reaction to his news Monday was swift.
President Obama, who just last year announced his...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 12:41 PM
The Lakers rarely lose desired players. Although Dwight Howard left for the Houston Rockets in free agency, there are only 13 former Lakers currently under contract to other NBA teams:
- Point guards: Derek Fisher (Oklahoma City Thunder), Ramon Sessions...
| 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...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 8:56 PM
Antawn Jamison may have improved his odds of winning a first NBA title by moving to a team with zero championships.
The veteran free agent agreed to a one-year contract with the Clippers on Monday for the veteran's minimum of about $1.4 million,...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 6:01 PM
Kevin Martin is leaving the Oklahoma City Thunder to rejoin former coach Rick Adelman with the Minnesota Timberwolves.
A person with knowledge of the deal said Martin agreed Tuesday to terms with the Timberwolves on a four-year deal worth as much as $30...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 11:55 AM
Three-time NBA all-star Gilbert Arenas was arrested early Thursday in Los Angeles for driving a pickup truck full of illegal fireworks, the CHP said.
Driving about 80 mph in a silver Ford F-150 Raptor, Arenas was initially pulled over on the 101 Freeway...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 11:11 PM
Sorry, Nerlens Noel and Ben McLemore.
Anthony Bennett was the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft Thursday night and the Brooklyn Nets were the top story after agreeing to a trade with the Boston Celtics that could leave the Miami Heat's Big Three feeling...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 9:12 AM
NBA center Jason Collins, who played for the Washington Wizards last season, has become the first male athlete still active in a major professional sport to come out as gay. Collins made his announcement to Sports Illustrated, which will feature Collins...