1. Breaking Down What You Need to Know About Blake Griffin's Back Injury

    Blake Griffin has stepped away from USA Basketball in order to heal up a stress fracture in his back. The news sounds shocking, but doesn't appear to be any surprise to the Los ...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 1 hour ago 382 reads 0 comments

  2. Cousins Impresses Team USA, Coaches

    LAS VEGAS – DeMarcus Cousins improved his game by leaps and bounds in his fourth NBA season. That growth was apparent to many on the first day of Team USA mini-camp in Sin City yesterday afternoon...

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 2 hours ago 73 reads 0 comments

  3. What Will Byron Scott's Coaching Staff Look Like for Lakers?

    It took the Los Angeles Lakers three long months to name their new head coach, but the final result was hardly a surprise. As long expected, Byron Scott is the team’s new sideline leader...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 3 hours ago 454 reads 0 comments

  4. Will Darren Collison Prove Kings Were Right to Move on from Isaiah Thomas?

    The Sacramento Kings switched out point guards this season, shipping Isaiah Thomas to the Phoenix Suns in a sign-and-trade and bringing in Darren Collison on a free-agent contract ...

    Sim Risso Written by Sim Risso about 8 hours ago 319 reads 3 comments

  5. Report: Griffin Recovering from 'Small' Back Fracture

    LAS VEGAS -- Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin withdrew from Team USA training camp for the FIBA World Cup last week because he was advised by doctors to give a small fracture in his back...

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 11 hours ago 68 reads 0 comments

  6. Lakers News: Rounding Up Latest Roster Buzz with Byron Scott on Board

    After a lengthy wait, the Los Angeles Lakers finally have direction. Granted, the objective Mitch Kupchak and Co...

    Chris  Roling Written by Chris Roling about 13 hours ago 676 reads 1 comments

  7. Report: Tucker Arrested for DUI in May

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  8. Best- and Worst-Case Scenarios for Los Angeles Lakers' 2014-15 Season

    Byron Scott's back. Nick Young, Jordan Hill, Xavier Henry and Ryan Kelly are, too. Kobe Bryant will be. Steve Nash might be. Pau Gasol won't be. Jeremy Lin, Carlos Boozer, Julius Randle and Ed Davis are all first-timers...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 14 hours ago 2,998 reads 8 comments

  9. Stephen Curry's Importance for Team USA

    Team USA still poses the most dangerous threat for gold in the 2014 FIBA World Cup, but after losing so many important frontcourt players in the past few weeks, the Americans will need to capitalize on the advantage they have in the backcourt...

    Ryan Ocenada Written by Ryan Ocenada about 17 hours ago 624 reads 0 comments

  10. Kevin Love Trade Rumors: Open to Bulls, Warriors, Cavaliers

    It's been nearly two months since rumors broke of Kevin Love's displeasure with the Minnesota Timberwolves and his desire to be traded away from the only organization he's ever known...

    Ryan Ocenada Written by Ryan Ocenada about 17 hours ago 354 reads 0 comments

  11. Will the Los Angeles Lakers Be Better Than Expected Next Season?

    Looking at the Los Angeles Lakers ' offseason, their intentions are clear: preserve money, grind out 2014-15 and entrust future standing to free agency. Figuring out what such cap conservation means for 2014-15 itself is less explicit...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 17 hours ago 2,222 reads 7 comments

  12. Why Byron Scott Won't Help the Lakers Win This Season

    The Los Angeles Lakers aren't built to heed Byron Scott's first demand as head coach. Scott told ESPN.com's Ramona Shelburne on Monday that his players "better be ready to play some defense...

    Ari Kramer Written by Ari Kramer about 19 hours ago 423 reads 1 comments

  13. Is Blake Griffin a Good Post-Up Player?

    Blake Griffin had a monster season. He posted career highs in PER and win shares, improved his defense significantly under the tutelage of Doc Rivers and finished third in MVP voting...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 19 hours ago 173 reads 1 comments

  14. Matt Barnes: Doc Leaving, Players Boycotting Remains a Possibility

    The NBA has done everything in its power to remove Donald Sterling from his position as owner of the Los Angeles Clippers , and while he's been suspended forever from getting anywhere ...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 19 hours ago 185 reads 0 comments

  15. Sterling Case Is a Novel Legal Obstacle Course

    It was Donald Sterling's last chance to present evidence that might persuade a judge he should remain in control of the Clippers . And things didn't go so well.....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 19 hours ago 55 reads 0 comments

  16. Clippers Find a Few Pieces in off-Season, Which May Be Good Enough

    The Clippers were overwhelmed from the pain they felt after being eliminated from the playoffs by Oklahoma City in May.....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 19 hours ago 17 reads 0 comments

  17. Nash Believes This Will Be His Last NBA Season

    As he has labored tirelessly through back pain for the last two years, Steve Nash all but confirmed the obvious when looking ahead on what the last year of his $9.7 million with the Lakers will mean for his NBA future...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 19 hours ago 1,122 reads 4 comments

  18. Kobe Bryant Supports New Coach Byron Scott

    When Kobe Bryant was a rookie, fresh out of high school, he confined in a veteran talent on the Los Angeles Lakers roster. That player was none other than Byron Scott, who the Los Angeles Lakers hired as their newest head coach this past weekend...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 19 hours ago 637 reads 0 comments

  19. Predicting Los Angeles Lakers' Opening Night Lineup Under Byron Scott

    And just like that, Byron Scott 's honeymoon with the Los Angeles Lakers is officially over. True, said honeymoon lasted all of about 3.4 seconds, but that's a lifetime in Laker Land...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 21 hours ago 19,433 reads 60 comments

  20. Lakers Rumors: Latest Trade and Free-Agent Chatter Surrounding Los Angeles

    The Los Angeles Lakers finished last season with an abysmal 27-55 record, but an offseason full of changes has led to even more rumors surrounding what the franchise still may do via trade or on the free-agency market...

    Donald Wood Written by Donald Wood about 23 hours ago 20,591 reads 7 comments

  21. 'Drew' Legend Young Looks Forward to Season

    Nick Young's popularity around the NBA has grown thanks in part to his self-appointed "Swaggy P" nickname...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 23 hours ago 1,495 reads 1 comments

  22. Andrew Wiggins' Contract Gives Golden State Warriors One Last Shot at Kevin Love

    Now that Andrew Wiggins has signed his rookie contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers , this offseason's most interminable trade saga—the one involving the Golden State Warriors ...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 23 hours ago 10,959 reads 29 comments

  23. Byron Scott Says Los Angeles Lakers 'Better Be Ready to Play Some Defense'

    Byron Scott is wasting little time in reminding the Los Angeles Lakers there are two sides to every basketball court...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 day ago 57,420 reads 243 comments

  24. Klay Thompson, Stephen Curry Don't Believe Golden State

    Klay Thompson is confident he will still be with the Golden State Warriors next season amid the Kevin Love trade talk...

    Noah Jampol Written by Noah Jampol about 1 day ago 7,760 reads 0 comments

  25. Scott Not Wasting Time: Lakers 'Must Play D'

    Byron Scott had to wait nearly three months to learn the Los Angeles Lakers had chosen him to be their next head coach...

    Noah Jampol Written by Noah Jampol about 1 day ago 672 reads 0 comments