1. Grantland: The Kings of Confusion

    It was probably the most-asked question among team executives, agents, and coaches at the NBA summer league in Las Vegas earlier this month: “So, um, does anyone have any idea ...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 1 month ago 843 reads 0 comments

  2. Why Phoenix Suns' Risky Free-Agent Gamble with Eric Bledsoe Will Pay off

    As Eric Bledsoe 's restricted free agency drags on, it's tempting to start asking questions, wringing hands and giving in to the sense of urgency building around the Phoenix Suns guard...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 1 month ago 8,036 reads 32 comments

  3. Does Carlos Boozer Really Deserve Punch-Line Status?

    The announcement that the Los Angeles Lakers had won the bidding process on Carlos Boozer was largely met by derision from fans as well as media pundits...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 1 month ago 15,705 reads 109 comments

  4. Can Julius Randle Be LA Lakers' Next Star?

    Los Angeles Lakers fans are hoping Julius Randle ends up rescuing the franchise from a bout with mediocrity. Perhaps he has what it takes, but the jury is still out...

    J.M. Poulard Written by J.M. Poulard about 1 month ago 18,533 reads 75 comments

  5. What's the Answer for LA Clippers' Small Forward Position?

    Matt Barnes, Jared Dudley and Reggie Bullock. That is what the Los Angeles Clippers ' depth chart at small forward looks like. Not exactly a trio that strikes fear in opposing teams...

    Jeff Nisius Written by Jeff Nisius about 1 month ago 7,956 reads 57 comments

  6. Report: Barnes, Draymond Added to Select Team

    Does Harrison Barnes or Draymond Green hold more trade value? Barnes, a hyped recruit who left North Carolina after two seasons, was the No. 7 pick in the 2012 NBA draft...

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 1 month ago 5,723 reads 0 comments

  7. Report: Sterling, Ballmer Meet for 1st Time Since Sale

    Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling met with former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer on Monday afternoon in Los Angeles to discuss the pending $2 billion sale of the franchise, sources with knowledge of the situation told ESPN...

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 1 month ago 41,639 reads 0 comments

  8. Isaiah Thomas Says He Felt Wanted in Phoenix, That's Why He Signed There

    Isaiah Thomas needed to feel wanted. That's why this week he returned to the area he was born and played his college ball, where he is still a beloved star — Washington — and while there swung by the Seattle Pro-Am and dropped 47...

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 1 month ago 3,450 reads 1 comments

  9. Ryan Kelly Officially Re-Signs with Lakers

    The Lakers officially signed second-year forward Ryan Kelly on Monday. The team had made Kelly a restricted free agent with a $1-million qualifying offer. The contract he signed is for two years; financial terms have not been released...

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 1 month ago 3,332 reads 1 comments

  10. Report: Barnes, Draymond Added to Select Team

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 1 month ago 561 reads 1 comments

  11. Why Lakers Fans Should Cherish Kobe Bryant's 2014-15 Campaign

    Enjoy the next chapter of Kobe Bryant 's career, Los Angeles Lakers fans, because, for one last time, it's going to feel familiar. Injuries have polluted what figured to be an age-abolishing twilight not two years ago...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 25,478 reads 126 comments

  12. Rumor: Warriors Interested in Ryan Anderson?

    For the better part of two months, the Golden State Warriors have been connected to Minnesota Timberwolves ' power forward Kevin Love...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 1 month ago 2,866 reads 2 comments

  13. Should Warriors Sign Aaron Craft?

    The Warriors have an interesting decision to make on 2013 first-round pick Nemanja Nedovic, who did not exactly inspire gushing reviews through the team's Las Vegas Summer League run, which just ended yesterday...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 1 month ago 1,356 reads 1 comments

  14. Why Isaiah Thomas Will Prove to Be the Steal of 2014 Free Agency

    If you're lucky enough to draft a second-round point guard who puts up 20.3 points and 6.3 assists per game with a true shooting percentage of 57.4 percent and player efficiency rating of 20...

    Jim  Cavan Written by Jim Cavan about 1 month ago 8,256 reads 33 comments

  15. Knicks, Sixers, Clippers Eyeing Dahntay Jones

    Ten-year NBA veteran Dahntay Jones is set to work out for the Knicks and Sixers this week, and in addition to a reported meeting with the Clippers earlier this month, he also ...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 1 month ago 1,714 reads 0 comments

  16. Lakers Trade Rumors: LA Shouldn't Move Julius Randle for Eric Bledsoe

    Let's all say it together—the idea of the Los Angeles Lakers shipping away Julius Randle in a sign-and-trade with the Phoenix Suns for Eric Bledsoe is horrific...

    Chris  Roling Written by Chris Roling about 1 month ago 24,077 reads 21 comments

  17. Doc Rivers Unsure If Delonte West Will Get a Training Camp Invite

    After doing Delonte West a favor–allowing him to participate with the Los Angeles Clippers Summer League team–Doc Rivers isn't too sure if the West-Clippers relationship will continue into training camp...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 1 month ago 340 reads 0 comments

  18. Images: Lakers, Blazers, Heat Have New Alternate Uniforms

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 1 month ago 16,427 reads 5 comments

  19. Miles Plumlee on the Phoenix Suns' Offseason Additions

    The Phoenix Suns will look to fight their way into the Western Conference playoffs this season after narrowly missing out on the fun last year, adding draft picks Tyler Ennis and T...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 1 month ago 3,800 reads 2 comments

  20. Kings Say They Are Still Behind McLemore

    LAS VEGAS – Here's a statement. Two of them actually, packaged into one big picture: Ben McLemore, the shooting guard the Kings drafted in the lottery in 2013, insisted he didn't ...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 1 month ago 585 reads 0 comments

  21. Lakers News: Latest on Kobe Bryant, Kendall Marshall and More

    So, the Los Angeles Lakers do have a pulse. It's a strange time to be a fan of the franchise, to say the least...

    Chris  Roling Written by Chris Roling about 1 month ago 5,286 reads 0 comments

  22. Is Klay Thompson Really Worth a Max Contract to Golden State Warriors?

    Golden State Warriors sharpshooter Klay Thompson is not a max-contract player at this point in his career, but he does not have to be in order to secure that type of raise for his next deal...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 1 month ago 11,047 reads 86 comments

  23. Lakers Rumors: Sign-and-Trade for Eric Bledsoe Is Risk LA Must Avoid

    The Los Angeles Lakers are reportedly interested in a sign-and-trade to land talented Phoenix Suns point guard Eric Bledsoe ...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 1 month ago 39,464 reads 41 comments

  24. Lakers' Offseason Hasn't Moved Quickly, but It Could Move Them to Right Coach

    LOS ANGELES — One safe way to gauge how busy Mitch Kupchak has been is to check his hair. When he really needs to get it cut, you know the Los Angeles Lakers general manager has been absolutely swamped...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 1 month ago 91,209 reads 154 comments

  25. Are Nick Young and Jordan Hill More Than Placeholders for LA Lakers Now?

    Nick Young and Jordan Hill matter for the Los Angeles Lakers ...kind of. They will likely be starters next season in Los Angeles, but I can’t shake the feeling that both might only be stopgap players...

    J.M. Poulard Written by J.M. Poulard about 1 month ago 15,580 reads 39 comments