Dominoes Falling After LeBron James Makes Decision

In case you’ve been under a rock so far today, LeBron James announced he is heading back home to rejoin the Cleveland Cavaliers. As soon as that news broke, all the major free agency dominoes began to fall. What follows is a quick roundup of what we know so far.

Report: Mitch Kupchak flying to Cleveland to meet with LeBron James’ agent

Fresh off of offering a max contract to Carmelo Anthony, Los Angeles Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak is reportedly not done wooing big-time free agents. A report late Thursday night claims that Kupchak is currently flying to Cleveland to meet with Rich Paul, the agent for LeBron James.

2014 NBA Draft Lottery Odds for Every Team

The 2014 NBA Draft lottery will be held Tuesday night and the results will be broadcast on ESPN at 8 p.m. ET. To get you primed and ready for the most anticipated draft lottery in years we’ve put together the odds for each of the 14 lottery teams.

Kobe Bryant began six-month training program on Monday

Kobe Bryant began an intense, six-month training program on Monday with eyes towards being in peak shape when the 2014-15 season rolls around.

Video: Highlights of Clippers record-breaking win over Lakers

Thursday night was a rough one for the Los Angeles Lakers. The Clippers ran all over them, handing the Lakers their worst loss in franchise history with a 142-94 drubbing.

Lakers expect Kobe Bryant back before the All-Star break

Los Angeles Lakers head coach Mike D’Antoni says he expects star guard Kobe Bryant to play before the NBA’s All-Star break that is scheduled from February 14-16.

Rajon Rondo likely to make season debut on Friday

Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo has been out for almost a year after tearing the ACL in his right knee. For months there was no specific timeline for his return, but on Thursday it was revealed that Rondo will return on Friday night to face the Los Angeles Lakers.

Mike D’Antoni tells Lakers fans to find another team if discouraged

Los Angeles Lakers head coach Mike D’Antoni has had a rocky relationship with the media and the team’s fans during his time with the franchise. He didn’t do anything to fix that after a road loss on Monday night.

Steve Nash: Los Angeles Lakers concerned about point guard’s back

Los Angeles Lakers point guard Steve Nash has only played sparingly this season and has looked hobbled when he’s been on the floor. Sunday night the Lakers lost badly to the Minnesota Timberwolves 113-90 and Nash sat out the second half because of a back injury. Reports now suggest the Lakers are seriously concerned about their 39-year-old point guard’s back.

Dwight Howard to sign with Houston Rockets

The Dwightmare is officially over. According to multiple sources, free agent center Dwight Howard will sign with the Houston Rockets when he is officially allowed to on July 10.

Dwight Howard: Steve Nash, Kobe Bryant to be part of Lakers pitch to big man

Free agent big man Dwight Howard has already met with the Houston Rockets, Golden State Warriors and Atlanta Hawks, and he’s scheduled to meet with the Dallas Mavericks early Tuesday morning. But the Los Angeles Lakers will get the final word with Howard and they are planning to bring out the heavy hitters.

Is Los Angeles currently the “worst” sports city in America?

To be clear and fair, by “worst,” I mean the most disappointing, considering cities like Atlanta, Miami, Tampa and Charlotte have abysmal pro sports fans, and there are many places (New York, Chicago, Cleveland, Denver, et al.) totally uninterested in collegiate sports.  But what city currently has more disappointing sports teams, despite high payrolls and lofty expectations, than […]

Spurs center Tiago Splitter out 7-10 days with sprained ankle

The San Antonio Spurs haven’t had much to complain about during their first-round series against the Los Angeles Lakers. The Spurs are leading 3-0, and the vaunted “Big Three” of Tim Duncan, Tony Parker, and Manu Ginobili are looking healthy after another season in which they each battled minor injuries Friday night, as the Spurs […]

Steve Nash says he’s not close to considering retirement

Steve Nash has had a rough first season with the Los Angeles Lakers. The two-time NBA MVP has missed 32 games due to various injuries throughout the year and at 39 years old his body may simply be breaking down. But Nash insists he’s not even close to considering retirement.

NBA Playoffs Series Preview: (7) Los Angeles Lakers vs. (2) San Antonio Spurs

There were five or six Western Conference teams fighting for several playoff spots in what turned out to be a rather exciting finish to the NBA’s regular season on Wednesday evening.