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.

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: 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.

Ranking the best 3-point shooters in NBA history

Two weeks ago, Stephen Curry capped off an amazing season by hitting his 272nd 3-pointer of the year, breaking Ray Allen’s seven-year-old NBA record. His performance, combined with our hyperbolic here and now journalistic tendencies nearly caused a riot on the Internet. Since it was not merely good enough to proclaim that Curry is a great shooter – […]

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 Christmas Day Schedule … and NBA Superstars Singing ‘Jingle Bells’

Before we get to the NBA’s Christmas Day schedule for 2012, a quick little something for anyone who might at all be struggling to get into the Christmas spirit.

Shocker: L.A. Lakers Trade For Steve Nash, Sending Bevy of Draft Picks to Phoenix Suns

In a shocking move, the Lakers have landed Phoenix PG Steve Nash in a trade. The Suns will get the Lakers’ 2013 and 2015 first-round draft picks and their 2014 and 2015 second-round selections. The Lakers also paid the Suns $3 million to facilitate the trade.

NBA Rumors: Are Steve Nash and Jason Kidd Possibilities For the Chicago Bulls?

Yesterday Bulls Insider Aggrey Sam reported that the Bulls are going to make a run at Jason Kidd and Steve Nash this off-season to fill in for the injured Derrick Rose. How realistic is it that one of these players would actually take the bait?

The 16 Sweetest NCAA Tournament Upsets of All-Time

Because of the NCAA Tournament’s 68-team, survive-and-advance format, the tourney serves as an incubator for upsets. There are no givens. To get you ready for this year’s tourney, here are 16 of the greatest upsets from the modern era of the NCAA Tournament.

The 25 Best Players in the NBA Right Now

It doesn’t matter which NBA player has the most future potential or the most championship rings or who they currently play with. Nothing matters but this: Who are the best players, right now, in the NBA. Jon counts them down from 25 to 1.

Top 20 NBA Ballers of My Lifetime

Evan Schwartz analyzes the NBA during his lifetime and comes up with his list of the 20 ballers he’s had the joy to watch play.

Today’s Best: Jessica Alba, Vince Vaughn trolls Roberto Luongo, and video of Steve Nash’s night at the Minaj

In today’s edition, Jessica Alba summons you to bed, Vince Vaughn trolls Roberto Luongo, Steve Nash enjoys some lap action from Nicki Manaj, and we link to a story that remembers one of Michael Jordan’s greatest playoff performances.

Which active players are locks for the Basketball Hall of Fame?

Now that the Playoffs are underway and everyone’s paying attention to the NBA, Josh Tinley is posing this question: Which active players, if their career were to end tomorrow, would be deserving of election to the Basketball Hall of Fame?

The Year Of the Point Guard

This NBA season has been jam-packed with stories, but there is a trend among each story and each team. That is the point guard position, and Devon is about to show you just how crucial a good point guard can be.

Who is the Best Point Guard in the NBA Today?

Jon Washburn believes this is the “Year of the Point Guard” in the NBA. If so, who holds the championship belt? Jon ranked all the point guards and provides a detailed explanation of his top 10.