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Lakers fire Kupchak, put Magic in charge of basketball ops

Greg Beacham, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 21st - 12:25pm

The Los Angeles Lakers fired general manager Mitch Kupchak on Tuesday and put Magic Johnson in charge of basketball operations in a major shake-up of the struggling franchise's front office.

Cousins joins Davis, giving Pelicans powerful pair up front

Brett Martel, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 20th - 2:33pm

DeMarcus Cousins is on his way out of Sacramento — and right into an All-Star frontcourt pairing with Anthony Davis.

All-Star game ratings are best since 2013

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 20th - 1:30pm

The NBA All-Star game drew an average audience of 7.8 million viewers, making it the most-viewed All-Star broadcast since 2013.

Welcome to NBA trade season, already underway in earnest

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 20th - 11:17am

Jahlil Okafor viewed New Orleans during All-Star weekend with a different lens than usual, since he thought there was a chance it may have been his next home.

Lots of points, lots of dunks, not a lot of All-Star defense

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 20th - 12:44am

It was the fourth quarter of the All-Star Game, and a few fans started yelling loudly enough for DeAndre Jordan to hear them from his spot on the Western Conference bench.

Record All-Star: Davis scores 52, West tops East 192-182

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 19th - 10:44pm

Move over, Wilt. After 55 years, one of your records is no more.

AP Source: Sacramento Kings have agreed to trade DeMarcus Cousins to the New Orleans Pelicans

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 19th - 10:13pm

AP Source: Sacramento Kings have agreed to trade DeMarcus Cousins to the New Orleans Pelicans.

The Latest: Davis breaks Wilt's record, West wins 197-182

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 19th - 9:05pm

The Latest on Sunday night's All-Star game (all times local):

Robinson III, Gordon, Porzingis win NBA All-Star events

Brett Martel, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 19th - 8:13am

Glenn Robinson III is the NBA's new dunk king, with an assist to Indiana teammate Paul George, the Pacers' mascot and a Pacers cheerleader.

Takes a village: 'Greek Freak' got many assists growing up

Demetris Nellas and Theodora Tongas, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 19th - 7:55am

He was just a scrawny, hungry kid, the son of migrants from Nigeria, trying to survive in Sepolia, a modest Athens neighborhood.

The Latest: Robinson wins dunk contest, caps Saturday events

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 18th - 9:40pm

The Latest on Saturday's NBA All-Star events (all times local):

LeBron James talking a good game, still playing a great one

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 18th - 4:31pm

Older, wiser and more aware of the world, LeBron James is unafraid to let his views known on politics or social issues or even the business of basketball.

NBA going back to Africa this summer for showcase event

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 18th - 2:05pm

The NBA is going back to Africa.

Webber, Massimino among the Hall of Fame finalists

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 18th - 10:34am

Chris Webber and Rollie Massimino are one step from the Hall of Fame.

NBA warns Texas over proposed 'bathroom bill'

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 17th - 11:40pm

The NBA has warned that Texas could be overlooked for future events because of a proposed "bathroom bill" targeting transgender people.

Murray, Hield, lead World past US, 150-141 in Rising Stars

Brett Martel, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 17th - 10:25pm

Jamal Murray and Buddy Hield each had moments when they caught the ball in the low post, only to dribble right out to the corner, turn and let fly a 3-point shot.

NBPA officers express concern over Oakley-Knicks conflict

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 17th - 7:57pm

Officers with the National Basketball Players Association said Friday that the problems between Charles Oakley and Madison Square Garden chairman James Dolan could impact decisions future free agents make about playing for the New York Knicks.

Westbrook, Durant All-Star reunion off to awkward start

Brett Martel, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 17th - 7:33pm

Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant had plenty to say at their first All-Star appearance.

Little big man: Isaiah Thomas a full-fledged All-Star

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 17th - 7:22pm

Isaiah Thomas isn't even average.