1. Zach Randolph Reaches Plea Deal on Marijuana Possession Charge

    Sacramento Kings forward Zach Randolph reached a plea deal regarding his August arrest for marijuana possession...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 2 months ago 33,242 reads 0 comments

  2. Chris Paul, Golden State Warriors and the Ultimate 'What If?'

    Recall the Golden State Warriors as they once were. Before they became a dynastic monument to team-building genius—a cruel, competition-squashing symbol of what happens when ...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 2 months ago 42,751 reads 0 comments

  3. Magic Johnson Says He Passed on Warriors, Knicks, Pistons Before Joining Lakers

    Los Angeles Lakers president of basketball operations Magic Johnson said he turned down offers from the Golden State Warriors , Detroit Pistons and New York Knicks before joining the L...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 2 months ago 35,863 reads 0 comments

  4. Kobe Bryant Hits the Gym at 4 AM After Lakers Announce His Jersey Retirement

    On Tuesday , the Los Angeles Lakers announced they will retire the No. 8 and No. 24 jerseys that legend Kobe Bryant wore during his tenure with the franchise...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 2 months ago 356 reads 0 comments

  5. JaVale McGee Gets Tattoo of Larry O'Brien Trophy on His Arm

    Golden State Warriors center JaVale McGee wants the world to remember he is now an NBA champion. On Tuesday, the 29-year-old took to Instagram to display a tattoo of the Larry O'Brien Trophy recently inked onto his forearm...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 2 months ago 6,220 reads 0 comments

  6. Magic Johnson Says Lakers 'Crossed a Line' in Paul George Tampering

    Los Angeles Lakers president of basketball operations Magic Johnson said Tuesday the organization "did cross a line" in its interactions with former Indiana Pacers forward Paul George and noted he takes "full responsibility...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 2 months ago 30,470 reads 0 comments

  7. Kobe Bryant's No. 8, No. 24 Jerseys Both Will Be Retired by Lakers

    The Los Angeles Lakers announced on Tuesday they will retire both the No. 8 and the No. 24 jerseys to honor Kobe Bryant this season. ESPN.com's Ramona Shelburne first reported the news...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 2 months ago 1,057 reads 0 comments

  8. Lakers' Brandon Ingram Has Reportedly Grown to 6'11" and Changed Shooting Stroke

    The Los Angeles Lakers will hope Brandon Ingram figuratively grows during his second NBA season. According to Lakers beat reporter Mike Trudell, the 20-year-old literally grew during the offseason...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 2 months ago 100,324 reads 0 comments

  9. Lakers Rumors: LA Interested in Shabazz Muhammad

    The Los Angeles Lakers could reportedly consider adding small forward Shabazz Muhammad before the start of the 2017-18 NBA season...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 2 months ago 4,131 reads 0 comments

  10. Warriors, Rakuten Agree to Reported $20 Million Per Year Jersey Sponsorship

    The Golden State Warriors announced they came to terms on a three-year jersey sponsorship deal with Rakuten...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 2 months ago 208,812 reads 0 comments

  11. Kobe Bryant's Lakers Jersey Retirement Reportedly Set for Dec. 18 vs. Warriors

    TMZ Sports reported Tuesday that the Los Angeles Lakers are planning to retire Kobe Bryant 's jersey number on Dec. 18 prior to a game against the Golden State Warriors at the Staples Center in L...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 2 months ago 75,177 reads 0 comments

  12. Stephen Curry Says He Wants to Play in the NBA for 16 Years Like His Dad Dell

    Stephen Curry has been in the NBA for eight seasons, and he hinted there will be eight more in a comment about his father in a Monday piece from Scott Fowler of the Charlotte Observer ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 2 months ago 16,651 reads 0 comments

  13. Stephen Curry Responds to Kevin Durant's Comments on Under Armour Sneakers

    During an August episode of The Bill Simmons Podcast , Golden State Warriors superstar Kevin Durant told the host that "Nobody wants to play in Under Armours...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 2 months ago 174,070 reads 0 comments

  14. 'Ball in the Family' Review: Highlights from Episode 3 of LaVar Ball's Show

    Lonzo Ball figures to face plenty of pressure in the upcoming season as a rookie for the Los Angeles Lakers , but that may fail to compare to the pressure an older brother feels when tested athletically by a younger brother...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 2 months ago 8,309 reads 0 comments

  15. Lonzo Ball Drops Debut Rap Single

    Los Angeles Lakers guard Lonzo Ball 's first debut of 2017 won't be on the basketball court. On Thursday, the 19-year-old rookie debuted his rap single "Melo 1," a track featuring Kenneth Paige...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 2 months ago 25,284 reads 0 comments

  16. 'Complacency' May Be Warriors' Biggest Concern, but It's Not Their Only Weakness

    Tiny weaknesses in otherwise unconquerable foes have always provided sources of hope amid despair. The Death Star's main reactor was a fatal vulnerability, killing the queen downed ...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 2 months ago 25,369 reads 0 comments

  17. Lonzo Ball Announces He Will Release 1st Rap Single 'Melo Ball 1' on Friday

    Los Angeles Lakers rookie point guard Lonzo Ball announced on Twitter on Thursday night that he will release a single titled "Melo Ball 1" on Friday...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 2 months ago 4,127 reads 0 comments

  18. Jeff Van Gundy Says Warriors Will 'Win Forever If Everything Stays the Same'

    ESPN NBA analyst Jeff Van Gundy said Thursday he believes the Golden State Warriors will " win forever if everything stays the same," and added he already thinks "this season is over...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 2 months ago 24,460 reads 0 comments

  19. Steve Kerr Says Complacency Will Be Warriors' Biggest Issue Next Season

    Coming off three straight appearances in the NBA Finals and two championships, Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr thinks his team will have to fight complacency to have another successful season in 2017-18...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 2 months ago 10,741 reads 0 comments

  20. Lonzo Ball Says He Isn't Worried About Lil B 'Curse': 'I Don't Believe in That'

    Curses obviously aren't real; nobody should need an athlete to confirm this. Rapper Lil B claims to have the power to hex NBA players . He, of course, doesn't because curses aren't real...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 2 months ago 8,102 reads 0 comments

  21. Clippers Adding 'Star Courtside' Seats Worth Reported $175,000

    The Los Angeles Clippers have confirmed the addition of eight "Star Courtside" seats for the 2017-18 season, which will allow fans to sit between team benches for a reported price tag of $175,000...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 2 months ago 141,831 reads 0 comments

  22. How Kevin Durant Can Reclaim NBA's MVP Award in 2017-18

    After adjusting to a new city and new squad last season, Kevin Durant has used this summer to get reacquainted with some old friends...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 3 months ago 12,187 reads 0 comments

  23. Magic Johnson Asked Jeanie Buss to Take Lakers Tampering Fine out of His Salary

    Los Angeles Lakers president of basketball operations Magic Johnson said Monday he told team owner Jeanie Buss she could take the $500,000 fine for tampering with former Indiana Pacers forward Paul George out of his salary...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 3 months ago 42,709 reads 0 comments

  24. NBA Tampering 101: 'If You're Not Cheating ... You're Not Trying'

    The most shocking aspect of the NBA 's investigation of the Los Angeles Lakers for tampering with former Indiana Pacers forward Paul George is not that the league found enough evidence to slap the Lakers with a $500,000 fine...

    Ric Bucher Written by Ric Bucher about 3 months ago 42,208 reads 0 comments

  25. A Five-Part Blueprint for Lonzo Ball to Win Rookie of the Year

    Lonzo Ball is still learning the ins and outs of NBA life. Sure, he flashed the on-court skills to secure MVP honors in summer league...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 3 months ago 12,560 reads 0 comments