Kobe Bryant says he’s still a few weeks away from returning

Tuesday, October 29th, 2013

Ever since he tore his Achilles' tendon, speculation has run rampant regarding when Kobe Bryant would return to the NBA. Now we have a clearer picture as to when he'll finally be back on the court. On Tuesday, Bryant confirmed that he was still two to three weeks of practice away ...

Los Angeles Lakers: Steve Nash could sit out games this season

Monday, October 28th, 2013

The Los Angeles Lakers have let it be known that they will monitor the minutes Steve Nash plays during the 2013-14 season. In fact, they have all but said the 39-year-old could sit out games this season to keep him healthy. The Lakers have 19 back-to-back sets this season and head ...

Steve Nash: Lakers may put point guard on minutes limit

Wednesday, September 25th, 2013

During the 2012-13 season Los Angeles Lakers point guard Steve Nash never seemed like himself. Despite being back in head coach Mike D'Antoni's system where he thrived for years, Nash never got comfortable during his first season with the Lakers. As a result, reports have now surfaced that suggest Nash ...

NBA Rumors: latest news and notes from around the league

Monday, July 15th, 2013

Early on in week three of the NBA free agency period, some interesting, but not so surprising, news has surfaced concerning some bigger names around the league. World Peace in New York One piece of news that originally surfaced late last week was that Metta World Peace, formerly Ron Artest, had been ...

Andrew Bynum agrees to two-year deal with Cleveland Cavaliers

Thursday, July 11th, 2013

Andrew Bynum has finally found a new home. The 7-footer - who hasn't played since the end of the 2012 season - has agreed to a two-year, $24.5 million deal with the Cleveland Cavaliers. Following meetings with the Dallas Mavericks and Atlanta Hawks, it seemed Dallas was the front-runner to land ...

Los Angeles Lakers will pay almost $30 million in luxury tax

Wednesday, July 10th, 2013

The NBA announced its salary cap and luxury-tax threshold for the 2013-14 season on Tuesday and six teams were also given their bills for tax payments they owe the league for the 2012-13 season. As everyone should expect, the Los Angeles Lakers had the biggest bill of the season. The Lakers ...

2013 NBA free agency: Early roundup and notes

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013

As the 2013 NBA free agency period opened on July 1, most of the chatter surrounded Los Angeles Lakers center Dwight Howard. That has continued even as other teams make their moves and players start new journeys with different franchises. The New York Knicks, Los Angeles Clippers and Indiana Pacers ...

Rapper Slim Thug tries to get Dwight Howard to Houston Rockets

Monday, July 1st, 2013

Could the biggest free agency decision in the NBA this offseason be determined by the persuasive powers of a gentleman named Slim Thug? Maybe -- like Kevin Garnett once said, anything is possiiiiiiiblllllllle. Houston-bred rapper Slim Thug took to Twitter on Monday in an attempt to convince Dwight Howard to sign ...