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Early Predictions for Los Angeles Lakers’ Rotation

Los Angeles Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak retooled the roster during free agency by trading for Jeremy Lin, adding Carlos Boozer via waiver claim and retaining Nick Young and Jordan Hill, among other moves. Lakerland wasn’t able to net big-name star ... (Continue reading)

Report Card Grades for LA Lakers’ 2014 Free-Agent Signings

The Los Angeles Lakers' 2014 offseason hasn’t helped satiate a fan base obsessed with championship glory. On the contrary, report card grades handed out to the free agents they did manage to sign are sure to leave fans wondering what the ... (Continue reading)

Luol Deng Sign-and-Trade Exactly What Los Angeles Clippers Need

The Los Angeles Clippers desperately need to upgrade the roster around All-Stars Chris Paul and Blake Griffin. They won't take the next step toward a championship without boosting the supporting cast. Losing out on 26-year-old guard Darren Collison—Doc Rivers' No. 1 ... (Continue reading)

LA Lakers 2014 NBA Free-Agency Primer: What You Need to Know

The Los Angeles Lakers enter the 2014 NBA free-agency period with just three players set to return on guaranteed contracts for next season: Kobe Bryant, Steve Nash and Robert Sacre. That’s it. The addition of Kentucky standout Julius Randle with the No. ... (Continue reading)

LA Clippers Must Perfect Bench Mixture for Next Step

The Los Angeles Clippers made great strides in the face of adversity during 2013-14. With head coach Doc Rivers at the helm, the Clips actually managed to win a playoff game beyond the first round for the first time in ... (Continue reading)

Is Channing Frye Golden State Warriors’ ‘Plan B’ If Kevin Love Doesn’t Arrive?

It’s no secret the Golden State Warriors are targeting highly coveted Minnesota Timberwolves power forward Kevin Love. But because the three-time All-Star is a transcendent NBA talent, Minnesota wants a gargantuan haul of assets for his services. Ultimately, the Dubs may ... (Continue reading)

LA Lakers Need ‘100 Percent’ Kobe Bryant to Last Beyond Next Season

Los Angeles Lakers future Hall of Famer Kobe Bryant says he’s “100 percent” following an injury-riddled 2013-14 campaign, per an interview from Brazil where the Black Mamba is attending the World Cup (h/t Sports Illustrated’s Ben Golliver). That’s great news if ... (Continue reading)

Unexpected Moves Los Angeles Lakers Could Make in Free Agency

The Los Angeles Lakers franchise is trying to solve a proverbial Rubik’s cube heading into the 2014 offseason. The organization just finished with its worst record in more than half a century and numerous roster spots need to be filled. Kobe ... (Continue reading)

Playing Keep or Cut with Each Los Angeles Lakers Free Agent

The Los Angeles Lakers are heading toward one of the most uncertain offseasons in franchise history. After finishing with the worst regular-season record in more than half a century (27-55), the Lakers only have three players on guaranteed contracts for ... (Continue reading)

Which Open NBA Head Coaching Gig Will Be the Most Challenging?

Now that the Utah Jazz have decided to bring in former Atlanta Hawks assistant Quin Snyder—and Minnesota Timberwolves part-owner and president of basketball operations Flip Saunders has appointed himself to patrol the sideline—there are just three two vacant NBA coaching positions remaining. The ... (Continue reading)