Jul 5, 2014, 11:00 PM EDT
With all things being equal, Hawes chose Los Angeles over Portland — just like most NBA players would.
Jul 5, 2014, 9:30 PM EDT
Dunk of the day from Summer League in Orlando.
Jul 5, 2014, 8:05 PM EDT
Lakers reportedly have moved into a three-way race (along with New York and Chicago) to retain Anthony’s services.
Jul 5, 2014, 6:30 PM EDT
Highlights of Noel showcasing a variety of skills in his professional debut.
Jul 5, 2014, 5:00 PM EDT
Clippers may not be willing to go that high, so a deal seems unlikely.
Jul 5, 2014, 2:00 PM EDT
‘Melo might take the max in his first year back in New York, and less the following season.
Jul 5, 2014, 12:30 PM EDT
Miami has targeted Deng from the beginning of free agency, and he’s believed to be out of the team’s price range. But Riley’s giving it a shot.
Jul 5, 2014, 11:00 AM EDT
Bosh will be asked to take a discount over five years to re-sign in Miami, but other teams would offer him a four-year max contract with no questions asked.
Jul 5, 2014, 9:30 AM EDT
Instead of obsessing over free agency rumors, you can watch live, actual basketball games.
Jul 5, 2014, 8:00 AM EDT
Initial reports had Rose ‘bothered’ by his lack of official involvement, but the latest one says he knew of Anthony’s visit all along, and the two shared a private locker room conversation.
Jul 4, 2014, 12:01 AM EDT
Warriors head coach Steve Kerr learned the triangle playing for Phil Jackson’s Bulls, and Walton learned it in seven seasons under Jackson while playing for the Lakers.
Reports: Lakers, Knicks both told Carmelo Anthony they’d offer him a max contract in latest free agent meetings
Jul 3, 2014, 10:31 PM EDT
Knicks have been willing to offer a max deal all along, but reiterated it in Thursday’s meeting. Lakers have the ability to offer more than any of Anthony’s other non-New York suitors.
Suns, Mavericks, Cavaliers, Rockets met with LeBron’s agent; LeBron ‘seems ready’ to explore the market
Jul 3, 2014, 9:29 PM EDT
It seems as though LeBron may actually be considering other options if Miami can’t upgrade the roster.
Jul 3, 2014, 8:27 PM EDT
Lakers went Hollywood during their free agent pitch.
Jul 2, 2014, 1:23 PM EDT
A max deal for Hayward in Cleveland would mean 4 years for $63 million.
Toyota Center marquee in Houston shows ‘Melo wearing Rockets No. 7, which currently belongs to Jeremy Lin
Jul 2, 2014, 11:29 AM EDT
Lin is likely gone if Rockets can convince Anthony to sign, so why not?
Jul 2, 2014, 10:08 AM EDT
Hollins and the Nets coming to terms on a deal as expected.
Jul 2, 2014, 9:45 AM EDT
Howard, Harden will be present at the meeting to pitch Anthony on Houston.
Jul 1, 2014, 4:59 PM EDT
Nets haven’t reached out to Blatche, and aren’t planning on making him an offer in free agency.
Jul 1, 2014, 2:29 PM EDT
Joakim Noah reportedly in attendance for the meeting as well.
Union for players advises them to receive checks over 18 months instead of 12 to prepare for possible lockout
Jul 1, 2014, 1:04 PM EDT
The owners have had leverage in past lockouts once the checks stop coming in October, so the union for the players wants to change that.
Jul 1, 2014, 11:54 AM EDT
Things are moving quickly in the Nets search, with the team meeting with Hollins twice in less than 24 hours.
Jul 1, 2014, 10:38 AM EDT
Pacers are capped out, so despite his questionable antics, they don’t really have much of a choice but to try to secure Stephenson.
Report: Timberwolves waiting for teams that miss out on LeBron, Carmelo to come calling about Kevin Love
Jul 1, 2014, 9:51 AM EDT
Kevin Love is not a free agent, but he’s available in trade from the Timberwolves.
Jul 1, 2014, 9:17 AM EDT
Lakers were very active on the first night of free agency.
- Will Miami make a run at Kevin Durant? 14
- Report: Veteran forward Chuck Hayes agrees to deal with Clippers 6
- Report: Lakers to sign Brazilian, FC Barcelona point guard Marcelo Huertas to one-year deal 10
- Shaq to Kobe on podcast: “I just want people to know that I don’t hate you” 18
- D’Angelo Russell on Tracy McGrady tweet: “Some Lakers fans are spoiled” 27
- Anthony Davis “definitely” plans on shooting more threes this season 4
- Jim Buss defends Byron Scott as Lakers coach, “He has the Laker blood in him” 24
- Jim Buss open to the idea of Kobe Bryant playing beyond this season 32