Gasol, who'll be a free agent, sees himself playing at a high level for several more years. He's among Lakers who met with GM Mitch Kupchak and Coach Mike D'Antoni.Pau Gasol survived so many trade rumors over the years, including the one that really wasn't fabricated (David Stern, December 2011).
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EL SEGUNDO – Many times during his seven seasons in Los Angeles, Pau Gasol wondered if his last day as a Laker had come. There have been countless rumors and one actual trade: the infamous, vetoed Chris Paul deal of 2011. There was the night at the...
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EL SEGUNDO – Free agency will be a first for Pau Gasol, and one team continues to make a convenient theoretical landing spot for the four-time All-Star center. Whether the Memphis Grizzlies, the team from which the Lakers acquired Gasol in 2007,...
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Pau Gasol admitted his time with the Lakers could be over during his exit interview on Thursday.
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At 2014 Lakers exit interviews, Pau Gasol says Kobe Bryant is a factor in his free agency, if coming back to the Lakers is an option. To what extent?
Dwyane Wade ended up sitting out 28 games this season after missing a combined 36 in the first three seasons with LeBron James as a teammate. But Wade enters these playoffs in a much better place, from a health perspective, than last year, when a knee injury lingered throughout the postseason.
An emotional Carmelo Anthony used words like "embarrassing" and "failure" while talking Thursday about missing the playoffs for the first time in his NBA career. The soon-to-be free agent also once again reiterated that he wants to remain with the Knicks.
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GREENBURGH, N.Y. -- Carmelo Anthony talked about a wide range of subjects with reporters on Thursday after his exit interview with president Phil Jackson. He discussed his priorities as a free agent. But he also touched on the difficulty of this season, his conversation and comfort level with Jackson...
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Carmelo Anthony said on Thursday that he wants to return to the Knicks, but added that he also wants to win next year.
The Celtics finished the season in a tie with the Utah Jazz for the fourth-worst record in the NBA.
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The Milwaukee Bucks sealed the best odds in the 2014 NBA draft lottery Monday, but Wednesday's season finales included a few other shakeups. Notably, the Utah Jazz winning in double-overtime against the Minnesota Timberwolves put them into a tie with the Boston Celtics for the fourth-worst record and...
Indiana Pacers center Andrew Bynum has been declared out for Round 1 of the playoffs by head coach Frank Vogel. When the Atlanta Hawks take on the Indiana Pacers in Round 1 of the NBA Playoffs they won't have to contend with center Andrew Bynum who was declared out for the series today by head coach Frank Vogel. He went on to say that there is still a chance that Bynum plays if the Pacers advance in the playoffs. Bynum initially signed with the Cleveland Cavaliers prior to the season after being pursued by several teams including the Atlanta Hawks. His time in Cleveland was short as the...
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Andrew Bynum (knee) will not play against the Hawks in the first round of the playoffs.
When former Sen. Herb Kohl found two wealthy New York hedge-fund investors willing to spend $550 million to buy the lowly Milwaukee Bucks and to toss in at least $100 million more toward a new arena, the deal turned heads in the sports business world.
Our annual after-the-season roster rundown Take 'Em or Trash 'Em debuted Thursday. Since brevity is not our thing, here's a longer look at the future of every player on the Boston Celtics' roster: • Rajon Rondo: Team captain is set to enter the final year of a contract that will pay him $12.9 million. Rondo has expressed interest in testing unrestricted free agency in the summer of 2015, which means, if he's a Celtics cornerstone, the team has to be ready to pay him big money next summer (otherwise they must at least entertain the idea of trading him this summer).
Next week, Gordon Hayward will be in the Philippines, hosting a basketball camp. Sometime “soon” after that, he’ll be getting married. As for his plans as an unrestricted free agent? Well, the 24-year-old wing might not want to make too many of them. Speaking at the team’s locker cleanout day Thursday, Jazz general manager Dennis Lindsey stopped short of promising the team would bring Hayward back. But Lindsey made it clear Hayward is in the plans. “We look forward to him being a career Jazz mem...
Sabonis will join former Oregon hoops star Wiltjer for Zags
The Nets didn’t simply tank in their final couple of regular season games with the intent of drawing the Raptors in the first round. There’s more than enough evidence to suggest the Nets weren’t even thinking about Toronto when they hatched their late-season lay-down.
SportSouth and Fox Sports South will continue their coverage of the Atlanta Hawks through the first round of the playoffs. Hawks fans in hopes that they can hear Bob Rathbun and Dominique Wilkins call the first round playoff series against the Indiana Pacers are in luck. SportSouth and Fox Sports South will continue their coverage of the Atlanta Hawks through the first round of the NBA Playoffs. Here is a look at the schedule: Game Day Date Opponent Time (ET) Network Game 1 Sat 4/19 @ Indiana Pacers 6:30 p.m. SPSO Game 2 Tue 4/22 @ Indiana...
Forward won't get into a back and forth with Golden State's Klay Thompson, who says the Clippers' All-Star is 'like a bull in a china shop.'Blake Griffin stood with his back against the wall at the Clippers' practice facility Thursday, his answers thoughtful when he talked about the Golden State Warriors.