11:37 PM EST, Thu December 18, 2014

Is Kobe Bryant done in the NBA after his contract expires? 'Maybe'

Kobe Bryant is in the first season of a two-year, $48.5-million extension.
Land O' Lakers | ESPN Los Angeles 7 hours ago

Kobe not recruiting Durant to Lakers -- yet

EL SEGUNDO -- Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant has openly praised Kobe Bryant, saying he'd love to play with the Los Angeles Lakers shooting guard. And while Bryant said he hasn't yet recruited Durant, who is set to become a free agent in 2016, Bryant didn't rule out trying to lure last season's...
Lakers Nation 6 hours ago
Video: Kobe Bryant On Lakers Trade Rumors, Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook

Watch: Kobe Bryant On Lakers Trade Rumors, Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook

Kobe Bryant is asked about Lakers trade rumors and whether he's doing any early recruiting for Kevin Durant who becomes a free agent in 2016. Join the Largest Lakers Fan Site in the World http://LakersNation.com | Follow http://twitter.com/LakersNation |

Andrew Bogut’s agent addresses knee injury situation

OAKLAND — Warriors center Andrew Bogut underwent platelet-rich plasma therapy on his injured right knee Wednesday and is expected to miss an indefinite number of weeks, according to his agent. Agent David Bauman expressed relief Thursday that the bone stress… Continue Reading →The post Andrew Bogut’s agent addresses knee injury situation appeared first on Inside the Warriors.
Rusty Simmons / San Francisco Chronicle 4 hours ago

Warriors’ Bogut out indefinitely

Andrew Bogut is out indefinitely after having platelet-rich-plasma therapy to treat his injured right knee, the team announced Thursday. The Warriors aren’t issuing any timetable for Bogut’s return, but according to medical Web sites, PRP patients usually get pain relief within three to four weeks...
Steve Perrin / Clips Nation 51 mins ago

Rondo to the Mavs and the West gets deeper

The West has been by far the better conference for many years now, and the trade of Rajon Rondo from Boston to Dallas only makes the disparity greater. I'm a big believer in the pendulum. Things tend to even out over time, and the pendulum eventually swings the other way. But we must be dealing with one big ass pendulum in terms of the balance of power between the Eastern and Western Conferences in the NBA, because the West has been better than the East for a LONG time and the disparity is getting wider, not narrower. Part of it is self-fulfilling. The NBA is a league of haves and...
Bright Side Of The Sun 14 hours ago

NBA Trade Idea: Should the Phoenix Suns pursue Indiana Pacers' David West?

With trade season unofficially begun, the Phoenix Suns must be looking at ways to upgrade their roster. David West is aging, but would he be a good fit on the struggling Suns? After a cinderella year, the Phoenix Suns are scuffling. Badly. Some of the pain is roster-inflicted, but much of it seems to be of the self-inflicted variety. The Suns have more talent than 13-14, especially considering their early-season schedule. A year ago, the Suns played every night with a chip on their shoulder and a team-wide abandon of pretense about roles and responsibilities. The team was full of...
Sactown Royalty 8 hours ago

Michael Malone releases statement on his time with the Kings

The one person we haven't heard from in the wake of Michael Malone's firing as head coach of the Sacramento Kings is Michael Malone himself.  Last night however, Malone sent the following statement to the Sacramento Bee: "Coaching in the NBA is an honor and a privilege, one I've never taken for granted. The valued relationships I've garnered over the last 17 months with the entire Kings ownership group, players, team personnel, and members of the press leave an indelible mark on me and my family. I want to thank Vivek Ranadive for the opportunity and wish the franchise good fortune...

Live box score: Bucks at Kings

The Bucks look to improve to 14-13 on the season as they play the Sacramento Kings at the Sleep Train Arena. Follow the box score and tweets from Charles F. Gardner.
Daily Thunder 1 hour ago

Thunder vs Warriors: Pregame Primer

vs. Thunder (12-13, 5-8 road) vs. Warriors (21-3, 8-1 home) TV: TNT/FS Oklahoma Stream:  Click here Radio:  WWLS The Sports Animal (98.1 FM, 640 AM, 1300 AM The Buzz Tulsa) Time: 9:30 CT Offensive Rating: Thunder – 103.2 (23th),

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Los Angeles Times 6 hours ago

DeAndre Jordan on playing at Denver: 'I want to have my inhaler in my sock'

Playing at Denver against the Nuggets is one of the most challenging matchups for any team in the NBA because of the altitude.
San Jose Mercury News 9 hours ago

Warriors' Andrew Bogut is out indefinitely

Golden State Warriors center Andrew Bogut is out indefinitely after undergoing platelet-rich plasma therapy on his right knee.

Warriors’ Andrew Bogut undergoes platelet-rich plasma therapy as team offers no timetable for return

OAKLAND — Warriors center Andrew Bogut underwent platelet-rich plasma therapy on his ailing right knee, and according to the team Thursday, there is no timetable set for his return.. The decision was made after Bogut consulted Wednesday with the Warriors’… Continue Reading →The post Warriors’ Andrew Bogut undergoes platelet-rich plasma therapy as team offers no timetable for return appeared first on Inside the Warriors.
Orange County Register 12 hours ago
Miller: Kobe's presence all that's keeping Lakers relevant

Miller: Kobe's presence all that's keeping Lakers relevant

This, this is a big part of the reason the Lakers re-signed Kobe Bryant last year, agreeing to pay him $48.5 million over two seasons in a contract that crippled their roster but clinched their relevance.This story right here, the one on Yahoo!’s...
Los Angeles Times 13 hours ago

Five takeaways from the Clippers' 102-100 win over the Pacers

For the first time since the 2004-05 season, the Clippers won their season series against the Indiana Pacers, beating them, 102-100, at Staples Center on Wednesday. Here are five takeaways from the win:

3 Points: MJ fine with Kobe passing him?

Each week, ESPN.com Lakers beat writer Baxter Holmes, along with ESPN.com NBA writers Ramona Shelburne and Arash Markazi, will weigh in on three questions that are on the minds of Los Angeles Lakers followers. 1. Is Michael Jordan really OK with Kobe Bryant passing him on the all-time scoring list? Holmes: Remember Jordan's Hall of Fame speech? The one where he torched anyone who he believed possibly slighted him at any point in his life, even if that person really didn't?
Ben Bolch / Los Angeles Times 21 hours ago

DeAndre Jordan helps at the line in 102-100 win over Pacers

The Clippers played Wednesday night as if showing up was an imposition on their holiday schedule.
Los Angeles Times 22 hours ago

Clippers win series against Pacers for first time since 2004-05 season

The Clippers beat the Indiana Pacers, 102-100, on Wednesday, winning their season series against the team for the first time since the 2004-05 season.

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