9:37 PM EDT, Tue October 21, 2014

Ed Davis has hit nearly all of his shots for Lakers in preseason

The Lakers brought in 6-foot-10 forward/center Ed Davis this offseason on a two-year minimum contract worth $2.1 million (with a player option on the second season).

Kobe Bryant brushes off ESPN 'idiots' who ranked him 40th

ANAHEIM – When Kobe Bryant retires, presumably after his current contract expires in 2016, he will go down as one of the 10 best players in NBA history. For now, he’s far from that, according to ESPN.com. A year after ranking Bryant the...

Oscar Pistorius sentence brings quick reaction from sports officials

No matter how Oscar Pistorius ends up serving his five-year sentence for killing Reeva Steenkamp, Paralympic officials say he will remain ineligible to compete for the duration, which rules him out of the 2016 Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro.

NBA Windows: Kobe Bryant's last stand

Kobe Bryant is facing his NBA mortality. In his own words, “Soon, but not yet.” It’s a testament to the ferocity with which he’s attacked his career that even though logic and a basic understanding of human biology tell us that, yes, definitely yes, Kobe is near the end of his NBA career, just writing it out like this carries a faint hint of danger. It’s a bit like an aging dictator not showing up for his breakfast one morning; who dares go into his bedroom to check on him?
Kobe to Randle: Don't blow this opportunity

Kobe to Randle: Don't blow this opportunity

The last time the Lakers had a rookie of whom so much was expected, as it is now for Julius Randle, the player was Kobe Bryant. So, it should be no surprise that Bryant, now in the final stages of his career, would be expected to help shepherd the...