12:01 PM EDT, Mon August 21, 2017
18 hours ago

NBA looking into Pacers' allegations that Lakers tampered with Paul George

The Lakers have been under investigation by the NBA for tampering allegations since May because of a conversation Magic Johnson had on a television show about then-Indiana All-Star forward Paul George that angered Pacers owner Herb Simons, according to several NBA officials who were not authorized...
23 hours ago

Clippers offer GM job to Thunder executive Michael Winger, NBA official says

The Clippers, continuing to revamp their front office, have offered the general manager’s job to Michael Winger from Oklahoma City, according to an NBA official who was not authorized to speak publicly on the matter. Winger previously was an assistant general manager and team counsel for the Thunder...
Aug 14, 2017

NBA front-loads its 2017-18 schedule with marquee games

When the NBA unveiled its full slate of games Monday for the 2017-18 season, the league made sure to jump-start things with marquee players in marquee games early in the season. And for those fans in Los Angeles, the NBA put the trending Lakers and Lonzo Ball against the steady Clippers and Blake...
Aug 10, 2017

Lonzo Ball's regular-season debut with Lakers will be Oct. 19 against Clippers

Lonzo Ball and the Lakers will open the NBA regular season by playing host to Blake Griffin and the Clippers at Staples Center on Oct. 19 during a series of marquee games over four nights that were announced Thursday. The Golden State Warriors begin their title defense on opening night, Oct. 17,...
Aug 9, 2017

Wife of Clippers' Willie Reed asks that domestic violence charge be dropped

The wife of Clippers center Willie Reed issued a statement Wednesday in which she requested that the domestic violence charge against her husband be dropped. Reed was arrested Sunday morning on suspicion of misdemeanor battery, according to Miami-Dade jail records, against his wife, Jasmine Reed,...
Aug 9, 2017

Lakers sign center Stephen Zimmerman

The Lakers on Wednesday signed center Stephen Zimmerman to a partially guaranteed contract to join the team’s training camp roster, according to an NBA executive who was not authorized to speak publicly on the matter. The 7-foot Zimmerman, 20, played in 19 games with the Orlando Magic last season....
Aug 9, 2017

Lakers sign point guard Briante Weber

The Lakers have signed Briante Weber to a one-year, partially guaranteed contract, according to an NBA executive who was not authorized to speak publicly on the matter. Signing Weber gives the Lakers 16 players on their roster heading into training camp next month, and eight of them are guards....
Aug 6, 2017

Clippers center Willie Reed arrested on suspicion of domestic violence

Newly signed Clippers center Willie Reed was arrested early Sunday morning in Miami on suspicion of domestic violence. Reed, 27, was jailed by police for misdemeanor battery in downtown Miami at a condominium complex, according to Miami-Dade jail records. A Clippers official who was not authorized...
Aug 4, 2017

Clippers relieve Doc Rivers of his GM duties

Clippers coach Doc Rivers will be losing his title as president of operations and will just be the team’s head coach going forward, according to a source close to the organization. According to the source, Rivers and owner Steve Ballmer have met to discuss the changes to the front office. Rivers...
Jul 23, 2017

Gerald Madkins leaves Clippers to join the New York Knicks' front office

Gerald Madkins, who spent the last five seasons working as an executive in the Clippers’ front office, has taken a job with the New York Knicks to become the team’s assistant general manager, said NBA officials who were not authorized to speak publicly on the matter. Madkins joins newly promoted...

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