Los Angeles Lakers
The Los Angeles Lakers have officially amnestied forward Metta World Peace, creating the possibility that the Queens native will come back home to play for the New York Knicks.
If waived, World Peace, a La Salle Academy product and Queens native, would most likely seek a veteran contract worth $1.4 million.
it may be prudent to opt for surgery immediately after injury rather than take a wait-and-see-approach.
New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez was tops among the 27 baseball players on the list and No. 18 overall with $30.3 million, although he is currently facing the possibility of a 100-game suspension.
Rutgers’ board of governors will meet Tuesday to sign off on a contract that will allow Los Angeles Lakers assistant Eddie Jordan to take over the Scarlet Knights’ scandal-marred basketball program.
Kobe Bryant is smarter than this, but he just doesn’t get it. Hopefully he will now.
Let’s just say Bryant wouldn’t have put up with the fired Rutgers coach — at all.
J.R. Smith scored 24 points and the New York Knicks shook off the absence of Carmelo Anthony and the shock of Amare Stoudemire needing more knee surgery to rout the slumping Utah Jazz 113-84 on Saturday night.
“The Nets were willing last year to give up Brook Lopez and five first-round picks to get this guy,” Sheridan told Joe & Evan. “The Nets have been trying to get this guy for two years … They can get him without giving up Brook.”
Buss died Monday morning at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. He’d been hospitalized for cancer, but the immediate cause of death was kidney failure.
Contending for a championship? With this crew, that will be limited to owner Mikhail Prokhorov’s fantasies.
Kobe Bryant had 21 points and eight rebounds, and the Los Angeles Lakers overcame the absences of Dwight Howard and Metta World Peace, and the loss of Pau Gasol to beat the Brooklyn Nets 92-83 on Tuesday night.
Boosted by renovations to Madison Square Garden, the Knicks’ value increased 41 percent to $1.1 billion. The Lakers were second at $1 billion.
Nets fans, snap out of that recurring Dwightmare.
According to a report, Nets general manager Billy King is looking for a third team to work with in an effort to complete a blockbuster trade that would send the 6-foot-11 center to Brooklyn.