Los Angeles Lakers

SALT LAKE CITY, UT - OCTOBER 11: The Utah Jazz logo photographed behind the scene at the KJZZ video shoot at Energy Solutions Arena on October 11, 2012 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

7 Team Names That Make No Sense

We all have favorite teams. But some team names just don’t make any sense, like these…

05/28/2014

Carmelo Anthony (Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Report: Lakers’ Jeanie Buss Is Hesitant To Steal Melo From Fiancé Phil Jackson

Los Angeles has the cap space to sign Anthony, but sources told the newspaper that the organization isn’t exactly enthralled with the idea of pairing Anthony with future Hall of Famer Kobe Bryant.

05/27/2014

Head coach Kevin Ollie of the Connecticut Huskies cuts down the net after defeating the Kentucky Wildcats 60-54 in the NCAA Men's Final Four Championship at AT&T Stadium on April 7, 2014 in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Report: Kevin Ollie Agrees To $3 Million Annually To Stay At UConn

In the end, Kevin Ollie wasn’t that interested in finding out just how green the grass is in the NBA.

05/19/2014

Steve Kerr (Photo by Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

Knicks Or Warriors? Steve Kerr Decision Reportedly Expected In Coming Days

The Knicks could have Kerr on board as their new head coach by early next week. If not, it’ll be back to the drawing board.

05/09/2014

Steve Kerr with former Nets coach Lawrence Frank (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Schmeelk: Knicks Taking Different Course Than Lakers In Finding Coach

Jackson might not be the man on the sideline, but it is his voice that the players are going to be hearing through the mouth of Kerr.

05/02/2014

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Musicians + Sports: Linkin Park On The Lakers, Suns And NBA Playoffs

Mike Shinoda and Chester Bennington dish on their favorite professional basketball teams and make an interesting prediction regarding this year’s NBA Finals.

04/18/2014

SEATTLE - MAY 7: Brian Williams #8 of the Denver Nuggets dunks against the Seattle SuperSonics during Game Five of the 1994 Western Conference Quarterfinals at Key Arena on May 7, 1994 in Seattle, Washington.

Counting Down: Top 5 NBA Playoffs Moments

With the NBA playoffs starting, we look back on the top moments in NBA playoff history.

04/17/2014

The Knicks’ Tim Hardaway Jr., center, shoots against the Lakers’ Nick Young at Staples Center in Los Angeles on March 25, 2014. (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Francesa Destroys ‘Dogs, Bums’ Masquerading As Knicks During Brutal Loss In L.A.

WFAN’s Mike Francesa lit into the Knicks something fierce on Wednesday, following their historic meltdown against the woeful Lakers in Los Angeles the night before.

03/26/2014

Ryan Kelly #4 and Nick Young #0 of the Los Angeles Lakers celebrate during their game against the New York Knicks at Staples Center on March 25, 2014. (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Knicks Allow 51 Points In 3rd, Get Embarrassed By Lowly Lakers

With Knicks President Phil Jackson watching from a luxury suite high above the court, his new team’s teetering playoff hopes got a big shove from his old team’s incredible offensive show.

03/26/2014

Carmelo Anthony (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Magic Johnson On WFAN: ‘Carmelo Should Stay In New York’

Magic says he’ll probably have a chat with Melo on Tuesday. But don’t worry. They won’t be speaking about the benefits of joining the Lakers.

03/24/2014

Phil Jackson (Photo by Danny Bollinger/NBAE via Getty Images)

Knicks To Hold Press Conference Tuesday To Make ‘Major Announcement’

The press conference is presumably to introduce Phil Jackson as the newest member of the Knicks’ front office. What his position will be is not yet known, thought reports have suggested that he’ll be named director of basketball operations.

03/14/2014

Kobe Bryant and Phil Jackson in 2011.  (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Kobe, Magic In Disbelief As Lakers Let Phil Jackson Sign On With Knicks

Two Lakers greats are chucking up a half-court shot at the buzzer, campaigning Los Angeles brass to swoop in and hire the Zen Master. Will it go in?

03/13/2014

Phil Jackson (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Barkley: Phil Jackson Would Have Work Cut Out For Him With Knicks

Sources have said Phil Jackson is close to agreeing to become the next Head of Basketball Operations for the Knicks, with a deal that could be finalized by the end of the week.

03/11/2014

LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 23: Jason Collins #98 of the Brooklyn Nets gestures from the bench after coming out of the game in the first half against the Los Angeles Lakers at Staples Center on February 23, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Nets Top Lakers 108-102 In Collins’ Return To NBA Action

Jason Collins played his first game with the Brooklyn Nets on Sunday night, becoming the first openly gay active player in the four major U.S. professional sports leagues.

02/24/2014

Carmelo Anthony (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Knicks Top Lakers, Win 2nd Straight Behind Carmelo’s 35 Points

Carmelo Anthony followed his 62-point game with 35 more, and the New York Knicks beat the Los Angeles Lakers, 110-103, on Sunday.

01/27/2014

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