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Rockets Trade Lin To Lakers

Jeremy Lin joined the Lakers on Sunday in a trade with the Rockets, who also gave up first- and second-round draft picks in 2015 for the rights to European center Sergei Lishchuk.

07/14/2014

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Keidel: King James And His Court

LeBron James singularly orchestrated the Big Three union. And now that he has opted out of his Miami Heat contract, he’s once again the Alpha Male of pro sports. Teams are scrambling to find the proper finances and expiring contracts, flipping over cushions for salary cap coin.

06/27/2014

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

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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.

Top 5 NBA Playoff Moments

With the NBA Playoffs starting, we look back on the top moments in NBA Playoff history.

04/16/2014

Some of the good wishes of fans adorn a wall near Staples Center in honor of the late Dr. Jerry Buss, owner of the Los Angeles Lakers, before the game against the Boston Celtics on February 20, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Mavs’ Cuban Eulogizes Lakers’ Buss: ‘Best Owner In NBA History’

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban long ago picked out the Lakers as a personal rival. On Monday, Cuban offered an impromptu eulogy for the former Lakers owner Jerry Buss, who died last February.

03/18/2014

Los Angeles Lakers v Dallas Mavericks

Mavs Win Over Lakers But Lose Marion

Shawn Marion entered Tuesday’s game against the Lakers with a bum ankle and exited it with a shoulder contusion, a story line almost important as the Dallas Mavericks’ 110-97 home victory itself.

01/07/2014

DALLAS, TX - NOVEMBER 5: Monta Ellis #11 of the Dallas Mavericks dunks against the Los Angeles Lakers on November 5, 2013 at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. 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. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2013 NBAE (Photo by Glenn James/NBAE via Getty Images)

Mavs Put Weapons On Display In Blowout Of L.A.

The Dallas Mavericks continued putting their offensive weaponry on display in Tuesday’s 123-104 home win over the Lakers.

11/05/2013

DALLAS, TX - NOVEMBER 5: Pau Gasol #16 of the Los Angeles Lakers handles the ball against DeJuan Blair #45 of the Dallas Mavericks on November 5, 2013 at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. 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. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2013 NBAE (Photo by Glenn James/NBAE via Getty Images)

Dominating ‘Inside-Out’ Performance Lifts Mavs Over Lakers

The Mavericks controlled the boards, out-rebounding the Lakers 50-35 and shot 13-for-27 (48.1%) from beyond the arc en route to a 123-104 win.

11/05/2013

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5 Things About The Western Conference Race

The NBA season was barely over for two weeks, and the Houston Rockets found themselves in another heated competition to gain ground in the Western Conference.

10/25/2013

Lamar Odom of the Dallas Mavericks getting some rest on the bench against the Golden State Warriors on March 10, 2012 at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California. (credit: Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Odom Enters Not Guilty Plea In DUI Case

NBA player Lamar Odom has pleaded not guilty to a misdemeanor count of driving under the influence in connection with his arrest in August.

10/10/2013

Lamar Odom of the Dallas Mavericks getting some rest on the bench against the Golden State Warriors on March 10, 2012 at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California. (credit: Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lamar Odom Arrested For DUI In Los Angeles

Former Mavericks player Lamar Odom was arrested for allegedly driving under the influence. Odom has also played with the Lakers and Clippers, and is now a free agent.

08/30/2013

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