If the guarantee was somewhat shocking, it’s only because the Los Angeles Lakers have been shockingly bad. That’s hardly Kobe Bryant’s fault, though as usual he’s the one charged with fixing the mess. He has to, because his coach can’t seem to figure it out, and neither can the stars brought in to help him [...]
Minnesota Timberwolves point guard Ricky Rubio will not travel with the team for a two-game road trip to Utah and Denver this week because of back spasms.
By Brian Mahoney
Mike D’Antoni never built the team he wanted in New York. Now he looks at the Knicks and sees what he would like his Lakers to become.
D’Antoni returns to Madison Square Garden on Thursday for the first time since resigning as Knicks coach last March, hoping to see the type of performance his new team hasn’t demonstrated nearly enough.
No one could say for certain that this was Steve Nash’s final game in a Phoenix uniform, but the Suns’ fans certainly sensed it was.