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  1. Free-agency preview: Centers

    Tim MacMahon

    The Dallas Mavericks made a major upgrade in the middle before free agency began by trading for Tyson Chandler. They have a productive backup on the roster in Brandan Wright, the lanky, high-leaping lefty who has ranked among the league's most eff...

    Blog | June 27, 2014
  2. Paying to Play in Memphis? The Strange Case of Tennessee's Jock T...

    Zach Lowe

    When I first asked Chris Johnson, the lefty shooter from Dayton who signed two 10-day contracts with the Grizzlies last season, about his tax issues in Tennessee, he went into a stock answer about the luxury tax — how he understood Memphis had ...

    Blog | July 19, 2013
  3. 2013 NBA playoffs -- LeBron James and Phil Mickelson, lessons in...

    J.A. Adande

    When it comes to losing, Phil Mickelson and LeBron James are treated much differently, J.A. Adande writes.

    Story | Conversation | June 18, 2013
  4. Summer is key for this group of Los Angeles Lakers

    Dave McMenamin

    For this group of Lakers players and coaches, summer is a key time.

    Story | Conversation | July 18, 2012
  5. McRoberts out again

    Dave McMenamin

    The Lakers bench shot just 5-for-24 for 14 total points in Thursday's loss to the Blazers and they didn't receive a lift from their lob-catching lefty on Friday. Forward Josh McRoberts missed his third consecutive game because of a sprained big to...

    Blog | January 06, 2012
  6. Lakers sign Troy Murphy

    Brian Kamenetzky

    Having given one away to Dallas, the Lakers continue repopulating the roster with tall lefties, reaching an agreement with veteran power forward Troy Murphy on a one-year deal for the veteran's minimum, about $1.3 million. Evan Gole/Getty Imag...

    Blog | December 17, 2011
  7. 2011 timeline: June

    Richard Durrett

    ANAHEIM, Calif -- The Rangers played in hot conditions in Arlington, drafted some prospects for the future and changed hitting coaches. Timeline: Third month of the season (June) Draft: June 6 - Texas selects high school lefty Kevin Matthews wi...

    Blog | September 28, 2011
  8. Lakers vs. Clippers -- What to watch with ClipperBlog

    Brian Kamenetzky

    Historically, seeing the Clippers on the schedule has been a happy thing for the Lakers. This year, though, the red,white, and blue have flipped the script, losing by a point in the first meeting (on a buzzer beating lefty flip at the rim from Derek ...

    Blog | February 25, 2011
  9. Los Angeles Lakers' Lamar Odom and Memphis Grizzlies' Zach Randol...

    Dave McMenamin

    Zach Randolph and Lamar Odom: two lefties deserving All-Star consideration.

    Story | Conversation | February 06, 2011
  10. Lamar Odom the grizzled vet in this bunch of USA Basketball playe...

    Dave McMenamin

    With USA Basketball, Lamar Odom takes on the role of leader quite easily.

    Story | Conversation | July 24, 2010
  11. Give Garnett credit for Dirk's struggles

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- There's one major difference between these Celtics and the team the Mavs faced in Boston earlier this season. Kevin Garnett is playing. Garnett has consistently denied Dirk Nowitzki clean looks, with Dirk's lefty blow-by and finish m...

    Blog | March 20, 2010
  12. Magic make first quarter a layup line

    Tim MacMahon

    ORLANDO, Fla. -- It was fitting that Orlando finished the first quarter with a layup, a lefty finger roll by Matt Barnes on the fast break. The Magic feasted on point-blank buckets while piling up 33 points on 65-percent shooting. Ten of Orlando's...

    Blog | February 19, 2010
  13. Weekend Dime: The All-Lefty Team

    Marc Stein

    They make up 6.7 percent of the NBA. Here's everything you want to know about the NBA's lefties, courtesy of southpaw Marc Stein.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | November 20, 2009
  14. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Mark Bradley of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution: "The franchise that didn't draft Chris Paul and saw its owners sue another over a trade with Phoenix; the franchise of the wayward bird mascot and Cliff Levingston's running lefty hook; t...

    Blog | May 04, 2009
  15. Abdul-Jabbar, Stewart inducted into National Collegiate Basketbal...

    Coaching greats Lefty Driesell and Norm Stewart lounged in arch-backed chairs telling stories. Former NBA player Len Elmore lingered nearby chatting with former Notre Dame star Austin Carr.

    Story | Conversation | November 18, 2007
  16. Redd's cred keeps rising

    Mark Stein explains how paying the $91 Million Man pays off for Bucks.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | November 14, 2005