Six NBA teams have been billed for luxury-tax payments they owe for last season's payrolls, according to official league figures obtained by ESPN.com on Tuesday night. And the heftiest, not surprisingly, belongs to the Lakers.
The Brooklyn Nets are making a hard to push to bring Andrei Kirilenko back to the NBA despite their limited salary-cap flexibility, according to sources close to the situation.
NBA commissioner David Stern will not collect on his eight-figure salary during the ongoing lockout, according to sources with knowledge of Stern's pay status.
NBA teams found out Wednesday that the salary cap for next season will be nearly $2 million higher than anticipated, providing extra unforeseen cap space to several teams.
With the salary cap likely to fall, here's how much select teams would have to pursue the top free agents this summer.
The Heat have discussed a Lamar Odom deal that would approach the $9 million salary the free-agent forward nearly agreed to last week with the Lakers, reports say.
Sources say the Lakers pulled their offer to forward Lamar Odom.
A league memo warns that the salary cap for 2010-11 could be even lower, right when big names hit the market.
There's a salary cap for players, but not for coaches, so the Lakers have made Phil Jackson their big free-agent signing this year.
When Chris Mihm and Sasha Vujacic are in the spotlight, you know it's not your father's L.A. camp.
Kobe Bryant and the Lakers need help, and one possibility could be Peja Stojakovic in 2006.
Until they get Kobe's signature or promise to stay, the Lakers are unlikely to trade Shaq.
Another injury, another court hearing, another anticipated comeback. Just another week for the Lakers.