A headache for his coach, Kobe Bryant's tweets during a Lakers playoff game were a hit at the NBA office.
While it's a near certainty that Shabazz Muhammad will enter the NBA draft, the UCLA freshman has yet to make an announcement. New coach Steve Alford acknowledged he has not had any contact with Muhammad.
Chad Ford checks in with updates on NBA prospects' stocks following some summer camps. Some have improved their standing, while others disappointed.
Check out John Hollinger's player scouting reports and 2011-12 projections for the Spurs.
ESPN.com NBA Player Rankings: Team-by-team
Adam Madison looks back at Thursday in the NBA, including breaking down what Tony Parker's injury means and why Jose Calderon should be dropped in many leagues.
With a talented young core and money to keep key players, the Lakers are the team to beat in 2009-10.
Manager, teacher, coach, whatever. Bottom line, Phil Jackson is the greatest NBA coach there has ever been, Chris Broussard writes.
Who you calling soft? Pau Gasol quelled any questions of his toughness in Game 4
The Orlando Magic had Game 4 of the 2009 NBA Finals in their hands, and then dropped it, writes Chris Sheridan.
Rafer Alston's absence from most of the second half was a puzzling omission, Chris Broussard writes.
If the Magic are going to even up the NBA Finals, it will come through their bread and butter: 3s and dunks.
The Orlando Magic handled the Los Angeles Lakers twice during the regular season. J.A. Adande examines whether the Finals will be different.