Matt Barnes Claims He Went To Estranged Wife's House Because He Was Worried About His Son

Today, Matt Barnes attempted to clarify his version of his uninvited weekend trip to estranged wife Gloria Govan’s home, where he allegedly fought former Lakers teammate and current Knicks head coach Derek Fisher. The 35-year-old claimed he drove to Redondo Beach after talking to his 6-year-old son, who felt uneasy… »10/08/15 3:56pmYesterday 3:56pm

Roy Hibbert And Trevor Booker Had A "Fight"

Roy Hibbert is a giant doofus whose sole marketable skill is his ability to raise his arms above his head without falling over. Inconceivably, this once made him the greatest threat to LeBron James’s championship aspirations, but nowadays he is a great big sad hat stand with six fouls to give, and so of course he is… »10/07/15 11:12amWednesday 11:12am

Don't Laugh: Metta World Peace Can Help The Lakers

News surfaced last week that Metta World Peace had been working out at the Lakers practice facility and was getting close to a one-year deal with the team. Let Woj tell it. “Inching closer”/“an increasing expectation,” la di da. The important part is holy shit the Lakers might sign Metta World Peace. This is amazing! »9/16/15 3:07pm9/16/15 3:07pm

Lakers Baffled That Free Agents Don't Like Their Bad Basketball Team

I don’t want to keep piling on the Lakers (yes I do), but their failed wooing of LaMarcus Aldridge sounds like the biggest free-agency botch since Kobe Bryant spent a couple hours yelling at Dwight Howard across a conference-room table. And each new detail that comes out is sadder and more hilarious than the last. »7/02/15 9:11am7/02/15 9:11am

The Kings Are Screwed No Matter What Happens To DeMarcus Cousins

Things are happening quickly. On Monday, Yahoo reported that new Kings coach George Karl is looking to ship DeMarcus Cousins out of town. (Crazy!) On Tuesday, ESPN reported that Kings owner Vivek Ranadive will not allow Karl to trade Sacramento’s stunningly talented young center. (Rational!) With the choices being… »6/25/15 9:10am6/25/15 9:10am

Let Carlos Boozer Explain "Holdat" To You

What is life like for a veteran roleplayer on a shitty NBA team? Not that bad, if the tail end of Carlos Boozer's press postmortem today in Los Angeles is any sign. The Lakers forward took his opportunity when prompted to explain exactly what he means when he says "holdat!" (And how it can happen even on shots he… »4/16/15 2:51pm4/16/15 2:51pm

The Lakers' Pyrrhic Victory Lays Bare The NBA's Flawed Incentives

With the game tied 111-111 with 0.7 seconds left in overtime, the Lakers' Jordan Clarkson made a layup to defeat the 76ers. Clarkson was the 46th pick in the draft, sandwiched between two guys named Dwight Powell and Russ Smith. Both Powell and Smith have already been traded—in Powell's case three times—and have… »3/31/15 12:26am3/31/15 12:26am