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NBA: Clippers Violated League Rules In Jordan Pitch, Fines Team $250K

The NBA has fined the Los Angeles Clippers $250,000 after an investigation found the team had violated league rules while trying to re-sign DeAndre Jordan last month.

08/25/2015

This photo taken on August 1, 2015 shows Los Angeles Lakers basketball star Kobe Bryant during an interview in Guangzhou, capital of southern China's Guangdong Province. Bryant is touring China from August 1-6 where he will visit Guangzhou, Shanghai and Taipei. (Credit: STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Kobe Bryant Shoots For First Time Since Shoulder Surgery

A day after surprising Taylor Swift at her concert at Staples Center on Friday, Kobe Bryant took to Instagram to tell fans that he was shooting in the gym for the first time since having shoulder surgery.

08/22/2015

CHARLOTTE, NC - APRIL 28:  Charlotte Bobcats owner Michael Jordan watches on against the Miami Heat in Game Four of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2014 NBA Playoffs at Time Warner Cable Arena on April 28, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Michael Jordan Awarded $8.9 Million In Unauthorized Ad Case

Jurors at a civil trial focused on the market value of Michael Jordan’s identity handed him a major win Friday, order a grocery-store chain to pay him $8.9 million for invoking his name in a steak ad without his permission.

08/21/2015

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - DECEMBER 14: Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers leaves the court after the game against the Minnesota Timberwolves on December 14, 2014 at Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Bryant passed Michael Jordan on the all-time scoring list with a free throw during the second quarter. The Lakers defeated the Timberwolves 100-94. (Credit: Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Bryant Responds To Russell’s ‘McGrady, Greatest Of All Time’ Tweet

D’Angelo Russell made headlines earlier in the week when he tweeted out that Tracy McGrady was the “Greatest Of All Time ” (GOAT).

08/14/2015

LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 10:  Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers talks on the bench with Jordan Clarkson #6 during the game with the Detroit Pistons at Staples Center on March 10, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Credit: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

5 Good Reasons You Should Watch The Lakers This Season

After back-to-back miserable seasons, the Lakers have added the talent this off-season to come back as a potential playoff team this upcoming season.

08/14/2015

LAS VEGAS, NV - AUGUST 13: DeMarcus Cousins #36 of USA White goes up for a dunk against USA Blue during Team USA Basketball Showcase on August 13, 2015 at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.  (Credit: Garrett Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images)

Cousins Shines In USA Basketball Minicamp Exhibition Game

Sacramento Kings All-Star DeMarcus Cousins scored 24 points to lead the White team to a 134-128 victory over the Blue team on Thursday night in a USA Basketball exhibition that felt like a light-hearted pick-up game.

08/13/2015

LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 19:  Khloe Kardashian and Lamar Odom #7 of the Los Angeles Lakers pose for a photo at the ceremony for the Kia Six Man of the Year Award at the Sheraton Gateway Los Angeles Hotel on April 19, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. (Credit: Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Reports: Lamar Odom Ambushes Khloe Kardashian In Beverly Hills

Early Wednesday morning, Lamar Odom ambushed his ex-wife, Khloe Kardashian, as she was going to a “Soul Cycle” in Beverly Hills for a workout.

08/12/2015

LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 10: Nick Young #0 of the Los Angeles Lakers and Jamal Crawford #11 of the Los Angeles Clippers during a game at STAPLES Center on January 10, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Credit: Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lakers & Clippers 2015-2016 NBA Schedule’s Released

The NBA released the schedules of all 30 teams on Wednesday during a special television broadcast that aired on NBATV

08/12/2015

SAN ANTONIO, TX - MAY 19: (2nd L) Team owner Donald Sterling of the Los Angeles Clippers and V. Stiviano watch the San Antonio Spurs play against the Memphis Grizzlies during Game One of the Western Conference Finals of the 2013 NBA Playoffs at AT&T Center on May 19, 2013 in San Antonio, Texas.

Donald Sterling Sues Former Companion Stiviano, Website Over Recording Release

Donald Sterling, former owner of the Los Angeles Clippers, has filed a lawsuit against former companion V. Stiviano and the website TMZ.com over the release of a recorded conversation in which Sterling made racially charged comments.

08/10/2015

PITTSBURGH, PA - MARCH 19:  Jonathan Holmes #10 of the Texas Longhorns plays against the Butler Bulldogs during the second round of the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Consol Energy Center on March 19, 2015 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  (Credit: Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Lakers Sign Undrafted Free Agent Jonathan Holmes

The Los Angeles Lakers announced the signing of undrafted free agent forward Jonathan Holmes on Saturday.

08/08/2015

TARRYTOWN, NY - AUGUST 8: D'Angelo Russell #1 of the Los Angeles Lakers poses for a portrait during the 2015 NBA rookie photo shoot on August 8, 2015 at the Madison Square Garden Training Facility in Tarrytown, New York.  (Credit: Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images)

WATCH: D’Angelo Russell Sinks Half-Court Shot; Imitates Kobe At Photo Shoot

Lakers point guard D’Angelo Russell showed off his skills at the NBA Rookie Photo Shoot on Saturday, sinking a half-court shot on camera, followed by a very accurate impersonation of Kobe Bryant.

08/08/2015

HOUSTON, TX - MAY 17:  Pablo Prigioni #9 of the Houston Rockets celebrates in the third quarter against the Los Angeles Clippers during Game Seven of the Western Conference Semifinals at the Toyota Center for the 2015 NBA Playoffs on May 17, 2015 in Houston, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Credit: Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Clippers Make Prigioni Signing Official

The Los Angeles Clippers signed guard Pablo Prigioni on Thursday.

08/06/2015

BARCELONA, SPAIN - SEPTEMBER 11:  Head coach Mike Krzyzewski of the USA Basketball Men's National Team reacts during a 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup semi-final match between USA and Lithuania at Palau Sant Jordi on September 11, 2014 in Barcelona, Spain.  (Credit: David Ramos/Getty Images)

USA Basketball Releases 2015 Minicamp Roster

USA Basketball released their minicamp roster on Thursday which features 34 current NBA players.

08/06/2015

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Bryant Coy On Retirement, Says Revamped Lakers Can ‘Absolutely’ Make Playoffs

Will this upcoming NBA season be Kobe Bryant’s farewell tour?

08/04/2015

JOHANNESBURG, SA - AUGUST 1: Al-Farouq Aminu #9 and Dikembe Mutombo of Team Africa after the NBA Africa Game 2015 as part of Basketball Without Boarders on August 1, 2015 at Ellis Park Arena in Johannesburg, South Africa.  (Credit: Joe Murphy/NBAE via Getty Images)

Team World Wins First Ever NBA Africa Exhibition Game

The NBA put on a show in its first exhibition game in Africa on Saturday — starting with a dunk straight from the tip-off by Luc Mbah a Moute.

08/01/2015

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