The Los Angeles Lakers, pushed out of the National Basketball Association spotlight by LeBron James and the Miami Heat the past few seasons, are poised to return with a revamped roster and a television deal worth $3 billion.
New York Knicks restricted free agent Landry Fields agreed on an offer sheet with the Toronto Raptors, probably reducing the Knicks’ chances to sign two-time league Most Valuable Player Steve Nash, CBS Sports reported today.
Steve Nash scored 33 points and handed out 10 assists to lead the Phoenix Suns to a 111-102 victory over the San Antonio Spurs in the opening game of their National Basketball Association playoff series.
Dwight Howard is heading to Houston after one season with the Los Angeles Lakers, accepting a contract worth $30 million less to join a younger roster and become the latest in a line of Rockets big men that includes Hakeem Olajuwon, Dikembe Mutombo and Yao Ming.
If anyone can relate to Jason Collins, it’s Golden State Warriors President Rick Welts, a former National Basketball Association chief marketing officer who says the first openly gay male athlete in a major U.S. team sport can cash in by coming out.