9 NBA veterans crucial to their team’s playoff success

Kevin Love is still a contributorPhoto: AP Older generations have always had critiques of where the game is going. Each generation, old heads critique how soft and easy the game […]

NBA’s play-in tournament is awful — but we still tune in

Let’s not bury the lede here. The last five to eight minutes and overtime between the Los Angeles Lakers and Minnesota Timberwolves was some of the worst basketball on offer […]

Lakers trade Russell Westbrook for D’Angelo Russell, others

The Los Angeles Lakers are trading Russell Westbrook.Image: Getty Images Look at the Los Angeles Lakers. After years of flicking away rotation players and first-round draft picks like doughnut crumbs, […]

OKC’s Shai Gilgeous-Alexander buzzer-beater stuns Wizards

SGA for three to win itImage: Getty Images Let’s get this out of the way. This is not a trend piece arguing why Oklahoma City Thunder guard Shai Gilgeous-Alexander needs […]

Russell Westbrook needs to go, but Lakers have more issues than that

Russell Westbrook’s contract may be the most valuable for the Lakers.Image: Getty Images RussRussell Westbrook was out Wednesday night with a hamstring injury as the Lakers were soundly defeated on […]