Kobe's Dad Says Wiggins Could Be Next Great B-BallerThe father of Kobe Bryant said that of all current players, it's the Minnesota Timberwolves' Andrew Wiggins who's got what it takes to be the next Kobe Bryant ... or close enough, anyway.
Timberwolves Top Lakers 123-122 in OTKevin Martin scored 37 points and Karl-Anthony Towns had 26 points and 14 rebounds to lift the Minnesota Timberwolves to a 123-122 overtime victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday night.
Kobe Bryant Meets A Minneapolis Lakers PioneerBob Williams was a member of the Minneapolis Lakers in the mid-1950s. The 6-foot-6-inch Floridian remembers his first day in Minneapolis. He was picked up at the airport by Sid Hartman.
Towns, Russell Debut As Wolves Top Lakers In Summer LeagueKarl-Anthony Towns, the No. 1 overall pick in the draft, scored 12 points in his professional debut Friday night to help the Minnesota Timberwolves to an 81-68 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers and No. 2 pick D'Angelo Russell in the NBA Summer League.
Kelly Leads Lakers Past Timberwolves 106-98While other NBA teams are getting ready to play for all the marbles, fans of the lottery-bound Los Angeles Lakers and Minnesota Timberwolves have their minds on ping pong balls and the draft lottery on May 19.
Lakers Assistant Coach Hails From Western MinnesotaGrowing up in western Minnesota, he was a high school gym rat. Now, he coaches in NBA gymnasiums. It only took about 30 years of basketball coaching and administration to get there, but now Clay Moser calls Los Angeles home.
Clarkson Shines In OT To Lead Lakers Over Wolves, 101-99Jordan Clarkson hit two free throws with 0.3 seconds left in overtime to send the Los Angeles Lakers over the Minnesota Timberwolves, 101-99 on Wednesday night.
T-Wolves Beat Lakers After Kobe Misses 3-PointerZach LaVine grew up a Los Angeles Lakers fan. The first time he saw them play at in person at Staples Center, the Minnesota Timberwolves rookie outperformed everyone — including Kobe Bryant.
Keidel: King James And His CourtLeBron James singularly orchestrated the Big Three union. And now that he has opted out of his Miami Heat contract, he's once again the Alpha Male of pro sports. Teams are scrambling to find the proper finances and expiring contracts, flipping over cushions for salary cap coin.
7 Team Names That Make No SenseWe all have favorite teams. But some team names just don't make any sense, like these...
Musicians + Sports: Linkin Park On The Lakers, Suns And NBA PlayoffsMike Shinoda and Chester Bennington dish on their favorite professional basketball teams and make an interesting prediction regarding this year's NBA Finals.
Top 5 NBA Playoff MomentsWith the NBA Playoffs starting, we look back on the top moments in NBA Playoff history.