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LeBron James (credit: Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Keidel: King James And His Court

LeBron 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.

06/27/2014

SALT LAKE CITY, UT - OCTOBER 11: The Utah Jazz logo photographed behind the scene at the KJZZ video shoot at Energy Solutions Arena on October 11, 2012 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

7 Team Names That Make No Sense

We all have favorite teams. But some team names just don’t make any sense, like these…

05/28/2014

Tom Thibodeau. (Ron Hoskins/NBAE via Getty Images)

Baffoe: Thibodeau Fits Bulls More Than Lakers

Thibodeau means too much to Rose, Noah and others, and Chicago means too much to him to leave.

CBS Chicago–05/02/2014

(Brandon Cox)

Musicians + Sports: Linkin Park On The Lakers, Suns And NBA Playoffs

Mike Shinoda and Chester Bennington dish on their favorite professional basketball teams and make an interesting prediction regarding this year’s NBA Finals.

04/18/2014

John Calipari. (Getty Images)

Calipari Refuses To ‘Dignify’ Lakers Rumors

Rumors started floating after former Wildcat Rex Chapman called it “a done deal.”

CBS Chicago–04/08/2014

Joakim Noah boxes out Robert Sacre  of the Los Angeles Lakers. (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Gibson, Noah Lead Bulls To 92-86 Win Over Lakers

Kirk Hinrich scored 19 points, Joakim Noah had 18 points and 13 rebounds, and the Chicago Bulls held off the stubborn Los Angeles Lakers 92-86 on Sunday after nearly blowing a 19-point lead.

02/09/2014

Kobe Bryant

Kobe Bryant To Receive $24,363,044 From Lakers Today

How much was your most-recent paycheck?

670 The Score–11/01/2013

Lamar Odom.  (Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lamar Odom Arrested On Suspicion Of DUI

NBA basketball star Lamar Odom was arrested early Friday morning for misdemeanor driving under the influence.

670 The Score–08/30/2013

Kobe Bryant and Michael Jordan. (Photo credit should read VINCENT LAFORET/AFP/Getty Images)

Phil Jackson Compares Jordan & Bryant

For the first time, former Bulls and Lakers coach Phil Jackson is making the comparison the sporting world has waited for.

CBS Chicago–05/16/2013

Ron Artest. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Metta World Peace Wears Cookie Monster Shirt To Support Jason Collins

Metta World Peace thinks people should be able to do whatever they want, as long as it’s not violent.

CBS Chicago–04/29/2013

Kobe Bryant  is met at the basket by Joakim Noah  and Luol Deng. (Credit: Andrew Bernstein, NBA)

Howard Leads Lakers Over Bulls 90-81

Dwight Howard scored 16 points and grabbed 21 rebounds, Kobe Bryant chipped in with 19 points, nine assists and seven rebounds, and the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Chicago Bulls 90-81 Sunday.

03/10/2013

Jerry Buss, the Los Angeles Lakers'  owner,  died Monday, his assistant said. (Credit Getty)

Jerry Buss, Los Angeles Lakers’ Owner, Dies At 79

Jerry Buss, the Los Angeles Lakers’ playboy owner who shepherded the NBA franchise to 10 championships from the ’80s Showtime dynasty to the Kobe Bryant era, died Monday, his assistant said.

02/18/2013

Jerry Reinsdorf

Bulls Franchise Valued At $800 Million

As it does every year, Forbes set a value for each NBA franchise, and the Bulls ranked as the third highest-valued franchise at $800 million.

670 The Score–01/23/2013

Mike Brown.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Lakers Fire Mike Brown

According to multiple reports, the Lakers have fired head coach Mike Brown.

670 The Score–11/09/2012

Carlos Boozer hits a layup against the Pacers. (Photo by Ron Hoskins/NBAE via Getty Images)

NBA GMs Pick Pacers To Win Central Over Bulls

The NBA’s general manager survey is out and the league’s executives are predicting a changing of the guard in the Central Division.

CBS Chicago–10/22/2012

Kobe Bryant

Report: Kobe Bryant To Play Just Two More Seasons

If Kobe Bryant wants to reach his elusive sixth NBA Championship, tying him with Michael Jordan, he’ll reportedly have just two seasons to do so.

670 The Score–10/09/2012

Dwight Howard. (Photo by Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images)

Baffoe: I’m Sorry, Dwight Howard

So, Dwight Howard, on behalf of vile, dirty scribes and talking heads everywhere, I am sorry.

CBS Chicago–08/13/2012

Dwight Howard (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Dwight Howard Trade To Lakers Is Official

The All-Star center could be a member of the Los Angeles Lakers as soon as Friday, pending NBA approval of a four-team, eight-player trade also involving Denver and Philadelphia.

CBS Chicago–08/10/2012

Steve Nash. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Steve Nash Persuades Suns To Send Him To Lakers

The Phoenix Suns would have to reach a sign-and-trade deal to facilitate the move and, according to Nash, they were reluctant.

CBS Chicago–07/05/2012

Ron Artest. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Video: Metta World Peace Mental Health PSA

Here’s a public service announcement from Metta World Peace, promoting mental health awareness.

670 The Score–05/30/2012

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