Los Angeles acquired the best big man of the era — for the second time since signing Shaquille O’Neal in 1996 — and with Steve Nash, can also claim the N.B.A.’s top starting backcourt.
The Brooklyn Nets G.M. Billy King on soap operas — on and off the court.
It is doubtful there is an athlete anywhere that has enjoyed a less stressful Olympic career than Diana Taurasi, the lynchpin of the all-conquering United States women’s basketball team who pocketed her third gold medal on Saturday.
The United States extended their long reign in Olympic women’s basketball by claiming their fifth successive gold medal with an 86-50 rout of France at the London Games on Saturday.