The Kings are less than a week removed from the Las Vegas showcase where confetti flew, Ray McCallum was named MVP of the summer league finale, and the players and owners held the championship trophy aloft, handling the sleek and shiny object like a brand-new car.

LOS ANGELES-The Los Angeles Lakers are getting closer to hiring their third head coach since Phil Jackson left their sidelines in 2011, engaging in negotiations with Byron Scott, according to a person familiar with the situation.

The Los Angeles Lakers have re-signed guard Xavier Henry.

Xavier Henry has agreed to a one-year deal to return to the Los Angeles Lakers.

MIAMI - The NBA is poised to turn the All-Star break into All-Star week this coming season, the Sun Sentinel has learned, providing teams with a full week off at midseason.

When Luke Ridnour joined the Seattle SuperSonics as a rookie in 2003, veterans Brent Barry and Ray Allen helped him make the transition to the NBA.

Veteran point guard Jannero Pargo needs to put something aside in his next paycheck for a trip to Morton's or Sullivan's.

Even while promoting non-violence, Joakim Noah's competitiveness can't be caged.

Getting enough rest during the NBA offseason is the least of Anthony Davis' concerns. He's just 21.

The Atlanta Hawks have signed power forward Adreian Payne, the team's first-round pick last month.

The Orlando Magic filled out their rotation in the backcourt with the signing of free agent guard Luke Ridnour.

The Orlando Magic signed guard Luke Ridnour on Friday.

The Atlanta Hawks signed first-round pick Adreian Payne on Friday.

The Lakers have started negotiating with Byron Scott to become their next head coach, according to a person familiar with the situation.

The Charlotte Hornets re-signed guard Jannero Pargo on Friday.

The Hornets have announced they've signed rookie forward Noah Vonleh and re-signed veteran point guard Jannero Pargo.

Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah has unveiled an effort to tamp down the city's gun violence, including a public service announcement in which he stars.

LOS ANGELES-A dementia expert raised questions about whether two doctors properly conducted mental exams that found longtime Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling mentally incapacitated as testimony concluded Wednesday in the trial to determine whether Shelly Sterling acted properly when she sold the team in May without her husband's consent.

Newest Maverick Jameer Nelson wasn't a bad three-point shooter last season. He hit 34.8 percent, which is OK.

Dale Schlueter, a member of the Portland Trail Blazers for their inaugural 1970-71 season, died Thursday after battling cancer. He was 68.

Kobe Bryant hasn't said much publicly since the Lakers failed to get Carmelo Anthony. Or keep Pau Gasol.

Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin announced Thursday he will not play for the U.S. national basketball team this summer.

The Orlando Magic will have all three of their draft picks in training camp following the signing of second-round pick Devyn Marble.

Blake Griffin has withdrawn from playing for the U.S. national basketball team this summer.

The Dallas Mavericks have signed veteran point guard Jameer Nelson, who was waived last month by the Orlando Magic.

Cleveland officially, finally signed No. 1 overall pick Andrew Wiggins this afternoon to a rookie contract that will pay him about $5.5 million this coming season.

The Dallas Mavericks have signed former All-Star point guard Jameer Nelson as a free agent.

The Phoenix Suns waived guard Dionte Christmas on Thursday.

The Cleveland Cavaliers have signed No. 1 pick Andrew Wiggins to a rookie contract.

Andrew Wiggins has an NBA home. Maybe a temporary one.

The bizarre battle over the fate of the Los Angeles Clippers goes to a judge Monday and he may not have the final word on the dispute.

The Orlando Magic signed guard Devyn Marble on Thursday.

The lone remaining shoe to drop in this hectic summer of NBA movement is a large one.

Jameer Nelson is expected to sign a one-year free-agent contract worth $2.73 million with the Dallas Mavericks on Thursday, a source said.

The Dallas Mavericks have reached a deal with free-agent forward Al-Farouq Aminu after scrapping a contract with Rashard Lewis because of a knee problem.

Each time Taj Gibson works out at the Berto Center, team officials tell him not to focus on trade rumors involving his name.

Had an acquaintance of 30 years not posted the following rant on Facebook, I would have ignored the continuing bitterness that surrounds LeBron James.

The Hornets announced they've signed free agent point guard Brian Roberts.

A white 15-passenger van crept along the streets of Bath Township; behind it trailed a Chevy Surburban.

Testimony in the probate court trial between Donald and Shelly Sterling finished Wednesday with the contentious examination of Dr. Jeffrey Cummings.

The Phoenix Suns re-signed forward P.J. Tucker to a multiyear contract Wednesday.

When the Cleveland Cavaliers receive the paperwork on Andrew Wiggins' signed contract, which is expected Thursday, the clock on a tedious 30-day waiting period that could drastically alter the future of the franchise will officially begin ticking.

The summer of LeBron has quickly turned into the summer of Love. When it ends is anybody's guess.

Los Angeles Clippers forward Matt Barnes is asking for the public's help to track down the man police say killed his aunt in Northern California.

NBA player Matt Barnes has taken to social media to find the suspected killer of his aunt, who was knifed on a Sacramento street:

Grizzlies controlling owner Robert Pera has promoted Jason Wexler to president of business operations for the team and FedExForum.

For the second consecutive year, the Dallas Mavericks have pulled a contract off the table after discovering a player had an injury.

The Minnesota Timberwolves re-signed forward Robbie Hummel on Wednesday.

The Charlotte Hornets signed point guard Brian Roberts on Wednesday.

The Hornets announced they've signed free agent point guard Brian Roberts.

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