Heisler: What will the Lakers do to fix things?

Pau Gasol Kobe Bryant

Last night brought another loss for the Lakers, and this time Pau Gasol didn’t just sit out the fourth quarter or part thereof. He sat the whole game with what the team called tendinitis in both knees.//We’ve already told you that Ryan Anderson of the Hornets has emerged as the Lakers’ primary target if they decide to trade Gasol, and our latest podcast explains how the Bulls could potentially put together enough desirable assets to acquire him in a


Podcast: How the Bulls can get Pau Gasol


We’ve already told you that the Los Angeles Lakers have Ryan Anderson atop their wish list if they decide to trade Pau Gasol, who sat out last night’s loss to the Houston Rockets with what the Lakers called “knee tendinitis.” Guess the “big boy pants” will have to wait for another night. With each passing day, it appears the likelihood of the Lakers moving Gasol increases. We are now 10 days away from Dec. 15 — the date when players who signed


Tweet of the Day: Steve Novak


I had the misfortune of attending Marquette University from 1983 through 1987, a time when the basketball program took a tumble that didn’t end for another decade — long before Dwyane Wade, Novak, or any of the other recent pros from the program made the school a factory for NBA talent. [Read more…]


Spurs fined 250K by NBA


NEW YORK – The NBA announced today that the San Antonio Spurs organization has been fined $250,000 for its decision to send four players (Tim Duncan, Manu Ginobili, Tony Parker, Danny Green) home prior to the Spurs’ Nov. 29 game in Miami. The Spurs’ actions were in violation of a league policy, reviewed with the NBA Board of Governors in April 2010, against resting players in a manner contrary to the best interests of the NBA. NBA Commissioner David Stern stated: “The