Tony Parker: U.S. tough to beat

The French national team boasts an NBA-caliber lineup, but the United States boasts a MVP-caliber lineup. Three-time league most valuable player LeBron James had  solid all-around game while three-time NBA scoring champion Kevin Durant had a team-leading 22 points and 2008 NBA MVP Kobe Bryant had 10 points to lead Team USA to a 98-71 … [Read more…]

Hill signing boosts Lakers bench

Jordan Hill has decided to stay in Los Angeles. The 6-foot-9 forward recently reached a two-year agreement (worth $8 million) to stay with the Lakers despite being seriously recruited by the Minnesota Timberwolves. Hill was acquired by the Lakers in the trade that sent a first-round pick and Derek Fisher to the Rockets last season. … [Read more…]