Lakers hire Byron Scott as their new coach

LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Lakers have officially hired Byron Scott as their next coach, ending a search of almost three months by choosing a familiar name to Lakers followers.

He comes with a built-in advantage over the last two Lakers ...

Derrick Rose happy with Bulls' offseason moves

LAS VEGAS -- Despite not feeling comfortable in the role, Derrick Rose participated in the Bulls' free-agency pitches to Carmelo Anthony and Pau Gasol.

The Bulls landed the latter and missed on the former. Now that the roster is basically set, ...