Lakers stay upbeat in spite of loss

LAS VEGAS -- Mitch Kupchak rolled his luggage into the arena, cognizant the Los Angeles Lakers would fly out of here shortly after their last exhibition game.

Travel bags have already been symbolic of what's wrong with them -- age and injuries --...

76ers acquire PG Marquis Teague from Nets

Marquis Teague needed an opportunity to show that he can contribute in the NBA. The 76ers needed to look at another point guard.

Both sides will get a chance.

The Sixers acquired Teague and a 2019 second-round draft pick from the Brooklyn Nets ...

Experts high on Bryant's return, not on Lakers

LOS ANGELES--Kobe Bryant will end up sitting out the Lakers' final two exhibitions. To hear some experts talk, he'll need the rest.

Jeff Van Gundy, an analyst for ABC/ESPN, noticed "no hesitation or shyness" in Bryant's six-game exhibition run ...