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Kobe advised Jeanie to 'clean house' in Lakers' front office to entice LeBron

Warning: Story contains coarse language The Los Angeles Lakers had long been the favorites to lure LeBron James away from Cleveland prior to the 2018 offseason, but it wasn’t certain the King would end up in Hollywood. To improve the team’s odds, and to create an environment that James would happily join, <a data-in… NBA | theScore

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Reports: Minnesota Timberwolves' front office aligning focus to trade Jimmy Butler

It appears the Minnesota Timberwolves are prepared to move on from four-time All-Star Jimmy Butler. Shams Charania of The Athletic reports the franchise is “aligning its organizational focus on next step of trading” Butler after differing agendas between ownership and <a href="http://www.nba.com/article/2018/09/21/report-minnesota-timberwol… NBA.com: News

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. scores front row start for racing return

Earnhardt retired from fulltime competition at the end of last season, but had an outstanding contract with Unilever for one race in a Hellmann’s car in the second-tier series in 2018. He opted for Richmond due to his previous success there, and its smooth track surface. Having only just scraped through the first round of qualifying, Earnhardt was fifth-fastest in ...

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Yes, that was Jimmie Johnson up front in the Vegas playoff opener

For much of Sunday’s South Point 400, Johnson seemed like the driver who had amassed seven championships in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. But as happened so many times in a very challenging season, circumstances curtailed Johnson’s run late in the race. Coming off Turn 2 late following a restart late in the event, Johnson cut a right-front tire ...

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Lee Jenkins leaving Sports Illustrated for Clippers' front office

One of the NBA’s best journalists is making the leap into an NBA front office. Sports Illustrated’s Lee Jenkins is joining the Los Angeles Clippers in a new role titled Executive Director of Research and Identity, league sources told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. The Clippers are hoping to use Jenkins’ skill set to make a significant impact on their front office ...

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Report: Spurs add Brent Barry to front office

The San Antonio Spurs are hiring television analyst Brent Barry to their front office, league sources told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski on Monday. Barry spent 14 seasons in the Association, including four years in San Antonio from 2004-05 to 2007-08. He hoisted two championships with the Spurs in 2005 and 2007. The former … NBA | theScore

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