Fox's numbers have improved in each of his three NBA seasons. He averaged 11.6 points as a rookie, then 17.3 points two seasons ago and finally 21.1 points last season for the Kings. His field goal percentage has also risen in each of the last two seasons.
LA Lakers ― a team spearheaded by the second-best player, and the second-best defensive player over the regular season, coached by the fifth-best man manager in the league; and pieced together by the seventh-best GM ― were crowned the best team in the NBA on Monday.
NBA: 'Pissed off' LeBron James sees Los Angeles Lakers roll past Denver Nuggets 126-114 in West finals opener
Anthony Davis had 37 points and 10 rebounds, LeBron James added 15 points and 12 assists hours after finishing a distant second in the MVP voting, and the Lakers rolled to a 126-114 victory on Friday night in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals.
LeBron James — a two-time gold medalist and three-time Olympian — is among 44 players announced by USA Basketball on Monday as finalists for the team that will play in the Tokyo Games
After Kobe Bryant scored 60 points in his farewell NBA game, he was asked if it was a perfect ending to his career. “The perfect ending would have been a Championship,” he replied. In a way, both his last game, and that parting statement, were Bryant's life in a nutshell.
NBA: TJ Warren scores 21 points as Pacers hold on against 76ers; LeBron James, Dwight Howard power Lakers to victory
The Pacers have now beaten the 76ers twice in 14 days, this time after charging back from an 11-point deficit midway through the third quarter
NBA Rundown Week 8: LA Lakers establish championship credentials, Andre Iguodala spices up trade window and more
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NBA Rundown Week 2: Dwight Howard's second coming, Kevin Durant's reason for leaving Warriors and more
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NBA: Once hated by Los Angeles Lakers fans, Dwight Howard endearing himself to Staples Center faithful
Hollywood loves a comeback story, but Dwight Howard's redemption arc is almost too unbelievable for Los Angeles.
In addition to the Magic and Lakers, Howard has played for Houston, Atlanta, Charlotte and Washington, although he saw action in only nine games last season for the Wizards due to spinal surgery
NBA: From LeBron James joining LA Lakers to Kawhi Leonard moving to the Toronto Raptors, the biggest off-season moves
Several of NBA’s biggest names changed teams in the offseason – including some who were longtime franchise cornerstones with their previous teams. Here's a look at the switches that made the biggest splashes:
NBA: Kemba Walker nets 46 points in Hornets' 140-79 rout of Grizzlies; Rockets beat Pistons to close in on No 1 seeding
Hornets' Walker sank a club-record 10 3-pointers and made 10 free throws, becoming only the third player in any NBA contest with so many of each.
The Warriors conceded 46 points in the paint, and an even more damaging 18 turnovers that led to 32 Hornets points.
Kevin Durant completed his ninth career triple double with the help of 11 rebounds and 10 assists on Wednesday as Golden State Warriors defeated Charlotte Hornets 101-87
NBA: Injury-hit Celtics win 11th straight game; Reggie Jackson's clutch triples help Pistons beat Hawks
The Boston Celtics extended their winning streak to 11 games on Friday despite a rash of injuries that now includes all-star Kyrie Irving.
NBA: LeBron James takes Cleveland Cavaliers past Milwaukee Bucks, Warriors defeat New Orleans Pelicans
LeBron James led the Cavaliers in scoring for the second straight game despite missing most of the pre-season with an injury.
Indiana's Jeff Teague scored 30 points to help them beat the Thunder, whereas New York and Portland beat Atlanta and Brooklyn respectively.
The Atlanta Hawks handed Cleveland their first loss, the Grizzlies get slim win, and the Brooklyn Nets beat the Timberwolves.
Stephen Curry's NBA-record streak of 157 games with a 3-pointer came to an end in a shock 117-97 loss for Golden State at the Los Angeles Lakers.
James Harden tallied 31 points, seven rebounds and eight assists, while Dwight Howard finished with 16 points and 15 rebounds for the Rockets.