Los Angeles Teams

Calvin Watkins ESPN Staff Writer 

Nick Young (right calf) is doing some basketball activities but Lakers coach Luke Walton said he's still not ready to return. Young made the trip to Houston to workout.


Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

The Dodgers' priority is to bring back Justin Turner, but is there a point when they move on from their desired plan? Club president of baseball operations Andrew Friedman: "Sure. I think that as conversations get to the point where you will potentially lose something, you go to them. In the case where a player is Option A and Option B has gotten to the point where you need to make a decision, that's when you go and say, 'Look, we're at this point.' That's the part of the timing element that is tricky."


Jayson Stark ESPN Senior Writer 

Don Mattingly on Kenley Jansen's interest in Miami: "He didn't tell me he absolutely wanted to say on the west coast or he absolutely didn't want to play in South Florida. So basically, he was open to the idea. . . . My call was to let him know that we talked about him, there was legitimate interest and we just wanted to make sure that he had interest."


Jayson Stark ESPN Senior Writer 

Don Mattingly on his conversation with Kenley Jansen: "The main thing I can say is he wasn't...opposed"

Ball striving to be as great as Westbrook (0:58)

60 points in 3 quarters?

How does an NBA team allow one player to get 60 points in three quarters? Ben Lyons calls Allen Sliwa for some friendly Lakers/Knicks trash talk. Plus, Calvin Watkins previews the Lakers upcoming match up against the Rockets.

Can the Clippers stop the Warriors? (0:59)

Jayson Stark ESPN Senior Writer 

Source: Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria has signed off on spending the money to sign Kenley Jansen or Aroldis Chapman if his baseball people can reach a deal.


Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

Rams CB Trumaine Johnson hasn't shadowed many receivers this year, but he will this week, if Julio Jones plays for the Falcons. "That's the plan."


Erik McKinney ESPN Staff Writer 

ESPN 300 cornerback Deommodore Lenoir, the nation's No. 165 overall prospect and former Oregon commitment, will take official visits to North Carolina (Jan. 13) and USC (Jan. 20). Lenoir committed to Oregon in June and decommitted just hours before Oregon fired former head coach Mark Helfrich last week.