Los Angeles Teams

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Several opposing executives say the Toronto Raptors remain motivated to shed salary via trade following the Kawhi Leonard deal earlier this week.

Paul Biancardi Basketball Recruiting 

Spoke with SG Josh Green about his recruiting process. He is thinking about UNC, Arizona, Villanova, Kansas, Michigan, and USC. Kentucky is now making a real push. He will look to cut his list right after the July period. Green is one of the more versatile and mature guards in the country. ‬He recently jumped into the top 10 of the ESPN 100.

Cain: Lakers 'so far away' from beating Warriors (1:39)

BBTN: Indians Make A Splash, Now A Power 4?

Buster & Tim Kurkjian discuss the Indians' deal for Brad Hand, where the Dodgers now belong among MLB's elite and more (5:10). Plus, "Inside Heat" on Cleveland from Tom Hamilton (25:18), on Baltimore from Roch Kubatko (32:35) and Paul Hembekides on just how bad the "have nots" are getting (22:12).

Can Machado trade cause World Series swing? (1:24)
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Clippers sign Mbah a Moute for second stint

Luc Mbah a Moute, who started 137 games for the Clippers from 2015-17, is back for a second stint in Los Angeles, with league sources telling ESPN he signed a one-year deal worth $4.3 million.

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Lakers have signed Jeffrey Carroll, who averaged 4.2 points and shot 48% in nine minutes per game at summer league. Carroll averaged 15.4 points and 6.2 rebounds at Oklahoma State last season.

Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

Shohei Ohtani, currently acting as a designated hitter, has been cleared to start throwing again. The Angels announced that his ulnar collateral ligament "continues to show improved healing." He's six weeks removed from his last start.

Carmelo Anthony Traded

Tony Kornheiser and Frank Isola weigh in on the Carmelo Anthony trade and if he will ultimately end up in LA or Houston, if loyalty should matter in pro sports, Boogie Cousins explanation and much more.

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New mural welcomes LeBron to L.A.

New mural welcomes LeBron to L.A.

Woj bombs highlight frenzied free-agency period (1:17)