According to Las Vegas odds-makers, the Los Angeles Lakers are the favorites to win the championship in the 2011. Despite the success of the Chicago Bulls and Miami Heat, the defending champions are still picked by many to win the ring.
Lakers favorites in 2011 playoffs: Sporting News
The Los Angeles Lakers, GLAAD and Kobe Bryant are working together to resolve the recent controversy. [ESPN Los Angeles]
The Latest on the NBA
The NBA says 22 teams will lose a total amount of $300 million. [Pro Basketball Talk]
Health officials said 13 NBA teams were affected by the stomach bug this season. [NBA.com]
David Stern says the league will send a new proposal to the collective bargaining agreement to the NBA Players’ Union within the next couple of weeks. [ESPN.com NBA]