About Mark Medina

NBA Insider for Sportsnaut. Former NBA writer for NBA.com & USA Today, Warriors writer for The Mercury News, Lakers writer for LA Daily News, and LA Times.

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james harden
2024-02-20
The L.A. Clippers have the Western Conference’s third-best record, and a lot of it has hinged on James Harden becoming the engine to ignite the team’s system.
NBA All-Star Game
2024-02-16
No one is demanding intricate play calls or schemes for the NBA All-Star Game. Fans just want to be entertained with highlights, competitiveness and enthusiasm.
Minnesota Timberwolves
2024-02-15
Whether they enter the locker room with a sizable lead or deficit, the Minnesota Timberwolves display an identity that partly explains their dominance.
2024-02-13
Can New Orleans Pelicans core of Zion Williamson, Brandon Ingram & CJ McCollum lead team to NBA Playoff success?
Los Angeles Lakers Rob Pelinka, Darvin Ham
2024-02-08
The 2024 NBA trade deadline did not attract big moves, including inactivity from the Los Angeles Lakers and Chicago Bulls. Top takeaways here.
NBA trade deadline
2024-02-04
As we inch closer to the NBA trade deadline, will NBA fans see any blockbuster moves? Or will it all amount to fake hustle?
NBA all-star reserves
2024-02-01
It will be challenging to determine the NBA All-Star reserves. There are so many deserving candidates and not enough roster spots. Someone will feel snubbed.
2024-01-30
Will the Chicago Bulls trade Zach LaVine ahead of the NBA trade deadline? It’s a major question with just over a week to go before deadline passes.
kobe bryant
2024-01-26
With Friday marking the four-year anniversary of Kobe Bryant’s death, the tragedy has elicited inspiring reminders on why he meant so much in NBA circles.
NBA all-star game
2024-01-25
Should we treat the NBA All-Star Game starters as a popularity contest? Or should we base our vote on rigorous statistical analysis and film study?