Ben Bolch covers the Clippers and NBA for the Los Angeles Times. A North Carolina native who was born shortly before his hometown N.C. State Wolfpack ended UCLA’s run of seven consecutive NCAA titles under John Wooden, Bolch grew up in the hoops hotbed of Tobacco Road. He covered UCLA and USC basketball for The Times, among other beats, before moving over to the NBA. He hopes to be around the league longer than childhood hero and legendary bust Chris Washburn.
October 28, 2013
An NBA season isn't just a story that writes itself. It's also kind enough to touch on every genre.
September 30, 2013
The pleasantries quickly gave way to a more sobering discussion when Doc Rivers first met with Chris Paul.
September 24, 2013
The last Clippers fans saw of DeAndre Jordan, he was making his usual fourth-quarter playoff moves.
September 16, 2013
Three-peat is so 1988.