| Apr 26, 2014
| 6:15 PM
OAKLAND — The saddest thing about this latest glimpse into Donald Sterling's soul isn't that the picture is swathed in ignorance and hate.
The saddest thing is that we've seen it before.
One didn't need to wake up Saturday morning and click on...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 8:17 PM
The opinion that Donald Sterling can no longer be an owner is incorrect. He would make an excellent plantation owner.
What a story. Just when you think you have seen it all . . .
The late Bill Thomas, as fine an editor as the Los Angeles Times ever...
| May 29, 2014
| 8:58 PM
It is the sort of unimaginable leap that would make even Blake Griffin proud.
In less than two months, the Clippers have gone from being the second-most popular team in their own town to the most expensive team in NBA history. In the time it takes to...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 5:00 AM
In a town where perception is reality, get ready for a season of the surreal.
The Lakers aren't the Lakers. The Clippers aren't the Clippers.
Kobe Bryant isn't Kobe Bryant. Steve Nash isn't Steve Nash. The Buss aura isn't the Buss aura.
| May 5, 2014
| 11:40 PM
He plays with a tight scowl, as if enduring a constant nagging pain, which is more true than Chris Paul would want anyone to believe.
He's spent nine years as the NBA's greatest disappearing star, gone every spring around this time, never in a title...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 7:42 AM
Adam Silver answered the weight of sports history with the required precision of an accomplished lawyer and the inspired vision of a proud American. The NBA commissioner picked up that great weight of history high overhead Tuesday and dropped it on Donald...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 7:52 PM
Donald Sterling gave the NBA a gift before he was kicked out of the club.
The release of audio tapes with his now infamous, ill-conceived remarks to his girlfriend stirred a controversy that had the whole world talking about the NBA for a couple days,...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 7:33 PM
Chris Paul pulled his right hand out of his pocket and looked intently at his thumb, almost as if he were trying to see beneath the skin.
The Clippers' point guard sprained his thumb Feb. 21, adding to what has become a maddening succession of injuries....
| Apr 3, 2014
| 11:12 PM
Seventy-seven games and a Pacific division title into this season and Clippers Coach Doc Rivers is still learning about who and what he has — and how far this team might go.
He knows tendencies and traits from watching slumps and hot streaks. He...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 4:57 PM
The last Clippers fans saw of DeAndre Jordan, he was making his usual fourth-quarter playoff moves.
Turning his head to watch teammates run up the court. Readjusting in his seat whenever the urge struck. Standing up during timeouts.
It's tough to earn...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 7:34 PM
The pleasantries quickly gave way to a more sobering discussion when Doc Rivers first met with Chris Paul.
Topics of conversation did not include Paul's six All-Star game appearances, his unmatched ability to close out games or his status as possibly...