| May 29, 2014
| 6:27 AM
Should pro athletes be allowed – within reason, of course – to retaliate against heckling fans?
The issue arose this week during a Stanley Cup playoff game between the Chicago Blackhawks and the L.A. Kings. Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford...
| May 5, 2014
| 9:24 PM
After one of the most gut-wrenching weeks in Clippers history, concluding with a hard-fought- come-from-behind Game 7 win on Saturday, no one would have argued if the Clippers came out flat.
But what there was no arguing about was how doiminating the...
| May 8, 2014
| 6:52 AM
Here are five takeaways from the Clippers’ 112-101 loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder on Wednesday night at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Game 2 of the Western Conference semifinals that evened the series at one game apiece:
1. This outcome was...
| May 3, 2014
| 10:52 PM
The Clippers hit so many highs on the court this season, they couldn't stop now.
They outlasted the Golden State Warriors, 126-121, in a Game 7 on Saturdayat Staples Center to advance to the Western Conference semifinals.
Making the playoffs hasn't...
| May 2, 2014
| 12:05 AM
OAKLAND -- There have been reports that Clippers owner Donald Sterling has prostate cancer.
No officials from the Clippers could confirm the reports about Sterling, though.
Two of the Clippers were asked about Sterling late Thursday night following...
| May 6, 2014
| 9:14 AM
Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant was named most valuable player of the NBA for the first time, the league announced Tuesday.
Durant received 119 of 125 first-place votes, beating out Miami Heat superstar LeBron James. James, who had won the...
| May 19, 2014
| 8:11 PM
The month of May is sometimes referred to as a dress rehearsal for the Lakers, who have played into June, and the NBA Finals, 16 times in the last 35 years.
Now it's merely time for ping-pong-ball percentages and crossed fingers.
The Lakers will...
| May 2, 2014
| 11:18 AM
Clippers owner Donald Sterling has battled prostate cancer for about two years, an NBA executive confirmed to The Times.
“I honestly didn’t know that,” Clippers forward Blake Griffin said Thursday. “But if that is true, my...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 10:34 AM
Blake Griffin is moving up and down the court in this week’s playoff action as L.A. Clippers power forward, but earlier in the season he was making another sort of move buying a newly built home in Pacific Palisades for $9 million.
The Cape Cod-...
| May 2, 2014
| 3:45 PM
My family became Clippers' fans last year.
I know what you're thinking, but we didn't hop on the bandwagon.
The nephew of one of the players is in my daughter's second-grade class. When school started in September, he told her about his uncle, whom...
| May 23, 2014
| 1:22 PM
Could it be that Donald T. Sterling's business acumen overcame his litigiousness?
Reports swirled Friday morning that Sterling was ready to concede defeat to the National Basketball Assn. and sell the L.A. Clippers, provided that his wife Shelly handled...