| Mar 3, 2013
Lakers 4, Philadelphia 76ers 2
An old dog, a new trickster and birth of 'Showtime'
"Showtime" began as 20-year-old rookie Magic Johnson inspired this talented team to first in the Pacific Division. After four close games in the...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 11:08 PM
A person with knowledge of the negotiations told the Associated Press that Indiana Pacers assistant coach Brian Shaw has agreed to succeed George Karl as coach of the Denver Nuggets.
The person spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity Monday night...
| May 31, 2013
| 2:37 PM
The Clippers still are searching for a coach to replace Vinny Del Negro, the process moving along now that they have some candidates.
The Clippers have had preliminary discussions with Indiana Pacers associate head coach Brian Shaw; former NBA coach and...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 6:32 PM
Here's what you need to know about Thursday's NBA draft: Nerlens Noel averaged 10.5 points as a Kentucky freshman until his season ended early because of a serious knee injury.
Now he's the likely No. 1 pick.
Noel still can't jump because of surgery...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 4:27 PM
Boston Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge made one thing perfectly clear: Doc Rivers did not quit on the Celtics.
“He felt like it was time for a change. He felt like we all needed a change. That was his justification of him...
| May 30, 2013
| 4:24 PM
Indiana's Game 4 win may have stretched the Eastern Conference finals and filled some time before the NBA Finals are supposed to begin and it might have helped the TV ratings. But the Vegas oddsmakers still believe the Miami Heat will prevail in this...
| Jun 29, 2013
Erick Green was not a prototype point guard at Virginia Tech. Surrounded by young, marginal talent, he had to create offense first for himself and then others.
But at 6-foot-3, Green is small by NBA shooting guard specs, which prompted questions about...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Tim Connelly said recently that he had already exceeded his dreams by becoming the assistant general manager of an NBA team three years ago. The 36-year-old Baltimore native might be raising his career bar again.
Connelly, who never played on the...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 3:15 PM
The Clippers and Celtics had more discussions Saturday about a deal involving Boston Coach Doc Rivers and power forward Kevin Garnett both coming to Los Angeles, but the Clippers feel as if the current asking price is too high, said NBA executives who...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 6:49 AM
Hockey Hall of Famer and Times NHL columnist Helene Elliott took some time after the Kings' 3-1 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Tuesday to answer a few questions on video from fellow Times reporter Lance Pugmire.
Among the topics...
| May 21, 2012
| 7:15 PM
Coach Stan Van Gundy and General Manager Otis Smith did not want the uncertainty about their futures with the Orlando Magic to drag on and on.
The doubts have ended, and the Magic have begun an overhaul of their basketball-operations department that...