| 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...
| 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...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 11:23 AM
The Lakers (3-5) will play three of four games at home in Week 3, hosting the New Orleans Pelicans, Memphis Grizzlies and Detroit Pistons.
The Lakers also visit Denver on the second night of a back-to-back, rarely a winning situation for any team in the...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 11:25 PM
GIRLS' CROSS COUNTRY
Laguna Hills Invitational
LAGUNA HILLS — Corona del Mar High freshman Raquel Powers won the freshman Division III race as the Sea Kings earned team titles in the freshman, sophomore and junior races on Saturday at Laguna...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 6:47 PM
Sunday night marked an important milestone for Tobias Harris.
After he missed the first 12 games of the regular season because a high-ankle sprain, Harris made his regular-season debut in the Orlando Magic's 104-96 loss to the Phoenix Suns.
| Oct 19, 2013
| 11:17 PM
ORANGE — Even for a good cross country team, running in the sweepstakes race week after week can be a drain.
For the first time this year, the Newport Harbor High girls didn't qualify for a sweepstakes race. They instead raced in the varsity...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 5:38 PM
Position: Head coach.
Who's the man: Jacque Vaughn.
Why he got the job: The Magic not only adopted a youth movement in player personnel, but made Vaughn the league's youngest coach (then 37) when he was hired to replace Stan Van Gundy in the summer of...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Tuesday vs. Clippers
It's a Clippers town! It's a Clippers town! Wait. They swept the 2012-13 season series with the Lakers but have never advanced past the second round? Still, a good early appetizer.
Nov. 7 at Houston
Too bad Kobe Bryant won't...
| 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 30, 2013
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 21, 2012
| 7:13 AM
The Orlando Magic now have their new general manager.
On Wednesday, the team hired Rob Hennigan to lead its basketball operations department.
So what happens next?
Hennigan will be introduced formally at a press conference Thursday afternoon, and at...