| Jun 23, 2013
| 6:30 PM
They did a lot of negotiating and wrangling, but on Sunday the Clippers and Boston Celtics reached an agreement in principle on a deal for Coach Doc Rivers to come to L.A., according to NBA executives who were not authorized to speak publicly on the...
| Jun 23, 2013
| 9:12 PM
With the Los Angeles Clippers closing in on a deal to hire Boston Celtics coach Doc Rivers, fans in the Boston area expressed surprise, disappointment and some anger Sunday night, along with resignation about the seeming inevitable.
On the Fish Pier...
| 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 22, 2013
| 3:20 PM
The Clippers had conversations on the parameters of a contract with both Byron Scott and Brian Shaw after both met with owner Donald Sterling this week, but the team initiated more talks with Scott’s representatives Friday night in an attempt to...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 8:13 PM
INDIANAPOLIS — During the first two and a half quarters Tuesday night, Jacque Vaughn saw Tobias Harris absorb a shot to the mouth, Nik Vucevic receive an elbow to the face and the Indiana Pacers' defense stymie the Orlando Magic at every turn....
| Mar 23, 2013
| 3:11 PM
Before Erik Spoelstra could wish Pat Riley a happy 68th birthday Wednesday he first had to find him.
"Pat has actually been very busy," Spoelstra said. "Every game you put on TV, if there's a college game going on, he's at it. I don't care, he can...
| 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...
| Feb 9, 2013
| 12:56 PM
This may not be a preview to 2014, when LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh hold their opt-out clauses, but the Heat are in the midst of having the opportunity to experience some of the more chilling aspects of the NBA's new collective-bargaining...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 7:42 AM
It appears that Joe Torre is no longer the best catcher in the family.
Torre's daughter, Cristina Torre, was having coffee at a Brooklyn cafe Wednesday when a man rushed in asking people to call 911: A 1-year-old boy had crawled out onto the fire escape...
| Jun 21, 2013
It was the summer when a good NBA team was bold enough to become a great one.
It was 1999, and the team was led by two stars who had carried it to three consecutive playoff appearances. But each time it had fallen short of the NBA Finals and been swept...
| 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...