| May 31, 2013
| 6:05 PM
Chris "Birdman" Andersen will be grounded for one game after the NBA suspended the Heat power forward for his part in an altercation with Pacers power forward Tyler Hansbrough in Game 5 Thursday night in Miami.
In announcing the suspension, Stu Jackson,...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 9:48 PM
LAS VEGAS — Shabazz Muhammad rivaled any attraction along the Strip here two years ago.
Fans and college coaches followed him en masse from one gym to another during a summer club tournament, fawning over every shot and slick move made by the...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 9:18 PM
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Doc Rivers is considered one of the best coaches in the NBA, and now he'll be coaching the Clippers.
It just took a while to make that...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 2:46 PM
When Jerry Buss bought the Lakers in 1979, he wanted to build a championship team. He also wanted to put on a show.
The new owner gave courtside seats to movie stars. He hired pretty women to dance during timeouts. He spent freely on big stars and...
| Apr 3, 2013
Longtime NBA referee worked more than 1,600 games
Greg Willard, 54, a longtime NBA referee who worked more than 1,600 games before he was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, died Monday at his home in Huntington Beach, according to NBA...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 12:18 PM
Jacque Vaughn doesn’t know NBA Commissioner David Stern well, but Vaughn can offer an assessment of Stern’s legacy now that Stern has announced he will retire in early 2014.
“I think he’s leaving the game in great hands, which is...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 6:00 AM
SHANGHAI — Basketball-crazed countries around the world tuned in to see the Miami Heat beat the San Antonio Spurs in a tense Game 7 of the NBA Finals last week. Now, league officials are hoping audiences in China, its largest international market,...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 4:00 PM
SACRAMENTO — There is hope for the rundown downtown here, and for the hometown basketball team. The Sacramento Kings were as good as gone in January, when rich boys from Seattle put up half a billion dollars to load the team into a moving van headed...
| Mar 3, 2013
Jerry Buss brought 10 championships to Los Angeles with the Lakers and along the way he altered the way people experience professional sports.
"He changed the whole way that we went to a game: the Laker Girls, the whole fan experience, A-list people...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Jerry Buss, the longtime owner of the Lakers whose penchant for showmanship helped turn the game of basketball into “Showtime” and who led the team to 10 NBA championships, died Monday. He was 80.
A self-made millionaire who built his...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 7:48 AM
I figured out what I hate about the NBA’s legendary trash-talking:
I can’t hear it.
That’s what the NBA ought to televise. That’s where they ought to train their parabolic microphones, right there on Nate Robinson and Brandon...