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  • Lakers vs. Phil Jackson in free-agent battle? Jeanie Buss isn't worried

    If the Lakers and New York Knicks fight for a franchise-turning free agent in coming summers, Lakers governor Jeanie Buss isn't worried. But wouldn't new Knicks President Phil Jackson and his 13 championship rings (11 as a coach, two as a player) have...
  • Will the Clippers' playoff opponent please stand up?

    Will the Clippers' playoff opponent please stand up?
    It's the time of the year when Doc Rivers assigns his advance scouts to home in on whomever his team will play in the first round of the playoffs. This season, that might require the scouts splitting into six parts, so varied are the Clippers' playoff...
  • Clippers beat Houston, 118-107, despite the pain and yelling

    HOUSTONĀ — Losing All-Star power forward Blake Griffin with back spasms had already put the Clippers in a tough predicament, but it got more difficult when Coach Doc Rivers grew so upset at Glen Davis that he had the backup forward escorted from...
  • Bill Plaschke takes first place in column writing in APSE judging

    Bill Plaschke takes first place in column writing in APSE judging
    Bill Plaschke, a staple of The Times Sports section since joining the paper in 1987, has taken first place in the Associated Press Sports Editors annual contest for column writing among papers with circulations of more than 175,000. Plaschke, a...
  • Hall of Fame guard Gail Goodrich meets with struggling Lakers

    Hall of Fame guard Gail Goodrich meets with struggling Lakers
    Before the Lakers practiced on Tuesday, Hall of Fame guard Gail Goodrich spoke to the team. "We started our day off here with a talk from UCLA great, Laker legend Gail Goodrich," said Jordan Farmar, also a UCLA product, following practice on Tuesday....
  • NCAA Final Four: Florida fails to find an answer for UConn

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- During the last four months, the Florida Gators always found an answer, an extra gear, a hero to carry them to one victory after another one. But after 30 consecutive wins and a magical run the Final Four, the Gators searched in vain...
  • Jason Collins played a big role in Atlanta's playoff series win over Orlando in 2011

    Jason Collins played a big role in Atlanta's playoff series win over Orlando in 2011
    Brooklyn Nets center Jason Collins will be remembered as a barrier breaker. This season, he became the first openly gay athlete to play in one of North America's four major professional team sports leagues. That achievement likely will become his legacy....
  • Playing in Orlando is still special for former Magic center Marcin Gortat

    Marcin Gortat still savors every trip back to Central Florida during the regular season. The former Orlando Magic center spent Thursday night at his Orlando-area offseason home, drove to Amway Center in one of his beloved cars for Friday morning's...
  • Lakers give Mitch Kupchak a multiyear contract extension

    Lakers give Mitch Kupchak a multiyear contract extension
    Lakers General Manager Mitch Kupchak will have the opportunity to rebuild the Lakers (25-53) after agreeing to a multiyear contract extension. Kupchak has served as the team's general manager since 2001, winning four titles on his watch. Now the...
  • Lakers fade in second half of 145-130 loss to Rockets

    The Lakers competed for a half at Staples Center on Tuesday night, long enough for Steve Nash to pass Mark Jackson on the NBA's all-time assists list, but the Houston Rockets demolished the Lakers in the second half, 145-130. Nash climbed to 10,335,...
  • Lakers don't dwell on present lows in 145-130 loss to Houston

    It could always be worse. The Lakers could have been pounded into a sad corner of team history with Dwight Howard in Houston's lineup. So they got hit with the next worst thing, losing to the Rockets without the injured Howard, 145-130, and clinching...