George Karl

On The Fly: Basketball On Christmas Day? A Wonderful Gift

On The Fly: Basketball On Christmas Day? A Wonderful Gift

Rick Fox, the former Lakers player: "Playing a Christmas Day game, especially in L.A., was always next level because if the Staples Center was our house, it was like having all of the most interesting people over for the holiday. The show was always as much in the stands as it was on the court." This year there are five NBA games on Christmas Day, starting with Celtics at Knicks at noon and ending with Clippers at Lakers at 10:30 p.m. ... Helen Brooks, known in California for her love of the Golden State Warriors, died at 107. She did get to see the 2015 title. ... Giants receiver Odell Beckham Jr. has been fined $18,000 by the NFL, he announced on...

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