| Mar 17, 2014
| 4:59 PM
OAKLAND, Calif. — On Feb. 22, 2004, Jacque Vaughn and Mark Jackson played against each other for the last time. They played sparingly that night — Vaughn as a backup point guard for the Atlanta Hawks, Jackson as a backup point guard for the...
| Apr 25, 2014
WASHINGTON — Nene grinned, grabbed the bottom of the net and gleefully swung side to side while waiting for his turn during a post-practice mid-range shooting competition on Thursday with teammate Trevor Booker. Every time Booker made a shot, he...
| Feb 16, 2013
| 5:46 PM
What do you get someone who, with six NBA championships, five most valuable player awards, 14 All-Star selections, 10 scoring titles and multiple millions of dollars, seemingly has it all?
Well, in the case of Michael Jordan's 50th birthday, memories...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 11:50 PM
DENVER — Frustration oozed throughout the Orlando Magic locker room late Tuesday night.
Stan Van Gundy dressed down his players after the final buzzer.
Later, Jameer Nelson sat at his locker, read the postgame box score, crumpled up the piece of...
| Sep 6, 2011
| 7:36 AM
Almost everybody who has played basketball since grade school wants to be a starter. But in the NBA, even quality players must be resigned to coming off the bench.
It's a job that calls for stars to swallow their pride and ego, and sacrifice for the...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 11:26 AM
George Karl has an interesting idea.
The Denver Nuggets coach thinks the NBA would be better off it begins its regular season in early December and truncates its schedule from 82 games to 62 games.
Here’s what Karl told NBA.com:
| Nov 2, 2012
| 9:07 PM
Jacque Vaughn gathered his players together in their locker room before they tipped-off their regular season Friday night and he told them, “Thank you.” He expressed his gratitude for how they performed throughout October.
Over the two-plus...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 5:12 PM
Arron Afflalo isn’t providing the Denver Nuggets with any bulletin-board fodder.
He’s been asked repeatedly what it’ll be like to face his former team when the Orlando Magic open their regular season tonight at Amway Center.
| Nov 26, 2012
| 4:45 PM
An extended visit to Vail, Colo., would sound heavenly to many people.
But not to Al Harrington.
His recent trip to the picturesque resort town intensified his desire to return to the basketball court.
For three weeks, Harrington rehabilitated his...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 11:05 PM
DENVER — Jacque Vaughn rarely displays anger. If he feels any irritation or disappointment, it usually remains hidden far below the surface, where no one can see it. That is his nature.
But the aggravation built Wednesday night. The rookie head...
| Jun 6, 2011
This is the fourth post in a series looking at potential Lakers assistant coaches. We'll profile Tim Grgurich, who, The Times' Broderick Turner reported, Lakers Coach Mike Brown is "expected to try and pry" from his current assistant coaching gig with the...