| Jun 13, 2014
| 7:15 PM
Clippers associate head coach Alvin Gentry and assistant Ty Lue each interviewed Friday for the head coaching job with the Cleveland Cavaliers, the Los Angeles Times has learned, and each came away encouraged.
It was the second interview with the...
| Jun 1, 2014
Chicago tourism officials have committed to raise nearly $2 million in sponsorships for the James Beard Foundation Awards, a pledge that helped lure the event, considered the Oscars of American dining, to Chicago in 2015 from New York.
| Jun 9, 2014
| 7:36 PM
Phil Jackson got his man. His second choice, anyway.
A few weeks after Steve Kerr spurned New York by choosing Golden State, Jackson reached an agreement Monday with Derek Fisher to coach the Knicks, a Lakers reunion officially beginning with a...
| May 31, 2014
| 12:51 PM
The Indiana Pacers plan to bring back head coach Frank Vogel next season, according to Yahoo Sports.
The Pacers went 56-26 in the regular season and reached the Eastern Conference finals as the No. 1 seed. However, they were eliminated Friday by the...
| May 29, 2014
| 10:00 PM
The news that former Microsoft Chief Executive Steve Ballmer won a bidding war to buy the Clippers for $2 billion, pending approval from the NBA and Donald Sterling, triggered immediate positive reaction throughout Los Angeles and the basketball world....
| Jul 11, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Hmm, let’s see … what LeBron James had to think about when choosing between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Miami Heat.
Kyrie Irving and either Andrew Wiggins or Kevin Love.
Or … Chris Bosh, a fading Dwyane Wade, Josh McRoberts and...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 4:33 PM
Multiple reports have Derek Fisher and the New York Knicks finalizing a deal to make the former Lakers guard a well-paid head coach.
According to Yahoo Sports, Fisher could earn in the range of $25 million over five years. The Knicks, who have not...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 12:57 PM
The surprise wasn’t so much that Clippers guard Chris Paul was named to the NBA’s all-defensive first team on Monday.
After all, Paul did lead the NBA in steals (2.48 per game) for the fourth consecutive year and the sixth time in the last...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 5:10 PM
The Lakers have long odds to win the 2014-15 NBA title, according to gambling site Bovada.
The team has no coach, an aging star in Kobe Bryant and few players under contract -- all contributing to 40-1 odds from Bovada.
The Lakers are tied with the...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 4:38 PM
Amid the continued chaos revolving around Clippers owners Donald and Shelly Sterling, the team announced Monday that Coach Doc Rivers has restructured the basketball side of the organization’s operation.
Rivers has a new title — president of...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 12:52 PM
Son of a Division I basketball coach.
The fifth-leading scorer in Division I men's history.
If you knew nothing else about Doug McDermott, you might assume his passion for basketball and his dominance at Creighton University were preordained.