| Jun 3, 2014
| 10:33 PM
The face of Hollywood's hockey revolution looks like a closed fist.
The most powerful voice of Tinseltown's growing hockey chorus is an undiscernible mumble.
The biggest name on the Southland's coolest sports powerhouse is one that many people...
| May 31, 2014
| 9:55 PM
With his team well within striking distance at halftime, Gregg Popovich made a strategic decision.
San Antonio Spurs point guard Tony Parker was experiencing soreness in his left ankle, so his coach opted to keep the team's leading scorer in the...
| May 29, 2014
| 11:18 PM
Boris Diaw shed the years, and the pounds, sending them flying across the AT&T Center court.
He was no longer a pudgy, past-his-prime reserve forward Thursday night during a spine-tingling sequence in the second quarter, elevating to block a dunk...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 5:34 PM
Q: Ira, I know that Erik Spoelstra likes to slow-cook rookies, but with the lack of shooting-guard depth requiring Mario Chalmers to play some two, do you see Shabazz Napier getting regular minutes? -- Luis.
A: First, there is plenty of time for the...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 9:26 PM
Once LeBron James announced, “I'm Coming Home,” to Cleveland last Friday, the free-agency floodgates opened, with the player moves coming fast and furious.
James was the Pied Piper, the one who set in motion so much change in the NBA that it...
| Jul 17, 2014
The 22nd annual ESPYS — ESPN's annual sports awards show — started off with cornerback Richard Sherman of Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks winning the award for Best Breakthrough Athlete.
But two of the more memorable moments came when...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Hollywood and the sports world played together nicely for ESPN's 2014 ESPYS award ceremony. The mixture of stars, stand-up comedy and speeches at the annual telecast at L.A.'s Nokia Theatre created a light yet sometimes highly emotional atmosphere...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 2:38 PM
SAN ANTONIO - The San Antonio Spurs and head coach Gregg Popovich agreed to a multi-year extension on Wednesday.
Terms of the new deal were not released.
The Spurs won the NBA title -- their fifth in Popovich's 18 years at the helm of the team -- in...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Reaction was widespread Saturday after the NBA said the league is launching an investigation into a report of an audio recording in which a man identified as Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling allegedly tells a woman not to bring black people to...
| May 3, 2014
| 5:51 PM
As part of the NBA's sweeping sanctions against Clippers owner Donald Sterling over his controversial racial remarks, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver is urging the league's other owners to push for the Clippers' sale.
Silver said that if three-quarters...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 6:05 PM
57-25 (Home: 34-7; Road: 23-18)
vs. 6. GOLDEN STATE
51-31 (Home: 27-14; Road: 24-17)
Season series: Tied, 2-2.
Key stat: The Clippers lead the NBA in three-point defense, holding teams to 33.2% shooting from beyond the arc. That...