| Jun 2, 2014
| 4:00 PM
The NBA's all-defensive first and second teams were named on Monday. Unsurprisingly, the Lakers were shut out of the voting.
Chris Paul (Clippers), Joakim Noah (Chicago Bulls), Paul George (Indiana Pacers), Serge Ibaka (Oklahoma City Thunder) and...
| May 19, 2014
| 3:35 PM
Will the Minnesota Timberwolves trade Kevin Love?
"Not by the draft," said Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor on Sunday, according to StarTribune.com.
Love has two years left on his contract with the Timberwolves, although he's expected to opt out of...
| May 19, 2014
| 8:11 PM
The month of May is sometimes referred to as a dress rehearsal for the Lakers, who have played into June, and the NBA Finals, 16 times in the last 35 years.
Now it's merely time for ping-pong-ball percentages and crossed fingers.
The Lakers will...
| May 20, 2014
| 7:31 PM
The Lakers had hoped to move up in Tuesday's NBA draft lottery, despite a 74.4% chance they'd pick sixth or seventh.
While seventh wasn't their worst-case scenario (4.0% chance at eighth, 0.1% all the way to ninth), the Lakers can't be thrilled with the...
| May 5, 2014
| 7:07 PM
A look at how the two series that start Tuesday night shape up.
1 San Antonio vs. 5 Portland
Key stat: Veteran guard Manu Ginobili played as if he were 28 again in San Antonio's first-round victory over Dallas, averaging 17.3 points and 4.5 assists in...
| May 9, 2014
In his massive and utterly definitive biography, "Michael Jordan: The Life," Roland Lazenby wastes no time establishing his subject's significance. "The convergence of culture and technology," he writes in the prologue, "had thrust him into this...
| May 12, 2014
| 11:51 AM
In a departure from past years, the annual Orlando Pro Summer League will last seven days, and no team will play for more than three days in a row before it receives a rest day.
The summer league, which is hosted by the Orlando Magic, will run from July...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 9:47 PM
SALT LAKE CITY — The Lakers have spent plenty of time in the TV glare over the years, continually logging the maximum number of games allowed by the NBA on national TV.
But this week they got a cold, hard stare from the NBA and ESPN, who decided...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 2:29 PM
Surely, it’s too early in the season to call this desperation time for the Clippers and Houston Rockets, but both teams probably feel some tension now.
That could lead to an all-out effort by both teams in an early-season November game when they...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 9:18 PM
— Clippers small forward Jared Dudley said he had an MRI exam Friday on his bruised right knee that was negative.
Dudley said he was having a "tough time bending" the knee so he wanted to see a doctor to know that "mentally" there wasn't a...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 11:24 PM
Which is the priority for the Clippers' Darren Collison, offensive production or defensive intensity?
It's no contest, really.
"I think the biggest thing is, I want to rely on my defense," the backup point guard said Monday before the Clippers...