| Nov 16, 2012
| 10:11 AM
Never mind the hoopla surrounding the Mike D'Antoni hire.
At Thursday's practice, Kobe Bryant was focused on his dribbling.
He seamlessly floated up and down the court while doing various drills with an assistant coach, including fakes, slight stutter...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 2:44 PM
Shaquille O'Neal has always been hard on center Dwight Howard. With Howard leaving the Lakers for the Houston Rockets, O'Neal was certain to get his jabs in quickly.
"It was expected," said O'Neal of Howard's defection during a news conference...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 11:05 PM
Without the reassuring voice of Jerry Buss, the late Lakers owner whose eleventh-hour phone call prevented Kobe Bryant from going to the Clippers in 2004, the Lakers are turning to two veterans to help keep Dwight Howard in Los Angeles.
| Jul 30, 2013
| 11:21 PM
It was a battle between two of baseball's biggest mystiques, and royalty was everywhere.
The New York Yankees descended upon Chavez Ravine on Tuesday night for a game that had Dodgers Chairman Mark Walter bouncing around behind the batting cage like the...
| May 26, 2013
| 12:02 PM
Dwight Howard was adamant that his free-agent decision will be about personal happiness.
Happiness is a subjective term. When Howard chooses a team this summer, he may not favor the team capable of paying him the most money.
The Lakers can offer...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 9:53 PM
Anger. Betrayal. Confusion.
That trio of emotions seemed to be shared by most Lakers fans in the Staples Center area Friday evening — because they didn't expect center Dwight Howard to jump ship for the Houston Rockets.
"He's not going to get...
| Jul 14, 2013
| 8:06 PM
The Houston Rockets landed their franchise center in Dwight Howard, who left the Lakers last week as a free agent.
"It's huge. It's really important for us," Jeremy Lin said Sunday at the Steve Nash Showdown. "When you talk about a franchise player or...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 4:32 PM
NBA All Star Game 2013 weekend TV schedule begins Friday on ESPN and TNT and runs through Sunday with the NBA All Star Game at the Toyota Center in Houston. The NBA’s best head to the Toyota Center in Houston Feb. 15-17 for the annual celebration of...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 3:54 PM
Dwight Howard's deciding factor to join the Houston Rockets instead of return to the Los Angeles Lakers came down to new teammate Chandler Parsons.
Yep, the 6-foot-9 sharpshooter was relentless in requesting that the All-Star center and former defensive...
| Jul 7, 2013
| 8:35 AM
As I had previously analyzed the situation in my column, Dwight Howard is leaving the Lakers to sign with the Houston Rockets. This signing dramatically alters the power dynamic in the NBA.
My prediction was not based on any inside knowledge, but an...
| Jun 2, 2013
| 6:39 PM
LA CAÑADA — In 2006 and 2007, La Cañada High athletics created an awful lot of history in the pool and gym that are still talked about and used as comparisons for today’s Spartans teams.
A quartet of former Spartans largely responsible for...