| Oct 29, 2013
| 4:22 AM
The NBA season begins Tuesday night, but you wonder if anyone in Philadelphia cares. According to the oddmakers in Vegas, the 76ers are expected to be one of the worst teams in the league with an over/under line of just 17 wins. That might be high. Some...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 11:45 AM
HOUSTON -- Injuries could play a role in how things shake out between the Clippers and Houston Rockets when the two teams meet Saturday night at the Toyota Center.
Clippers Coach Doc Rivers said forward Jared Dudley (tendinitis in right knee) will...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 10:51 PM
Rookie Michael Carter-Williams had 26 points and 10 assists and Spencer Hawes added 18 points and 11 rebounds as the Philadelphia 76ers continued their stunning start to the season, beating the Chicago Bulls, 107-104, at Philadelphia on Saturday night....
| Oct 15, 2013
| 2:46 PM
HOUSTON — Dwight Howard knows what people think.
In Central Florida, many people who once adored him now regard him as a villain because he forced the Orlando Magic to trade him in 2012. In Southern California, many call him a "coward" because...
| 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...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 5:16 PM
The Lakers waived Metta World Peace via the NBA's so-called amnesty provision Thursday, a cost-cutting move that could save them about $15 million in luxury taxes.
When Dwight Howard bolted for Houston last week as a free agent, it ensured a roster spot...
| 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 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...
| 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 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...