| Feb 17, 2012
| 11:22 PM
COSTA MESA — With less than three minutes left in the third quarter, the Costa Mesa High coaching staff yelled at the scoreboard operator.
"Stop the clock!" Coach Bryan Rice shouted first and then his assistants repeated his same words.
| Feb 28, 2012
| 8:56 PM
Knicks and Pacers
Look for the Knicks, America's (and Asia's) Team, to be the biggest disappointment.
There's two problems: 1) You play with only one basketball, meaning 'Melo, Amare and J.R. Smith...
| Jul 10, 2011
| 10:00 PM
Perhaps it’s only fitting that a documentary about rap—easily the music industry’s leading genre for the amount of artist-vs.-artist beef it inspires—would generate a beef of its own.
“I didn’t expect Q-Tip to be...
| Jul 18, 2011
| 6:07 AM
Let the debate begin.
Over the next five weeks, we'll rank the NBA's top 10 players at each position.
These are not fantasy basketball rankings. These rankings also don't measure players' potential or their career achievements. Instead, these rankings...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 5:50 AM
Almost everybody who has played basketball since grade school wants to be a starter. But in the NBA, even quality players must be resigned to coming off the bench.
It's a job that calls for stars to swallow their pride and ego, and sacrifice for the...
| Dec 16, 2012
| 9:34 AM
Hebru Brantley's trip to Miami Beach for the high-profile Art Basel art show was winding down when the Chicago-based street artist and De La Salle Institute alum was told there was one more potential customer who wanted to meet him right before his flight...
| Nov 10, 2012
| 2:36 PM
An updated look at NBA free agents. Who has signed, who is still available, who has become available:
Best of who is left: Kenyon Martin, Josh Howard, Derek Fisher, Chris Andersen, Mickael Pietrus, Mehmet Okur (retired), Maurice Evans, Ryan Gomes,...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 2:46 PM
Jason Kidd is coming to play for the New York Knicks, according to ESPN sources.
Despite reports that the Mavericks were close to inking the veteran star, Kidd declined to sign with his former squad after all-day deliberations with both teams. The...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 7:21 PM
A day after Knicks guard Jason Kidd was arrested for slamming his Cadillac Escalade into a utility pole, a Verizon crew was still trying to connect phone customers who had lost service.
Additionally, Kidd also knocked out power to the area and in a bit...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 1:53 PM
It appears Jeremy Lin is leaving New York, and for once, Knicks owner James Dolan has decided to put the checkbook down. By not matching a 3-year, $25.1 million offer sheet from the Houston Rockets, Lin is heading to Texas.
Dolan has a history of...
| Jul 21, 2012
| 1:55 PM
Ever since Carmelo Anthony led Syracuse to an NCAA basketball championship as a freshman in 2003, his once-shiny reputation has been steadily chipped away.
From the missteps off the court early in his NBA career to the way he alienated an adoring fan...