| Nov 24, 2014
| 6:52 PM
The Clippers dealt the Charlotte Hornets their sixth consecutive loss Monday, 113-92, in the second game of a back-to-back set.
The victory, accomplished after five ties and five lead changes, was the Clippers' third in four games on their current...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 6:01 PM
This is Jim Harrick's time of the year. The blood flows a little faster. The adrenaline gets to work earlier in the day.
It's about to be college basketball season. The squeak of gym shoes on hardwood floors is music to his ears, even though these...
| Nov 8, 2014
| 4:08 PM
By the end, the patience had run thin, razor thin.
The patience with a teammate who wasn't there for 28 games during the regular season.
The patience with a center who at times came up small.
The patience for a coach who ran the same defensive...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 2:11 PM
Remember all the hoopla and hype surrounding the NBA's draft class of 2014? It offered players to die for — or at least to tank for: Andrew Wiggins, Jabari Parker and Joel Embiid.
Well, it was the storm before the calm.
None of them has caused...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 4:48 PM
A few weeks ago I was asked what I thought would be a bigger number this season for the Lakers: games won or games played by Steve Nash. I said I thought it was too close to call. In light of Nash missing the entire season and playing zero games in 2014-...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 6:02 PM
Jerry West, whose silhouette is featured in the NBA's red, white and blue logo, walked away from the Lakers and a renowned basketball career because a groin injury limited his game. At the time he eloquently said, "I'm not willing to sacrifice my...
| Nov 1, 2014
| 11:13 PM
Just when things couldn't get worse for the Lakers, history tapped them on the shoulder. Not the championship-toting, parade-planning type.
The Lakers are off to their worst start since 1957, a 0-4 beginning made official after a 127-104 loss Saturday...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 11:33 PM
They have defined NBA greatness for the past 50 years. They have won 16 NBA championships and can claim 26 members in the NBA Hall of Fame. They have had an uncanny ability to reload their roster quickly when their dynastic players move on.
| Jul 12, 2014
| 7:32 PM
LAS VEGAS — Carmelo Anthony is staying home.
The All-Star forward will re-sign with the Knicks for five years and more than $120 million after strongly considering joining the ready-to-win roster in Chicago.
The Bulls all along knew their...
| Jun 18, 2014
The odes began late Sunday night, interrupted only by Monday's grand theater between the U.S. and Ghana. And how richly deserved they were. The San Antonio Spurs' NBA championship, their dominance of the Miami Heat, commitment to team and reversal of last...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 7:42 PM
There was only the slightest hint of musculature in LeBron James' arms when Tim Duncan carried the San Antonio Spurs to their first NBA title.
The moment was so long ago that Duncan used a hand-held camcorder to document the celebration. James, watching...