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  • Western Conference preview: Spurs too old to repeat? Nope

    Western Conference preview: Spurs too old to repeat? Nope
    Here's our team-by-team preview of the Western Conference. Teams are in predicted order of finish in their divisions. SOUTHWEST DIVISIONSan Antonio Spurs Last Season: 62-20, 1st in Southwest. Defeated Miami to win NBA title. The Buzz: The way the...
  • When Bob Costas was voice (briefly) of Bulls

    When Bob Costas was voice (briefly) of Bulls
    Bob Costas has covered so many Olympics, Super Bowls, World Series, U.S. Opens and other big events that they blur together. Yet there's one entry on his resume that might surprise even hard-core basketball fans. Costas was the play-by-play voice for...
  • Ira Winderman: LeBron has forfeited right for patience

    Ira Winderman: LeBron has forfeited right for patience
    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...
  • Lakers Coach Byron Scott scolds Kobe Bryant's shooting critics

    Lakers Coach Byron Scott scolds Kobe Bryant's shooting critics
    Kobe Bryant might set another record Tuesday night, but the game won't stop and there won't be hugs from Lakers teammates amid polite applause from Memphis Grizzlies fans. Bryant is 13 missed shots from breaking John Havlicek's all-time NBA mark....
  • Kobe Bryant sets record for missed shots as Lakers fall to Grizzlies, 107-102

    Kobe Bryant sets record for missed shots as Lakers fall to Grizzlies, 107-102
    Memphis Grizzlies 107 - Lakers 102 The Lakers scrambled to overcome a 17-point deficit in Memphis on Tuesday night, but ultimately fell short in the final moments to the Grizzlies, dropping to 1-6 on the season. The Grizzlies got the best...
  • Broga Yoga, Detox Retox and more put guys' twists on yoga

    Broga Yoga, Detox Retox and more put guys' twists on yoga
    Part of the ever-growing fraternal culture of "brohood," an increasing male demand for yoga (possibly driven in part by pro basketball player advocates such as LeBron James, Blake Griffin, Kevin Durant, Kevin Love, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Shaquille O'...
  • Lakers are on the missing list in loss to Grizzlies

    Lakers are on the missing list in loss to Grizzlies
    These are the ways the Lakers are losing: Jeremy Lin thought he heard his coach say "go," but Byron Scott yelled "elbow." So Lin gave the ball to Jordan Hill near the arc instead of Kobe Bryant off to the side, and the Lakers were toast when Hill...
  • Byron Scott knows Lakers have a lot of work to do on defense

    Byron Scott knows Lakers have a lot of work to do on defense
    From his first news conference, Lakers Coach Byron Scott made it clear that defense would be his priority the moment sneakers hit the practice floor. Every player would have to understand that defense won't be optional, evoking lessons he learned as an...
  • Onetime Beverly Crest home of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar lists for rent

    Onetime Beverly Crest home of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar lists for rent
    A contemporary compound once owned by legendary Los Angeles Lakers center Kareem Abdul-Jabbar has come to market in Beverly Hills as a $40,000-a-month lease. Abdul-Jabbar purchased the residence, sited on a private knoll in Beverly Crest with views from...
  • Thunder takes a hit as Kevin Durant suffers foot injury

    Thunder takes a hit as Kevin Durant suffers foot injury
    The Oklahoma City Thunder has long been jonesing for a break on the injury front. It got one Sunday, albeit the kind that makes you wonder whether Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook voodoo dolls really exist. Durant was diagnosed with a Jones fracture...
  • Magic Johnson Grabs Brass Ring Award From Carousel of Hope

    Performances by Josh Groban, Jennifer Hudson and Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds highlighted Barbara Davis' biennual Carousel of Hope ball on Saturday at the Beverly Hilton. But it was a pair of L.A. sports heroes who had the audience on its feet: Kareem...