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  • John Kass: Sterling's race case a movie of our age

    An unwritten American novel is playing out in Los Angeles. It's about rich, whiny racist Donald Sterling, the owner of the Los Angeles Clippers. And it's about his cooing kitty-cat of a girlfriend, who infuriated him by bringing black people to his games....
  • Sterling furor presents test of L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti's leadership

    Sterling furor presents test of L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti's leadership
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti stepped into the national media glare at a galvanizing moment for the city: Donald Sterling's remarks about blacks had just earned him a lifetime NBA banishment, just as his Los Angeles Clippers were competing in the...
  • Kareem Abdul-Jabbar offers a different perspective on Donald Sterling

    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar offers a different perspective on Donald Sterling
    In an op-ed piece for Time magazine, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar questions whether the reaction to Donald Sterling is entirely fair. He calls the publication of Sterling's private conversation with V. Stiviano "sleazy," and questions why the racially charged...
  • Story lines run deep in NBA playoffs, as should the Clippers

    Story lines run deep in NBA playoffs, as should the Clippers
    It's springtime in Los Angeles, otherwise known as the season when the Clippers march merrily into the playoffs and the Lakers conduct exit interviews. OK, so maybe this isn't exactly an annual occurrence. The Lakers haven't missed the playoffs during...
  • Apodaca: Let's pause and recall the influence of Jerry Norman

    With the NCAA tournament underway, it's worth remembering that March Madness hasn't always been around to turn us into a nation of obsessed college basketball fans. Back in more provincial times, one man contributed as much as anyone to raising the...
  • Lakers beat Magic, 103-94, but it's a rough night for Pau Gasol

    The surreal state of the Lakers — they lose even when they win. They beat the Orlando Magic, 103-94, Sunday at Staples Center and ended a four-game losing streak with a career-high 28 points from Jordan Hill. But Pau Gasol couldn't finish the...
  • Watch Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's new 'Airplane!'-inspired ad

    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is known by most people as a Lakers legend and an NBA Hall of Famer. But to some, he will always be Roger Murdock, the co-pilot on the classic comedy movie "Airplane!" On Tuesday, a new commercial was released where Abdul-Jabbar re-...
  • Charles Barkley calls Clippers one of two top teams in West

    The Clippers' total dismantling of the woebegone Lakers on Thursday in epic proportion elicited all sorts of responses about the greatness of the Clippers. Just listen to what basketball Hall of Famer and TNT analysts Charles Barkley had to say about...
  • Up next for the Clippers: Monday vs. Phoenix

    Up next for the Clippers: Monday vs. Phoenix
    When: 7:30 p.m. Where: Staples Center. On the air: TV: Prime Ticket; Radio: 980, 1330. Records: Clippers 44-20, Suns 36-26. Record vs. Suns: 1-1. Update: Blake Griffin needs 11 rebounds to reach 3,000 in his career. Griffin would become the...
  • Clippers defeat Warriors to extend winning streak to nine games

    Clippers defeat Warriors to extend winning streak to nine games
    Blake Griffin looked at the Staples Center crowd and clapped his hands. Then Griffin pumped his fist toward his teammates, drawing a smile from Chris Paul. After the game was over, after the Clippers had defeated the Golden State Warriors, 111-98,...
  • Lakers have another historic night in 119-85 loss to Spurs

    SAN ANTONIO — Sure, why not. Another ragged moment for the Lakers and their fine tradition. They never lost this badly to the San Antonio Spurs until Friday, a 119-85 blush of a game for the visitors that blew past their embarrassing 32-point...