| Nov 21, 2014
| 4:40 PM
As UCLA football fans have learned, the journey to becoming an elite college football program is not an easy one. If the Bruins wish to take that next step, winning today's game is a requirement. With USC coming off scholarship sanctions, any type of loss...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 1:25 PM
After a brief, two-game winning streak, the Lakers have dropped three straight to fall to 5-16 on the season.
They'll play just three games through Week 7, hosting the Sacramento Kings (11-10) on Tuesday followed by road games on Friday in San Antonio...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 4:49 PM
The Lakers were granted a $4.85 million disabled-player exception on Tuesday for injured point guard Steve Nash.
What that means for a future Lakers' acquisition isn't as straightforward. The exception is a spending tool that can be used to add one...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 8:12 PM
Spurs 109, Knicks 95: Marco Belinelli scored a season-high 22 points off the bench to lead seven players in double figures as short-handed San Antonio sent visiting New York to its 10th straight defeat.
Danny Green scored 13 points and Boris Diaw added...
| Nov 23, 2014
| 7:38 PM
The question follows the Clippers wherever they go, like a smelly bag of laundry inside their luggage: Can they win a championship without upgrading at small forward?
Their current options at the position, well, kind of stink.
Starter Matt Barnes...
| Nov 2, 2014
| 3:34 PM
Now that the Oct. 31 deadline for contract extensions has passed, the Orlando Magic's salary-cap situation for the summer of 2015 is in clearer focus.
If the Magic wind up with, say, the third overall pick in the 2015 NBA Draft and if the cap for the...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Q: Who is the third-best player on the Heat? -- David.
A: This, of course, was a major topic of discussion when the Heat had Tim Hardaway and Alonzo Mourning, with the Jamal Mashburn critics never happy. Then came the Big Three and all was forgotten....
| Nov 9, 2014
| 4:55 PM
Their passion has been questioned. Their trainer has been busy. Their esteemed coach has sported widely discussed facial hair.
The San Antonio Spurs have a lot in common with the Clippers in the season's early going.
Both teams have struggled...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 1:27 PM
The Clippers play the defending champion San Antonio Spurs on Monday at 7:30 p.m. at Staples Center.
The Spurs are off to a 2-3 start, their worst five-game start in five years. The Clippers have begun their season in underwhelming fashion too (4-2),...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 10:15 PM
Clippers Coach Doc Rivers has repeatedly said throughout this season that the San Antonio Spurs are the best team in the league.
In the final six minutes of the their game Monday, Rivers' words proved true.
The Spurs came back from a 10-point...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 11:15 PM
Well, it's ugly, it's awful, but at least it's official.
These aren't the same Clippers.
This is not a team of inspiration, this is a team of exasperation. This is not a highlight reel, this is a blooper video.
This is not the same group that last...