| Jun 22, 2015
| 8:18 PM
A song by the 1980s group Timex Social Club called "Rumors" could just as easily be the national anthem for the NBA.
One of the lyrics in the song begins, "How do rumors get started?" Another asks, "Did you hear that one about . . . ?"
Fill in the...
| Feb 25, 2015
| 9:57 PM
It was a homecoming of sorts when Jordan Hamilton joined the Clippers here.
Hamilton is from Los Angeles and grew up going to Clippers games at Staples Center because he played on Lamar Odom's summer club team.
"When he was with the Clippers, that's...
| Feb 25, 2015
| 4:50 PM
In a recent interview with GQ, Kobe Bryant couldn't help but imagine what could have been if Chris Paul had come to the Lakers instead of the Clippers.
In December 2011, the Lakers and the New Orleans Hornets agreed to a deal that would have sent Paul...
| Jan 17, 2015
| 2:02 PM
As the NBA moves to the midpoint of its schedule, there is a tangible desperation from teams expected to be in better places by now.
Tuesday's Miami Heat game against the Oklahoma City Thunder will feature two of those teams. Former Heat forward...
| Jan 7, 2015
| 6:24 AM
There's no sugarcoating what 25-for-95 shooting is.
"It's a slump," Derrick Rose said.
Despite the five-game stretch, Rose has made big plays in the fourth quarters of three victories. That included four, fourth-quarter assists and two free throws off...
| Dec 29, 2014
| 9:23 AM
Khloe Kardashian is on the January cover of the British edition of Cosmopolitan, and inside she talks about her split from NBA star Lamar Odom, her fling with rapper French Montana and what she wants in love now: to cuddle. Meanwhile, she has an active...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 7:53 PM
Bad record. Passive defense. Hot-and-cold offense.
The Lakers and Boston Celtics have a lot in common, two teams muddling through downtrodden days after meeting in the NBA Finals just 4½ years ago.
Kobe Bryant will be the only Lakers player left...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 1:31 PM
Cliché all you want about the team game, but the NBA, at its highest level, very much can be a singular equation, one player making all the difference.
So on July 11, when LeBron James said he was coming home, as Cleveland exulted, the question became...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 10:24 PM
It's always a problem for the Lakers, this whole Chris Paul thing.
Especially when he zips and whips around them in another Clippers victory, jamming the latest needle in the side of a fan base that still blames David Stern.
With the Lakers so low...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 4:34 PM
Farhan Zaidi sees a great trade for the Dodgers.
"Hey Josh Byrnes, what do you think of this?" he asks.
"I like it, let me ask Andrew Friedman," Josh says.
Friedman replies, "I have to run this by Stan Kasten."
Stan says, "Hold on while I get...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 9:39 PM
The Lakers are so upside down, so lost in their worst start since the 1950s, that Kobe Bryant reacted to another loss by almost wishing the Lakers were still together.
Not these Lakers, really. The ones that were champions just a handful of a years ago....