| May 5, 2014
| 7:07 PM
A look at how the two series that start Tuesday night shape up.
1 San Antonio vs. 5 Portland
Key stat: Veteran guard Manu Ginobili played as if he were 28 again in San Antonio's first-round victory over Dallas, averaging 17.3 points and 4.5 assists in...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 10:15 PM
Portland Trail Blazers 124 - Lakers 112 (end of regulation)
A huge night from Nick Young wasn't enough as the Lakers fell on Tuesday night to the Portland Trail Blazers, 124-112.
Young had the hot hand, scoring a season-high 40 points on 15-of-26...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 6:21 PM
The Lakers are planning to build a more modern training facility that they hope will also attract future free agents, The Times has learned.
The Lakers will stay in El Segundo because they like the area and its proximity to LAX, but will no longer share...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 10:34 PM
Washington 122, at Philadelphia 103: Trevor Ariza made eight three-pointers and scored a career-high 40 points to help the Washington Wizards win their sixth straight game, 122-103 over the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday night.
Ariza made all six three-...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 6:45 AM
The Clippers (42-20) have hopes for an NBA title in June. The Lakers (21-40) are eyeing the top pick in the NBA draft.
On Thursday night, the Lakers are to host the Clippers at Staples Center.
The two local teams met on the season's opening night,...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 8:02 PM
Perhaps no Orlando Magic player is more adept at dealing with time zone changes than center Nik Vucevic. The 7-foot center hails from Europe and traveled from Montenegro to Los Angeles and back throughout his final year of high school and his three...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 8:05 PM
It's the time of the year when Doc Rivers assigns his advance scouts to home in on whomever his team will play in the first round of the playoffs.
This season, that might require the scouts splitting into six parts, so varied are the Clippers' playoff...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 8:41 PM
The Portland Trail Blazers expected to make the playoffs. They never envisioned practically wrapping up a spot by the day after Christmas.
A 24-5 start gave them the best record in the NBA and made them the league's biggest marvel.
"I would lie,"...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 9:39 PM
Wesley Johnson dunked an in-bounds pass from Kent Bazemore with 6.9 seconds left on the clock, stealing a 107-106 win in Portland against the Blazers.
After exploding with a 33-point first quarter, the Lakers saw their lead gradually shrink until the...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 10:23 PM
Jeff Teague scored 25 points in the Atlanta Hawks' 107-88 rout Sunday of the reeling Indiana Pacers, who were held to a franchise-low 23 points in the first half of an embarrassing performance on their home court.
The Hawks (34-42) have won three of...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 10:16 PM
New Orleans Pelicans 132 - Lakers 125 (end of regulation)
The Lakers fought all the way back from 21 down, but couldn't close the deal against the New Orleans Pelicans on Tuesday night at Staples Center.
A 40-point fourth quarter (74 in the second...