| Jan 8, 2014
| 11:40 AM
PORTLAND, Ore. — The Orlando Magic started their last game flat, and it produced a disastrous result, a 101-81 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers that was worse than the final score indicated.
Tonight, the Magic will try to avoid a similar start...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 11:40 PM
PORTLAND, Ore. — For the first three quarters Wednesday night, the Orlando Magic did most things right against the Portland Trail Blazers.
The Magic played energetically. They limited their mistakes. They even slowed the Trail Blazers' star...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 1:41 PM
Kobe Bryant recently suggested that fans vote for younger players such as Damian Lillard for February's NBA All-Star Game.
The fans aren't listening.
On Thursday, the league released its latest set of returns and Bryant is the leading vote-getter in...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 9:22 PM
LeBron James had 34 points and eight rebounds, and the Miami Heat defeated the Charlotte Bobcats for the 15th straight time, 104-96, in overtime Saturday night at Charlotte, N.C.
James scored six points in the extra period, and Chris Bosh finished the...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 9:54 PM
Jeff Green capped a last-minute Boston rally with a three-point shot at the buzzer and the Celtics stunned the Heat, 111-110, Saturday at Miami. The Heat had led 110-106 with 3.6 seconds on LeBron James' two free throws. Gerald Wallace responded with a...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 7:20 AM
The Lakers climbed back to .500 (7-7) after a perfect 2-0 record throughout Week 4.
So far this season, the Lakers have won on the road just once in five tries, although three were on the second night of back-to-backs.
Week 5 presents three away games...
| Dec 1, 2013
| 9:00 PM
The Lakers came back from a 21-point deficit but couldn't quite come back again after facing a 20-point deficit.
The Portland Trail Blazers barely fended off the Lakers, 114-108, Sunday at Staples Center.
The Lakers trailed by 21 in the first quarter,...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 3:58 PM
CLIPPERS AT PORTLAND
Where: Moda Center.
On the air: TV: ESPN, Prime Ticket; Radio: 980.
Records: Clippers 56-24; Trail Blazers 53-28.
Update: Portland is locked in as the fifth-seeded team in the Western Conference and will open the...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 9:23 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.
They will stay in El Segundo because they like the area and its proximity to LAX, but will no longer share a...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 11:16 PM
The two towers approach delivered a single, familiar result.
Another Lakers loss.
Pau Gasol got his wish, the chance to play next to fellow 7-footer Chris Kaman, but nothing really changed Tuesday in a 124-112 victory by the Portland Trail Blazers...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 12:05 PM
Should the Lakers have hired Phil Jackson to coach the team instead of Mike D'Antoni in 2012? Will the team fire D'Antoni for Jackson? Why won't owner/executive Jim Buss hire Jackson to run the team's basketball operations?
Finally those questions...