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  • Clippers make many improvements in year since Donald Sterling's ouster

    Clippers make many improvements in year since Donald Sterling's ouster
    The ownership transition from Donald Sterling to Steve Ballmer has come with some noticeable improvements for the Clippers. "We've had no controversy," Clippers Coach Doc Rivers said Friday, laughing. "It's been a controversy-free year for the most part...
  • Bulls' Pau Gasol wins Magic Johnson Award

    Bulls' Pau Gasol wins Magic Johnson Award
    Bulls forward Pau Gasol won the 2014-15 Magic Johnson Award, which is presented annually by the Professional Basketball Writers Association to honor the NBA player who “best combines excellence on the basketball court with cooperation and dignity in...
  • Pau Gasol wins the 2014-15 Magic Johnson Award

    Pau Gasol wins the 2014-15 Magic Johnson Award
    Lakers fans will not be surprised by this news: Bulls forward Pau Gasol is the winner of the 2014-15 Magic Johnson Award, which is given annually by the Professional Basketball Writers Assn. to the player who excels on the court and in showing dignity...
  • Chris Paul faces critical situation with Clippers in NBA playoffs

    Chris Paul faces critical situation with Clippers in NBA playoffs
    Disappointment found Chris Paul long before those early NBA playoff exits. He was so worked up in his first game as a varsity high school point guard after two years on the junior varsity that he cried after his team lost its opener. "I've had guys...
  • Letters: Magic Johnson and the Dodgers' brand

    Letters: Magic Johnson and the Dodgers' brand
    I found Bill Shaikin's brief piece on Magic Johnson's company-line take on the cable television squabble to be interesting. As one who does not subscribe to Time Warner Cable, I was encouraged by his telling us that there are meetings in progress and work...
  • Lakers bottom out, end worst season with 122-99 loss to Kings

    Lakers bottom out, end worst season with 122-99 loss to Kings
    The Lakers tried to chase history a few short years ago, acquiring Dwight Howard and Steve Nash to pair with Kobe Bryant and Pau Gasol, all in the name of winning a 17th NBA championship and catching the hated Boston Celtics. They made history of a...
  • Magic Johnson says Jim Buss has to own up to his mistakes with Lakers

    Magic Johnson says Jim Buss has to own up to his mistakes with Lakers
    Former Lakers great Magic Johnson again harshly criticized Jim Buss, the team's executive vice president of basketball operations. Johnson appeared Tuesday on ESPN's "First Take" and ripped Buss for way he has run the Lakers. "When you're wrong, you'...
  • All-Star picks go overboard to reward winning

    All-Star picks go overboard to reward winning
    Not to sound un-American, but too much emphasis is being placed on winning when picking the NBA All-Star Game rosters. Take the Atlanta Hawks – everybody is. Eastern Conference coaches selected three Hawks as All-Star reserves: Al Horford,...
  • Celtics, Lakers, Knicks missing from NBA marquee

    Celtics, Lakers, Knicks missing from NBA marquee
    Once upon a time in the NBA, when big-city basketball was all the rage, the Boston Celtics, Los Angeles Lakers and New York Knicks were ever-present on the league marquee. Today? Their combined record this season is 43-114. When the Celtics, Lakers and...
  • Tank-obsessed Lakers fans need to recognize growth of Jordan Clarkson

    Tank-obsessed Lakers fans need to recognize growth of Jordan Clarkson
    The Lakers got a tremendous performance from rookie guard Jordan Clarkson on Monday night in Philadelphia, but a relatively high volume of fans were left devastated by the Lakers' 113-111 win over the 76ers. The cause of consternation?  The Lakers...
  • Jordan Clarkson's rebounding has been pleasant surprise for Lakers

    Jordan Clarkson's rebounding has been pleasant surprise for Lakers
    Mark Madsen knows a few things about life. Dancing wouldn't be one of them. But rebounding delights him to no end. The Lakers assistant coach lights up when asked about Jordan Clarkson's penchant to grab quite a few boards for a point guard. The...