| Jan 5, 2015
| 8:38 PM
The news about the death of Lakers General Manager Mitch Kupchak's teenage daughter has been hard for everyone in the Lakers' family, Coach Byron Scott said before the team played Portland.
Alina Claire Kupchak, the 15-year-old daughter of Mitch and his...
| Dec 14, 2014
| 10:35 PM
The reviews trickled in quickly, the comparisons between Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant forgotten for one brief period of time.
Bryant passed Jordan on Sunday for third on the NBA's all-time scoring list, an accomplishment that overshadowed the Lakers'...
| Dec 27, 2014
| 5:56 PM
Magic Johnson created a mess earlier this month by saying the Lakers should "lose every game" and secure a top-five draft pick.
Some Lakers fans hated it, some loved it. Lakers players and coaches definitely didn't like it.
But when Johnson and good...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 3:00 AM
The rookie arrived at Lakers training camp with something to prove.
His new teammates — veterans such as Magic Johnson and Michael Cooper — elbowed him around the basketball court. The rough treatment continued after practice.
| Jul 13, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Whether a megastar at the World Cup finals ultimately qualifies for the Mt. Rushmore of his sport will be influenced in part by how many championships he collects. Though his skill and will surpass that of any peer, the rings are the thing for most juries...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 11:00 AM
Don't crown the Cleveland Cavaliers just yet.
At least one NBA legend thinks LeBron James' move from Miami to Cleveland sets up a new pecking order in the Eastern Conference--with the Bulls on top.
Los Angeles Lakers great Magic Johnson tweeted, "With...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 8:55 PM
The comparison is all but mandatory now. Try to put Clayton Kershaw into historical perspective, and you are virtually obligated to mention Sandy Koufax.
Koufax, the gold standard among Dodgers pitchers, won the Cy Young Award three times, the most-...
| May 23, 2014
| 5:55 PM
After weeks of signaling that he would fight hard to hold on to the Los Angeles Clippers, Donald Sterling launched a new strategy Friday that would transfer full ownership of the team to his wife, Shelly, a source close to the family said.
| May 23, 2014
| 11:21 AM
If Donald and Shelly Sterling do sell the Clippers, there would be no shortage of buyers.
The Clippers could command $1 billion, in part because a new owner could reap the benefits of a spirited bidding war among Fox Sports, Time Warner Cable and the...
| May 12, 2014
| 7:14 PM
The longtime agent and friend of Magic Johnson responded quickly to defend Johnson after Donald Sterling's incendiary comments Monday on CNN.
Johnson is "the exact opposite" of the way Sterling portrayed him on "Anderson Cooper: 360," said Lon Rosen,...
| May 12, 2014
| 8:21 PM
Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling lashed out at Magic Johnson during a CNN interview broadcasted Monday night, alluding to the NBA’s great’s HIV-positive diagnosis and saying, “I don’t think he’s a good example...