| Dec 9, 2014
| 11:07 PM
Somewhere, Magic Johnson is frowning. Maybe Michael Jordan too.
The Lakers went out and beat the Sacramento Kings, 98-95, the same day Johnson said the Lakers should lose the rest of their games so they could secure a high draft pick.
How the Lakers...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 9:40 AM
The Clippers took their traveling party to South Beach on Thursday and thoroughly enjoyed a 110-93 romp over the Miami Heat at AmericanAirlines Arena. Here are five takeaways after the Clippers improved to 2-0 on their seven-game trip that continues...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 11:34 AM
1984: After flying his parents out from Michigan to approve the purchase, 25-year-old Magic Johnson of the Lakers moves into an English country-style home in Bel-Air with high ceilings and an indoor sports area he converts to a basketball half-court. He...
| 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.
| May 27, 2014
| 10:13 PM
Los Angeles Clippers co-owner Shelly Sterling is mounting a hurried sale of the team that her husband, Donald, bought 33 years ago and could name a prospective new owner by the end of the week, according to people familiar with the situation.
| 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...
| May 29, 2014
| 10:00 PM
The news that former Microsoft Chief Executive Steve Ballmer won a bidding war to buy the Clippers for $2 billion, pending approval from the NBA and Donald Sterling, triggered immediate positive reaction throughout Los Angeles and the basketball world....
| Oct 23, 2014
| 3:57 PM
Jeremy Lin has been one of the Lakers' best players during the preseason, averaging 10.8 points and 6.0 assists through four games.
Coming off the bench, Lin helped the Lakers overtake the Portland Trail Blazers on Wednesday, 94-86, while scoring 13...
| Oct 25, 2014
| 11:44 AM
No matter what happens between now and April 15, the presumed end of the Lakers season, Byron Scott won't wall himself off.
He left that behind more than 20 years ago, when he and James Worthy had to assume the unofficial roles of team spokesmen after...
| 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...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 8:15 PM
From his first news conference, Lakers Coach Byron Scott made it clear that defense would be his priority the moment sneakers hit the practice floor. Every player would have to understand that defense won't be optional, evoking lessons he learned as an...