| Dec 21, 2013
| 8:26 PM
OAKLAND — If the Lakers really need 45 or 46 victories to reach the playoffs, they better hurry up and win.
Those are the magic numbers in Mike D'Antoni's mind, the Lakers coach revealed Friday, and it won't be easy to get there.
The Lakers (13-...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 6:41 PM
After what happened inside Amway Center on New Year's Eve, the temptation is to point to the ankle injury Nik Vucevic suffered late in the first quarter as the source of the Orlando Magic's problems against the Golden State Warriors.
But, in reality,...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 12:45 PM
A man accused of making prank calls to several well-known sports coaches and then illegally recording them pleaded not guilty Monday to one felony count of eavesdropping.
Prosecutors have said that Kenneth Edward Tarr, 32, posed as a recruiter for...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 5:22 PM
It's a question with a seemingly straightforward answer: Who is the NBA's best rebounder?
Kevin Love averages a league-leading 13.7 rebounds to DeAndre Jordan's and Dwight Howard's 13.0. Was that so hard?
Well, actually ...
What some might...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 11:51 AM
Forward Jeff Carter, who shares the Kings’ goal-scoring lead with five goals, will be put on injured reserve because of a lower-body injury.
He’s expected to be out for at least a week, and possibly longer. The NHL does not require teams...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 9:56 PM
OAKLAND — The Lakers have won once and lost once, but there's a thread connecting both games this season.
Opposing coaches keep lining up to praise Kobe Bryant.
They're probably thankful he's not playing, but they still kiss his five...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 10:11 AM
Kobe Bryant sustained a torn Achilles' tendon during a game against Golden State on April 12.
But when Bryant collapsed onto the ground with 3:08 left in the fourth quarter, Warriors Coach Mark Jackson apparently initially thought that he was faking...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 4:55 PM
Summer school tends to be a relaxed operation in the NBA.
It is why Erik Spoelstra can sit at the scorers' table while assistant Dan Craig coaches the prospects who are renting Miami Heat practice jerseys.
Monday, among the players who took...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 4:34 PM
With the Clippers and Celtics returning to the negotiating table Monday to discuss a trade that would send Doc Rivers back out West, some of you may not be aware of Rivers' previous tenure in Los Angeles.
Before joining the coaching ranks, the...
| May 2, 2013
| 11:15 PM
Auto Racing--NASCAR Nationwide Series, Aaron’s 312 pole qualifying, 11 a.m. (ESPN2)
Horse Racing--Kentucky Oaks, 4 p.m. (NBCSN)
Major League Baseball--Minnesota Twins at Cleveland Indians, 6 p.m. (FXSP)
| Jan 8, 2013
| 11:06 PM
HOUSTON — The season started with Steve Nash posing next to Dwight Howard on the cover of Sports Illustrated, the headline reading, "Now this is going to be fun."
At one point in the first quarter Tuesday, the Lakers point guard found himself on...