| Apr 8, 2014
| 11:14 PM
It could always be worse. The Lakers could have been pounded into a sad corner of team history with Dwight Howard in Houston's lineup.
So they got hit with the next worst thing, losing to the Rockets without the injured Howard, 145-130, and clinching...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 6:51 AM
Lakers General Manager Mitch Kupchak will have the opportunity to rebuild the Lakers (25-53) after agreeing to a multiyear contract extension.
Kupchak has served as the team's general manager since 2001, winning four titles on his watch. Now the...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 5:30 PM
Wearing it out?
Clippers center Ryan Hollins, on the NBA marketing sleeved jerseys in an effort to broaden their appeal to fans who don't like traditional jerseys: "You don't really go to a party with a jersey anymore. Back then, it was the thing to...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 4:59 PM
OAKLAND, Calif. — On Feb. 22, 2004, Jacque Vaughn and Mark Jackson played against each other for the last time. They played sparingly that night — Vaughn as a backup point guard for the Atlanta Hawks, Jackson as a backup point guard for the...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 8:22 PM
OAKLAND, Calif. — Dewayne Dedmon couldn't be happier these days.
On Monday, the rookie center signed with the Orlando Magic for the remainder of the season, and his contract also will give him the opportunity to make the Magic's roster next...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 11:23 PM
OAKLAND, Calif. — Midway through the third quarter Tuesday night, the Golden State Warriors' Klay Thompson received a pass as he stood wide-open in 3-point territory on the left wing. Teammate Stephen Curry stood wide-open in the left corner....
| Mar 1, 2014
| 3:54 PM
Fair leather fan
San Antonio Spurs guard Manu Ginobili, on his foot bursting through the side of his custom Nikes during a game against Detroit, forcing him to put on a new pair: "I don't know what happened. I stopped and my foot kept going. It just...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 8:19 AM
After LeBron James hit a game-winning shot Wednesday to lead his Miami Heat past the Golden State Warriors, Warriors guard Mark Jackson was effusive in his praise of James, saying he will go down as one of the greatest ever.
Earlier in the week, James...
| 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,...
| Apr 27, 2014
| 1:22 PM
OAKLAND -- A week after he preached to a congregation that included some of his players at a Van Nuys church, Mark Jackson found himself delivering a different kind of sermon.
The Golden State Warriors coach and ordained minister, speaking to the...
| Apr 27, 2014
| 12:52 PM
OAKLAND -- In a potentially ominous sign for the Clippers, Coach Doc Rivers acknowledged Sunday he wasn’t sure about his future with the organization in the wake of racial remarks attributed to owner Donald Sterling.
Asked if there were things...