| Apr 4, 2014
| 11:10 PM
Surely the Lakers wanted to send Steve Nash to the sidelines with something better than this.
They might get another chance.
In one of the final dramas of a long-ago discarded season, Friday was supposed to be the last game of 2013-14, if not a...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 10:25 PM
The Kentucky Wildcats, eighth seed, advanced to the NCAA tournament's final with a 74-73 win over the No. 2 seed Wisconsin Badgers on an Aaron Harrison game-winning three-pointer with 5.7 seconds left on the clock.
Earlier in the day, Coach Kevin Ollie'...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 3:23 PM
The Lakers were beaten soundly by the Clippers, 120-97, losing the season series to their Staples Center roommates, 3-1.
After a relatively competitive first half, with the Lakers trailing by eight at intermission, the Clippers exploded for 37 points in...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 12:19 PM
Steve Nash will play Tuesday against Houston even though his back might flare up any moment and the Lakers have been eliminated from playoff contention for almost four weeks.
He thinks he knows why.
Nash is only five assists shy of taking over third...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 10:18 PM
The Lakers competed for a half at Staples Center on Tuesday night, long enough for Steve Nash to pass Mark Jackson on the NBA's all-time assists list, but the Houston Rockets demolished the Lakers in the second half, 145-130.
Nash climbed to 10,335,...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 8:11 PM
With just five games remaining in the season, Mike D'Antoni laughed at the fact he finally now has Steve Nash and Jordan Farmar back in the lineup.
"You either have them all or none," D'Antoni said Tuesday before the Lakers played the Houston Rockets....
| Jan 13, 2012
| 2:04 AM
OAKLAND, Calif. — Dwight Howard has admired Wilt Chamberlain for years.
The Orlando Magic superstar watches old film of Chamberlain’s game. Howard reads books about him. Howard even has spoken with some of Wilt the Stilt’s former...
| Jul 18, 2011
| 10:30 AM
Let the debate begin.
Over the next five weeks, we'll rank the NBA's top 10 players at each position.
These are not fantasy basketball rankings. These rankings also don't measure players' potential or their career achievements. Instead, these rankings...
| May 21, 2012
| 12:30 PM
The Orlando Magic on Monday fired Stan Van Gundy after five seasons.
Where will the Magic go from here?
There are plenty of potential candidates.
In alphabetical order, possibilities include:
Steve Clifford: Clifford has been on Van Gundy’s...
| Jun 7, 2011
-- ESPN Los Angeles' Dave McMenamin reports Chuck Person had planned to interview for a position on Kevin McHale's coaching staff with the Houston Rockets on Monday but that he's keeping all options open. -- Fox 26 Sports Houston's Mark Berman also...
| Jun 13, 2011
ESPN analyst Jeff Van Gundy, the younger brother of Magic coach Stan Van Gundy, spitballed the idea of the Miami Heat trading one of its stars for Dwight Howard after the Heat fell to the Dallas Mavericks in the NBA Finals Sunday night. Speaking to fellow...