| May 30, 2013
| 9:21 PM
NBA great and Miami Beach reserve police officer Shaquille O'Neal gave shoutouts to several South Florida police agencies, as well as Broward County sheriff Scott Israel, during a national television broadcast following game 5 of the Miami Heat/Indiana...
| May 31, 2013
| 3:54 PM
Funny how things work.
Winding up in Los Angeles didn't enhance Dwight Howard's Q rating, but Steve Clifford's move to the Lakers did wonders for the longtime assistant coach.
Clifford not only found work in L.A. after losing his job when Stan Van...
| Jan 5, 2013
| 12:01 AM
Everything is just a bit off for the Lakers so far.
Jimmy couldn't make it through a weekend and got Mike D'Antoni; Jeanie was willing to wait 13 years to land Phil.
Kobe said the Lakers are old and slow, while proclaiming the Clippers "fun to watch,"...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 11:12 PM
Pulling into a Staples Center parking lot Tuesday afternoon, I encountered the Lakers' biggest, shaggiest dilemma.
"Hey, good news, Pau Gasol is coming back tonight, right?" said the attendant.
"Yeah, and you still probably want him traded, right?"...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 11:30 PM
One of the most hyped teams in NBA history fell exhaustedly into the playoffs Wednesday.
Appropriately, it happened with only three hours left in the season. Fittingly, it was clinched when they were just standing around.
Ten minutes before the...
| May 12, 2013
| 1:40 PM
In a year defined by injury, Coach Mike D'Antoni became a lightning rod for criticism, despite leading the Lakers (45-37) team to a 28-12, seventh-place finish.
In the closing moments of the Lakers' sweep by the San Antonio Spurs, the familiar chant...
| May 15, 2013
| 3:53 PM
Former Lakers assistant coach Eddie Jordan recently left the team to become head coach at Rutgers.
Jordan was brought in by Mike Brown to help teach the Lakers a version of the Princeton offense but Brown was let go five games into the regular season....
| Apr 30, 2013
We have a major difference of opinion.
And I understand why you are wrong.
You began the season thinking, and being told by the media, the Lakers were going to be great because they had so much talent.
You didn't get it in the first five games, so Mike...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 11:38 AM
Since Steve Blake went to the Los Angeles Lakers three years ago, the former Maryland point guard had rarely been much of a factor – first playing behind Derek Fisher, then Ramon Sessions and finally this season behind Steve Nash. Many Lakers fans...
| Apr 20, 2013
| 7:43 AM
A funny thing happened to the Miami Heat amid this season's NBA crackdown on flopping: nothing.
A team with limited shot-blocking that relies on defensive positioning and taking charges was not cited for any of the 24 infractions recorded by the...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 6:11 PM
Running off at the typewriter …
Let's give it up for UCF football coach George O'Leary, who recorded his biggest victory four months after last football season ended.
UCF won its NCAA appeal on Friday to have its postseason ban overturned and will...