| Jan 17, 2013
| 5:00 PM
Having a father or brother with NBA ties is a valuable asset for a high school basketball player.
At unbeaten Torrance Bishop Montgomery (20-0), Lamond Murray Jr. and Stephen Thompson Jr., both sons of former NBA players, have taken advantage of their...
| Jan 20, 2013
| 3:02 PM
Until Jan. 13, Tony Gonzalez had spent more time in the Miami Heat locker room than in an NFL playoff-winning locker room.
You can look it up.
It is why, as they boarded the bus for Monday's practice in Salt Lake City, the conversation...
| 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?"...
| Dec 1, 2012
| 9:24 PM
RuPaul has left the building. Or, more to the point, Shaquille O'Neal no longer sees the need to drag out the issue anymore.
The former Miami Heat center has come around on current Heat center Chris Bosh. While Bosh does not match up to Shaq in...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 7:20 PM
He sits on the second row. The moment he gave up the throne, he moved back to the second row. It suits him there. His journey makes sense from there. He is as close to the ushers as the superstars. He is midway between his deepest roots and wildest...
| Aug 12, 2012
| 4:12 PM
To title behind Howard
Los Angeles Times
The Lakers and Celtics have been knotted at 17 championships each, but Dwight Howard will lead the tiebreaking charge.
Yes, Virginia, Kobe Bryant will have as many rings — six — as...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 10:38 AM
You can scratch any idea that Stan Van Gundy and Dwight Howard might be reunited in L.A. in the aftermath of Mike Brown being fired as the Lakers' coach Friday.
Even though he should, I don't think Lakers' owner Jim Buss would consider Van Gundy as a...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 10:58 AM
Former Magic coach Stan Van Gundy called the Lakers' firing of Mike Brown on Friday, "the most ridiculous firing in the history of the NBA."
The star-studded Lakers were 1-4 under Brown, who was in his second season as coach since replacing Phil Jackson....
| Nov 10, 2012
Phil Jackson is writing another book, "Eleven Rings," but it's not scheduled to be published until next year, so there's plenty of time to change the title.
And more great news as well for Devin Ebanks, who might be out celebrating for all...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 1:50 PM
After Lakers Coach Mike Brown was fired Friday, Kobe Bryant took to Facebook to voice his support for his former coach.
"Tough day," Bryant wrote. "I've seen coaches as well as friends come and go. No matter how many years I've been playing, it's still...