| Mar 29, 2012
| 10:56 PM
Building a new arena for theSacramento Kings by the 2015 NBA season opener is fraught with challenges, the greatest of which may be the increasing skepticism of the team's owners that it can be accomplished.
Documents reviewed by The Times this week show...
| Mar 31, 2012
| 9:00 AM
A report Friday not only painted coach Tom Thibodeau as “dismayed” over not having been offered a lucrative contract extension, it alleged that “his displeasure with the situation is an open secret in team circles.”
| Oct 5, 2012
His newly prominent cheekbones, sharply chiseled in a slender face, are the most obvious indication that Metta World Peace has become much lighter of body. His diligence during the Lakers' first training-camp workouts testifies to his lightness of mind...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 3:57 PM
Coach: Ken Heupel.
Of interest: NSU lost five GAMES by a heartbreaking combined 21 points — one in overtime.
The Wolves were one of the most well-known football teams in the country as Coach Heupel’s son Josh...
| Oct 16, 2012
Salary dumps are designed to save teams money while shedding extraneous players.
They don't normally help them land a Hall of Famer.
Salary dumps allow teams to rid themselves of aging veterans.
They don't usually help them find up-and-comers they...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 5:00 AM
The question posed to Coach Mike Brown before the Lakers' exhibition against Sacramento seemed simple, but he pretended he didn't understand.
What, he was asked, can you tell us about Dwight starting?
"Dwight who?" Brown said, a puzzled look creasing...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 11:20 PM
The Lakers and Clippers will play many dramatic, high-caliber games against each other this season and will bring fans at Staples Center to their feet with a parade of dunks and alley-oops and the sheer brilliance of their superstar-stuffed lineups....
| Oct 28, 2012
| 5:00 AM
It's the most anticipated NBA season in Los Angeles history, so what are we waiting for?
Oct. 30 — The Lakers defeat the Dallas Mavericks by 55 points in the season opener. At least, this is the rumor. Nobody actually sees the game after it is...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 11:16 PM
There were so many people standing and taking photos with their phones, I couldn't see the Lakers warming up.
There were so many people cheering the procession of All-Stars hopping and dancing on to the floor, I couldn't hear the Lakers introductions....
| May 13, 2012
| 7:33 AM
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (KTLA) -- Lakers legend Magic Johnson made a controversial statement Friday that had fans wondering if the team would be looking for a new coach by Monday.
Appearing on an ESPN's NBA Countdown, Johnson said Lakers head coach Mike...
| May 13, 2012
| 2:46 PM
There’s not been a lot to cheer about for Maryland basketball fans the past couple of years -- most notably two seasons without a postseason invitation and Terrell Stoglin’s misguided decision-making off the court that recently ended the...