| Jun 1, 2014
| 3:33 PM
The phone calls and text messages will presumably be coming soon, if not already, from the old friend and the sage coach who want to team up with Derek Fisher one more time.
Kobe Bryant won five NBA titles alongside Fisher and nearly a sixth thanks to...
| May 16, 2014
| 4:00 PM
Contrary to the headline implication in The Times, the Clippers didn't lose to the Thunder because of Donald Sterling; they lost because Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook outplayed Blake Griffin and Chris Paul when it counted.
| May 21, 2014
| 8:03 PM
Clippers associate head coach Alvin Gentry has started to draw interest from other NBA teams to fill one of their head-coaching openings or to perform in the capacity he has in Los Angeles, as the offensive guru.
Although Gentry hasn’t yet...
| May 8, 2014
| 9:44 AM
Mike Dunleavy Sr. may have acted too soon when he sold his Century City condo last month for $6.95 million. He may want a place in proximity to Staples Center, the airport and the Toyota Sports Center in El Segundo.
The retired NBA player and former...
| May 12, 2014
| 3:39 PM
There is yet another NBA team looking for a head coach. The Cleveland Cavaliers fired Mike Brown Monday.
This news could have an impact on the Kevin Ollie situation. It could, in fact, speed up his contract talks with UConn, which appear to be hung up...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 8:05 PM
Patience doesn't come easy for the Lakers.
First-round playoff knockouts lead to Kobe Bryant trade-me rants. Horribly one-sided NBA Finals losses segue into the dispersal of Shaquille O'Neal and Phil Jackson, two of the best ever in their craft....
| Jun 13, 2014
| 9:24 PM
Finally someone (Steve Coburn) had the guts to say out loud how ridiculous it is to let horses who have not raced in the Derby and the Preakness to run in what is the hardest of the three races. What does it prove except that a well-rested horse has a...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 1:20 PM
The Cavaliers went outside the box, and outside the country to find their new coach.
The club ended a 39-day search on Friday by agreeing on a contract with successful European coach David Blatt, a person familiar with the negotiations told the...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 8:00 AM
On Friday, the Cleveland Cavaliers hired David Blatt as head coach to replace Mike Brown, who was fired in May.
The Lakers are now the only NBA franchise without a coach.
While Blatt was born in Boston, he has never coached in the NBA. He is,...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 6:52 AM
The Lakers are taking their time to hire a replacement for Mike D'Antoni, who resigned as head coach on April 30.
The list of interviewees thus far includes Byron Scott, Lionel Hollins, Alvin Gentry, Kurt Rambis and Mike Dunleavy, and it could grow to...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 5:00 PM
On Thursday, the Minnesota Timberwolves "hired" Flip Saunders, who is already their president of basketball operations, as head coach.
According to Yahoo Sports, the Utah Jazz has a deal in place with former Lakers assistant Quin Snyder to fill its head...