| 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?"...
| 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...
| 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...
| Apr 20, 2013
| 4:25 PM
A few days ago, a cold and eerie wind blew through the international headquarters of the organization I founded on behalf of jilted Magic fans.
The organization was formed when Dwight Howard left Orlando for the bright lights, big city and multiple...
| Apr 20, 2013
| 4:00 PM
The last time they tried this, it didn't go so well.
The last time the Lakers attempted to win a playoff series without Kobe Bryant, they had home-court advantage, a future Hall of Famer, and absolutely no chance.
The year was 1996, and after lurching...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 11:14 AM
Former Lakers head coach Mike Brown and his wife, Carolyn, have listed their house in a gated Anaheim Hills community for $3.75 million.
The Mediterranean-style house, built in 1990 and later remodeled, features decorative leaded-glass doors, a wood-...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 1:12 PM
Soap star Drake Hogestyn is ready to sell the Malibu retreat where he has no doubt spent many days of his life. It is up for sale at $4.995 million.
The Tuscan-style two-story, built in 2002, features wood-beam ceilings, French doors, hardwood floors,...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Director Scott Waugh has put his compound in Hollywood Hills on the market at $1.099 million.
Built in 1915, Casa De Vasquez includes a three-bedroom, two-bathroom main house of 1,332 square feet, a detached office, a two-story guesthouse and a detached...