| Feb 24, 2015
| 12:45 PM
The Clippers signed former Compton Dominguez High star and first-round NBA draft pick Jordan Hamilton to a 10-day contract, the team announced Tuesday.
Hamilton will provide depth at small forward behind starter Matt Barnes, who had been the Clippers&...
| Feb 21, 2015
| 1:52 PM
With the Minnesota Timberwolves (12-42) defeating the Phoenix Suns (29-26) on Friday night, along with the Lakers (13-41) falling to the Brooklyn Nets (22-31), the Lakers gained an advantage in the race to the bottom of the standings.
| Feb 20, 2015
| 8:17 PM
The process of turning the Lakers back into an immediate NBA contender will be a daunting task for General Manager Mitch Kupchak.
Even with the possibility of having up to four draft picks that could include a top-five pick in the June 25 NBA draft,...
| Feb 14, 2015
| 4:22 PM
Pau Gasol sat in a chair behind a table surrounded by people holding microphones, cameras and recorders. Questions were shouted to him in English and Spanish, demanding instantaneous eloquence.
In some regards, Friday could have been like many other...
| Feb 14, 2015
| 5:35 PM
NEW YORK There's an abundance of interest in the forthcoming NBA draft among 76ers fans. Understandably so, considering that's when the real excitement begins.
For now, the franchise is in the middle of its second consecutive dress rehearsal of a season....
| Feb 6, 2015
| 2:19 PM
Louie Belpedio's dream of hearing his named called at the NHL Draft happened on June 28, 2014, when it was announced that the Minnesota Wild had taken him with the 80th selection.
What followed for Belpedio, a defenseman, was much different than what...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 2:28 PM
The Lakers (13-35) will have as many as four picks in the 2015 NBA draft, although technically they could end up without a single selection in an extremely unlikely worst-case scenario.
As part of the Steve Nash trade, the Lakers owe their own first-...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 4:05 PM
Last season the 76ers, who usually keep their opinions to themselves, made it known about their affinity for Andrew Wiggins before the NBA draft.
The high flier from Kansas was eventually taken first by the Cleveland Cavaliers, who traded him to...
| Jan 24, 2015
| 9:00 PM
Q: Unless the Heat can make a move for a distributing point guard who can shoot the three and/or a true backup for Dwyane Wade, why not just shut the veterans down, try to develop the young talent, and regain the draft pick? You wrote that the veterans...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 11:53 PM
Father knows best?
Austin Rivers certainly hopes so.
The 22-year-old shooting guard could only trust his father knew what he was doing Thursday when Doc Rivers completed a trade that brought his son to the Clippers.
Rivers was born in Santa Monica,...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 4:45 PM
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Elfrid Payton has visited this state just once before.
But that visit helped shape his NBA career.
On June 13, he participated in a pre-draft workout at the Boston Celtics' training facility in Waltham, Mass. He was matched...