| Jun 8, 2014
| 4:55 PM
Relevance was fleeting for the USC basketball program.
The Trojans made NCAA tournament appearances in three consecutive years for the first time in school history and were attracting players capable of making them conference championship contenders....
| Mar 8, 2014
| 1:10 PM
Milwaukee Bucks guard O.J. Mayo, a star in his one-and-done season for USC, has been suspended one game by the NBA for punching New Orleans Pelicans center Greg Stiemsma in the throat on Friday.
Rod Thorn, president of basketball operations for the NBA,...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 6:54 PM
Milwaukee Bucks 108 - Lakers 105 (end of regulation)
The only true win for the Lakers on Thursday night in Milwaukee against the Bucks was a loss.
Already out of the playoffs, the Lakers hurt their draft position with back-to-back wins over the...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 3:59 PM
Somewhere, lost in the sleaze that all so often defines what college basketball has become, are the overlooked culprits. Mom and Dad.
We in the media rant on and on about AAU coaches and summer leagues and slimeball agents (is that redundant?). We...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 7:54 PM
2012-13 finish: 66-16.
Coming: Michael Beasley, Greg Oden.
Going: Mike Miller, Juwan Howard.
The Heat propped up its three-peat hopes with two balky knees and a whiff of controversy. Oden has already encountered knee...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 7:31 PM
1. San Antonio
2012-13 finish: 58-24.
Coming: Marco Belinelli, Jeff Pendergraph.
Going: Gary Neal, DeJuan Blair.
Before anyone asks the Spurs to appear en masse on the next episode of "Derek," Ricky Gervais' thoughtful look at...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 7:25 PM
Where: Staples Center.
On the air: TV: TWC SportsNet, TWC Deportes; Radio: 710, 1330.
Records: Lakers 13-18; Bucks 6-24.
Record vs. Bucks (2012-13): 1-1.
Update: The Bucks have the worst record in the...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 7:53 PM
Take that, coaches.
Arron Afflalo responded to his All-Star Game snub in the most constructive way possible: by playing superbly Friday night.
Afflalo led the Orlando Magic to a 113-102 win over the hapless Milwaukee Bucks at Amway Center.
| Nov 10, 2012
| 2:36 PM
An updated look at NBA free agents. Who has signed, who is still available, who has become available:
Best of who is left: Kenyon Martin, Josh Howard, Derek Fisher, Chris Andersen, Mickael Pietrus, Mehmet Okur (retired), Maurice Evans, Ryan Gomes,...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 8:25 PM
To hardly anyone's surprise, All-Star point guard Chris Paul told the basketball world on Monday that he was going to re-sign with the Clippers.
He went on his @CP3 Twitter account early Monday to announce his return, saying, "I'm IN!!!#CLIPPERSNATION."...
| Apr 30, 2011
| 9:36 PM
The reactions swung from pure elation in Los Angeles to confusion and head-scratching around the NBA. The Lakers had just acquired Pau Gasol from the Memphis Grizzlies for Kwame Brown, Aaron McKie, Javaris Crittenton, two first-round picks and the...