| Feb 26, 2014
| 11:22 PM
Mr. Smiley Face came to town, providing DeAndre Jordan and the Clippers a chance to do their usual thing against the Houston Rockets.
Have a nice day.
Dwight Howard actually didn't look happy for most of the Rockets' 101-93 loss Wednesday night at...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 7:13 PM
It's time for the Lakers to state the obvious and utter the three words that could save them from continuing their sad decline into NBA irrelevance:
Ciao, Pau Gasol.
Thanks for the championship memories. Thanks for being such a classy guy and...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 6:02 PM
They are close friends, but Clippers center DeAndre Jordan and Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard will be foes Monday night.
They both faced adverse circumstances last season, but Jordan and Howard are in better situations now. Jordan does say it will...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 9:45 PM
Lakers 99, Rockets 98 (final)
Steve Blake hit a game-winning three-point shot with 1.3 seconds left to help the Lakers upset the Houston Rockets on the road despite playing without Kobe Bryant.
In a confusing finish with the Lakers down two and 10.9...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 10:52 AM
HOUSTON -- The Lakers will start Chris Kaman instead of Shawne Williams in an effort to match up better against a brawny Houston team Thursday.
Kaman will join Pau Gasol in the frontcourt against the Rockets, who start Dwight Howard and 7-footer Omer...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 11:57 AM
The Lakers finished Week 2 with a single, last-second win on Thursday in Houston, dipping to 3-5 on the year.
Starting the week in 10th place in the Western Conference, the Lakers ended Week 2 in 12th.
The Lakers were bombarded on the road by the...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Derrick Rose is coming back to play his first real game in 18 months.
But he is not bringing another superstar with him. Drive home safely, Chicago.
Rose has looked terrific in exhibition games, attacking the basket as fearlessly as we remember and...
| Sep 23, 2012
| 8:06 PM
Julius Peppers hung out in the Gold Coast neighborhood following Sunday’s game at Soldier Field, just like he did after the Bears’ previous home game.
The Bears defensive end, who dined at Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse following his team’...
| 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 7, 2013
| 8:35 AM
As I had previously analyzed the situation in my column, Dwight Howard is leaving the Lakers to sign with the Houston Rockets. This signing dramatically alters the power dynamic in the NBA.
My prediction was not based on any inside knowledge, but an...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 7:24 AM