| Apr 21, 2014
| 9:19 AM
Phil Jackson made his first big move since becoming president of the New York Knicks last month -- he fired coach Mike Woodson and the rest of the coaching staff.
“I have a tremendous amount of respect for Mike Woodson and his entire staff,”...
| May 2, 2014
| 4:18 PM
Not that it's fair to put Mike D'Antoni and Donald Sterling in the same sentence, as Mr. D'Antoni doesn't deserve to be insulted, but we can clearly see the similarities in the two of them as they leave Staples Center. Neither one of them has a useful...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 11:14 PM
It could always be worse. The Lakers could have been pounded into a sad corner of team history with Dwight Howard in Houston's lineup.
So they got hit with the next worst thing, losing to the Rockets without the injured Howard, 145-130, and clinching...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 4:55 PM
Why is L.A. so upset with Mike D'Antoni and Lakers management? We all knew this was a patchwork team that had no chance of actually winning anything this year. Myopic Lakers fans should cheer D'Antoni for not bailing on this squad, and praise Pau Gasol...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 3:50 PM
Seeking a return to prominence after decades of futility, the New York Knicks brought back a part of their past glory Friday when they officially agreed to hire Phil Jackson as team president, according to multiple reports.
The Knicks have scheduled a...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 8:00 AM
NEW YORK — Any college basketball fan worth their bracket fee will recall the many glorious years of the Big East, from the colorful '80's teams of John Thompson and Lou Carnesecca to, in recent years, the highly competitive games between the...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 6:35 PM
For more than a half century, few in this town have loved and lived the Lakers like Joe Smith.
The former record mogul has four season seats on the baseline next to the Lakers bench. He has held those seats since the team arrived in Los Angeles. He...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 11:03 PM
Phil Jackson wasn't overly visible Tuesday at Staples Center, hanging out in a luxury suite in a corner across from the New York Knicks' bench.
Probably better that way for him.
His former team drilled his new team, the Lakers bashing New York, 127-...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 11:04 PM
OKLAHOMA CITY — The triangle offense is back in Los Angeles, but not in a way that would make Phil Jackson smile.
There are three distinct entities on these triangle points — Kobe Bryant, Pau Gasol and Lakers Coach Mike D'Antoni —...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 10:30 AM
A refreshed-looking Phil Jackson was introduced Tuesday morning as president of the New York Knicks, the newly minted basketball executive saying restoring his one-time team to greatness would represent “a pinnacle” of his extraordinary...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 2:42 PM
On Tuesday, the Lakers announced that Jordan Farmar will miss at least two weeks with a groin strain.
Farmar was injured Monday in practice, his third injury of the season after a pair of hamstring tears.
"We were in the middle of the practice, and...