| Mar 8, 2015
| 9:10 PM
The Lakers played the Dallas Mavericks well for almost 42 minutes, holding a six-point lead with 6:35 left in the fourth quarter, but soon fell apart down the stretch in a 100-93 loss on Sunday at Staples Center.
Dallas, which had lost two in a row on...
| Mar 3, 2015
| 1:19 PM
The Lakers (16-42) finished Week 18 with a loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder (33-27), after wins over the Utah Jazz (23-35) and Milwaukee Bucks (32-27).
They'll play four games in Week 19, visiting the Charlotte Hornets (24-33), Miami Heat (26-33) and...
| Mar 7, 2015
| 8:20 PM
Jeremy Lin won't say it directly, and neither will the Lakers, but the next 5 1/2 weeks seem like the final ones they'll be together.
The point guard writing is on the Lakers' wall, and Jordan Clarkson is holding the piece of chalk.
Lin wants a larger...
| Feb 9, 2015
| 11:04 PM
Too little, too late for DeAndre Jordan's All-Star bid was more than enough for the Clippers.
The center won't be going to New York this weekend for the NBA's midseason showcase, but he was everywhere inside American Airlines Center on Monday night...
| Feb 28, 2015
| 8:14 PM
Ranking the 30 teams in the NBA. Last week’s ranking in parentheses; statistics are through Friday’s games:
1. GOLDEN STATE: Played only two home games in February but still finished the month with an 8-3 record. (1)
2. MEMPHIS: Since...
| Feb 25, 2015
| 4:38 PM
Spring training is just starting, but Big Papi is in midseason form. David Ortiz was at his expletive-laced best as he met reporters Wednesday, going off on a rant about Major League Baseball's effort to speed up games. Papi, of course, has his routine...
| Feb 25, 2015
| 8:58 PM
BOSTON (AP) - The recently reshuffled Boston Celtics hadn't practiced lately and it showed early in Wednesday's game against the New York Knicks.
Midway through the third quarter, the Celtics got in sync and turned a six-point deficit into a 115-94 rout...
| Feb 16, 2015
| 9:50 PM
The tale of the Clippers' pursuit of Amare Stoudemire will go down as a short story.
The six-time All-Star committed to the Dallas Mavericks on Monday night, according to multiple reports, only hours after being released by the New York Knicks....
| Feb 25, 2015
| 3:03 PM
ATLANTA — The Dallas Mavericks suspended Rajon Rondo for Wednesday's night game in Atlanta for conduct detrimental to the team, a day after the point guard had a heated exchange on the court with coach Rick Carlisle and was benched.
Rondo came out...
| Feb 24, 2015
| 8:36 PM
LeBron James broke Scottie Pippen's NBA record for career assists by a forward and Kevin Love tied a career-best with eight three-pointers for 24 points and as the Cleveland Cavaliers rallied in the second half to beat the Detroit Pistons, 102-93, on...
| Feb 23, 2015
| 10:56 PM
Rick Barry thinks DeAndre Jordan is a liability.
Well, Barry freely uses the same adjective to describe any NBA player who makes less than 80% of his free throws. Jordan, the Clippers' center, just happened to be shooting 40.9% from the free-throw...