| Feb 20, 2013
| 10:16 PM
Long after what might have been his last — or second-to-last — practice as a member of the Washington Wizards, Jordan Crawford hardly looked like a man worried about his future or prepared to distance himself from his teammates.
Engaged in a...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 4:33 PM
His players sat silently in the corner of the locker room.
Much like he did when he was a player at Maryland more than a quarter century ago, Archbishop Spalding boys basketball coach Derrick Lewis measured his words carefully before speaking.
"I lost a...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 4:35 PM
Lakers General Manager Mitch Kupchak doesn't see the virtue in tanking the season for a lottery pick.
"The ping-pong lottery thing, even if you have the very worst team in the NBA, you're not guaranteed to get the first pick," Kupchak said Thursday to...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 3:55 PM
The Kobe Bryant-less Lakers have grown on the fan base over the past few weeks, playing through a difficult schedule to win seven of 14 games.
With Bryant agreeing to a two-year, $40-million to $50-million contract extension, what does it mean for the...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 8:02 AM
The Lakers finished Week 5 where they started, at .500 (9-9).
Week 6 is relatively quiet with just two games, Friday night in Sacramento and Sunday at home.
The Lakers will have plenty of time to practice, with hopes that Kobe Bryant will be able to...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 4:58 AM
Potential is a word Dwayne Morgan has sought to vanquish.
The 15th-ranked basketball prospect in the country according to Rivals.com, Morgan wants to be more than potential during his senior year at No. 3 St. Frances. Potential was the word stickered to...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 9:06 AM
The Lakers (10-9) host the Toronto Raptors (6-12) on Sunday night in Kobe Bryant's first game after months off the court.
Can the All-Star guard return to form after tearing his left Achilles' tendon in April? Will he be the same player or a shadow of...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 9:00 PM
Raptors 106, Lakers 94 (end of regulation)
Kobe Bryant returned to action on Sunday night, eight months after tearing his left Achilles' tendon, but the Lakers struggled in a 106-94 loss to the Toronto Raptors.
Raptors power forward Amir Johnson had a...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 1:03 PM
Over the past seven years, Sam Cassell Jr. has attended two high schools (Towson Catholic and St. Frances), one prep school (Notre Dame Prep), one university (Maryland, briefly) and one junior college (Chipola). So for the 6-foot-4, 195-pound combo guard,...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 10:51 PM
Rookie Michael Carter-Williams had 26 points and 10 assists and Spencer Hawes added 18 points and 11 rebounds as the Philadelphia 76ers continued their stunning start to the season, beating the Chicago Bulls, 107-104, at Philadelphia on Saturday night....
| Jul 29, 2013
| 5:20 PM
A lot has happened to the Lakers since General Manager Mitch Kupchak last spoke to reporters.
Dwight Howard left for Houston despite the Lakers' very public campaign to keep him. Metta World Peace was waived via the amnesty provision and quickly...