| Dec 18, 2014
| 6:45 PM
Where: Staples Center.
On the air: TV: ESPN, TWC SportsNet, TWC Deportes; Radio: 710, 1330.
Records: Lakers 8-17; Thunder 12-13.
Record vs. Thunder (2013-14): 1-3.
Update: The Lakers are 3-10 against Oklahoma City since 2010,...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 11:22 PM
Dreaming of Kevin Durant? Easy to do.
He was a main theme while at Staples Center. And he didn't even play because of a sprained ankle.
It didn't matter, the Lakers losing to the Oklahoma City Thunder, 104-103, Russell Westbrook more than carrying the...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Soccer players might just be the best-dressed athletes. While the NBA's Russell Westbrook and Bears receiver Brandon Marshall may turn heads, big soccer names such as David Beckham and Cristiano Ronaldo receive just as much hype for their sartorial...
| Nov 28, 2014
| 8:39 PM
OKLAHOMA CITY -- Russell Westbrook scored 32 points to lead the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 105-78 victory over the New York Knicks on Friday night at the Chesapeake Energy Arena.
The game was the first for the Thunder all-star point guard since he...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 2:56 PM
One advantage to having a seat virtually reserved on the NBA draft-lottery dais is it affords the Magic the chance to experiment freely. Take the case of Victor Oladipo, a familiar subject in the club's laboratory.
All last season the Magic tinkered...
| Nov 8, 2014
| 4:30 PM
AROUND THE LEAGUE
One week after surgery on his broken right hand, Russell Westbrook is upbeat about his recovery and trying to help his injury-riddled team find a way to survive without current NBA MVP Kevin Durant and himself on the court.
| Nov 13, 2014
| 5:03 PM
UCLA's starting point guard walks into a bagel shop in Westwood. He orders, pays, and his name is called.
" 'Bryce' is not that hard," recounts Bryce Alford, sitting with his feet up in Pauley Pavilion before a recent practice.
| Nov 14, 2014
| 2:11 PM
Remember all the hoopla and hype surrounding the NBA's draft class of 2014? It offered players to die for — or at least to tank for: Andrew Wiggins, Jabari Parker and Joel Embiid.
Well, it was the storm before the calm.
None of them has caused...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 9:09 PM
LOS ANGELES — On Dec. 30, 2011, Derrick Rose arrived in this city where he makes his offseason home as the league's reigning most valuable player and dropped 29 points and 16 assists on Chris Paul and the Clippers in a 13-point road victory.
| Dec 2, 2014
| 11:38 AM
The Oklahoma City Thunder is getting better in a hurry.
Four days after all-star point guard Russell Westbrook returned from a lengthy absence caused by a broken hand, reigning NBA most valuable player Kevin Durant is expected to make his season debut...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 2:31 PM
Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant received medical clearance to play in his first game this season on Tuesday night against the New Orleans Pelicans.
Durant's season debut comes six weeks after he suffered a broken right foot and underwent...