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  • Derrick Rose's injuries change the debate about who's the best

    Derrick Rose's injuries change the debate about who's the best
    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. The...
  • Hyped 2014 draft class off to slow start

    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...
  • UCLA's Bryce Alford shapes his own identity as starter

    UCLA's Bryce Alford shapes his own identity as starter
    UCLA's starting point guard walks into a bagel shop in Westwood. He orders, pays, and his name is called. "Bruce!" " 'Bryce' is not that hard," recounts Bryce Alford, sitting with his feet up in Pauley Pavilion before a recent practice. In trips...
  • NBA Coast to Coast: Westbrook, LeBron speak; Rubio limps around

    NBA Coast to Coast: Westbrook, LeBron speak; Rubio limps around
    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. Westbrook...
  • Could Oladipo return as super sixth man?

    Could Oladipo return as super sixth man?
    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...
  • Lots of hype and injuries galore mark the start of another NBA season

    Lots of hype and injuries galore mark the start of another NBA season
    Sports Illustrated's Lee Jenkins apparently wasn't available to help LeBron James craft his first remarks upon his return to Cleveland. "There's no place like home," James said in a video presentation inside Quicken Loans Arena on Thursday before the...
  • The Times' basketball rankings

    Statistics are through Friday’s games:   1. SAN ANTONIO: The Spurs get the top spot because they are the defending NBA champs.   2. GOLDEN STATE: Stephen Curry produces 24 points, 10 rebounds, five assists, six steals in opener.   3. CLIPPERS:...
  • NBA Roundup: Jimmy Butler does it for Bulls

    Jimmy Butler made a surprise return to the starting lineup and made two free throws with 0.2 seconds left to help the visiting Chicago Bulls weather another absence from Derrick Rose in a 106-105 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Saturday night....
  • Thunder's Westbrook has hand surgery

    Thunder's Westbrook has hand surgery
    Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook had successful surgery on his right hand, the team announced Saturday. The surgery repaired a fracture in the second metacarpal of Westbrook's right hand. He will be re-evaluated in four weeks....
  • Thunder's Russell Westbrook out 4 weeks after surgery for broken hand

    Thunder's Russell Westbrook out 4 weeks after surgery for broken hand
    Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook is expected to be out at least four week after having surgery Saturday to repair a broken bone in his right hand. Westbrook suffered the injury when he hit teammate Kendrick Perkins' elbow with while going...
  • Five takeaways from the Clippers' 93-90 victory over Oklahoma City

    Five takeaways from the Clippers' 93-90 victory over Oklahoma City
    Here are five takeaways from the Clippers’ season-opening 93-90 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Thursday night at Staples Center: 1. The win was all that mattered. Concerns about rebounding and erratic shooting cannot be overlooked, but...