| Feb 13, 2014
| 3:00 PM
Forget for a moment about where Maryland-Duke might rank in the pantheon of college basketball rivalries and think back instead to Duke fans chanting "Sweat, Gary, sweat" at former Maryland coach Gary Williams. His face is glistening and his silver hair...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 3:54 PM
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San Antonio Spurs guard Manu Ginobili, on his foot bursting through the side of his custom Nikes during a game against Detroit, forcing him to put on a new pair: "I don't know what happened. I stopped and my foot kept going. It just...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 10:05 AM
Within months after leaving Maryland as a junior in the spring of 2005, John Gilchrist realized he had made a mistake.
Sitting in his apartment in Rishon LeZion, a coastal town in Israel where he had begun what would become a nomadic professional...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 4:59 PM
Week 6 saw Kobe Bryant return to the lineup, but the Lakers finished the week back at .500 (10-10).
The Lakers start Week 7 with a home game Tuesday before starting a four-game trip that bleeds into Week 8.
Through 20 games, the Lakers have exceeded...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 6:07 PM
On Tuesday, Lakers guard Kobe Bryant practiced for the second time since April, after tearing his Achilles tendon in a win over the Golden State Warriors.
Bryant's return date remains a mystery, although he suggested it could be before the end...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 2:50 PM
Jordan Farmar will miss approximately four weeks with a torn left hamstring, according to the Lakers.
Farmar played just 56 seconds against the Portland Trail Blazers on Sunday night before asking to be pulled from the game. An MRI on Monday revealed...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 3:43 PM
Lakers Coach Mike D'Antoni was stunned to learn Thursday that Kobe Bryant will be out six weeks with a knee injury.
"You hate it for Kobe, he's worked so hard getting back," D'Antoni said. "He was coming on. His shot percentage kept getting better and...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 4:26 PM
The injured, flagging Lakers have been pulled for yet another nationally televised game.
On Thursday, the NBA announced the Lakers' visit to Chicago on Jan. 20, to play the Derrick Rose-less Bulls, will no longer be aired on TNT.
| Nov 25, 2013
| 12:40 PM
Kobe Bryant gave, but he didn't give enough.
In taking a $40-million to $50-million, two-year contract extension with the Lakers on Monday, Bryant accepted a discount from the maximum allowed under the rules at $66 million.
The Lakers' All-Star had...
| Jan 5, 2014
| 9:05 PM
The Denver Nuggets cruised to an easy win at Staples Center on Sunday night, defeating the Lakers, 137-115.
The Lakers scored more than enough points to win an NBA game, but absolutely fell apart defensively. The Nuggets did a lot of damage from three-...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 12:36 PM
The Lakers will finally get one of their three injured point guards back, in time for Christmas.
According to the team, Jordan Farmar has been cleared to return from a hamstring tear.
With injuries to Steve Nash (back), Steve Blake (elbow), Kobe...