| Jan 29, 2014
| 10:16 PM
Doc Rivers' message had a nice ring to it: Vote for D.J.
The Clippers coach said Wednesday he had lobbied his fellow Western Conference coaches to cast an All-Star vote for center DeAndre Jordan, who has become one of the game's elite big men in his...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 8:35 AM
The coach who made "position-less" a Miami mantra is talking about positions.
The franchise that rode small ball to consecutive NBA championship is thinking big.
The team known for reinventing itself even in the best of times appears to again be...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 10:31 PM
Jeff Van Gundy was there at the beginning, when Tim Duncan walked off the Madison Square Garden court with mini-camcorder in hand, chronicling his first NBA title as if it might be his last.
Four championships and nearly 15 years later, Duncan and the...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 8:40 PM
Less than a month ago, there were many reasons to highlight Friday's schedule on the NBA calendar and look forward to the Lakers facing the Clippers.
Kobe Bryant was nearing full stride after returning from an Achilles' tendon injury. Chris Paul was his...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 8:26 PM
OAKLAND — If the Lakers really need 45 or 46 victories to reach the playoffs, they better hurry up and win.
Those are the magic numbers in Mike D'Antoni's mind, the Lakers coach revealed Friday, and it won't be easy to get there.
The Lakers (13-...
| Dec 22, 2013
| 11:28 PM
10 a.m. Football: Nov. 2013: Group 4A playoff: King’s Fork vs. Phoebus.--LSC 48
Noon NBA: Chicago at Brooklyn.--ESPN
12:30 p.m. Basketball: Dec. 2013: Phoebus boys vs. Kecoughtan, then girls at 2:30.-- LSC 48
2:30 p.m. NBA: Oklahoma City...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 10:52 AM
The Clippers just made their long, winding road trip successful by going 4-3, and now they have to come home to face the always-tough San Antonio Spurs on Monday night at Staples Center.
Sensing that his team was worn down mentally and physically...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 5:32 PM
Three-peat is so 1988.
The term purportedly coined by Byron Scott and definitively trademarked by Pat Riley amid the Lakers' failed bid for a third consecutive NBA title in the late '80s should be discarded like the faded T-shirts bearing the slogan...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 7:09 AM
I have received several angry emails from people who don’t particularly care for the “We’re Not Going To Tank’’ Bandwagon that I’ve organized as I encourage the Bulls to drive toward the draft lottery.
| Nov 29, 2013
| 4:44 PM
What's happened to the Lakers since owner Jerry Buss has been gone is enough to make him roll over in his luxury box in the sky.
In the past 10 months, Dwight Howard left L.A. to take less money and Kobe Bryant took more money to stay. Each decision...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 9:04 PM
Nik Vucevic turned 7 years old on Oct. 24, 1997.
Tim Duncan played in his first NBA regular-season game exactly one week later.
The difference in experience couldn't have been more striking on Friday night.
Duncan dominated with a turn-back-the-...