| Jan 28, 2015
| 6:28 PM
Tony Parker jogged stiffly onto the court for UCLA's basketball practice Tuesday after his teammates had begun stretching.
"Back from retirement," Bryce Alford said jokingly as Parker took a place near the baseline.
Parker rolled his eyes.
| Feb 10, 2015
| 7:00 AM
The Lakers (13-39) lost their fifth straight game on Tuesday night, falling to the Denver Nuggets (20-33). Here are five takeaways from their 106-96 win at Staples Center.
1. At halftime, Ty Lawson scored just four points with six assists, his team...
| Feb 10, 2015
| 10:24 PM
In a bleak Southland college basketball winter devoid of wow, it's the most startling of sights.
Ben Howland, sitting in a Century City restaurant in the middle of a Tuesday afternoon, showing off a smartphone photo of him reading a book to his 2-year-...
| Feb 10, 2015
| 5:38 PM
Gregg Popovich spent 19 seasons teaching his players how to use teamwork and ball movement to break down defenses.
The philosophy still works.
On a night San Antonio started the fourth quarter in a 14-point hole at Indiana, Popovich's principles...
| Feb 9, 2015
| 7:41 PM
The San Antonio Spurs' huge fourth-quarter rally helped Merrillville High School grad Gregg Popovich reach the 1,000-win milestone Monday night.
Marco Belinelli's baseline jumper with 2.1 seconds left capped San Antonio's 95-93 victory at Indiana....
| Feb 8, 2015
| 9:00 PM
Q: It shocks me how uncompetitive we look out there against other teams when Dwyane Wade isn't out there dominating the ball, and then people sit there and complain that we play to much hero ball or iso ball when he is playing. -- Bryant, Boynton Beach,...
| Feb 6, 2015
| 10:05 PM
All the perspective that was needed was there in Friday night's 98-85 loss to the San Antonio Spurs at the AT&T Center.
How did the Miami Heat fall out of a playoff seed for the first time this season?
Because Justin Hamilton was their first player...
| Feb 1, 2015
| 8:28 PM
The Clippers needed a jolt after a bad loss, so Matt Barnes did what comes naturally.
He reached for his cell phone.
"The infamous group text," Barnes said, smiling.
Barnes usually likes to dispatch profane jokes or random pictures of people who...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 8:24 AM
I predicted on Twitter that the first restaurant new Bears’ coach John Fox would hit in Chicago would either be Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab, Chicago Cut Steakhouse or Gibson’s Bar & Steakhouse-Chicago. Was I right? I don't know for...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 9:28 PM
SAN ANTONIO — It took two and a half weeks, but the Orlando Magic finally played like a desperate team Wednesday night.
The Magic displayed emotion against the San Antonio Spurs. They showed some heart. And they did it from the beginning of a game...
| Jan 31, 2015
| 4:52 PM
Derek Fisher used to wipe celebratory champagne from his eyes. Now he surely wishes he could close them until mid-April.
His first season as New York Knicks coach has been surreal, in case a .191 winning percentage somehow misses the point.