| Jan 31, 2015
| 9:55 PM
Before every game, whether they're at home or on the road, the Clippers are greeted by the same four phrases on the whiteboard inside their locker room amid a varying set of instructions related to their opponent.
"PLAY HARD! PLAY SMART! PLAY TOGETHER!...
| 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.
| Jan 22, 2015
| 10:24 PM
The struggling Bulls entered Thursday without Joakim Noah and Mike Dunleavy and faced a defending champion Spurs team finally hitting its stride with a healthy Kawhi Leonard. There couldn't have been a better time to learn that Derrick Rose was cleared to...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 6:30 AM
Kobe Bryant will have his torn rotator cuff examined in Los Angeles on Friday, and the Lakers (12-31) are set to play the San Antonio Spurs (27-17) without him.
In December, the Lakers beat the Spurs in San Antonio, 112-110, led by Nick Young with 29...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 8:00 PM
With Kobe Bryant missing the game with a potentially season-ending injury, Coach Byron Scott opted to shuffle his starting lineup against the NBA's reigning champion San Antonio Spurs.
Rookie Jordan Clarkson made his first start for the Lakers,...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 10:05 PM
"Linsanity" wasn't yet part of basketball lexicon the last time this happened.
But amid a rapidly disintegrating Lakers season, Jeremy Lin was a healthy scratch Friday, a DNP-CD, whatever parlance you chose, for the first time since Feb. 2, 2012...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 4:32 PM
The answers to the questions in the case of Tobias Harris haven't become any clearer.
Can the Magic afford to keep Harris?
Can they afford to let him go?
The Magic will find out Harris' value this summer when he becomes a restricted free agent....
| Jan 1, 2015
| 6:29 PM
This has all been, um, interesting for Carlos Boozer.
He arrived in Los Angeles with a shrug from most Lakers followers. They wanted to see rookie Julius Randle at power forward, not him.
Then he lost his starting job 20 games into the season,...
| Jan 3, 2015
| 12:00 PM
Saturday night could have been a home game for Chris Bosh at the Toyota Center. And based on where the Houston Rockets stand, Bosh might have found himself in a better place.
Instead, Bosh opted in the wake of LeBron James' July free-agency departure to...
| Dec 21, 2014
| 6:07 PM
Lots of games. Barely any practices.
That's the reality facing the Clippers, who are 16 days into a 26-day stretch in which they will play 15 games without consecutive days off.
So far, they have practiced all of one time since this portion of their...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 1:32 PM
The Clippers are in a stretch of four games in five days in four different time zones. On Friday, they lost to the Denver Nuggets, 109-106. And on Saturday, they beat the Milwaukee Bucks, 106-102. They play at San Antonio on Monday before traveling to...