| Oct 8, 2014
| 12:21 PM
The Clippers have a relatively young roster, but Coach Doc Rivers is already strategizing about how to keep the team's legs fresh and uninjured throughout the 82-game season -- and perhaps beyond.
Rivers said before Tuesday's Staples Center...
| Oct 5, 2014
| 9:51 AM
On June 26, the day of the 2014 NBA Draft, Evan Fournier's phone rang around 9 in the morning.
Fournier knew he had to answer.
It was his agent with stunning news: The Denver Nuggets were about to trade Fournier and a draft pick to the Orlando Magic...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 8:48 PM
Part of the rhythm of the NBA is the continuum is that you get to pick up where you left off, especially the elite.
While the offseasons tend to be brief, there is ample time to reflect, reassess, rededicate.
Eventually, the Detroit Pistons...
| Jun 8, 2014
| 8:50 PM
SAN ANTONIO -- This time, the other guys were left in pain.
LeBron James, who exited Game 1 of the NBA Finals in the fourth quarter due to leg cramps, returned in a big way Sunday night for Game 2.
The Miami forward scored 35 points, grabbed 10...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Here are five takeaways from the San Antonio Spurs’ 111-92 victory over the Miami Heat in Game 3 of the NBA Finals on Tuesday at AmericanAirlines Arena:
1. The Spurs’ shooting in the first half was like a real-life version of the...
| May 31, 2014
| 9:55 PM
With his team well within striking distance at halftime, Gregg Popovich made a strategic decision.
San Antonio Spurs point guard Tony Parker was experiencing soreness in his left ankle, so his coach opted to keep the team's leading scorer in the...
| May 3, 2014
| 5:51 PM
As part of the NBA's sweeping sanctions against Clippers owner Donald Sterling over his controversial racial remarks, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver is urging the league's other owners to push for the Clippers' sale.
Silver said that if three-quarters...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 7:18 PM
Lakers 113 - San Antonio Spurs 100 (end of regulation)
The Lakers ended a difficult 2013-14 regular season with an easy win over the NBA's best San Antonio Spurs.
With Kobe Bryant (knee), Pau Gasol (vertigo), Steve Nash (nerve root irritation),...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 6:19 PM
UCLA basketball Coach Steve Alford may need to hang a "Guards wanted. Inquire within" sign on Pauley Pavilion.
The Bruins have holes in the backcourt now that Kyle Anderson and Zach LaVine officially have declared for the NBA draft. And the size of...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 9:34 PM
SAN ANTONIO — Finally.
The Lakers crawled past the finish line Wednesday, kissing goodbye to the 2013-14 season (without any further injuries) in a 113-100 victory over the half-interested San Antonio Spurs at AT&T Center.
After a series of...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 6:00 PM
Going by the numbers, it looks as though UCLA's basketball team got a push. It lost two players and kept two. But the reality is the Bruins lost more than they retained.
Kyle Anderson and Zach LaVine both declared their intent to enter the NBA draft....