| Apr 20, 2013
| 11:00 PM
The Clippers have now sold out 92 straight home games with Saturday night's playoff victory in Staples Center.
I have always thought it fascinating that there are 19,060 Clippers fans in all of Southern California and every one of them goes to every home...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 5:25 PM
RATHOLE, Tenn. — Made it.
Got a ride back to the hotel Thursday night after the Clippers' collapse, the final 10 yards covered on foot in a dash to the door. It was touch and go, but bravery won out.
On Friday, there was daylight here. So I took...
| Apr 13, 2013
| 9:33 PM
The Clippers were in Memphis on Saturday night.
Restricted now to a chicken diet, as soon as I read the headline: “Memphis man, son don't like chicken order, pull AK-47,” I remained in Placentia to watch the Clippers on TV.
| Apr 3, 2013
| 10:15 PM
The Clippers are in trouble.
They got their 50th win of this storybook season Wednesday night, a franchise record, but internal problems seriously threaten their chances for extraordinary postseason success.
The feel-good Clippers are gone, with...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 4:37 PM
When the Orlando Magic parted ways with Otis Smith and fired Stan Van Gundy on May 21, it seemed that the Magic needed to move quickly to find their replacements. The Magic couldn’t afford to let its first choices for those positions get hired...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 11:00 PM
It would be surprising if the chant in Staples Center isn't loud and persistent by now.
And he's going to need it, limping as he was during Monday afternoon's loss at Golden State.
But if sports is all about winning and the pursuit of excellence,...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 10:43 PM
The last time the Bulls lost three straight regular-season games, Vinny Del Negro coached them and Tom Thibodeau prowled the sidelines as Doc Rivers' right-hand man in Boston.
How fitting, then, that Rivers brought his Celtics to the United Center...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 9:56 PM
After 12 NBA seasons and with a firm reputation as a pure shooter, Clippers guard Jamal Crawford tried something during the off-season he had never done before.
He practiced shooting.
It's astonishing to think that Crawford, who is the NBA's career...
| Oct 20, 2012
| 12:17 PM
Dan Majerle laughed when the fact was pointed out to him, because it meant the Miami Heat not only have gotten on in years, but so has he.
"Wow, time flies," he said from his office at the US Airways Center in Phoenix. "I can't be that old. Twenty-...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 2:27 PM
Sounds counterintuitive: The NBA creating a rule to speed up the game of basketball.
The league has had to crack down on loitering -- late starting times caused by players who are performing their choreographed rituals and routines with teammates...