| Oct 24, 2012
| 11:20 PM
The Lakers and Clippers will play many dramatic, high-caliber games against each other this season and will bring fans at Staples Center to their feet with a parade of dunks and alley-oops and the sheer brilliance of their superstar-stuffed lineups....
| Oct 28, 2012
| 5:00 AM
It's the most anticipated NBA season in Los Angeles history, so what are we waiting for?
Oct. 30 — The Lakers defeat the Dallas Mavericks by 55 points in the season opener. At least, this is the rumor. Nobody actually sees the game after it is...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 4:08 AM
Advocate for blind Chinese lawyer says US asylum deal expected ahead of Clinton’s China visit
BEIJING (AP) — U.S. and Chinese officials are ironing out a deal to secure American asylum for a blind Chinese legal activist who fled house arrest,...
| May 23, 2012
| 8:04 AM
The Orlando Magic fired coach Stan Van Gundy and general manager Otis Smith this week. And now, Magic center Dwight Howard will trade himself.
Which ought to make you appreciate how complete a player Derrick Rose is. That’s physically and mentally....
| Oct 31, 2012
| 11:16 PM
The world as Lakers fans know it ending because their heroes apparently will need time to adjust, I thought I would check with someone who went through the same thing a year ago.
But what a difference in producing instant pizzazz, Chris Paul doing the...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 1:16 PM
The Clippers stayed in-house and named Gary Sacks, a longtime player personnel and scouting executive, as their vice president of basketball operations to succeed the departed Neil Olshey.
Sacks is entering his 19th season with the Clippers and spent the...
| May 30, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Aberdeen Smittys at Watertown, 5 p.m. doubleheader
Men's 12-Inch Slow Pitch at South Complex
6:30 p.m. - Splitters vs. Johnson Drywall (B); Das Bombers vs. Wild Oats (C); CDJ Electric/Ken's Super Fair Foods/...
| Jul 2, 2012
| 7:24 AM
I don’t know why the Bulls are even bothering to think about it. Learn how to say “goodbye’’ in Turkish and be done with Omer Asik
Wish the Rockets good luck with their silly offer of almost $25 million over three years for a...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 11:15 PM
I worry Charles Barkley might have the Clippers pegged correctly as "fool's gold."
Good to know, though, Barkley has already pronounced the Lakers goners, and here they were Wednesday night pulling a Lazarus while Utah was digging a hole for itself....
| Mar 28, 2012
| 5:48 PM
It sounds so good.
You trade Magic for McCourt and how can it be a bad deal?
But then you know me, Clayton Kershaw goes eight wonderful innings and all I can think about is Jonathan Broxton warming up. I hear Magic Johnson's name and I'm wondering who...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 11:17 PM
I'm thinking the best place for Dwight Howard's statue outside Staples is right beside Oscar De La Hoya's 7-foot likeness.
That way they can keep the guys together who have been beaten up the most in the building.
De La Hoya was 0-1 in Staples and so...