| Dec 22, 2012
| 5:35 PM
As homemade gifts go this holiday season, does it get better than this?
"I never, never, ever said this in front of my son before," says Vin Del Negro, his boy Vinny sitting beside him.
"I'm very proud of my son."
It's a few hours before the...
| Dec 28, 2012
Another game, another win for the Clippers, a phrase that has been getting a lot of use lately and is sounding more natural every time you hear it.
The Clippers on Thursday added the 15th gem to their string of consecutive wins, overpowering the...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 11:24 PM
PALO ALTO -- What a great week, capped off by an entertaining and scintillating finish to a football game.
It's good to have a life.
The week begins last Saturday with UCLA hoodwinking Stanford into thinking the Bruins are pushovers followed by a news...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 11:25 PM
Obviously, Vinny Del Negro had to be asked whether the Clippers were holding something back on their recent trip while losing three in a row.
That will probably sail right over the heads of UCLA fans who still seem preoccupied watching replays of Jim...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 5:34 PM
When you step inside the San Antonio Spurs' home arena, you can't miss the four NBA championship banners that hang from the ceiling. Each banner features a picture of the golden Larry O'Brien trophy set against a gleaming white background.
| Nov 27, 2012
| 9:46 PM
Take the observational layup and agree with the Chicago consensus that coach Tom Thibodeau stubbornly sticking with his starters Monday night in a game in which the Bulls blew a 27-point lead reinforces how little he values his reserves.
| Nov 15, 2012
What an exciting night, and it's all about basketball.
It's been nothing but chaos, dysfunctional management and poor public relations around here the last few days, so what a relief to spend some time with the Clippers.
It never fails to amaze how some...
| Nov 17, 2012
| 9:28 PM
LOS ANGELES — The NHL lockout allowed Saturday's Bulls-Clippers tipoff to shift from an afternoon matinee to 51/2 hours later, although the NBA could schedule a game at 3 a.m. and Tom Thibodeau's approach would be the same.
"You just have to be...
| 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...