| Feb 6, 2013
| 10:42 PM
ORLANDO, Fla. — The Clippers' biggest sweetheart needs to get nastier.
Drive to the basket as if his defender has just made a Kardashian joke.
Use his superior length to bury teams under a flurry of floaters.
Stop passing up shots instead of...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 11:11 PM
It starts with the lights. The Clippers never dim the Staples Center lights, allowing their shrieking crowd to become one with their soaring team. The Lakers darken the arena as if they are performing in a nightclub, the Clippers act like they are playing...
| Dec 30, 2012
| 11:00 PM
The Clippers' streak ends this week.
Look at the schedule.
It begins with a trap game against Utah on Sunday night, a game in Denver on Tuesday where the Nuggets are 9-1, a trap game the next night at Golden State and then a colossal collision with...
| Jan 1, 2013
| 10:48 PM
DENVER — How do you not show up when you have a chance to win 18 straight games and continue to change the way folks think about you?
Who is coaching this Clippers team, Lane Kiffin?
The Clippers have had a number of seasons in which they didn't...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 11:16 PM
OAKLAND — Double yikes.
A Times columnist suggests the Lakers might have been looking past Philadelphia to a date with the Clippers in explaining the loss to the 76ers the other night.
And now here we are in Oracle Arena for a "Warriors...
| Jan 5, 2013
| 5:44 PM
The one thing Dexter Pittman has never had problems with is making friends. To know the third-year Miami Heat center is to like him.
Making inroads in his pro career, or even gains with his skills? That's another issue.
That's why when...
| Jan 5, 2013
| 12:01 AM
Everything is just a bit off for the Lakers so far.
Jimmy couldn't make it through a weekend and got Mike D'Antoni; Jeanie was willing to wait 13 years to land Phil.
Kobe said the Lakers are old and slow, while proclaiming the Clippers "fun to watch,"...
| 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.