| Jan 21, 2013
| 7:54 PM
Fans who claim to watch basketball voted Dwight Howard to be a starter for the 2013 All-Star basketball game.
In fact, Kobe Bryant is joining Howard in Houston next month ensuring two Los Angeles Lakers players from a 17-23 team headed nowhere this...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 4:09 PM
How about a new coach?
The best Pau Gasol trade? Mike D'Antoni for any coach with enough common sense to find a way to make it work. Once again, D'Antoni being so wedded to a system has compromised his ability to maximize his...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 4:49 PM
Jamal Crawford, the Clippers super-sub guard, was not picked as a reserve for the NBA All-Star game in Houston Feb. 17.
NBA head coaches selected 14 reserves for the East and West teams. Crawford, in his 13th NBA season, has never made an All-Star...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 4:26 PM
It's always amazing and amusing when players on bad teams are holding team meetings to air out their differences – at midseason.
Amazing that nobody picked up on the problems the first 41 games, especially as much as they all huddle.
| Jan 16, 2013
| 8:07 PM
When Dwight Howard performed, it was usually in spectacular fashion. Thunderous dunks, shots blocked into the third row, rebounds snatched with one hand.
Magic center Nik Vucevic, his replacement, does his thing in Orlando subtlety. Quietly....
| Dec 19, 2012
| 6:30 PM
His father has said it's between Duke and Michigan State. Jabari Parker countered by saying recently that there still were five schools in contention for his oral commitment. The world will find out at 3 p.m. Thursday where the Simeon senior has decided...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 8:02 PM
On Wednesday, the day a grassroots campaign began asking for fans to vote Glen Davis into the all-star game as a write-in candidate, he gets hurt.
The Magic's 290-pound power forward sustained a shoulder injury late in the fourth quarter, and it...
| Dec 22, 2012
| 3:16 PM
A year ago at this time, the NBA was getting ready to get started.
To a degree, that's the case again this season, only this time it has nothing to do with a lockout.
Yes, the New York Knicks have had their moments, the Oklahoma City...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 8:26 PM
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Arron Afflalo insists his left hamstring no longer worries him.
But his lungs are a different story.
Afflalo made his preseason debut Wednesday night -- a 115-100 Orlando Magic loss to the Memphis Grizzlies at FedEx Forum -- but...
| Jun 24, 2012
| 8:50 PM
INDIANAPOLIS - The lineup of players began to read like a "Who's Who" of basketball.
Their was a match-up with a well established pro-am league that earned some national attention. The basketball was lauded as being among the best offered in a locked-out...
| 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.