| May 3, 2013
| 11:31 PM
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Bring on the next bunch of disappointing, underachieving, gagging local athletes.
And so it goes with our Trojans, Lakers, Clippers and even the Bruins losing their last three.
So much promise, raised expectations and then a...
| May 6, 2013
| 7:33 PM
It is always easier to be critical when you don't have a dog in the fight, so let's go ahead.
The NBA playoffs are in full swing. If we think hard, we in Los Angeles can remember what that's like. People flying purple flags out car windows. The Clippers...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 11:30 PM
Oh me, oh my. Finally, the payoff.
And I'm not even talking about Chris Paul's exhilarating, awesome, magical, 93-91 game-winner.
I begin with Lamar Odom, who is my favorite athlete, and apparently Blake Griffin's as well. Griffin has come running off...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 11:51 PM
The Clippers' bench makes its points in many ways beyond the scoring column.
Ronny Turiaf violently swats what looks like a sure layup, forcing a jump ball.
Matt Barnes sticks out his hand to deflect a pass, leading to a shot-clock violation....
| Apr 25, 2013
| 11:14 PM
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — I've put my life on the line to be here in this rathole with our Clippers.
And so I expect more than what I got from them Thursday in a rather flat 12-point loss to Memphis in Game 3.
The Clippers played a step slow, as if...
| 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.
| Mar 30, 2013
| 7:43 AM
When it comes to political coverage, the debate tends to focus on perceived East Coast bias.
When it comes to NBA, opinion tends to run the other way, that the Western Conference yields the true power.
Even before the Miami Heat's 27-game...
| Jan 7, 2012
| 9:35 PM
Pau Gasol avoids trash talking with Marc Gasol...
| Jan 8, 2012
| 4:35 PM
Five things to watch in Lakers-Grizzlies matchup...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 9:36 PM
Five ways to decrease the Lakers' turnovers...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 9:36 PM
One of the biggest dichotomies greets the Lakers when they start a two-game trip against the Miami Heat and Orlando Magic on Thursday. It has nothing to do with Coach Mike Brown's feelings -- or lack thereof -- about coaching against Heat forward LeBron...