| Oct 28, 2013
| 7:31 PM
1. San Antonio
2012-13 finish: 58-24.
Coming: Marco Belinelli, Jeff Pendergraph.
Going: Gary Neal, DeJuan Blair.
Before anyone asks the Spurs to appear en masse on the next episode of "Derek," Ricky Gervais' thoughtful look at...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 10:00 AM
The Times' Broderick Turner picks out games and trips of interest in the Clippers' season.
Tuesday at Lakers
Is there a better way for the Clippers to start the season? They did, after all, sweep the season series, 4-0, from the Lakers last season for...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 6:18 PM
Forget all that stuff about Kobe Bryant returning from an Achilles' tendon injury this season. It'll happen at some point.
The real question involves next season. He might not return at all to the Lakers.
Bryant is entering the last nine months of his...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 8:00 PM
At this stage of his career, Jason Maxiell doesn't need a spot start to boost his confidence. He's about to begin his ninth NBA season, and he knows his role with the rebuilding Orlando Magic. Team officials expect him to provide energy off the bench...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 10:16 PM
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Mike Miller says he’s just trying to fit in and be an asset to the Memphis Grizzlies.
The Mitchell native and two-time NBA champion is being a bit humble.
When he smoothly swishes 3-pointer after 3-pointer in training...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 11:25 AM
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Mike Miller had several teams interested in his 3-point shooting as a possible missing link for a long playoff run. It didn’t take him long to figure out where he wanted to be: Memphis.
The sharp-shooting Miller said...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 1:10 PM
The Lakers have just $10.6 million in guaranteed salary for the 2014-15 season -- giving the team in the neighborhood of $46 million in spending power next summer.
About 14 teams project to have cap space next year, with the Lakers at the top of the...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 4:35 PM
Lakers General Manager Mitch Kupchak doesn't see the virtue in tanking the season for a lottery pick.
"The ping-pong lottery thing, even if you have the very worst team in the NBA, you're not guaranteed to get the first pick," Kupchak said Thursday to...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 4:27 PM
If newly signed free agents Chris Kaman, Nick Young and Wesley Johnson don't excite Lakers fans, there's that rarely uttered phrase by the franchise that's won 16 championships — wait till next summer.
The rebuilding will begin after a 2013-14...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 5:20 PM
A lot has happened to the Lakers since General Manager Mitch Kupchak last spoke to reporters.
Dwight Howard left for Houston despite the Lakers' very public campaign to keep him. Metta World Peace was waived via the amnesty provision and quickly...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 10:01 AM
Feeling left out during this free-agent frenzy, Magic fans?
Well, your time is coming.
More on LaMarcus Aldridge later.
The Magic have acquired some pieces in their rebuild, but they need a star and preferably two.
They could have enough cap...