| Aug 10, 2012
| 6:32 PM
LOS ANGELES -- The Lakers reached an agreement late Thursday to acquire Orlando Magic All-Star center Dwight Howard in a four-team, eight-player, multi-draft-pick blockbuster deal in which Andrew Bynum lands with the Philadelphia 76ers, The Times...
| Aug 11, 2012
| 6:52 PM
Just when you thought that next season with the Lakers might be marginally better than this one — they pull a rabbit out of a hat and significantly improve their roster for years to come with the acquisition of the best center in the NBA, Dwight...
| Mar 9, 2013
| 6:43 AM
Blowouts. Narrow margins of victory. Lucky breaks. Overwhelming opponents with superior skills.
It all adds up to a pair of remarkable streaks in Miami and Chicago.
Yet, the funny thing about these testaments to consistent success: They don't mean...
| Mar 9, 2013
| 8:32 PM
Creighton fans purchased about 5,000 tickets to the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament, blowing away the old record for a single school. Wichita State has sold about half that so far - still an excellent showing for a school 450 miles from here.
| Mar 10, 2013
| 7:22 PM
So much for the popular sentiment Indiana presents the Heat a problem because of their size and frontline muscle. And so much for the idea Indiana is lying in the weeds for a coming playoff matchup.
Heat 105, Indiana 91
That's a storyline killer,...
| Feb 16, 2013
| 8:49 PM
Jeff Withey had 15 points and 11 rebounds while becoming the Big 12's career blocked shots leader, Elijah Johnson emerged from a season-long slump and No. 14 Kansas walloped Texas 73-47 on a festive Saturday night at Allen Fieldhouse.
| Feb 21, 2013
| 8:47 PM
There is a certain, unmistakable joy that Shabazz Napier has brought to this UConn basketball season. During what could have been a dour year when the Huskies play for nothing more tangible than a strong regular season record, Napier has played as if...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 2:06 AM
At 10-0 in the ACC and No. 3 in the Associated Press national poll, Miami absolutely has national-championship potential. No stranger to such teams, North Carolina coach Roy Williams is piloting the Hurricanes' bandwagon.
“I think Miami is a...
| Jan 19, 2013
| 5:23 PM
In a week when you thought you might have heard it all, I present to you Bill Walton speaking to USC students and bashing UCLA basketball.
"I never knew they had pretty girls here at USC," began Walton, one of UCLA's all-time greats, after being...
| Jan 20, 2013
| 5:14 PM
Among other things, Jacque Vaughn has dealt with injuries, rookies and a 10-game losing streak in his first season as a head coach. He also noticed along the way that he did not have Dwight Howard.
Next up on Vaughn's agenda: the Feb. 21 trade deadline,...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 10:09 AM
It's getting repetitive to write, but the Lakers lost another road game. This time, Kobe Bryant tailed off badly in the second half of a 95-90 Lakers loss Monday to Philadelphia. Bryant made two of 12 shots after halftime and the Lakers fell to 14-11...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 10:57 AM
When Kobe Bryant surpassed Shaquille O'Neal as the fifth leading scorer in NBA history, O'Neal responded via Twitter: "Congrats to Kobe for being the greatest laker ever." Is he right?...