| Jan 1, 2014
| 11:02 PM
The calendar flipped and there were indeed a few things different about the Clippers.
Some resolve on defense, for one thing, not to mention a turn-back-the-clock performance from Jared Dudley.
Oh, and there's this nugget: The Clippers are perfect...
| Dec 29, 2013
| 8:26 AM
The Orlando Magic appear likely to have all of their guards available to play when they host the Atlanta Hawks tonight.
Arron Afflalo, who rolled his left ankle during Friday’s win over the Detroit Pistons, walked through the Magic’s...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 6:42 PM
Analytics gurus hate midrange jumpers, thinking them to be the most inefficient shots in the NBA.
They won't be able to use Blake Griffin's performance Wednesday to bolster their case.
Continually nudged toward the perimeter by a trapping defense, the...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 7:39 AM
It seems as if Clippers center DeAndre Jordan is going up against some of the best centers in the NBA on a nightly basis -- and that’s just fine with him.
Jordan will face Al Jefferson on Wednesday night when the Clippers play at the Charlotte...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 7:15 PM
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Clippers point guard Darren Collison said that if resting was a realistic option, he "probably would have sat out [some] games" rather than continue to play with a painful sprain of his left big toe.
But Collison is the starter...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 8:28 PM
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Darren Collison limped out of the training room to his locker and plopped his weary body into a chair, his sprained left big toe now the biggest worry the Clippers have to face.
Collison gutted through "some discomfort" for 29...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 9:57 AM
Clippers point guard Darren Collison is not going to let a sprained left big toe stop him from suiting up against the Chicago Bulls Friday night at the United Center.
“Yeah, I’m playing,” Collison said at the Clippers’ shoot-...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 5:52 PM
ATLANTA — Despite a shrinking payroll and aging roster, Kobe Bryant made it clear he still wanted to win a championship, come hell or high water.
So of course the latter actually happened, the Lakers' El Segundo offices flooding because of a...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 10:49 AM
The Lakers dipped back under .500 after a difficult Week 7.
It took a late fourth-quarter run to defeat the Charlotte Bobcats for the Lakers to improve to 11-12 on the season.
Week 8 won't be easy with a back-to-back set in Atlanta and Memphis...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 9:56 AM
The midway point of the season is nearing, and the 10-28 Magic have decisions to make the rest of the way.
What do they need to do? Here is the second installment of my mini-series over the next few days:
TRADING ARRON AFFLALO
| Jan 15, 2014
| 8:46 PM
I love nostalgia.
True confession: I kicked the volume up a few notches in the car the other day when a classic rock station played "Crimson and Clover" by Tommy James and the Shondells. (1968; Yep, I'm that old).
Truth is, you can hear a nostalgic...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 7:18 AM
After winning two consecutive games, the Lakers (16-28) have lost two in a row. They finish their seven-game road trip in New York on Sunday, visiting Madison Square Garden to play the Knicks (16-27).
New York is coming off an impressive win over the...