| Mar 22, 2012
| 11:29 AM
For Orlando Magic fans, the most interesting game on tonight’s schedule will be played in Portland, Ore., even though it will have no impact whatsoever on the Magic’s playoff positioning.
Gilbert Arenas could make his debut for the Memphis...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 10:20 AM
NBA free agents (* -- indicates restricted free agent, with team allowed to match outside offers to retain player):
Best of who is left: Alexis Ajinca, Gilbert Arenas, Keith Bogans, Erick Dampier, Francisco Elson, Melvin Ely, Kryrlo Fesenko, Eddie House,...
| Dec 31, 2011
| 6:46 PM
Happy New Year! Kosher Claus has returned to his secret lair until next Christmas/Chanukah season, the decorations are coming down, but there are plenty of inspirational memories from the year of sports in 2011.
The New Year affords the opportunity to...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 9:56 PM
After 12 NBA seasons and with a firm reputation as a pure shooter, Clippers guard Jamal Crawford tried something during the off-season he had never done before.
He practiced shooting.
It's astonishing to think that Crawford, who is the NBA's career...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 2:27 PM
Sounds counterintuitive: The NBA creating a rule to speed up the game of basketball.
The league has had to crack down on loitering -- late starting times caused by players who are performing their choreographed rituals and routines with teammates...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 11:20 PM
The Lakers and Clippers will play many dramatic, high-caliber games against each other this season and will bring fans at Staples Center to their feet with a parade of dunks and alley-oops and the sheer brilliance of their superstar-stuffed lineups....
| Oct 28, 2012
| 5:00 AM
It's the most anticipated NBA season in Los Angeles history, so what are we waiting for?
Oct. 30 — The Lakers defeat the Dallas Mavericks by 55 points in the season opener. At least, this is the rumor. Nobody actually sees the game after it is...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 5:37 AM
They piled onto the court after it was all over, every Clipper looking for a teammate to hug, to rejoice with, to explain to the other the unexplainable, a historic 27-point comeback against a Memphis Grizzlies team that had its swagger snatched away.
| May 21, 2012
| 12:32 PM
The Orlando Magic and Otis Smith, the team’s president of basketball operations and general manager, have parted ways.
The Magic historically have promoted from within, elevating John Weisbrod to the general manager’s job in March 2004 and...
| May 19, 2012
| 10:54 PM
It's an exciting time for Southern California sports. Staples Center just hosted four playoff games in three days, and has two more in store Sunday. The Kings are serious contenders to win the Stanley Cup. The Lakers and Clippers, though, have a much...
| May 24, 2012
| 8:55 AM
Listen to what Chris Paul offered as a key step for the Clippers to improve next season after a successful 2011-12 campaign.
"First of all, I know one thing that can get us better is I have to get better," Paul, a first-team NBA all-defensive selection,...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 11:16 PM
The world as Lakers fans know it ending because their heroes apparently will need time to adjust, I thought I would check with someone who went through the same thing a year ago.
But what a difference in producing instant pizzazz, Chris Paul doing the...