| Apr 28, 2014
| 8:36 AM
President Barack Obama was correct when he said that when ignorant people want to advertise their ignorance, you don't really have to do anything. You just let them talk.
In that sense, Donald Sterling, an octogenarian racist, is the easy part. If the...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 6:27 PM
It's just too bad that new NBA Commissioner Adam Silver has to deal with racist owner Donald Sterling of the Los Angeles Clippers.
If his predecessor, David Stern, had done his job, Sterling would have been disciplined or forced to sell the Clippers...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 8:41 PM
Is the hypocritical blame train full yet on this messy Don Sterling racist controversy?
David Stern? Check. Fellow owners in the NBA? Yes, sir. NAACP? Yep. An A-list of NBA superstars, including Michael Jordan and LeBron James? Sure thing. Every Los...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 10:59 AM
The Lakers are well-represented throughout the NBA.
On Saturday, former Lakers center Andrew Bynum signed with the Indiana Pacers.
Guard Shannon Brown, who won two titles with Bynum and the Lakers, also signed a 10-day contract on Saturday with the...
| Apr 19, 2014
| 3:40 PM
To understand the impact and influence Tyrone Green had on Joakim Noah, just go back to Noah's 2007 draft night.
Wearing seersucker, a bow tie and an exuberant smile, Noah, minutes after he shook then-Commissioner David Stern's hand and walked offstage,...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 7:20 PM
Pau Gasol survived so many trade rumors over the years, including the one that really wasn't fabricated (David Stern, December 2011).
Now he has all the leverage, becoming a free agent in July and enduring questions about his final days ever with the...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 5:35 PM
Really? An oversized, ugly mascot running around at Dodger Stadium [April 9]? The Dodgers have finally stooped this low? Maybe I'm glad I can't watch Dodgers games on TV anymore. At least I have Vinny for three innings on radio. Don't think I'll have to...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 5:52 PM
Gary Vitti's workspace at the Lakers' training facility is surrounded by a life-size skeleton, detailed charts of the human muscular system and books about tendons and ligaments. Lots of books.
The medical library came in handy this season as the Lakers...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 4:50 PM
How well will Phil Jackson do in New York? Quite well, I'm sure; after all, he has Jim Buss' cellphone number and a number of castoffs to send west.
How to become a millionaire? Just ask Jim Buss. He managed to turn a...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 1:40 PM
On Friday, Kobe Bryant's spot on the 2014 NBA All-Star was officially filled by New Orleans Pelicans forward/center Anthony Davis.
Bryant was voted in by the fans, but a knee injury has the Lakers guard sidelined for at least the next few weeks.
| Jan 30, 2014
| 5:45 PM
The Lakers will be represented at the NBA All-Star game, but not on the court.
Kobe Bryant was recently voted in by the fans as a starter but a knee injury will force him to sit out on Feb. 16.
No other Lakers were named to the Western Conference...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 8:35 PM
He was booed at Dodger Stadium and two days later wasn't even the most fawned over Paul in his own building.
Whoever cued up the Beatles' "Can't Buy Me Love" inside Staples Center on Sunday might as well have been playing an ode to Chris Paul.