| Dec 25, 2013
| 3:49 PM
Aquille Carr's mouth is still moving, even as a yellow-shirted security guard steers him down a hallway leading away from the basketball floor.
On this Thursday night in mid-December, Carr — aka the "Crimestopper," aka the one-time most exciting...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Q: Injuries and other unforeseen factors can have an impact on the roster during the entire season. Chris Andersen and Udonis Haslem may not be able to put in the minutes they did before, as they age. Danny Granger and Dwyane Wade have a history of injury...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 9:11 AM
The smiles from Greg Oden were limited, about as limited as his minutes.
There was joy after the Jan. 15 season debut in Washington, after more than four seasons away from the game due to a series of debilitating injuries.
A month later,...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 10:31 AM
Citing family commitments, Emmaus baseball coach John Schreiner has stepped down after 281 wins, seven conference and two district titles in 17 seasons. … A Los Angeles judge ruled Monday that Shelly Sterling acted properly in removing husband...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 9:15 PM
Byron Scott will take over as Lakers coach, replacing Mike D'Antoni who resigned in April, but who will join Scott on his bench?
Currently the Lakers have Johnny Davis, hired under D'Antoni last summer, still under contract for the coming season....
| Jul 22, 2014
| 4:35 PM
Although he's right-handed, Kobe Bryant belted a home run left-handed Sunday during Richard Sherman's celebrity softball game at Safeco Field in Seattle.
The Lakers' All-Star guard isn't likely to retire from basketball to pursue America's national...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 6:00 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas — When Kevin Ollie took his basketball game 3,000 miles from Los Angeles to Storrs in 1991, it became immediately clear that life on the court would be different.
Ollie, like every hot recruit, was a scorer at Crenshaw High. At...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 4:11 PM
A scar sits near the outside edge of one of Jacque Vaughn's eyebrows.
Vaughn received that mark almost 17 years ago, as a Utah Jazz rookie. One day in practice, Vaughn guarded All-Star point guard John Stockton closely, hand-checking Stockton intensely,...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 4:51 PM
San Antonio Coach Gregg Popovich, on returning Sunday to AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami, where his team lost Games 6 and 7 of the Finals last season: "Uh, it'll be a horrible memory walking in that gym. If I said anything different, I'd...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 4:14 PM
New Lakers guard Xavier Henry is up and running on social media.
He joined Twitter and the tweeting began.
New Laker Xavier Henry joined twitter over the weekend. Make @xhenry7 feel welcome with a follow. — Los Angeles Lakers (@Lakers)...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 1:23 PM
Former Laker Gary Payton will be inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on Sunday.
The veteran point guard spent one year in Los Angeles, joining with Kobe Bryant, Shaquille O'Neal and Karl Malone for the 2003-04 season.
| Sep 7, 2013
| 9:06 AM
Jerry Tarkanian, the droopy-eyed coach from California's Central Valley known as "Tark the Shark," will finally get his due Sunday when he joins former NBA defensive player of the year Gary Payton, All-Star forward Bernard King, fellow coach Rick Pitino...