| Jun 12, 2014
| 9:59 PM
Rod Higgins resigned as the Charlotte Hornets' president of basketball operations, the team announced in a press release Thursday night.
General manager Rich Cho is the new head of basketball operations, reporting to team chairman Michael Jordan and...
| Jun 12, 2014
Bill Berg was a popular afternoon-drive talk show host on WGN-AM radio in the 1970s who also filled in on Cubs and Bears broadcasts.
"He had a good feel for people because he was a decent human being and he let people talk," said Dave Baum, a former...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 9:15 PM
The NBA's greatest frontman and his favorite backup singer stood together on a crowded hardwood floor, cameras whirring and lights flashing, their hands gently placed on the same basketball for a pose they have been practicing for years.
| May 29, 2014
| 5:34 AM
San Francisco will offer “Star Wars” creator George Lucas a choice lot across a street from the Bay and near the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge for the home of the director’s planned cultural arts museum, should he choose his...
| May 30, 2014
| 9:13 AM
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee has offered "Star Wars" creator George Lucas a prime lot near the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge for the film director's planned cultural arts museum, according to a letter from the mayor obtained by The Tribune.
The 2.3 acre...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 4:33 PM
Multiple reports have Derek Fisher and the New York Knicks finalizing a deal to make the former Lakers guard a well-paid head coach.
According to Yahoo Sports, Fisher could earn in the range of $25 million over five years. The Knicks, who have not...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 7:36 PM
Phil Jackson got his man. His second choice, anyway.
A few weeks after Steve Kerr spurned New York by choosing Golden State, Jackson reached an agreement Monday with Derek Fisher to coach the Knicks, a Lakers reunion officially beginning with a...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 8:17 PM
The opinion that Donald Sterling can no longer be an owner is incorrect. He would make an excellent plantation owner.
What a story. Just when you think you have seen it all . . .
The late Bill Thomas, as fine an editor as the Los Angeles Times ever...
| Jun 8, 2014
| 8:53 AM
Minnesota Timberwolves president and head coach Flip Saunders told Minneapolis-St. Paul radio station KFAN on Saturday that All-Star forward Kevin Love does not have a right to be frustrated.
Love, who has never been in the playoffs during his six years...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 5:00 PM
On Thursday, the Minnesota Timberwolves "hired" Flip Saunders, who is already their president of basketball operations, as head coach.
According to Yahoo Sports, the Utah Jazz has a deal in place with former Lakers assistant Quin Snyder to fill its head...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 1:09 PM
When the NBA announced its All-NBA team on Wednesday, Clippers Chris Paul and Blake Griffin were named as members.
Paul was selected to the first team and Griffin to the second team in voting by the media.
It was the third consecutive year that Paul...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 9:41 AM
San Antonio Spurs point guard Tony Parker will play in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday.
Parker, who was injured in the fourth game of the Western Conference finals series against the Oklahoma City Thunder, missed part of the second half and all...