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  • Spurs' Kawhi Leonard has prevailed in tough times

    Spurs' Kawhi Leonard has prevailed in tough times
    Kawhi Leonard has played through far more trying circumstances than two bad games in the NBA Finals. When he was a junior at Riverside King High, his father was fatally shot at a Compton car wash on a Friday night. Leonard played Saturday, fighting back...
  • Heat have few answers for surprising Spurs after Game 4 rout

    Heat have few answers for surprising Spurs after Game 4 rout
    The Miami Heat spent Thursday night at AmericanAirlines Arena running on fumes in Game 4 of the NBA Finals, now one loss to the San Antonio Spurs from turning past tense when it comes to being NBA champions. “They played great,” Heat Coach...
  • Spurs' Gregg Popovich is NBA coach of the year for the third time

    Spurs' Gregg Popovich is NBA coach of the year for the third time
    Gregg Popovich has become just the third person ever to be named the NBA coach of the year three times. Popovich, who coached the San Antonio Spurs to a league-best 62-20 record, joins Don Nelson and Pat Riley in that elite group. He also won the...
  • Letters: Lakers and Knicks, Phil and Jeanie, Kobe and Jim

    Letters: Lakers and Knicks, Phil and Jeanie, Kobe and Jim
    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. Lynn McGinnis Glendale :: How to become a millionaire? Just ask Jim Buss. He managed to turn a...
  • Story lines run deep in NBA playoffs, as should the Clippers

    Story lines run deep in NBA playoffs, as should the Clippers
    It's springtime in Los Angeles, otherwise known as the season when the Clippers march merrily into the playoffs and the Lakers conduct exit interviews. OK, so maybe this isn't exactly an annual occurrence. The Lakers haven't missed the playoffs during...
  • Reaction around NBA swift to Donald Sterling's alleged racial comments

    Reaction around NBA swift to Donald Sterling's alleged racial comments
    Reaction was widespread Saturday after the NBA said the league is launching an investigation into a report of an audio recording in which a man identified as Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling allegedly tells a woman not to bring black people to...
  • The men who will decide Donald Sterling's fate: NBA's other owners

    As part of the NBA's sweeping sanctions against Clippers owner Donald Sterling over his controversial racial remarks, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver is urging the league's other owners to push for the Clippers' sale. Silver said that if three-quarters...
  • Gregg Popovich invites WNBA star Becky Hammon to Spurs' practices

    San Antonio Spurs Coach Gregg Popovich has invited WNBA star Becky Hammon to attend his team's practices. ''She wants to coach after she's done,'' Popovich told reporters. ''Because she's not just a good player but a smart player, a great person in...
  • NBA playoffs: Western Conference preview

    NBA playoffs: Western Conference preview
    3. CLIPPERS 57-25 (Home: 34-7; Road: 23-18) vs. 6. GOLDEN STATE 51-31 (Home: 27-14; Road: 24-17) Season series: Tied, 2-2. Key stat: The Clippers lead the NBA in three-point defense, holding teams to 33.2% shooting from beyond the arc. That...
  • Watch Craig Sager Jr., in for ailing father, interview Gregg Popovich

    Watch Craig Sager Jr., in for ailing father, interview Gregg Popovich
    Craig Sager will be a notable absense from the NBA playoffs this year as he undergoes treatment for leukemia. The TNT sideline analyst known for his wild wardrobe made the announcement Friday in typically charismatic fashion. “My favorite time...
  • Former softball star is getting a lot of play time on popular TV commercial

    To the local softball world, Phil Schantz is a Hall of Famer. He's a contemporary of the legendary Ty Stofflet and a top-notch catcher and pitcher for more than four decades who played on numerous championship teams. In the world of TV commercials,...