| Oct 28, 2013
| 7:54 PM
2012-13 finish: 66-16.
Coming: Michael Beasley, Greg Oden.
Going: Mike Miller, Juwan Howard.
The Heat propped up its three-peat hopes with two balky knees and a whiff of controversy. Oden has already encountered knee...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 8:41 PM
Losing to the Lakers in the season opener Tuesday was a hard lesson for the Clippers, guard J.J. Redick said at practice Wednesday, but he believes the loss can be beneficial.
One of the keys, Redick said, is for the Clippers to be more focused on their...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 4:57 PM
The last Clippers fans saw of DeAndre Jordan, he was making his usual fourth-quarter playoff moves.
Turning his head to watch teammates run up the court. Readjusting in his seat whenever the urge struck. Standing up during timeouts.
It's tough to earn...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 6:00 AM
To make the playoffs, the Lakers need to be better than seven teams in the Western Conference.
In looking at five of the 14 teams already, the Lakers were ruled better than the New Orleans Pelicans, Phoenix Suns and Utah Jazz but not as good as the...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 11:45 PM
This was what the crowd came to Staples Center to see: Blake Griffin slamming home three consecutive monstrous dunks, each one set up by Chris Paul, in an electrifying sequence in the third quarter of the Clippers’ 126-115 victory Thursday over...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 5:32 PM
In another day and time, Magic fans knew them as The Franchise Wrecker, The Coach Killer, The Quitter and The Dwightmare.
But those bitter acrimonious days are over.
Now Shaq, Penny, T-Mac and Dwight are a part of Magic history that deserve...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 11:07 PM
Monday night at Staples Center, many fans came to harass the contrarian to that ever popular Randy Newman song. They wanted to see Dwight Howard fail because he didn't love L.A.
Actually, it was just the Lakers portion of the metropolis that the star...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 9:07 PM
The Magic are, in a sense, right back to where they started in 1989.
They are again in the business of building a team, taking their lumps and looking for a superstar to pop out of the lottery hopper.
Everyone loves nostalgia, but isn't this taking...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 12:02 PM
The plan was to get ahead of the frenzy, especially what would be playing out on nights like this coming Wednesday, when the Heat make their first visit of the season to Cleveland.
Surely this would be a repeat of 2009-10, when as much of the...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 6:28 PM
Along with his throat lozenges and greaseboard, Magic coach Jacque Vaughn agrees he might need to add another item to his pre-game arsenal.
"An abacus?" he said.
Vaughn will now need to figure out how to really do the math.
With the return of Tobias...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 9:44 AM
Clippers Coach Doc Rivers likes the idea of his second unit playing well enough so the first team can get more rest.
But Rivers also said he doesn’t think his starters are playing too many minutes.
In fact, Rivers said it “doesn’t...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 6:30 PM
When he arrives late Monday afternoon, President Obama will attend two industry heavy fundraisers at the Beverly Hills homes of basketball great Magic Johnson and media mogul Haim Saban.
Both events will be to raise money for the House Senate Victory...