| Aug 11, 2012
| 6:52 PM
Just when you thought that next season with the Lakers might be marginally better than this one — they pull a rabbit out of a hat and significantly improve their roster for years to come with the acquisition of the best center in the NBA, Dwight...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 1:30 PM
A few more tidbits following an early Tuesday morning interview with Mike D’Antoni, the Lakers’ new head coach:
-- He says his brother, Dan, will be joining the Lakers’ coaching staff but the rest of the staff should remain intact.
| Oct 7, 2012
An athlete plays 15 or 20 years, retires and there is great fanfare upon his departure. Maybe tears, maybe gifts given, maybe his number hung in honor.
Los Angeles' very own Jack Disney calls it a day and he's just gone.
Disney is good people. There...
| May 2, 2012
| 11:44 PM
"Never has a player so good been seen by so few people. As Bob (Costas) said that I was one of the few lucky ones. I saw him play in high school and I covered him his entire ABA career. He was a combination of Jerry West, Oscar Robertson, Sam Jones, and...
| May 20, 2012
| 5:58 PM
Renowned baritone championed German lieder
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, 86, a renowned baritone who led a worldwide revival in popularity for German lieder, died in his sleep Friday at his home in the southern German city of...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 11:30 AM
I grew up playing basketball and I love documentaries. The commercials for this movie looked amazing. I was thrilled about seeing it. Unfortunately, it’s a documentary that should’ve aired on ESPN at 1 a.m.
It’s not all about the 1992...
| May 19, 2012
| 10:54 PM
It's an exciting time for Southern California sports. Staples Center just hosted four playoff games in three days, and has two more in store Sunday. The Kings are serious contenders to win the Stanley Cup. The Lakers and Clippers, though, have a much...
| May 20, 2012
| 10:01 AM
Former NBA star and 1960 Olympic gold medalist Bob Boozer has died. He was 75.
Thomas Funeral Home in Omaha confirmed that Boozer died Saturday night. Cause of death was not immediately known.
Boozer was a two-time first-team All-American at...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 11:00 AM
Jim Buss told T.J. Simers recently to expect the same core of players on the Lakers roster next season.
Kobe Bryant turns 34 in August, and he's already played in 1,381 regular season and playoff games in his 16 seasons with the Lakers. Given all that...
| Mar 9, 2013
| 6:43 AM
Blowouts. Narrow margins of victory. Lucky breaks. Overwhelming opponents with superior skills.
It all adds up to a pair of remarkable streaks in Miami and Chicago.
Yet, the funny thing about these testaments to consistent success: They don't mean...
| Mar 10, 2013
| 6:33 PM
The text messages or phone calls to Magic power forward Tobias Harris come weekly from the legend.
He often receives them after games from the 60-year-old man in Texas. Generations apart, they have little in common but basketball.
| Mar 10, 2013
| 7:22 PM
So much for the popular sentiment Indiana presents the Heat a problem because of their size and frontline muscle. And so much for the idea Indiana is lying in the weeds for a coming playoff matchup.
Heat 105, Indiana 91
That's a storyline killer,...