| Oct 9, 2013
| 8:21 PM
JACKSONVILLE — Butterflies swirled inside Victor Oladipo's stomach as tipoff approached Wednesday night.
He was about to make his NBA preseason debut, and as he stretched at center court before the national anthem, he saw Julius Erving, Rick...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 7:31 PM
1. San Antonio
2012-13 finish: 58-24.
Coming: Marco Belinelli, Jeff Pendergraph.
Going: Gary Neal, DeJuan Blair.
Before anyone asks the Spurs to appear en masse on the next episode of "Derek," Ricky Gervais' thoughtful look at...
| 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...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 7:30 PM
Pelicans 96, Lakers 85 (final)
The New Orleans Pelicans pulled away in the fourth quarter to beat the Lakers by 11 points. The Lakers ran out of gas against the younger, athletic Pelicans, especially with second-year forward-center Anthony Davis...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 10:09 PM
AT NEW ORLEANS
When: 5 PST.
Where: New Orleans Arena.
On the air: TV: TWC SportsNet, TWC Deportes; Radio: 710, 1330.
Records: Lakers 3-3; Pelicans 2-3.
Record vs. Pelicans (2012-13): 4-0.
Update: Power forward Anthony Davis has been a force so...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 10:04 PM
NEW ORLEANS — Pau Gasol pledged to carry the Lakers while Kobe Bryant was absent, willing to be the leader for however long an Achilles' tendon took to heal.
He needs to start playing better or else it might not matter when Bryant returns.
| Dec 3, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Big Ten-ACC Challenge 2013 schedule and preview: The 15th annual Big Ten-ACC Challenge takes place Dec. 3-4 with ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPNU televising all 12 games. Highlighting the battle for conference bragging rights and the Commissioner’s Cup are...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 6:29 PM
To make the playoffs, the Lakers need to be better than seven teams in the Western Conference.
In the first of a 14-part series, are the Lakers better than the New Orleans Pelicans?
The Pelicans made two major off-season additions in...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 2:12 PM
MaxPreps.com, in a very unscientific survey using the high schools of current NBA players and a rating service, has concluded that Los Angeles would produce the best five-man starting unit. Their group would include Russell Westbrook (Leuzinger), Jrue...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 7:50 PM
PISCATAWAY, N.J. — Rutgers University head men's basketball coach Eddie Jordan has announced that Monte Shubik will serve as the program's director of player services.
A native of Stoystown, Shubik arrives at Rutgers after working as...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 7:08 PM
NBA teams have completed the bulk of their offseason moves, so now’s the perfect time to evaluate what, if anything, has changed in the Eastern Conference’s balance of power.
There will be two competitions to watch in the season ahead.
| Aug 20, 2013
| 3:18 PM
The top 10 individual performances by an athlete in a team setting from the 2012-13 season were voted on by the Glendale News-Press sports department.
1 Isacson saves, CV wins CIF, Feb. 23 — When Gabriel Isaacson emerged from the pool on the 23rd...