| Oct 29, 2013
| 1:31 PM
31,000 fans can’t be wrong.
Ranker.com, a site that provides crowdsourced rankings for opinion-based questions, has placed Michael Jordan at the top of its “Top 10 NBA Players of All Time” list. More than 31,000 voters took part in...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 6:58 AM
The Lakers closed the week with a 4-4 preseason record and an eye on Tuesday's opening-night contest against the Clippers.
Wins over the Utah Jazz on Tuesday and Thursday brought the Lakers to .500, giving an idea of what the team will look like while...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 10:15 PM
The Lakers waived Marcus Landry on Friday night after their 111-106 preseason victory over the Utah Jazz.
Landry was a summer league standout for the Lakers in Las Vegas. Last season, he shot 42.8% from three-point range with the Reno Bighorns of the...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 1:27 PM
Much has been said about the Clippers' decision to cover up the Lakers banners and retired jerseys in the rafters at Staples Center.
Whether it's something that should have been done a long time ago or a disrespect to the Lakers, ultimately the Clippers...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 5:24 PM
Are the Golden State Warriors worthy of the moniker "The New Showtime"?
Sports Illustrated's NBA season preview features four different covers, one of which features Warriors guard Stephen Curry, that "Showtime" headline and the subheadline "Steph Curry...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 6:21 AM
Tim Tebow to the Rams is a possibility after St. Louis starter Sam Bradford was injured Sunday.
Tebow, the former Florida Gators star who led Denver to a playoff win but has struggled to prove he can lead a NFL offense, has been idle since he was cut...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 1:36 PM
Magic guard Victor Oladipo told me after the club’s win against the Brooklyn Nets that he would be interested in competing in the slam-dunk contest during All-Star Weekend.
Oladipo turned in an eye-opening audition Sunday night, completing a 360-...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 1:25 PM
That was the rational side of Mark Walter’s brain speaking. You know, before the Dodgers' chairman agreed to sign right-hander Zack Greinke to a guaranteed $147-million, six-year contract.
Which worked out well in...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 9:42 PM
Unless Clayton Kershaw signs a new contract with the Dodgers, he will become a free agent at the end of the 2014 season — something he admitted to being curious about Saturday.
"I think any player, that's the reward of baseball, to make it to that...
| Nov 3, 2013
Pau Gasol walked slowly from the locker room to his car Friday night, clutching a small bag from a health-food store as the overhead fluorescent lights formed his shadow in front of him.
He spoke quietly to a reporter in Spanish after the Lakers...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 11:04 AM
Arsenio Hall, who was on the cover of Time magazine in 1989 ("TV's hip host grabs the post-Carson generation"), returned to the air Monday night for an indefinite run as the host of a revived "The Arsenio Hall Show." (It should be said right off that...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 9:23 PM
The Lakers display 12 championship banners (including one to recognize the team's five championships won in Minneapolis), 10 retired jerseys (including one to honor the late Chick Hearn) and one special banner to honor six from the Minneapolis era...