| Apr 17, 2014
| 7:50 PM
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...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 9:55 PM
PORTLAND, Ore. — There was a gust of certainty Monday, a rarity in one of the most uneasy seasons in Lakers history.
Steve Nash clearly wants to return next season.
"I want to come back for sure," he said Monday.
It's a longshot he'll even...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 9:24 PM
INDIANAPOLIS — Count Kendall Marshall among those dragged down by the Lakers' woes.
He was a surprisingly successful pick-up from the NBA's Development League, churning out double-digit assists almost immediately when signed in December.
| Mar 2, 2014
| 4:57 PM
Kobe Bryant has played only six games this season, taking away a strong-willed and sometimes critical voice of the Lakers.
But Pau Gasol has played more than six years with Bryant, long enough to pick up some of his behavior.
Several days after...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 8:46 PM
Like a perfectly functioning carburetor on an engine that's otherwise shot, there is one part of the Lakers that continues to hum: their three-point shooting.
Kendall Marshall and Jordan Farmar both ranked among the top six in the NBA in three-point...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 3:57 PM
I hope Chick Hearn doesn't have cable in heaven.
John C. Borrego
How bad was it at Staples Center on Thursday night? It was so bad that that Justin Bieber pulled his pants up, so that he could make a quick getaway. It was so bad...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 8:43 PM
Among the many things the Philadelphia 76ers had lost since Evan Turner drove for a game-winning layup Jan. 29 against the Boston Celtics: Turner and hope.
All was not lost, however, amid the ensuing 26-game losing streak that spanned exactly two...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 4:31 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas – Ryan Boatright fielded a number of questions about the NBA on Friday.
He wasn't ready to announce a decision, but it sounds as though he is leaning toward coming back for his senior season at UConn.
"It's a lifetime dream to get...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 5:28 PM
Friday was decision day at UConn regarding the NBA draft, and the Huskies got some good news and some bad news.
DeAndre Daniels, who played the best basketball of his career during UConn's run to the national championship, decided to leave college on...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 5:58 PM
DeAndre Daniels announced Friday that he is entering the NBA draft. Ryan Boatright announced he is staying at UConn for his senior season.
They made the correct decisions.
The two three-pointers in a 102-second span that turned Florida's 16-4 lead...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 5:53 PM
Nik Vucevic sat out his second game in a row Saturday night as his Orlando Magic hosted the Minnesota Timberwolves at Amway Center.
Vucevic now has missed 20 of the Magic's 77 games this season due to two separate left-ankle sprains, a concussion and...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 4:45 PM
In what might have been Jameer Nelson's final game as a member of the Orlando Magic — the 2013-14 season finale Wednesday night against the Indiana Pacers — the best look fans inside Amway Center had of the veteran point guard occurred...