| Jun 24, 2013
| 2:12 PM
Writers from around the Tribune Co. discuss whether the expected hiring Doc Rivers as coach will be enough to put the Clippers into the Western Conference finals.
Ben Bolch, Los Angeles Times
Doc Rivers immediately makes the Clippers a team that...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 3:40 PM
Three years ago, the Heat staged their silly pep-rally, suggesting multiple titles could be won.
LeBron James: "Not two, not three, not four, not five, not six, not seven…"
LeBron was simply playing to the crowd that summer day as Miami...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 7:05 AM
The Lakers were well represented when the NBA announced the 2013 Social Media Awards on NBA TV on Wednesday night.
Dwight Howard, with Kobe Bryant, won the Snap Shot Award for the mock fight in front of Coach Mike D'Antoni.
Bryant also won The 140...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 11:00 PM
It would be surprising if the chant in Staples Center isn't loud and persistent by now.
And he's going to need it, limping as he was during Monday afternoon's loss at Golden State.
But if sports is all about winning and the pursuit of excellence,...
| 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...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 4:32 PM
There will once again be a slew of athletes and celebrity presenters at Cartoon Network's Hall of Game Awards, now in its third year and premiering Feb. 11 at 7pm ET/PT on the network. The Hall of Game Awards let viewers vote for and honor their...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 4:32 PM
NBA All Star Game 2013 weekend TV schedule begins Friday on ESPN and TNT and runs through Sunday with the NBA All Star Game at the Toyota Center in Houston. The NBA’s best head to the Toyota Center in Houston Feb. 15-17 for the annual celebration of...
| Feb 24, 2013
| 3:42 AM
Big Threes these days come with Hall of Fame expectations.
It probably will be the case for LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh.
It almost assuredly will be the case for Ray Allen, Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce.
And depending on the...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 7:55 AM
It never should’ve been that difficult, but the Bulls finally put away the dogbreath Charlotte Bobcats at home Monday night.
At least they didn’t lose, right? The Bulls dumped a game to those Charlotte chumps at home earlier this season, and...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 11:11 PM
It starts with the lights. The Clippers never dim the Staples Center lights, allowing their shrieking crowd to become one with their soaring team. The Lakers darken the arena as if they are performing in a nightclub, the Clippers act like they are playing...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 4:49 PM
Jamal Crawford, the Clippers super-sub guard, was not picked as a reserve for the NBA All-Star game in Houston Feb. 17.
NBA head coaches selected 14 reserves for the East and West teams. Crawford, in his 13th NBA season, has never made an All-Star...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 11:20 PM
Tennis--Australian Open, men’s semifinal, same-day tape, 11 a.m. (ESPN2); women’s championship, 2 a.m. (ESPN2)
Cycling--Tour Down Under, Stage 4, same-day tape, 2:30 p.m. (NBCSN)
NBA Basketball--Minnesota Timberwolves at...