| Apr 29, 2014
| 12:52 PM
The decision came quickly and decisively from NBA Commissioner Adam Silver -- a lifetime ban for Clippers owner Donald Sterling.
Former and current NBA players were almost as quick in their praise for Silver, who became the league's commissioner just...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 8:55 PM
Blake Griffin stood with his back against the wall at the Clippers' practice facility Thursday, his answers thoughtful when he talked about the Golden State Warriors.
Griffin acknowledged he heard about the disparaging comments Golden State guard Klay...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 4:52 PM
Dwight Howard walked past Lakers General Manager Mitch Kupchak in that Staples Center tunnel last spring and never really stopped, the allure of less pressure and a permanent honeymoon triggering a Texas two-step.
The hypersensitive hulk returns to...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 6:20 AM
Kobe Bryant was a popular topic last week, opening up to Jimmy Kimmel for an hour of conversation on Thursday in front of a packed house at Nokia Theatre.
The Lakers All-Star guard told Kimmel he isn't sure if he'll play on opening night (Oct. 29),...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 8:17 PM
Happily for Kobe Bryant, he is now going to be a Laker for life.
Sadly for the misguided Lakers, it probably won't be much of a life.
The news Monday that Bryant had signed a two-year contract extension worth $48.5 million – twice his market...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 4:38 PM
The NBA's top players can be divided into three categories at next month's All-Star game: The West, the East and the creased.
Several stars will be wearing freshly pressed suits as the result of injuries that have seemingly left no roster untouched....
| Nov 4, 2013
| 11:07 PM
Monday night at Staples Center, many fans came to harass the contrarian to that ever popular Randy Newman song. They wanted to see Dwight Howard fail because he didn't love L.A.
Actually, it was just the Lakers portion of the metropolis that the star...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 10:50 PM
CHICAGO — The Lakers found a new way to lose, if that's even possible anymore.
They played well enough for 52 minutes and 59.1 seconds but the final 0.9 was a killer for them, an inbounds pass leading to an open layup that meant a 102-100 overtime...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Former NFL running back Jim Brown gave a controversial opinion on Kobe Bryant while visiting "The Arsenio Hall Show" on Tuesday night.
"He threw [Shaquille O'Neal] under the bus and he is somewhat confused about culture, because he was brought up in...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 1:23 PM
Former Laker Gary Payton will be inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on Sunday.
The veteran point guard spent one year in Los Angeles, joining with Kobe Bryant, Shaquille O'Neal and Karl Malone for the 2003-04 season.
| Sep 23, 2013
| 8:50 AM
The Sacramento Kings announced that they added Shaquille O'Neal to their ownership group and will introduce him during a press conference at the team's practice facility on Tuesday.
The ownership group is led by Silicon Valley software tycoon Vive...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 11:52 AM
The Lakers' bench is the highest scoring second unit in the NBA.
With an average of 57.8 points a game, the Lakers are eight full points ahead of the Milwaukee Bucks (49.8) and 12.5 points in front of the Sacramento Kings (45.3).
Jodie Meeks, who...