| 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 12, 2013
| 2:23 PM
The Magic need to keep an eye on a game-changer who might be available at any time — or by the time they have big money to spend in a few years.
He's a champion, a defensive whiz, a motivator, a leader to the stars.
He knows the ins and outs...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 8:23 AM
Jason Kidd landed the Brooklyn Nets' head-coaching gig Tuesday, just 10 days after retiring as a player.
The former point guard was considered one of the smartest players during his 19 NBA seasons, and he led the Nets to back-to-back NBA Finals...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 11:14 AM
As the Clippers continue their search for a new coach, they remain interested in Lionel Hollins and Nate McMillan, said an NBA executive who was not authorized to speak publicly on the matter.
Hollins, the former coach of the Memphis Grizzlies, was...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 3:12 PM
Coaches are now competing with Dwight Howard in the category of Best NBA Drama.
You know there's some sort of bizarre occurrences….
When Jason Kidd becomes the Brooklyn Nets coach only days after shedding his Knicks jersey while coach of the...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 2:57 PM
When Byron Scott met with Clippers owner Donald Sterling Tuesday night for dinner to talk about the team’s coaching vacancy, league officials said the meeting between the two was “really good.”
Scott had met with the Clippers’...
| Jun 21, 2013
It was the summer when a good NBA team was bold enough to become a great one.
It was 1999, and the team was led by two stars who had carried it to three consecutive playoff appearances. But each time it had fallen short of the NBA Finals and been swept...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 3:56 PM
Talks between the Clippers and Boston Celtics about a possible mega-deal that would send Coach Doc Rivers and forward Kevin Garnett to L.A. again have reached an impasse, according to several NBA executives who were not authorized to speak publicly.
| Jun 11, 2013
| 5:31 PM
As the Clippers continued their search for a new coach, former Cleveland Cavaliers coach Byron Scott was the latest candidate to interview for the job Tuesday, according to several NBA executives who were not authorized to speak publicly on the matter....
| 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,...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 11:00 PM
It's that time of year for two of Los Angeles' main basketball coaches. They are living the Willie Nelson country song.
Mama, don't let your babies grow up to be basketball coaches.
We watch a Clippers game Wednesday night, pondering the fate of one,...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 11:15 PM
I worry Charles Barkley might have the Clippers pegged correctly as "fool's gold."
Good to know, though, Barkley has already pronounced the Lakers goners, and here they were Wednesday night pulling a Lazarus while Utah was digging a hole for itself....