Los Angeles Times

Broderick Turner

Writer

Broderick Turner is the Los Angeles Times’ beat reporter for the Los Angeles Clippers. He has been at The Times since 2008. He was hired to help with the coverage of the Los Angeles Lakers and has been covering the Clippers since 2011. Before coming to The Times, Turner worked at the Riverside Press-Enterprise, where he covered the Lakers, Clippers and UCLA. 

Recent Articles

  • Clippers host six players for pre-draft workout

    Clippers host six players for pre-draft workout

    He has the exact first and last name of his more famous father, an NBA Hall of Famer who mean-mugged his way through 17 seasons. But Gary Payton II isn’t trying to let his dad’s name determine his fate. Payton seeks to make his own name, hoping his skills from playing at Oregon State and his talent...

  • Lakers, Brian Shaw closing in on deal for him to become Luke Walton's top assistant

    Lakers, Brian Shaw closing in on deal for him to become Luke Walton's top assistant

    Brian Shaw and the Lakers are close to an agreement on a deal for him to become Luke Walton’s lead assistant coach, the Los Angeles Times learned Saturday. Shaw’s experience as a head coach, an assistant coach and as a championship player were the primary reasons why Walton wanted him on his staff,...

  • NBA draft: Here's the best guess on how the first round will play out

    NBA draft: Here's the best guess on how the first round will play out

    The presumption across the NBA is that Ben Simmons from Louisiana State and Brandon Ingram from Duke are the best players in this year's draft and they are expected to go one-two to the Philadelphia 76ers and the Lakers. After that, it's a big guessing game because there are no obvious standouts...

  • Lakers' draft decision should be easy: Take who's left between Brandon Ingram and Ben Simmons

    Lakers' draft decision should be easy: Take who's left between Brandon Ingram and Ben Simmons

    The Lakers probably won't have much to decide in next month's draft. They'll likely take whoever Philadelphia passes up, be it Duke's Brandon Ingram or Louisiana State's Ben Simmons, freshman forwards who couldn't be any more different, causing much more work for Philadelphia with the top pick...

  • Clippers host pre-draft workouts

    Clippers host pre-draft workouts

    None of the six players who had a pre-draft workout for the Clippers on Wednesday have any idea if they’ll be drafted in the first round, second round or at all. Most likely they are being considered as second-round picks by the Clippers and other teams, but they still wanted to show their talents...

  • Simmons or Ingram? Who is the better fit for Lakers?

    Simmons or Ingram? Who is the better fit for Lakers?

    The basketball gods have smiled down on the Lakers yet again, granting them an NBA lottery pick that just may help push them out of their recent doldrums. And as the Lakers’ fortunes would have it, they will pick second in the NBA draft for the second consecutive year. But because the Lakers have...

  • NBA Eastern Conference finals: How the Cavaliers and Raptors match up

    NBA Eastern Conference finals: How the Cavaliers and Raptors match up

    EASTERN CONFERENCE FINALS 1. CLEVELAND First round defeated Detroit, 4-0. Second round defeated Atlanta, 4-0. 2. TORONTO First round defeated Indiana, 4-3. Second round defeated Miami, 4-3. Season series: Raptors, 2-1. Key stats: The Cavaliers are the best-shooting three-point team in the playoffs,...

  • NBA Western Conference finals preview: Golden State vs. Oklahoma City

    NBA Western Conference finals preview: Golden State vs. Oklahoma City

    NBA Western Conference finals 1. Golden State First round defeated Houston, 4-1. Second round defeated Portland, 4-1. 3. Oklahoma City First round defeated Dallas, 4-1 Second round defeated San Antonio, 4-2. Season series: Warriors 3-0. Key stats: The Warriors are the highest-scoring team in the...

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