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

  • Lakers fans can buy tickets to individual games on Friday

    Lakers fans can buy tickets to individual games on Friday

    The Lakers announced that tickets for individual games for the 2016-17 season will go on sale Friday. Fans can start buying the tickets at noon at Lakers.com/tickets, and they will be able to purchase no more than six per person per game. The Lakers said 1,000 tickets will be available for each...

  • Lakers announce the signing of Chinese star Yi Jianlian

    Lakers announce the signing of Chinese star Yi Jianlian

    The Lakers on Monday announced they have officially signed Chinese star forward/center Yi Jianlian to a deal. The contract for Yi is one year at the veteran’s minimum of $1.13 million that could reach as high as $8 million this season if he reaches several wide-ranging incentive bonuses in the...

  • Lakers announce additions to Luke Walton's coaching staff

    Lakers announce additions to Luke Walton's coaching staff

    The Lakers on Friday officially named a group of assistant coaches to Coach Luke Walton’s staff. Jud Buechler, Brian Keefe and Theo Robertson were named as player development coaches. The Lakers also announced that Casey Owens, who had been the organization’s head coach of the D-Fenders, will now...

  • Lakers center Timofey Mozgov back practicing with Russia after groin injury

    Lakers center Timofey Mozgov back practicing with Russia after groin injury

    Lakers center Timofey Mozgov, who signed a four-year, $64-million deal as a free agent in July, is back working out after he injured a groin last Friday while playing for the Russian national team. The Lakers said Mozgov participated in a full practice Wednesday with Russia and reported no pain...

  • Lakers, Yi Jianlian close to completing deal for forward's NBA return

    Lakers, Yi Jianlian close to completing deal for forward's NBA return

    The Lakers and Chinese star Yi Jianlian are in the final stages of completing a deal for the forward to return to the NBA, said league officials who were not authorized to speak publicly about the contract. Yi’s contract would be for the veteran’s minimum of $1.139 million that could reach “several...

  • Lakers, Chinese star Yi Jianlian in discussions for his NBA return

    Lakers, Chinese star Yi Jianlian in discussions for his NBA return

    The Lakers are in discussions to bring Chinese star Yi Jianlian back to the NBA, The Times has confirmed. No deal had been reached yet, according to an NBA official who was not authorized to speak publicly on the matter. Yi, who was drafted sixth overall by the Milwaukee Bucks in 2007, last played...

  • Paul Pierce plans on returning to the Clippers next season

    Paul Pierce plans on returning to the Clippers next season

    Paul Pierce, anguished at having gone back and forth most of the summer over which direction his basketball career should go, is “leaning heavily towards returning” to the court to play for the Clippers during the 2016-17 season. Pierce, who turns 39 on Oct. 13, will be entering his 19th season...

  • Russell Westbrook brings a smile to Oklahoma City by signing a contract extension

    Russell Westbrook brings a smile to Oklahoma City by signing a contract extension

    The news that Russell Westbrook had agreed to a three-year, $85.7-million contract extension with Oklahoma City had to bring a big sigh of relief to the Thunder. For the rest of the NBA, particularly the Lakers, it means that Westbrook will be off the market until 2018, when the player option in...

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