Dan Woike

Dan Woike covers the Los Angeles Chargers for The Times. He joined the newsroom after years of writing about the Clippers for the Orange County Register. Woike has also covered the Angels, the Dodgers and USC. A native Chicagoan, he enjoys bad TV, OK wine and great beer.
NBA adjusts a handful of rules, including the shot clock

The NBA announced a handful of rule changes for the upcoming season, resetting the shot clock, simplifying the clear-path foul rules and expanding the triggers for replay when it comes to conduct.

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Lakers' Lonzo Ball has some catching up to do and staying healthy is No. 1

Lakers second-year guard Lonzo Ball, despite being cleared for full five-on-five contact, hasn’t been on the court with his teammates as he rehabs from knee surgery. Not yet, and one of the keys to the Lakers’ future is missing valuable time learning from LeBron James and the other veterans.