Lisa Dillman

Writer

Lisa Dillman is a former sports reporter for the Los Angeles Times; she left in 2016. She has covered the Kings, the Ducks, the Clippers, professional tennis, soccer and Olympic sports at five Summer Games and two Winter Games for the newspaper since 1992. With business reporter Jim Bates, she was honored by APSE, finishing second in the investigative category with a series of reports detailing the rise and fall of Kings owner Bruce McNall into bankruptcy and the subsequent federal investigation. More recently, she covered the Kings' run to the Stanley Cup in 2012. She plays tennis much better than she skates.

Recent Articles

  • Novak Djokovic, Stan Wawrinka advance to U.S. Open men's final

    Novak Djokovic, Stan Wawrinka advance to U.S. Open men's final

    This was a feast for the fickle: If you didn’t like what you were seeing at the U.S. Open in the men’s semifinals, just wait a few minutes and let nature take its course. And it did. Novak Djokovic and Stan Wawrinka navigated through a variety of difficult conditions and equally tricky opponents...

  • Final four men at U.S. Open meet for a familiar rematch

    Final four men at U.S. Open meet for a familiar rematch

    There is a reassuring familiarity about the final four men left at the U.S. Open. Defending champion Novak Djokovic of Serbia vs. Gael Monfils of France; and Stan Wawrinka of Switzerland vs. Kei Nishikori of Japan. If you think you’ve seen this before, well, you have.   In July. The same four players,...

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