| Jun 24, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Chris Paul is one player. Doc Rivers is a culture.
Blake Griffin elicits wide-eyed awe. Doc Rivers elicits real expectation.
Clipper Nation is built on the unrelenting hope of fans in the shadows. Doc Rivers doesn't settle for hope, and that cloud...
| May 31, 2013
| 3:45 PM
Lob City has once again become Sloppy City.
The Clippers are once again mired in a mess caused by their owner, Donald Sterling. And once again, only the very future of the franchise is at stake.
In an interview this month with The Times' T.J....
| Oct 23, 2013
| 6:56 PM
As the old TV series used to say, there are a million stories in the naked city. We'll touch on each in just a few sentences.
• Ben Howland coaches UCLA to a regular season Pac-12 basketball title and gets punked by Bruins brass. Vinny...
| 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...
| May 11, 2013
| 6:30 PM
CHICAGO — When the Angels got Josh Hamilton following the Dodgers' signing of Zack Greinke, owner Arte Moreno emerged from hiding, took a bow and told everyone:
"Think about how much fun it's going to be. Dodger fans and Angels fans get to argue...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 3:15 PM
The Clippers and Celtics had more discussions Saturday about a deal involving Boston Coach Doc Rivers and power forward Kevin Garnett both coming to Los Angeles, but the Clippers feel as if the current asking price is too high, said NBA executives who...
| Dec 9, 2012
Most people think I write just to get noticed.
I don't see another reason beyond getting paid, and that has to rankle some people — that I get paid to be me.
I know there's probably a higher calling, like informing the masses for the public...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 11:39 PM
SACRAMENTO — The cow bell crowd came to beg some more for NBA attention, maybe the last Kings' game to be contested on this prairie before a move to Seattle.
But there was the real possibility the energy in this graveyard might raise the Kings...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 11:14 PM
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — I've put my life on the line to be here in this rathole with our Clippers.
And so I expect more than what I got from them Thursday in a rather flat 12-point loss to Memphis in Game 3.
The Clippers played a step slow, as if...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 10:14 AM
Coroner’s officials have conducted an autopsy on the body of Scott Sterling, the 32-year-old son of Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, but his cause of death is being deferred until toxicology tests are completed. Those tests would likely...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 6:53 AM
Scott Sterling, the son of Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, has been found dead in Malibu, authorities said Wednesday. L.A. County Sheriff’s Department homicide detectives were called to a home in the 22600 block of Pacific Coast...