Writers from around the Tribune Co. weigh in on the topic. Check back throughout the day for more responses and feel free to leave a comment of your own. Barry Stavro, Los Angeles Times Timberwolves power forward Kevin Love is...
Writers from around the Tribune Co. weigh in on the topic. Check back throughout the day for more responses and feel free to leave a comment of your own. Barry Stavro, Los Angeles Times Timberwolves power forward Kevin Love is ...
Clippers rookie sensation Blake Griffin is one of the reasons this is the greatest NBA season in decades. So says GQ magazine in its "Guide to the New NBA Golden Age," which is online now and will appear in the ...
The chant picked up in a hurry: "We want Blake, we want Blake" early in the fourth quarter and the Staples Center crowd erupted when Blake Griffin got off the bench and re-entered the game. Griffin missed a reverse layup ...
The Lakers' Kobe Bryant and the Thunder's Kevin Durant have combined for 54 points to put the West All-Stars up by 17 points going into the final quarter Sunday at Staples Center. But the East's deficit wasn't LeBron James' fault ... .
Clippers rookie and fan favorite Blake Griffin had six points in his first six minutes on the court. He was also fighting for rebounding position under the hoop with a bit more energy than the other stars on the floor ... .
After the tipped ball bounced into his direction, Kobe Bryant grabbed it, dribbled and then immediately scanned the floor. He noticed the open court in front of him where he could throw down a highlight-reel dunk that'd remind the 17,163 fans at Staples Center
Note: We will have a live chat today at 2:30 p.m. Be sure to also bookmark this website. Sam Amick, who covered the Kings for the Sacramento Kings and the NBA for AOL Fanhouse, runs his own website titled NBA Confidential. It's definitely a must-read. And the
Everybody on the Lakers appeared spread out on the court, but they all turned in one direction. Lakers forward Lamar Odom bodied up Minnesota forward Kevin Love, preventing him from getting solid post position. Lakers guard Steve Blake stepped down to swipe th
Lakers 90, Timberwolves 79 (final) It took some time, but the Lakers finally put the Timberwolves away to notch their fifth straight win. The Lakers have defeated the Timberwolves 14 straight times, seven consecutive times at the Target Center. When Kobe Bryan
--The Times' Mike Bresnahan will be hosting a live chat here from 2 to 3 p.m. In between watching March Madness, be sure to fire Brez with some questions. --The Times' Broderick Turner explains how Lakers center Andrew Bynum's playing effective even if he does
Kobe Bryant wore frustrated looks and painful expressions. He provided terse answers. And he spent an hour in the trainer's room after the Lakers' 106-98 victory Friday over the Minnesota Timberwolves for treatment of assorted aches and pains, including injuri
UCLA's basketball players are embarking on their own version of spring training, beginning a program they hope will help lay the foundation for a deeper run in the NCAA tournament in 2012. The Bruins' spring program will entail three 40-minute ...
Ultimate Fighting Championship President Dana White, still celebrating a seven-year association with Fox worth $100 million annually, said Monday he'll know more about the Nov. 12 participants after the UFC card this weekend in Brazil. The debut "UFC on Fox"..
HBO is the gift that keeps on giving. It provides amazing enterprise reporting with Real Sports. It recently finished hilarious and revealing behind-the-scenes coverage of the New York Jets' training camp in Hard Knocks. And it features the original series Ent
1. It's a preseason game. The result doesn't matter.But the Lakers didn't play pretty, either, in their 111-92 exhibition loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves. They looked like they weren't even trying in the second half. They went 18 for 33 from the free-throw
Rain poured down on Rucker Park, but that wasn't going to dampen Lamar Odom's enthusiasm. Everyone who surrounded New York City's legendary basketball court that day in 2003 had plenty of reason to feel excited. Rapper Jay-Z had assembled a street-ball basketb
1. Can all the Lakers starters play less than 30 minutes? -- The outcome doesn't even appear in question, what with the Lakers starting off 7-0 and Minnesota (1-6) clearly showing that the rebuilding project is going to take some time. No need to exert all you
A few notes: I am in short supply of Laker blog profiles. This is something I plan to feature on Lakers' off-days throughout the season so if you want this series to continue, send your profiles to email@example.com Plenty of readers loved, for good reason, "J
1. The Lakers appeared uninterested. Instead of using the team's off day to rest and recharge, the team seemed to take it as a sign they can take things easy. Instead of carrying their team-first offense and hustle on defense against Portland, the offense coll