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  • Blake Griffin not in danger of being suspended for playoff opener

    Blake Griffin not in danger of being suspended for playoff opener
    Blake Griffin needs to be on his best behavior for only one more game. The Clippers forward has accumulated 15 technical fouls this season, putting him one short of triggering a league-mandated one-game suspension. But were Griffin to avoid...
  • Given the chance, Jordan Farmar says he'll be a Laker next season

    Given the chance, Jordan Farmar says he'll be a Laker next season
    The Lakers have two games left before they wrap a miserable regular season. Despite the team's down year, point guard Jordan Farmar said if it was up to him, he'd be back next season with the franchise. "Of course, I'd be a Laker," he said after the...
  • Trainer Gary Vitti suffers through a painful season with the Lakers

    Trainer Gary Vitti suffers through a painful season with the Lakers
    Gary Vitti's workspace at the Lakers' training facility is surrounded by a life-size skeleton, detailed charts of the human muscular system and books about tendons and ligaments. Lots of books. The medical library came in handy this season as the Lakers...
  • Doc Rivers pondering whether to rest Clippers starters

    Doc Rivers pondering whether to rest Clippers starters
    Rest or not to rest. That's something Clippers Coach Doc Rivers has pondered with two regular-season games left. Rivers has thought about sitting some of his starters in one or both of the next two games. But Rivers said, “No,” when...
  • Lakers beat Utah Jazz, 119-104, and attitude is 'Thanks but no tanks'

     Lakers beat Utah Jazz, 119-104, and attitude is 'Thanks but no tanks'
    SALT LAKE CITY — Poor Lakers. They lose even when they win. They hammered the similarly woeful Utah Jazz on Monday, 119-104, but damaged their lottery percentages for the draft. If the Lakers had lost, Utah would have caught them (and Boston) in...
  • Grizzlies beat Suns, clinch playoff spot

    Grizzlies beat Suns, clinch playoff spot
    Zach Randolph scored 32 points and the Memphis Grizzlies clinched the final playoff berth in the Western Conference with a 97-91 victory over Phoenix that eliminated the Suns from postseason contention. The Grizzlies scored the last six points of an...
  • Up next for the Clippers: Tuesday vs. Denver

    Up next for the Clippers: Tuesday vs. Denver
    VS. DENVER When: 7:30. Where: Staples Center. On the air: TV: Prime Ticket, TNT; Radio: 980, 1330. Records: Clippers 56-24, Nuggets 36-44. Record vs. Nuggets: 1-2. Update: The Clippers need one more win to set a franchise record for most...
  • Turner Broadcasting to get makeover from new leadership

    Turner Broadcasting to get makeover from new leadership
    Turner Broadcasting is getting a makeover. For years, the parent company of cable channels TBS, CNN, TNT, Cartoon Network, HLN and TruTV was one of the more stable and low-key units of Time Warner Inc. Based in Atlanta, Turner seldom gets as much...
  • Nick Young carries Lakers to 119-104 win over Jazz

    Nick Young carries Lakers to 119-104 win over Jazz
    Lakers 102, Utah Jazz 87 (end of regulation) The Lakers had everything to gain with a loss in Utah on Monday night, but Nick Young wasn't thinking about the team's lottery standing when he scored 41 points to lead the Lakers to a 119-104 win....
  • Lakers sit in sixth lottery position, with room to climb

    Lakers sit in sixth lottery position, with room to climb
    The 2013-14 regular season will come to a close Wednesday. With a record of 25-54, the Lakers stand in 25th place overall, which translates to sixth in the NBA's draft lottery standings. On May 20, the league will randomly select the top-three picks...
  • Clippers' Jamal Crawford could play Saturday

    Clippers' Jamal Crawford could play Saturday
    It appears as if Clippers reserve guard Jamal Crawford will play Saturday after completing a two-hour practice Friday, though the team still has him listed as a game-time decision. Crawford, who has sat out the last five games because of a strained left...