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  • For the record

    UCLA basketball photo: In the April 17 Sports section, the caption for a photograph on an article about UCLA basketball players leaving for the NBA identified the player sitting between teammates Kyle Anderson and Zach LaVine as Norman Powell. The...
  • Clippers' Blake Griffin doesn't want to talk flop

    Clippers' Blake Griffin doesn't want to talk flop
    Blake Griffin stood with his back against the wall at the Clippers' practice facility Thursday, his answers thoughtful when he talked about the Golden State Warriors. Griffin acknowledged he heard about the disparaging comments Golden State guard Klay...
  • Story lines run deep in NBA playoffs, as should the Clippers

    Story lines run deep in NBA playoffs, as should the Clippers
    It's springtime in Los Angeles, otherwise known as the season when the Clippers march merrily into the playoffs and the Lakers conduct exit interviews. OK, so maybe this isn't exactly an annual occurrence. The Lakers haven't missed the playoffs during...
  • Western Conference playoffs feature incredible balance

    Western Conference playoffs feature incredible balance
    Pick a champion, any champion. You could make a case for any of the eight playoff teams to win the wonderfully wild Western Conference. San Antonio has the best record in the NBA and features more precise movement than Cirque du Soleil. Oklahoma...
  • Knicks' Carmelo Anthony calls season a 'failure' and 'embarrassment'

    Knicks' Carmelo Anthony calls season a 'failure' and 'embarrassment'
    Carmelo Anthony said he wants to stay in New York, and said he wants to win. It will be up to Phil Jackson to convince him that he can do both. With the Knicks' season over and Anthony missing the playoffs for the first time in his career, he can...
  • UCLA's Bryce Alford, Isaac Hamilton likely to share point guard job

     UCLA's Bryce Alford, Isaac Hamilton likely to share point guard job
    Going by the numbers, it looks as though UCLA's basketball team got a push. It lost two players and kept two. But the reality is the Bruins lost more than they retained. Kyle Anderson and Zach LaVine both declared their intent to enter the NBA draft....
  • NBA playoffs: Western Conference preview

    NBA playoffs: Western Conference preview
    3. CLIPPERS 57-25 (Home: 34-7; Road: 23-18) vs. 6. GOLDEN STATE 51-31 (Home: 27-14; Road: 24-17) Season series: Tied, 2-2. Key stat: The Clippers lead the NBA in three-point defense, holding teams to 33.2% shooting from beyond the arc. That...
  • NBA playoffs: Eastern Conference preview

    NBA playoffs: Eastern Conference preview
    1. INDIANA 56-26 (Home: 35-6; Road: 21-20) vs. 8. ATLANTA 38-44 (Home: 24-17; Road: 14-27) Season series: Tied, 2-2. Key stat: Even with its epic late-season slide, Indiana still ranked second in the league by giving up only 92.3 points per...
  • Steve Nash still hopes he can be a healthy contributor for Lakers

    Steve Nash still hopes he can be a healthy contributor for Lakers
    Steve Nash visited with General Manager Mitch Kupchak and Coach Mike D'Antoni at the Lakers' practice facility in El Segundo on Thursday for his exit meeting after a disappointing 2013-14 season. The veteran point guard hopes to be back next season to...
  • Chris Kaman acknowledges frustration with Lakers Coach Mike D'Antoni

    Chris Kaman acknowledges frustration with Lakers Coach Mike D'Antoni
    Veteran center Chris Kaman opened the annual end-of-season Lakers' exit interview at the team's practice facility in El Segundo on Thursday. Kaman met with General Manager Mitch Kupchak and Coach Mike D'Antoni, discussing the past season and briefly...
  • Jordan Farmar wants to return to Lakers after 'asterisk' season

    Jordan Farmar wants to return to Lakers after 'asterisk' season
    Jordan Farmar met with General Manager Mitch Kupchak and Coach Mike D'Antoni on Thursday at the Lakers' practice facility for his exit interview. "I kind of view it as an asterisk season. We didn't have a fair shot at it," Farmar said of the Lakers' 27-...