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Al Jefferson

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  • Up next for the Clippers: Wednesday at Charlotte

    Up next for the Clippers: Wednesday at Charlotte
    AT CHARLOTTE When: 4 p.m. PST. Where: Time Warner Cable Arena. On the air: TV: Prime Ticket; Radio: 980, 1330. Records: Clippers 29-14, Bobcats 18-25. Record vs. Bobcats: 1-0. Update: The Clippers have defeated Charlotte six consecutive times....
  • Lakers close strong to beat the Bobcats, 88-85

    Lakers close strong to beat the Bobcats, 88-85
    Lakers 88, Charlotte Bobcats 85 (final) Pau Gasol shut down Charlotte's Al Jefferson in the final minutes as the Lakers made a late push to end a three-game losing streak, winning their first game since the return of Kobe Bryant from an Achilles injury....
  • Kobe Bryant talks championship after Lakers' 88-85 victory over Charlotte

    Kobe Bryant talks championship after Lakers' 88-85 victory over Charlotte
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — It hasn't looked as if the Lakers will soon add one of those golden trophies to the window sill that overlooks their practice court. Whether it's the slow return of an aging superstar or Pau Gasol's hot-and-cold play (mostly...
  • How the NBA's Western Conference will be won

    PLAYOFF-BOUND 1. San Antonio 2012-13 finish: 58-24. Coming: Marco Belinelli, Jeff Pendergraph. Going: Gary Neal, DeJuan Blair. Before anyone asks the Spurs to appear en masse on the next episode of "Derek," Ricky Gervais' thoughtful look at...
  • Heat the team to beat in NBA's Eastern Conference

    PLAYOFF-BOUND 1. Miami 2012-13 finish: 66-16. Coming: Michael Beasley, Greg Oden. Going: Mike Miller, Juwan Howard. The Heat propped up its three-peat hopes with two balky knees and a whiff of controversy. Oden has already encountered knee...
  • Michael Jordan says Bobcats will not tank games to get top draft pick

    Michael Jordan says Bobcats will not tank games to get top draft pick
    On the heels of one NBA general manager telling ESPN The Magazine that his franchise will lose games on purpose to increase the chances of improving their draft position, Charlotte Bobcats owner Michael Jordan scoffed at the suggestion Friday. "I don'...
  • Lakers have more issues than just Kobe Bryant's health

    Lakers have more issues than just Kobe Bryant's health
    The Lakers are 6-7, lingering in the bottom half of the Western Conference and running on a treadmill the size of a franchise while awaiting the return of Kobe Bryant. But how will Bryant look? What's the deal with Steve Nash? Who took over Jordan Hill'...
  • Lakers' Kobe Bryant gets new contract, but can he get another ring?

    Lakers' Kobe Bryant gets new contract, but can he get another ring?
    The Lakers experienced an early day, a 9 a.m. charter flight to Washington D.C. As usual, Kobe Bryant was up before any of them. He signed a two-year contract extension Monday morning for $48.5 million that stands to keep him with the Lakers until...
  • Kentucky's Nerlens Noel looks like best bet in a soft NBA draft

    Kentucky's Nerlens Noel looks like best bet in a soft NBA draft
    Here's what you need to know about Thursday's NBA draft: Nerlens Noel averaged 10.5 points as a Kentucky freshman until his season ended early because of a serious knee injury. Now he's the likely No. 1 pick. Noel still can't jump because of surgery...
  • A look at the top NBA free agents not named Chris Paul or Dwight Howard

    A look at the top NBA free agents not named Chris Paul or Dwight Howard
    Chris Paul and Dwight Howard became free agents at 9:01 p.m. PT on Sunday. At 9:02 p.m., all but a handful of NBA teams stopped daydreaming and resumed their pursuit of more realistic options. If Paul and Howard represent the Rodeo Drive of this year'...
  • In the list of great Lakers accomplishments, this isn't one of them

    In the list of great Lakers accomplishments, this isn't one of them
    Yay? One of the most hyped teams in NBA history fell exhaustedly into the playoffs Wednesday. Appropriately, it happened with only three hours left in the season. Fittingly, it was clinched when they were just standing around. Ten minutes before the...