When representatives from all 30 NBA teams convene Tuesday in New York for a mandatory union meeting to discuss all the issues involving the lockout, it will give the Players’ Association executive board a chance to inform them on what’s ...
Lakers Coach Mike Brown has every right to be bitter. He guided the Cleveland Cavaliers through five seasons, helping them to two Eastern Confernce finals and one NBA FInals while compiling a 272-138 record. Yet, owner Dan Gilbert fired him after the 2009-10 s
1. The Lakers nearly squandered a fourth-quarter lead. The Lakers' 97-92 victory Friday over the Cleveland Cavaliers shouldn't have been close. They entered the fourth quarter with an 82-70 lead. They appeared full of energy. And they appeared ready to rest fo
Four reporters from the Tribune Co. weigh in on the question. Feel free to leave a comment expressing your opinion on the topic. Barry Stavro, Los Angeles Times The answer is obvious. Kevin Durant had a terrific regular season, and ...
Sparks guard Candace Parker has been through this exercise many times already. She weighed family loyalties when Cleveland and Boston met in the Eastern Conference semifinals because her brother, Anthony Parker, plays for the Cavaliers while her husband, Sheld
1. Put the game away early. There's no use analyzing what the Cavaliers (8-29) might bring to the Lakers (27-11) when they square up Tuesday night at Staples Center (nothing). There's no use assessing what LeBron James' decision to take his talents to South Be
With their heads slumped, the Lakers walked off the court of Quicken Loans Arena with no reasons to stop staring at the ground. The Lakers with their 104-99 loss Wednesday to the Cleveland Cavaliers concluded a seven-game trip at 4-3, marked their third consec
Cavaliers 104, Lakers 99 (final) Really? This was a Cavaliers team the Lakers beat by 55 points last month. This was a Cavaliers team that lost 26 consecutive games before they beat L.A.'s other team, the Clippers. And this was a Cavaliers team with the worst
The Lakers need to stop addressing their priorities on a sliding scale. Credit the team for not taking the bait on whether it could surpass the Chicago Bulls' 72-win season, set during the '95-'96 campaign. Even when the Lakers began the season with an 8-0 sta