| Jun 18, 2013
| 9:55 AM
The Clippers and Boston Celtics have called off a blockbuster deal Tuesday that centered around Coach Doc Rivers and Kevin Garnett coming to Los Angeles, The Times has learned.
The final sticking point that stopped the deal was Boston president of...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 2:01 PM
Free agent forward Marcus Landry will join the Lakers' summer league team in Las Vegas, according to his agent, Keith Kreiter of Edge Sports.
Marcus Landry to join the Lakers summer league team- great opportunity for Marcus-- he spent time with D'Antoni...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 2:11 PM
Is Doc Rivers available to coach another team?
That seems to be the $21-million question being asked around the NBA on Wednesday about the Boston Celtics coach.
There are two things that are for sure.
If Rivers decides he doesn’t want to coach...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 4:14 PM
Maria Menounos' sports affiliations keep getting her into trouble.
The "Extra" host is a self-proclaimed "die-hard" Boston Celtics fan and has no problems trash-talking and taunting players.
And on Wednesday, the 35-year-old explained on "Conan"...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 4:40 PM
It’s highly unlikely the Lakers and Clippers would do a sign-and-trade deal involving center Dwight Howard despite reports to the contrary, several NBA executives said Saturday.
The rumored deal -- in which Howard would sign with the Lakers, who...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 10:00 AM
Maria Menounos, an outspoken Boston Celtics fan, revealed to Conan O'Brien this week that Jack Nicholson had her booted from her courtside seats during the 2010 NBA Finals.
Menounos, currently a host on "Extra," told O'Brien she was rallying her team on...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 9:58 AM
The notion that the Clippers could somehow get Celtics Coach Doc Rivers and satisfy the high demands from Boston has become a “far-fetched” possibility that L.A. “doesn’t see happening,” according to several NBA executives...
| Jan 5, 2013
Pete Maravich came to town 25 years ago, Jan. 5, 1988. No newspaper, local or national, had an obituary prepared. No need, presumably.
Everything seemed normal that morning in the gymnasium at the First Church of the Nazarene in Pasadena. Maravich had...
| Apr 14, 2013
| 5:12 PM
Times photographer Wally Skalij has covered Lakers games for 15 years, traveling with the team through playoff runs and championships. He has been fortunate to witness one of the greatest players of all time in Kobe Bryant. Skalij covered the 2001 and...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 10:54 PM
While presenting a Lakers jersey to President Ronald Reagan at the White House, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar holds it in front of coach Pat Riley....
| Dec 18, 2012
| 11:12 PM
Pulling into a Staples Center parking lot Tuesday afternoon, I encountered the Lakers' biggest, shaggiest dilemma.
"Hey, good news, Pau Gasol is coming back tonight, right?" said the attendant.
"Yeah, and you still probably want him traded, right?"...