| Sep 7, 2013
| 9:06 AM
Jerry Tarkanian, the droopy-eyed coach from California's Central Valley known as "Tark the Shark," will finally get his due Sunday when he joins former NBA defensive player of the year Gary Payton, All-Star forward Bernard King, fellow coach Rick Pitino...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 5:45 PM
The Lakers have one of the NBA's largest fan bases, especially when taking into account the team's online presence.
According to a paper by Mike Lewis and Manish Tripathi of Emory University, the Lakers have the most "social media equity" in the league....
| Jun 24, 2013
| 4:49 PM
As of Monday afternoon, the NBA still had not approved the deal for Doc Rivers to join the Clippers as their new coach and for the Boston Celtics to receive a first-round pick in 2015 from L.A.
The two sides had agreed in principle on the deal Sunday....
| Sep 3, 2013
| 9:27 PM
Abby Wambach extended her world record with her 161st international goal, Sydney Leroux scored four times in the first half, and the next generation of U.S. women's soccer blended nicely with the old guard Tuesday night as the Americans thumped Mexico, 7-...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 6:40 AM
Lakers guard/forward Nick Young went home Wednesday, hosting his third annual back-to-school giveaway at Robertson Park.
"This is where it all started from, right here at Robertson Park," Young said. "It's where I grew up playing. I have history here....
| Aug 6, 2013
| 7:29 PM
When the NBA released its 2013-14 regular-season schedule Tuesday, it made sense that the Lakers would host the Clippers in a nationally televised game Oct. 29 at Staples Center in the season opener for both teams.
After all, the arena rivals appear...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 8:00 PM
Because Doc Rivers had played one season for the Clippers, he pretty much knew where he wanted to live when he moved to Los Angeles to become their coach and senior vice president of basketball operations. He didn't know how odd the whole experience would...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 1:53 AM
The Lakers' summer league squad in Las Vegas performed relatively well, finishing in the quarterfinals with an 83-77 loss to the Golden State Warriors.
Mark Madsen, recently appointed to Coach Mike D'Antoni's staff as a player development coach,...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 5:44 PM
The next thing you know, Jack Nicholson will be sitting courtside to watch the most captivating NBA team in town.
That would be the Clippers, who upstaged their Staples Center brethren once again by reaching a deal Sunday to lure Doc Rivers away from...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 9:18 PM
Doc Rivers is considered one of the best coaches in the NBA, and now he'll be coaching the Clippers.
It just took a while to make that happen.
Almost two weeks of haggling, negotiating and wrangling were required for the Clippers to finally pry Rivers...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Kobe Bryant has long maintained that winning a title is his only goal for each and every season. The All-Star guard has talked about playing at least three more years, to pad his "ring count."
Would he be willing to take a pay cut, like Tim Duncan...