| Jul 19, 2013
| 5:51 PM
Jordan Farmar gave up a lot of money to come back to the Lakers, turning his back on a lucrative deal with a Turkish pro team.
Call him crazy?
"I'm not quite sure I've seen an agreement that paid so generously in recent time in Europe," Lakers General...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 6:32 PM
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...
| 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...
| 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-...
| 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...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 11:11 PM
Sorry, Nerlens Noel and Ben McLemore.
Anthony Bennett was the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft Thursday night and the Brooklyn Nets were the top story after agreeing to a trade with the Boston Celtics that could leave the Miami Heat's Big Three feeling...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 4:00 PM
Two down, six to go!
Miami's Big Three aren't even a third of the way to fulfilling the championship pledge LeBron James made on that sorry summer day in 2010 when he sat on a stage inside AmericanAirlines Arena and said, "Not two, not three, not four,...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 8:05 PM
You mean we have to do it again?
Winning a second consecutive NBA title with the same core group of players can be like dealing with two children: It isn't twice as hard, it's exponentially more tiring and headache-inducing than handling the first....
| Jun 13, 2013
| 9:46 AM
UFC fighter Chael Sonnen, never at a loss to try to draw attention to himself, appeared on "Jim Rome on Showtime" on Wednesday night, and decided to call out LeBron James and the NBA Finals.
"I think LeBron's a dork," James said. "I don't understand...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 5:56 PM
SAN ANTONIO -- Gregg Popovich has been a man of few words during the NBA Finals. If he does respond to reporters' questions, it's usually with terse, if not combative, answers.
But the San Antonio coach found something he could really dig into before...
| May 4, 2013
| 10:27 AM
Luol Deng will not be with the Chicago Bulls when they play Game 7 against the Brooklyn Nets on Saturday night.
Deng remains hospitalized with an undisclosed illness, although earlier in the week he said he might have meningitis, and did not make the...