| 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 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
| 3:20 PM
The Clippers had conversations on the parameters of a contract with both Byron Scott and Brian Shaw after both met with owner Donald Sterling this week, but the team initiated more talks with Scott’s representatives Friday night in an attempt to...
| 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...
| Mar 3, 2013
Lakers 4, Philadelphia 76ers 2
An old dog, a new trickster and birth of 'Showtime'
"Showtime" began as 20-year-old rookie Magic Johnson inspired this talented team to first in the Pacific Division. After four close games in the...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 8:58 AM
Kobe Bryant is 34 years old, but he's not showing many signs of aging.
He's averaging 27.6 points on 46% shooting, 5.4 assists and 5.2 rebounds a game. And on Tuesday, he showed that despite any aches and pains he's acquired over 17 seasons of play,...
| 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...
| Dec 22, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Kris Humphries -- the New Jersey Nets power forward who gained national notoriety with his 72-day marriage to reality TV star Kim Kardashian earlier this year -- is the most disliked player in the NBA, according to a survey conducted by Nielsen and E-Poll...
| Dec 21, 2011
| 4:36 PM
Kris Humphries is returning to basketball. Kris Humphries is no longer a free agent, having signed once again with the New Jersey Nets....