| Jan 22, 2013
| 11:11 PM
It starts with the lights. The Clippers never dim the Staples Center lights, allowing their shrieking crowd to become one with their soaring team. The Lakers darken the arena as if they are performing in a nightclub, the Clippers act like they are playing...
| Dec 30, 2012
| 11:00 PM
The Clippers' streak ends this week.
Look at the schedule.
It begins with a trap game against Utah on Sunday night, a game in Denver on Tuesday where the Nuggets are 9-1, a trap game the next night at Golden State and then a colossal collision with...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 11:16 PM
OAKLAND — Double yikes.
A Times columnist suggests the Lakers might have been looking past Philadelphia to a date with the Clippers in explaining the loss to the 76ers the other night.
And now here we are in Oracle Arena for a "Warriors...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 11:13 PM
The best pro basketball team in Los Angeles isn't thinking much about tomorrow. It's having too much fun with today.
But tomorrow, also known as Grant Hill, sat behind the Clippers bench Wednesday night, looking dapper in a light brown sport coat and...
| Dec 28, 2012
Another game, another win for the Clippers, a phrase that has been getting a lot of use lately and is sounding more natural every time you hear it.
The Clippers on Thursday added the 15th gem to their string of consecutive wins, overpowering the...
| Dec 9, 2012
Most people think I write just to get noticed.
I don't see another reason beyond getting paid, and that has to rankle some people — that I get paid to be me.
I know there's probably a higher calling, like informing the masses for the public...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 2:58 PM
When Chris Paul found out that Chauncey Billups is out indefinitely with an inflamed tendon in his left foot, Paul was frustrated.
"Man, I was hurt to find that out because nobody loves to play the game of basketball probably as much as me and Chaunce,"...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 9:42 PM
Most of us don't speak West Virginian.
It's a tricky language, but just part of the job now as we get to know Lakers Coach Mike D'Antoni and what he's really saying when he speaks.
For example, I wanted to know if anyone has ever used the expression...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 9:12 PM
Blake Griffin and I were discussing the statue that one day will be standing outside Staples Center.
As we talked, we struggled initially to make a connection.
Bless his big heart, it wasn't until he realized we were talking about him rather than a...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 10:15 PM
The Clippers are in trouble.
They got their 50th win of this storybook season Wednesday night, a franchise record, but internal problems seriously threaten their chances for extraordinary postseason success.
The feel-good Clippers are gone, with...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Lakers can begin practicing Thursday (Web links)...