| 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 13, 2013
| 7:05 AM
The Lakers were well represented when the NBA announced the 2013 Social Media Awards on NBA TV on Wednesday night.
Dwight Howard, with Kobe Bryant, won the Snap Shot Award for the mock fight in front of Coach Mike D'Antoni.
Bryant also won The 140...
| 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...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 3:15 PM
The Clippers and Celtics had more discussions Saturday about a deal involving Boston Coach Doc Rivers and power forward Kevin Garnett both coming to Los Angeles, but the Clippers feel as if the current asking price is too high, said NBA executives who...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 1:42 PM
Twitter has become an integral part of the NBA experience. Fans are able to reach out to their favorite players — although they don't always come with the greatest of intentions.
On Sunday, Jimmy Kimmel aired a segment entitled "Mean Tweets: NBA...
| May 3, 2013
| 11:31 PM
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Bring on the next bunch of disappointing, underachieving, gagging local athletes.
And so it goes with our Trojans, Lakers, Clippers and even the Bruins losing their last three.
So much promise, raised expectations and then a...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 11:39 PM
SACRAMENTO — The cow bell crowd came to beg some more for NBA attention, maybe the last Kings' game to be contested on this prairie before a move to Seattle.
But there was the real possibility the energy in this graveyard might raise the Kings...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 7:00 AM
On Sunday evening, DeAndre Jordan's name was trending on Twitter, the Clippers' center was leading the NBA with the most mentions per hour on NBA.com, and NBA superstars were tweeting about him.
It happened after Jordan sprinted down the middle of...
| 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 13, 2013
| 9:33 PM
The Clippers were in Memphis on Saturday night.
Restricted now to a chicken diet, as soon as I read the headline: “Memphis man, son don't like chicken order, pull AK-47,” I remained in Placentia to watch the Clippers on TV.
| Feb 26, 2013
| 10:32 PM
I'm going to gush here, the local columnist going homer on you again as I do so often.
Obviously I won't be writing about the Lakers.
Instead this is going to be an ode to a great friendship, and how two incredible players would rather praise each other...