| Apr 29, 2012
| 1:05 PM
Lakers 27, Nuggets 14 (end of first quarter)
It wasn't a great quarter of basketball but the Lakers seemed content to have the lead against the high-scoring Nuggets. The Lakers surged to a 10-point lead with a little more than a minute to play on a Matt...
| May 9, 2012
| 2:30 PM
Lil Wayne was sitting courtside at a recent Lakers playoff game, cheering on his favorite player, Kobe Bryant, whom the rapper says has inspired much more than just his music.
"He's inspired not only songs, but he's inspired me in life in general just...
| Aug 21, 2012
Former NBA executive
Simon Gourdine, 72, who became the highest-ranking black executive in professional sports when he was named deputy commissioner of the NBA in 1974, died Thursday in Englewood, N.J. The NBA confirmed his death but...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 5:00 PM
Having a father or brother with NBA ties is a valuable asset for a high school basketball player.
At unbeaten Torrance Bishop Montgomery (20-0), Lamond Murray Jr. and Stephen Thompson Jr., both sons of former NBA players, have taken advantage of their...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 1:21 PM
During the Lakers' lackluster defensive showing in their 112-105 loss to Denver on Sunday, there was one hustle play that brought the Staples Center crowd to its feet.
At the top of the fourth quarter, Metta World Peace decided to stick Danilo...
| 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 1, 2013
| 10:48 PM
DENVER — How do you not show up when you have a chance to win 18 straight games and continue to change the way folks think about you?
Who is coaching this Clippers team, Lane Kiffin?
The Clippers have had a number of seasons in which they didn't...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 11:10 PM
DENVER — It wasn't so much a hand to an opponent's face as a punch to his teammates' gut, a Rocky Mountain low that sucked any remaining hope from the already breathless Lakers.
Dwight Howard leveled Kenneth Faried midway through the third quarter...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 11:40 PM
The unraveling of the Lakers over the season's first few weeks was so complete that not even purple-and-gold pugilist George Karl could enjoy it.
The Denver Nuggets coach, you may recall, made his feelings for the team that has repeatedly knocked him out...
| Oct 10, 2011
| 4:34 PM
Kobe Bryant wants to play with Carmelo Anthony...
| Feb 4, 2012
| 4:34 AM
Just when it seemed as if the Lakers were on the verge of an epic fourth-quarter meltdown, they pulled out a 93-89 victory over the Denver Nuggets on Friday night at the Pepsi Center. Kobe Bryant scored 15 of his 20 points in the second half, Andrew Bynum...