| Feb 2, 2013
| 8:28 PM
BIRMINGHAM, Mich. — When Ron Artest first came to town I ignored him, wanting nothing to do with a wacko.
"A lot of people do that," Artest says.
I thought he was just a thug.
"I tell people who call me a thug you're calling the right person a...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 7:25 PM
After playing one season with the Clippers, 40-year-old Grant Hill announced his retirement Saturday after playing 19 seasons in the NBA.
Hill, a seven-time NBA All-Star, averaged 16.7 points over his career. He averaged 3.2 points in an injury-...
| 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...
| May 24, 2013
| 7:39 PM
"Glee's" Naya Rivera is keeping her real estate agent mother busy this year.
The 26-year-old actress bought a house in Los Feliz for $2.6 million and a sale is in the works on her home in a 90210 neighborhood.
The East Coast-inspired traditional...
| Dec 25, 2012
| 6:44 PM
Santa Anita once ran a promotional campaign that should never have been abandoned. It teased and tickled and remains a message of pride for Southern California horse racing fans.
"What do you open the day after Christmas?"
The sport that spends much...
| May 2, 2013
| 7:46 PM
While the fans at Staples Center ended the season chanting "We want Phil," it appears the Lakers and Phil Jackson are nowhere near a reunion.
Jackson has agreed to "serve in an advisory capacity" with the Detroit Pistons as owner Tom Gores searches...
| May 3, 2013
| 5:47 AM
Lakers Hall of Famer Elgin Baylor will be auctioning off memorabilia, awards and personal items on May 31 with the help of Julien's Auctions.
Baylor, whose No. 22 jersey is retired at Staples Center, is making available his 1959 All-Star Game MVP...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Lost in the shuffle of the Clippers acquiring Chris Paul on Wednesday was the news that the Chicago Bulls signed shooting guard Richard Hamilton, who was recently waived by Detroit. The signing makes the Bulls a team to reckon......
| Dec 13, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Kwame Brown has agreed to a one-year, $7-million contract with the Golden State Warriors. The 13-year veteran has played for the Lakers and four other NBA teams....
| Jan 13, 2012
| 4:35 PM
Lakers' Darvin Ham works first NBA coaching gig...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 4:33 PM
BASKETBALL URBAN LEGEND: Allergies allowed the Detroit Pistons to, in effect, steal Dennis Rodman in the 1986 NBA Draft. During season 8 of the NBC TV series "Celebrity Apprentice" in 2009, Dennis Rodman missed one of the weekly competitions on......