| Nov 19, 2013
| 11:34 AM
One of the early surprises this year for the Lakers (5-7) has been the play of Jordan Hill.
Coach Mike D'Antoni promoted Hill to the starting lineup last Tuesday and the 26-year-old forward/center has responded with averages of 18.8 points and 12...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 10:47 PM
The Brooklyn Nets, with their enormous payroll and enormous expectations, fell to 3-10 on Sunday, when a 109-97 home loss to the Detroit Pistons left them in sole possession of last place in the Atlantic Division.
With its fifth consecutive loss,...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 7:20 AM
The Lakers climbed back to .500 (7-7) after a perfect 2-0 record throughout Week 4.
So far this season, the Lakers have won on the road just once in five tries, although three were on the second night of back-to-backs.
Week 5 presents three away games...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 7:14 PM
AUBURN HILLS -- The Lakers were dominated in the paint, practically embarrassed, but still beat the Detroit Pistons.
Nick Young, of all people, drew a charge on Detroit power forward Josh Smith with 1.9 seconds left and the Lakers snared a 106-102...
| Nov 30, 2013
| 1:31 PM
Despite sitting 10th in the league at 44.35 rebounds a game, the Lakers are getting outworked on the glass.
The Lakers are also allowing their opponents to collect a league-high 47 boards a game.
Pau Gasol leads the Lakers at 10.2 rebounds a game...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 10:26 PM
The game between the San Antonio Spurs and Minnesota Timberwolves in Mexico City was postponed because of smoky conditions inside the arena Wednesday.
The game will be made up in Minnesota at a later date.
The arena was evacuated about 45 minutes...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 10:01 PM
Paul George scored 28 points and the Indiana Pacers powered past San Antonio, 111-100, Saturday night, snapping an 11-game skid against the Spurs.
David West had 20 points and Lance Stephenson added 15. Roy Hibbert, former San Antonio guard George Hill,...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 7:25 PM
Jordan Crawford scored 23 points and the Boston Celtics posted the most lopsided victory in the NBA this season, bursting out to another sizzling start and pouring it on from there to batter the Knicks, 114-73, on Sunday in New York.
| Jun 25, 2013
| 6:32 PM
Here's what you need to know about Thursday's NBA draft: Nerlens Noel averaged 10.5 points as a Kentucky freshman until his season ended early because of a serious knee injury.
Now he's the likely No. 1 pick.
Noel still can't jump because of surgery...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 8:15 PM
Penn State's ex-president and two former top school administrators were ordered by a Harrisburg, Pa., judge Tuesday to stand trial on charges accusing them of a cover-up in the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal.
Prosecutors showed enough evidence...
| 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-...