| Apr 8, 2014
| 10:18 PM
The Lakers competed for a half at Staples Center on Tuesday night, long enough for Steve Nash to pass Mark Jackson on the NBA's all-time assists list, but the Houston Rockets demolished the Lakers in the second half, 145-130.
Nash climbed to 10,335,...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 7:22 PM
Where: Staples Center.
On the air: TV: TWC SportsNet, TWC Deportes, TNT; Radio: 710, 1330.
Records: Lakers 25-52, Rockets 51-25.
Update: Houston's Dwight Howard has missed the last five games because of a strained left...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 6:55 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas -- During the last four months, the Florida Gators always found an answer, an extra gear, a hero to carry them to one victory after another one.
But after 30 consecutive wins and a magical run the Final Four, the Gators searched in vain...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 5:26 PM
Bill Plaschke, a staple of The Times Sports section since joining the paper in 1987, has taken first place in the Associated Press Sports Editors annual contest for column writing among papers with circulations of more than 175,000.
| Mar 29, 2014
| 10:31 PM
HOUSTON — Losing All-Star power forward Blake Griffin with back spasms had already put the Clippers in a tough predicament, but it got more difficult when Coach Doc Rivers grew so upset at Glen Davis that he had the backup forward escorted from...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 8:05 PM
It's the time of the year when Doc Rivers assigns his advance scouts to home in on whomever his team will play in the first round of the playoffs.
This season, that might require the scouts splitting into six parts, so varied are the Clippers' playoff...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 10:33 AM
Clippers forward Danny Granger will not play during the rest of the team's ongoing road trip, having been sent back to Los Angeles because of a strained left hamstring.
Granger was injured during the fourth quarter of the Clippers’ game against...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 10:41 PM
Austin Daye had 22 points and Tim Duncan added 19 as the San Antonio Spurs earned their 14th straight win with a 113-91 victory Monday night that sent the Philadelphia 76ers to their 25th consecutive loss.
Philadelphia will face Houston on Thursday with...
| Mar 22, 2014
| 10:40 PM
Mike Conley scored 21 points, Zach Randolph had 18 points and 13 rebounds, and the Memphis Grizzlies held the Indiana Pacers to their lowest output of the season Saturday night in an 82-71 victory at Memphis, Tenn.
Mike Miller scored 13 points as...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 4:50 PM
How well will Phil Jackson do in New York? Quite well, I'm sure; after all, he has Jim Buss' cellphone number and a number of castoffs to send west.
How to become a millionaire? Just ask Jim Buss. He managed to turn a...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 11:08 PM
Kevin Durant scored 35 points, finding his shooting touch after a rough start, and made five free throws in the final minute to shut down a furious, fourth-quarter comeback and give Oklahoma City its 50th win, 102-95, over injury-riddled Cleveland on...