| Dec 15, 2013
| 10:31 PM
Jeff Van Gundy was there at the beginning, when Tim Duncan walked off the Madison Square Garden court with mini-camcorder in hand, chronicling his first NBA title as if it might be his last.
Four championships and nearly 15 years later, Duncan and the...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 4:03 PM
Are the Lakers a playoff team?
To do so, they'll need to beat out seven of the 14 other teams in the Western Conference.
Given the uncertainty surrounding the return of Kobe Bryant from an Achilles' tendon injury, Steve Nash's sustainability as...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 4:25 PM
When NBA.com released its annual general managers’ survey Tuesday, there were several interesting items regarding the Clippers.
The Clippers appear to have garnered one vote to win the NBA championship. Asked to predict who would win the title,...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 10:16 AM
Kobe Bryant now has something else to use as motivation on social media.
The Lakers guard -- whose "1225" Twitter avatar is presumably a reference to a pair of perceived slights by ESPN, which rated the Lakers the 12th-best team in the Western...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 6:22 PM
The latest installment was unveiled in the Steve Nash Injury Watch.
It's "very possible" the 39-year-old point guard will sit out the second night of season-opening back-to-back games, Lakers Coach Mike D'Antoni said Sunday.
Somewhere you can hear...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 11:14 PM
This was a tough one.
Not for the Lakers to lose. For anybody to watch.
The Lakers and San Antonio appeared to be throwing boulders at the baskets. A run in this game meant two consecutive baskets.
GAME SUMMARY: Spurs 91, Lakers 85
| Dec 5, 2013
| 9:27 PM
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — This time, the Clippers played the kind of impressive defense against the Memphis Grizzlies on Thursday night that they failed to play Wednesday night against the Atlanta Hawks.
This time, the Clippers were a determined bunch in...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 5:32 PM
Three-peat is so 1988.
The term purportedly coined by Byron Scott and definitively trademarked by Pat Riley amid the Lakers' failed bid for a third consecutive NBA title in the late '80s should be discarded like the faded T-shirts bearing the slogan...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 8:27 AM
To make the playoffs, the Lakers need to be better than seven teams in the Western Conference.
In the first three of 14 entries, the Lakers were ruled better than the New Orleans Pelicans and Phoenix Suns but not as good as the Oklahoma City Thunder....
| Jun 26, 2013
| 7:37 PM
When they write the history of the Clippers, a laughable concept until recently, the date of June 26, 2013, may be the centerpiece.
Until Blake Griffin showed up, followed by Chris Paul, any history of the Clippers was a knee-slapper. How about a...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 4:27 PM
Boston Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge made one thing perfectly clear: Doc Rivers did not quit on the Celtics.
“He felt like it was time for a change. He felt like we all needed a change. That was his justification of him...