| Jun 23, 2013
| 9:12 PM
With the Los Angeles Clippers closing in on a deal to hire Boston Celtics coach Doc Rivers, fans in the Boston area expressed surprise, disappointment and some anger Sunday night, along with resignation about the seeming inevitable.
On the Fish Pier...
| Jun 21, 2013
It was the summer when a good NBA team was bold enough to become a great one.
It was 1999, and the team was led by two stars who had carried it to three consecutive playoff appearances. But each time it had fallen short of the NBA Finals and been swept...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 8:11 AM
Remember all those Miami Heat fans who left Game 6 against the San Antonio Spurs too early, when it looked like their team wasn't going to win? The ones who tried to get back into the arena (and were denied) after their team sent the game into overtime...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 7:42 AM
It appears that Joe Torre is no longer the best catcher in the family.
Torre's daughter, Cristina Torre, was having coffee at a Brooklyn cafe Wednesday when a man rushed in asking people to call 911: A 1-year-old boy had crawled out onto the fire escape...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 11:47 AM
The most amazing thing about the potential blockbuster trade that would send Coach Doc Rivers from the Boston Celtics to the Los Angeles Clippers is that it hasn't already happened.
What are Celtics waiting for? What choice do they have at this point?...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 3:15 PM
The Clippers and Celtics had more discussions Saturday about a deal involving Boston Coach Doc Rivers and power forward Kevin Garnett both coming to Los Angeles, but the Clippers feel as if the current asking price is too high, said NBA executives who...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 4:29 PM
Doc Rivers, the straight-shooting coach of the Celtics, has been fined $25,000 by the NBA for his criticism of the referees following Game 2 of Boston's playoff series against the New York Knicks, who have a 2-0 lead following an 87-71 victory Wednesday...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 11:39 PM
SACRAMENTO — The cow bell crowd came to beg some more for NBA attention, maybe the last Kings' game to be contested on this prairie before a move to Seattle.
But there was the real possibility the energy in this graveyard might raise the Kings...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 11:17 PM
I'm thinking the best place for Dwight Howard's statue outside Staples is right beside Oscar De La Hoya's 7-foot likeness.
That way they can keep the guys together who have been beaten up the most in the building.
De La Hoya was 0-1 in Staples and so...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 10:54 PM
BOSTON -- So Mike D'Antoni, Kobe Bryant and everyone else wanted Dwight Howard to rush back. For this?
Talk about a pain in the shoulder.
The Lakers were trailing by 26 after three quarters to the hated Celtics, officially designating this as an...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 5:18 PM
CLEVELAND — It's the start of a trip that will turn miserable in a few hours.
But right now it's lunchtime, Dwight Howard seemingly ordering half of the Hard Rock Café's menu before purging himself of all that has gone wrong the last couple of...