| Nov 1, 2012
| 1:47 PM
Chris Paul acknowledged that he's stumped.
He can't figure out a nickname for Jamal Crawford that does the veteran guard justice.
"Not 'The Microwave' because that doesn't really stay hot," Paul said.
Definitely not befitting of Crawford, who led all...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 7:00 AM
When Blake Griffin suffered a knee injury July 11, he acknowledged that he was "a little bit" worried that it was serious.
He had sustained torn cartilage in his left knee, the same knee that prevented him from playing his rookie year and hobbled him...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 1:16 PM
The Clippers stayed in-house and named Gary Sacks, a longtime player personnel and scouting executive, as their vice president of basketball operations to succeed the departed Neil Olshey.
Sacks is entering his 19th season with the Clippers and spent the...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 9:12 AM
There is a chance that Lamar Odom's career could come full circle.
The 6-foot-10 forward who began his career with the Clippers is reportedly being pursued by the team. According to ESPN, the team and the Dallas Mavericks have talked about a trade that...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 1:45 PM
Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade will have surgery on his left knee, preventing him from participating in the London Olympics.
Wade gave the news to USA Basketball Chairman Jerry Colangelo and Olympic Coach Mike Krzyzewski on Thursday in a phone call. ...
| Mar 3, 2013
Lakers 4, Philadelphia 76ers 2
An old dog, a new trickster and birth of 'Showtime'
"Showtime" began as 20-year-old rookie Magic Johnson inspired this talented team to first in the Pacific Division. After four close games in the...
| Mar 3, 2013
The frozen fields of Wyoming came first. Long before the championship trophies. Before the glitz and glamour. Jerry Buss was still a teenager, digging ditches beside his stepfather, when he dreamed of bigger things.
It was youthful ambition — a...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 2:46 PM
When Jerry Buss bought the Lakers in 1979, he wanted to build a championship team. He also wanted to put on a show.
The new owner gave courtside seats to movie stars. He hired pretty women to dance during timeouts. He spent freely on big stars and...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 10:42 PM
ORLANDO, Fla. — The Clippers' biggest sweetheart needs to get nastier.
Drive to the basket as if his defender has just made a Kardashian joke.
Use his superior length to bury teams under a flurry of floaters.
Stop passing up shots instead of...
| Feb 18, 2012
| 4:37 PM
Once he slipped a well-placed pass from Kobe Bryant out of his hands, Pau Gasol picked it up and smacked it against his palms. A few moments after Steve Blake threw an unreachable lob over his head, Gasol slumped over on the bench on the next timeout....
| Feb 17, 2012
| 9:37 PM
The Lakers all season have faced some unsettling realities that remain unresolved. They are still experiencing Lamar Odom's departure and have yet to use their $8.9-million trade exception. Ever since Shannon Brown left for Phoenix via free agency, the...