| 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 27, 2014
| 7:52 PM
The Philadelphia 76ers tied the NBA record with their 26th consecutive loss Thursday night, as James Harden's triple-double led the Houston Rockets to a 120-98 victory at Houston.
Harden had 26 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists in three quarters for...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 10:58 PM
Dirk Nowitzki scored seven of his 32 points in overtime Tuesday night, leading the Dallas Mavericks to a 128-119 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder in Dallas.
Nowitzki also had 10 rebounds and six assists, and six of his teammates scored in double...
| 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...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 5:33 PM
Here's the Lakers' newest nightmare development, other than the play-so-terribly-they-miss-playoffs one they're living now.
It starts with plenty of money to spend on free agents. And there's a player or two who can change a franchise.
But he's also...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 12:05 PM
Should the Lakers have hired Phil Jackson to coach the team instead of Mike D'Antoni in 2012? Will the team fire D'Antoni for Jackson? Why won't owner/executive Jim Buss hire Jackson to run the team's basketball operations?
Finally those questions...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 11:07 PM
A year ago at this time, the Miami Heat couldn't lose.
These days, they can't win.
And what at first looked like a mere rough stretch is now concerning to the Heat, who watched the Denver Nuggets come into their building and outscore them by 30 points...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 2:02 PM
Kobe Bryant forgot to mention someone of note in his rant about the Lakers’ future.
Thanks to Bryant’s payroll-devouring $48.5-million contract over the next two seasons, the Lakers will have little financial wiggle room to...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 10:10 PM
Kobe Bryant couldn't help himself. Neither could Magic Johnson. They both demanded action from the Lakers' front office at nearly identical times Wednesday.
As Bryant told reporters he had no patience to wait for the Lakers to retool, Johnson said on...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 10:03 PM
CHICAGO -- Joakim Noah had 20 points and 12 rebounds, D.J. Augustin scored 22 and the Chicago Bulls beat the Miami Heat, 95-88, in overtime Sunday after Jimmy Butler blocked LeBron James at the end of regulation.
Dwyane Wade scored 25 for Miami, but...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 6:45 AM
The Clippers (42-20) have hopes for an NBA title in June. The Lakers (21-40) are eyeing the top pick in the NBA draft.
On Thursday night, the Lakers are to host the Clippers at Staples Center.
The two local teams met on the season's opening night,...