| Jan 25, 2014
| 7:39 PM
The year is 2017. Somewhere high above an NBA practice court, a general manager stares out a large picture window at his struggling team and sighs.
"I still can't believe it," he tells a front-office underling. "Remember that year we tanked and...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 7:14 PM
Lakers guard Kobe Bryant was elected by fans to his 16th All-Star game, second-most in NBA history, and Clippers forward Blake Griffin was also named Thursday as a starter for the Western Conference.
But it was somewhat of a surprise that Clippers point...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 12:34 PM
Magic Johnson torched his favorite team again, telling “Tonight Show” host Jay Leno on Monday night the Lakers were in a bind because of “some critical mistakes.”
The biggest of those mistakes, according to Johnson? Hiring...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 8:03 PM
Magic Johnson torched his favorite team again, telling "Tonight Show" host Jay Leno on Monday night that the Lakers were in a bind largely because they had hired Coach Mike D'Antoni instead of Phil Jackson early last season.
"He don't teach defense,"...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 5:45 PM
The Lakers will be represented at the NBA All-Star game, but not on the court.
Kobe Bryant was recently voted in by the fans as a starter but a knee injury will force him to sit out on Feb. 16.
No other Lakers were named to the Western Conference...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 6:25 PM
The season is over.
It only feels like the Lakers franchise is done.
There is the terrible team, the sidelined superstar and the dim prospects for a quick turnaround. What's next? A walkout by super fan Flea?
Fortunately, these are the Lakers, and...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 11:20 PM
The Washington Wizards moved above .500 for the first time in more than four years Monday night, accomplishing the feat on their eighth try this season by pulling away in the second half to beat the visiting Portland Trail Blazers, 100-90.
| Feb 4, 2014
| 6:32 PM
CLIPPERS VS. MIAMI
When: 7:30 p.m.
Where: Staples Center.
On the air: TV: Prime Ticket, ESPN; Radio: 980, 1330.
Records: Clippers 34-17, Heat 34-13.
Record vs. Heat: 0-1.
Update: The Clippers have won seven straight games against the Heat in...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 12:54 PM
Finally, the Clippers are back playing at home at Staples Center for a while.
The bad news is that is that they start their five-game homestand Wednesday night against the two-time defending NBA champion Miami Heat and LeBron James.
| Feb 5, 2014
| 4:14 PM
The Lakers are a dismal 16-32 on the season, but General Manager Mitch Kupchak has a positive outlook on the team's situation.
"Our future is a bright future. We're going to be just fine," said Kupchak on Wednesday to Jared Greenberg and Rick Fox on...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 2:30 PM
After four of his starters played more than 40 minutes each Wednesday night against the two-time defending champion Miami Heat, Clippers Coach Doc Rivers gave his team Thursday off from practice.
Jamal Crawford, starting at shooting guard in place of J....