| Apr 6, 2013
| 8:24 PM
Vin Scully is luring us back to the Dodgers with wonderful old stories and the promise of a new season, and the Angels will introduce new acquisition Josh Hamilton to their home fans Tuesday, but winter sports haven’t relaxed their hold on us just...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 11:15 PM
I worry Charles Barkley might have the Clippers pegged correctly as "fool's gold."
Good to know, though, Barkley has already pronounced the Lakers goners, and here they were Wednesday night pulling a Lazarus while Utah was digging a hole for itself....
| 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...
| Jan 5, 2013
| 12:05 AM
Everywhere the Lakers' reserves looked, they seemed to be outnumbered by their Clippers counterparts.
There was Ronny Turiaf taking a bounce pass from Chris Paul and soaring for a two-handed dunk.
There was Eric Bledsoe driving into the lane for a...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 11:13 PM
The best pro basketball team in Los Angeles isn't thinking much about tomorrow. It's having too much fun with today.
But tomorrow, also known as Grant Hill, sat behind the Clippers bench Wednesday night, looking dapper in a light brown sport coat and...
| Apr 30, 2013
Vinny Del Negro playfully bulled his way through a scrum of reporters Monday afternoon to reach a designated interview area, showing more toughness than any of his players had the previous six days.
Were you watching, DeAndre Jordan?
Did you take...
| May 3, 2013
| 11:31 PM
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Bring on the next bunch of disappointing, underachieving, gagging local athletes.
And so it goes with our Trojans, Lakers, Clippers and even the Bruins losing their last three.
So much promise, raised expectations and then a...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 11:25 PM
Obviously, Vinny Del Negro had to be asked whether the Clippers were holding something back on their recent trip while losing three in a row.
That will probably sail right over the heads of UCLA fans who still seem preoccupied watching replays of Jim...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 11:30 PM
Oh me, oh my. Finally, the payoff.
And I'm not even talking about Chris Paul's exhilarating, awesome, magical, 93-91 game-winner.
I begin with Lamar Odom, who is my favorite athlete, and apparently Blake Griffin's as well. Griffin has come running off...
| Oct 10, 2011
| 4:34 PM
The NBA lockout and the Lakers: The Times' Lance Pugmire focuses on the NBA collective bargaining agreement meetings. The Times' Broderick Turner talks to players at Sunday's Drew League-Goodman League event about the NBA lockout....
| Oct 21, 2011
| 4:34 PM
Matt Barnes to host charity game Nov. 5...