| Jan 8, 2014
| 8:35 AM
We all know that Ray Allen still has game.
But does Jesus Shuttlesworth?
Allen, who currently plays for the Miami Heat and starred in the 1998 movie "He Got Game" as Shuttlesworth, said he and filmmaker Spike Lee have been in talks over the last...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 5:24 PM
Are the Golden State Warriors worthy of the moniker "The New Showtime"?
Sports Illustrated's NBA season preview features four different covers, one of which features Warriors guard Stephen Curry, that "Showtime" headline and the subheadline "Steph Curry...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 10:38 AM
Doris Burke, a versatile commentator for ESPN, has signed a multiyear contract extension, according to the sports cable network.
As part of the new deal, Burke will join the Wednesday edition of "Kia NBA Countdown," ESPN’s NBA pre-game show,...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 10:34 AM
Bill Sharman, an All-Star guard for the Boston Celtics in the 1950s who became coach of the Lakers and led the team to its first NBA championship in Los Angeles in record-setting fashion, died Friday. He was 87.
Sharman, who suffered a stroke last week,...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 6:00 PM
The Lakers had plenty of talent when Bill Sharman showed up as their new coach in the summer of 1971.
The Hall of Fame lineup included a towering Wilt Chamberlain at center, flanked by Jerry West and Gail Goodrich. What the team lacked — after...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 10:00 AM
The Lakers hit the road Tuesday for the second time in this young 2013-14 NBA season.
After getting destroyed by the Golden State Warriors on Oct. 30 in their first road test, the Lakers visit the Dallas Mavericks for a 5:30 p.m. Pacific tipoff.
| Nov 12, 2013
| 2:15 PM
The Clippers will face another big test Wednesday night when they face the Oklahoma City Thunder at Staples Center.
Oklahoma City lost in the second round of the playoffs last season, but reached the NBA Finals in 2012, losing to the Miami Heat.
| Dec 10, 2013
| 10:29 AM
Doc Rivers is returning to the site of his most glorious moments as an NBA coach.
Rivers is bringing his new team, the Los Angeles Clippers, to face his old team, the Boston Celtics, a team he led to an NBA championship in 2008 and back to the NBA...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 4:15 PM
Holy Nikes! A former Utah Jazz ball boy who was given Michael Jordan's shoes after the famous "flu game" in the 1997 NBA Finals has sold the pair for more than $104,000 in an online auction.
Preston Truman reportedly asked Jordan for his Nike Air Jordan...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 12:41 PM
In the run-up to next year's release of the newest Kobe Bryant signature basketball shoe, Nike is rolling out a limited reissue of the first eight models of Bryant's sneakers -- in chronological order at a rate of one pair per week.
The first pair in...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 5:44 PM
The next thing you know, Jack Nicholson will be sitting courtside to watch the most captivating NBA team in town.
That would be the Clippers, who upstaged their Staples Center brethren once again by reaching a deal Sunday to lure Doc Rivers away from...