| Nov 23, 2013
| 6:48 PM
They were four players everybody wanted, and then almost nobody did.
Jordan Hill was considered one of the mightiest power forwards in his draft … only to be nudged to the back of the big-man class in New York and Houston.
Xavier Henry was a...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 2:30 PM
They often arrived, especially at first, with a certain swagger. Two Lakers, a Boston Celtic and, once, an entire pro team from China among them.
On the sidewalk outside, passersby sometimes stopped to peer through the windows of the Marina del Rey...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 8:55 PM
After trailing for most of the first half, the Lakers dominated the second against the Detroit Pistons, scoring 64 points in the second half to pull away with a 114-99 victory Sunday at Staples Center.
Jordan Hill had a career night with bests in points...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 9:58 PM
Kevin Durant scored 33 points, including a tying three-pointer late in regulation and two go-ahead foul shots in overtime that lifted the Oklahoma City Thunder past the Washington Wizards, 106-105, on Sunday night in Oklahoma City.
John Wall missed a...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 9:02 AM
There will be no animals at the Ramos Bros. Circus set to return to Glendale this week.
City officials requested that the zebras, horses and other four-legged performers, except dogs and cats, be kept out of the show, in part because a camel escaped...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 8:25 PM
Although the Lakers are a marquee, a ticket to one of their games on the secondary market is not the most expensive in the NBA.
According to national ticket marketplace Vivid Seats, the New York Knicks have the "highest median ticket price on the...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 10:59 AM
Dennis Rodman is ready to take basketball diplomacy to the next level.
Fresh off his second controversial trip to North Korea, the flamboyant former NBA star announced plans to stage a pair of exhibition games there in January, featuring a team of...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 12:00 PM
It may not have been an "official" mental disorder, but a condition known as Linsanity broke out for a few crazy weeks in February 2012. That was when New York Knicks backup point guard Jeremy Lin — the second Asian American ever to play in the...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 11:06 AM
Kobe Bryant has the third-most popular selling NBA jersey worldwide, according to the league.
Based on global sales from Adidas, LeBron James of the Miami Heat topped the list for the first time in his career. Derrick Rose of the Chicago Bulls placed...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 2:57 PM
On the eve of training camp, the Lakers have added former UCLA and NBA veteran center Dan Gadzuric.
Announced Friday by General Manager Mitch Kupchak, Gadzuric increases the roster to 19 players.
The Lakers cannot carry more than 15 into the regular...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 4:57 PM
The last Clippers fans saw of DeAndre Jordan, he was making his usual fourth-quarter playoff moves.
Turning his head to watch teammates run up the court. Readjusting in his seat whenever the urge struck. Standing up during timeouts.
It's tough to earn...