| Jan 30, 2013
| 1:22 PM
Midway through his 17th season, has Lakers All-Star Kobe Bryant reinvented himself as a point guard?
Bryant has embraced a facilitating role in the last three games, averaging 13 assists per game in impressive victories over the Utah Jazz, Oklahoma City...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 11:11 PM
It starts with the lights. The Clippers never dim the Staples Center lights, allowing their shrieking crowd to become one with their soaring team. The Lakers darken the arena as if they are performing in a nightclub, the Clippers act like they are playing...
| Jan 27, 2013
| 9:02 PM
Everyone loves everybody now. There were Lakers hugs all around, with fans at Staples Center on Sunday joining the party, getting rally towels and the feel of a playoff game.
Happy 79th birthday, Jerry Buss, as Gush City flattens Oklahoma...
| May 10, 2013
| 3:40 PM
Chicago Bulls forward Taj Gibson has been fined $25,000 for his outburst at a referee, and New York Knicks guard J.R. Smith has been penalized $5,000 for flopping, the NBA announced Friday.
Gibson and Joakim Noah each received two technicals and were...
| May 3, 2013
| 3:09 PM
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The Houston Rockets went to Oklahoma City and staved off elimination by beating the Thunder, 107-100, in Game 5 of their Western Conference NBA playoff series on Wednesday night.
It appears one fan was none too...
| May 6, 2013
| 7:33 PM
It is always easier to be critical when you don't have a dog in the fight, so let's go ahead.
The NBA playoffs are in full swing. If we think hard, we in Los Angeles can remember what that's like. People flying purple flags out car windows. The Clippers...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 11:30 PM
One of the most hyped teams in NBA history fell exhaustedly into the playoffs Wednesday.
Appropriately, it happened with only three hours left in the season. Fittingly, it was clinched when they were just standing around.
Ten minutes before the...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 12:00 PM
The seventh-seeded Lakers will play the second-seeded San Antonio Spurs in the first round of the playoffs.
After acquiring Dwight Howard and Steve Nash over the summer, the Lakers were thought to be title contenders. On Wednesday, they narrowly escaped...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Writers from around the Tribune Co. discuss where Dwight Howard might end up if dealt by the Orlando Magic before the NBA trade deadline....
| Jan 29, 2012
| 9:36 PM
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| Jan 31, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Oklahoma City Thunder players Kevin Durant, James Harden and Russell Westbrook discussed their favorite activities in Los Angeles, before picking up their fourth loss of the season to the Clippers....