| Oct 3, 2013
| 11:17 AM
It wasn't much of a surprise when Dwight Howard left the Lakers in July to join the Houston Rockets.
Howard never seemed truly happy as a Laker, and the Rockets were a natural destination.
According to Howard, his former Orlando Magic coach, Stan...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 7:09 AM
After the coffee. Before trying to score Dodgers-Cardinals tickets.
The Skinny: Even I'm starting to feel sorry for the New York Giants, and I'm a die-hard Washington Redskins fan. It's Friday so let's make this fast and furious. Today's roundup...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 4:33 PM
Phil Jackson would like to see Dwight Howard return to the Lakers.
The free-agent center is expected to explore other options in July, but he could re-sign with the Lakers for up to $118 million.
"I really have always had a very positive...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 6:32 PM
Here's what you need to know about Thursday's NBA draft: Nerlens Noel averaged 10.5 points as a Kentucky freshman until his season ended early because of a serious knee injury.
Now he's the likely No. 1 pick.
Noel still can't jump because of surgery...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 10:15 PM
Do the Lakers have passionate, supportive fans? Cleveland Cavaliers center Andrew Bynum doesn't seem to think so.
According to Larry Brown Sports, Bynum, when asked about the fans in Cleveland on Fox Sports Ohio's "Access Cavaliers," had an answer that...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 12:24 PM
A pair of Kobe Bryant's 2000 NBA championship rings and two of the Lakers star's high school uniforms will be among the auction items on display Tuesday through Friday at the Newport Sports Museum in Newport Beach.
Bryant's 2000 NBA All-Star game ring...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 8:08 AM
Tracy McGrady retired from the NBA on Monday after 16 seasons, immediately sparking debate about whether the seven-time All Star belongs in basketball's Hall of Fame.
The seven-time All-Star was asked that very question on CSN Houston. His answer was...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 3:44 PM
Even going into their meeting with Dwight Howard to convince him to re-sign, Lakers point guard Steve Nash thought Howard re-signing was unlikely.
"Frankly, I thought before the meeting that we really didn't have a chance," said Nash on the "Mason &...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 1:20 PM
On Monday, the Lakers let their final asset from the Dwight Howard trade slip away.
The team's $1.2-million trade exception for Christian Eyenga, a throw-in to the Orlando Magic as part of the four-team trade, expired a full year after the initial...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 12:25 PM
I’m so confused. I mean, more than normally. No, really, even more than that.
Last week Magic Johnson, smiling face of your Los Angeles Dodgers, told The Times’ Helene Elliott that even when the team got off to its miserable start, there was...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 9:00 AM
LeBron James, the reigning MVP of the NBA, was asked to name the top three basketball players of all-time in a recent interview with Fox Sports.
At first, James struggled.
"Michael Jordan," James said. "Uhhh, wow, Michael Jordan. [James then...