| Dec 7, 2013
| 10:01 PM
Paul George scored 28 points and the Indiana Pacers powered past San Antonio, 111-100, Saturday night, snapping an 11-game skid against the Spurs.
David West had 20 points and Lance Stephenson added 15. Roy Hibbert, former San Antonio guard George Hill,...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 7:25 PM
Jordan Crawford scored 23 points and the Boston Celtics posted the most lopsided victory in the NBA this season, bursting out to another sizzling start and pouring it on from there to batter the Knicks, 114-73, on Sunday in New York.
| Dec 12, 2013
| 12:20 PM
The Lakers' Kobe Bryant is still dominating the All-Star balloting, despite sitting out most of the season recovering from an Achilles' tendon injury.
Back just two games, Bryant leads all NBA guards with 501,215 votes. On Thursday, the league...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 6:45 AM
Paul George, 23, is a Southern California native on his way to becoming one of the best players in the NBA. He was named the league's most improved player last year. He's 6-foot-8 and plays for the Indiana Pacers.
On Tuesday night, he was a presenter at...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 5:20 PM
A lot has happened to the Lakers since General Manager Mitch Kupchak last spoke to reporters.
Dwight Howard left for Houston despite the Lakers' very public campaign to keep him. Metta World Peace was waived via the amnesty provision and quickly...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 4:27 PM
If newly signed free agents Chris Kaman, Nick Young and Wesley Johnson don't excite Lakers fans, there's that rarely uttered phrase by the franchise that's won 16 championships — wait till next summer.
The rebuilding will begin after a 2013-14...
| Jul 7, 2013
| 7:33 PM
Armed with massive cap room, the Lakers will go shopping in 2014.
The franchise would love to lure LeBron James from Miami -- but after his second straight title, and given the craftiness of Heat President Pat Riley, it may prove a futile hope....
| Aug 15, 2013
| 4:35 PM
Lakers General Manager Mitch Kupchak doesn't see the virtue in tanking the season for a lottery pick.
"The ping-pong lottery thing, even if you have the very worst team in the NBA, you're not guaranteed to get the first pick," Kupchak said Thursday to...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 5:32 PM
Three-peat is so 1988.
The term purportedly coined by Byron Scott and definitively trademarked by Pat Riley amid the Lakers' failed bid for a third consecutive NBA title in the late '80s should be discarded like the faded T-shirts bearing the slogan...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 6:18 PM
Forget all that stuff about Kobe Bryant returning from an Achilles' tendon injury this season. It'll happen at some point.
The real question involves next season. He might not return at all to the Lakers.
Bryant is entering the last nine months of his...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 3:04 AM
Timothy Sweeney, the boys' basketball coach at Riverside King, is beaming. Former King player Tony Snell was taken No. 20 in the NBA draft by the Chicago Bulls. That means two King players have been chosen in the last three......