| Dec 28, 2012
| 11:27 PM
After he swished the three-point shot that gave the Lakers a 20-point lead over the Portland Trail Blazers late in the second quarter of what would become a 104-87 thrashing, Pau Gasol pumped his fist and floated to the bench on the sound of roars from...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 9:36 PM
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| Mar 22, 2012
| 9:37 PM
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| Jan 11, 2013
| 9:19 AM
Greg Oden, who was drafted first overall by Portland in 2007 but whose injuries have waylaid his career, apparently is trying to return to the NBA.
Multiple teams have reportedly shown interest in signing the 7-footer this season to a multiyear deal...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 9:56 PM
After 12 NBA seasons and with a firm reputation as a pure shooter, Clippers guard Jamal Crawford tried something during the off-season he had never done before.
He practiced shooting.
It's astonishing to think that Crawford, who is the NBA's career...
| Oct 27, 2012
| 1:53 PM
It was hard to tell what, exactly, the Oklahoma City Thunder was preparing to do.
In a routine as carefully choreographed as any Broadway production, Russell Westbrook and James Harden would flex their muscles before games last season. Brawny forward...
| Oct 28, 2012
| 5:00 AM
It's the most anticipated NBA season in Los Angeles history, so what are we waiting for?
Oct. 30 — The Lakers defeat the Dallas Mavericks by 55 points in the season opener. At least, this is the rumor. Nobody actually sees the game after it is...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 1:47 PM
Chris Paul acknowledged that he's stumped.
He can't figure out a nickname for Jamal Crawford that does the veteran guard justice.
"Not 'The Microwave' because that doesn't really stay hot," Paul said.
Definitely not befitting of Crawford, who led all...
| Jun 4, 2012
Ex-Laker backed up Wilt Chamberlin on 1971-72 title team
LeRoy Ellis, 72, a first-round draft pick of the Lakers in 1962 who was the backup center to Wilt Chamberlin on the 1971-72 NBA championship team, died Saturday in Portland, Ore.,...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 1:16 PM
The Clippers stayed in-house and named Gary Sacks, a longtime player personnel and scouting executive, as their vice president of basketball operations to succeed the departed Neil Olshey.
Sacks is entering his 19th season with the Clippers and spent the...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 11:58 AM
In Jack McCallum's biography of the Dream Team, Clyde Drexler rips Magic Johnson.
Drexler, who played for the Portland Trail Blazers (1983-94) and Rockets (1994-98), says that everybody was "waiting for Magic to die" because of the Laker superstar's...