| Feb 20, 2013
| 10:16 PM
Long after what might have been his last — or second-to-last — practice as a member of the Washington Wizards, Jordan Crawford hardly looked like a man worried about his future or prepared to distance himself from his teammates.
Engaged in a...
| Feb 16, 2013
| 10:42 AM
There was a time when midseason mayhem was the Miami Heat's approach to February.
No sooner did Pat Riley arrive in 1995, than he turned his roster upside down at his first NBA trading deadline with the team, on Feb. 22, 1996 maneuvering 11...
| 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 5, 2013
| 5:44 PM
The one thing Dexter Pittman has never had problems with is making friends. To know the third-year Miami Heat center is to like him.
Making inroads in his pro career, or even gains with his skills? That's another issue.
That's why when...
| Jan 5, 2013
| 12:05 AM
Everywhere the Lakers' reserves looked, they seemed to be outnumbered by their Clippers counterparts.
There was Ronny Turiaf taking a bounce pass from Chris Paul and soaring for a two-handed dunk.
There was Eric Bledsoe driving into the lane for a...
| Dec 29, 2012
| 8:31 PM
Glen Rice got out early; Steve Smith avoided the experience entirely.
When the two former Miami Heat stars recently appeared at AmericanAirlines Arena as part of the team's 25th Anniversary commemoration, the stories turned to Pat Riley's rigorous...
| Dec 28, 2012
Another game, another win for the Clippers, a phrase that has been getting a lot of use lately and is sounding more natural every time you hear it.
The Clippers on Thursday added the 15th gem to their string of consecutive wins, overpowering the...
| Nov 10, 2012
| 2:36 PM
An updated look at NBA free agents. Who has signed, who is still available, who has become available:
Best of who is left: Kenyon Martin, Josh Howard, Derek Fisher, Chris Andersen, Mickael Pietrus, Mehmet Okur (retired), Maurice Evans, Ryan Gomes,...
| Nov 2, 2012
Kobe Bryant, who plays for the second-best NBA team in town, said he hasn't seen the Clippers but he's impressed by what he knows about them.
"Going down the roster, it's like a Who's Who," he said.
For the Lakers, winless and painfully turnover-prone...
| 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...
| 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...