| Nov 1, 2013
| 3:48 PM
Even when the Lakers aren't favorites, they're still one of the league's marquee teams.
The NBA has added Tuesday night's game between the Lakers and Dallas Mavericks in Dallas to the national NBA TV schedule.
Through NBA.com, fans can vote weekly...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 2:49 PM
Looks are never more deceiving than they are in the NBA's Western Conference.
Oklahoma City held what seemed to be exclusive rights to the conference championship as recently as summer 2012, when the Thunder's run-and-fun core of young stars was...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 10:00 AM
The Times' Broderick Turner picks out games and trips of interest in the Clippers' season.
Tuesday at Lakers
Is there a better way for the Clippers to start the season? They did, after all, sweep the season series, 4-0, from the Lakers last season for...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 6:36 PM
Where: Staples Center.
On the air: TV: ESPN, TWC SportsNet, TWC Deportes; Radio: 710, 1330.
Records: Lakers 1-1; Spurs 1-0.
Record vs. Spurs (2012-13): 1-2.
Update: The Spurs were the ones who put an end to the Dwight Howard era in...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 3:05 PM
OKLAHOMA CITY THUNDER
AT GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS
7:30 p.m. Thursday.
Details: These were thought to be teams passing in the night, and the Western Conference standings, before Russell Westbrook's early return restored the Thunder's elite...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 4:40 PM
After Week 2 of the 2013-14 NBA season, the Lakers dropped two spots in the Western Conference to 12th place.
With a 1-3 record for the week, the Lakers (3-5) are now 3 1/2 games behind the first-place San Antonio Spurs (6-1).
Only three teams in...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 10:52 PM
Tony Wroten had his first career triple-double, James Anderson scored a career-high 36 points and Spencer Hawes made the go-ahead basket with 34 seconds left in overtime to help the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Houston Rockets, 123-117, Wednesday night...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 1:42 PM
The NBA Christmas jerseys are here! Just in time for ... well, you know.
While the special short-sleeved (rather than the traditional sleeveless) jerseys with the extra-large team logos won't be worn on-court until Dec. 25, they are already available...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 3:17 PM
All Knicked up
New York Knicks star Carmelo Anthony, on the discrepancy between the Houston Rockets being awarded 44 free throws and the Knicks 27 during a Rockets victory: "You see how guys get their calls. Me, I've got to get cut. You've got...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 5:55 PM
Nobody wants the party to stop after two consecutive title parades, so you do what you can to keep the confetti on back order.
Sometimes it means surrounding your passel of superstars with a veteran beset by questionable knees and a forward who, despite...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 6:50 PM
Xavier Henry stood under the basket, a two-inch gash on his forehead, a smile on his lips.
His blood was still being sopped from the Staples Center court as Lakers trainer Gary Vitti pressed a towel against the cut, the fabric doing little to stop the...