| Feb 19, 2014
| 7:25 PM
The Lakers began their rebuilding process Wednesday, sending versatile veteran guard Steve Blake to Golden State, The Times has learned.
The Lakers received young, seldom-used shooting guards Kent Bazemore and MarShon Brooks in return for Blake. The...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The white flag has been unrolled. It's about to be waved.
The Lakers traded versatile veteran guard Steve Blake to Golden State on Wednesday for young, seldom-used shooting guards Kent Bazemore and MarShon Brooks, a deal that saved the Lakers about $4...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 11:17 PM
Dwight Howard had 22 points and 16 rebounds, James Harden added 21 points and the Houston Rockets held LeBron James in check Tuesday night in a 106-103 win over the visiting Miami Heat.
One night after James scored a career-best 61 points, Miami cut its...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 4:58 PM
With less than a month left for enrollment in Obamacare, California's insurance exchange is applying a major dose of peer pressure.
In a new TV ad blitz, recent enrollees extol the benefits of having coverage for checkups or a serious illness. A man...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 9:36 PM
Tony Parker, returning after a six-game absence, had 22 points and seven assists Sunday night, leading a balanced San Antonio attack in the Spurs' 112-106 victory over the visiting Dallas Mavericks.
Tim Duncan finished with 17 points, Kawhi Leonard...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 10:46 PM
Kevin Durant scored 30 of his 37 points in the second half Friday night, helping the Oklahoma City Thunder snap a three-game losing streak with a 113-107 victory over the visiting Memphis Grizzlies.
Russell Westbrook had 21 points and six assists in...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 10:35 PM
Jameer Nelson scored 12 of his 16 points in the fourth quarter and Nik Vucevic had 21 points and 13 rebounds to help the Orlando Magic end a 16-game road losing streak with a 101-90 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday night.
| Feb 24, 2014
| 10:41 PM
Dirk Nowitzki's 19-foot jumper bounced up and then fell in as time expired, giving the Dallas Mavericks a 110-108 victory over the New York Knicks on Monday night at Madison Square Garden.
The Mavericks blew an eight-point lead in the final 90 seconds,...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 9:24 PM
It was the trade deadline that was nearly D.O.A.
Besides the last-minute deal that sent Evan Turner from Philadelphia to Indiana, it was mostly a day of high-profile inactivity. There have been minute-long slug races that produced more movement.
| Feb 20, 2014
| 10:56 PM
LeBron James scored 33 points before leaving in the fourth quarter with a bloody nose, and the visiting Miami Heat rolled over the Oklahoma City Thunder, 103-81, on Thursday night.
James went down with 5:50 remaining after he was struck by Oklahoma...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 6:14 PM
Pau Gasol, the NBA's most-targeted subject of trade rumors, survived another deadline Thursday at noon, with the Lakers unable to move him and his $19.3-million salary.
The Lakers made no deals at all Thursday, which brought to mind one obvious...