Dan Woike

Dan Woike is the national basketball writer for the Los Angeles Times, a job he moved into after covering the Chargers’ first season back in Los Angeles for The Times. He previously covered the Clippers during the “Lob City” era for the Orange County Register. He’s also covered the Angels, the Dodgers and USC while in Los Angeles. A Chicagoan in search of good pizza on the West Coast, he’s always looking for story tips and ideas.
NBA Fastbreak: DeMarcus Cousins works his way back from injury; Carmelo Anthony still in limbo

NBA Fastbreak: DeMarcus Cousins moves closer to a return; Carmelo Anthony is not joining the Lakers or any other team soon, it appears; and the Chicago Bulls turn to Jim Boylen to right the ship after firing coach Fred Hoiberg earlier this week.

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One of NBA's coldest cities is becoming a hot spot

Basketball is alive and well in Milwaukee, Fiserv Forum opened this season — perfectly timing the opening of its doors with the most promising Bucks team since the start of the 21st century.