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2 hrs ago | ESPN

Clippers roll by Nuggets for record 57th win

Blake Griffin scored 24 points while picking up his 16th technical, and the Los Angeles Clippers led all the way in beating the Denver Nuggets 117-105 on Tuesday night for their franchise-record 57th victory of the season.


Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Clippers, NBA Basketball, New Orleans Hornets, Chris Paul, Philadelphia 76ers, Matt Barnes, Danny Granger, Indiana Pacers, DeAndre Jordan, Blake Griffin, NBA Players

5 hrs ago | BleacherReport

Why Los Angeles Lakers Need to Let Pau Gasol Walk

Saying goodbye to Pau Gasol won't be easy for the Los Angeles Lakers , so it's best if they start now and never look back.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Kobe Bryant, NBA Players, Pau Gasol, Steve Nash, Phoenix Suns

6 hrs ago | SFGate

Zac Efron dating Halston Sage

The pair was spotted sitting courtside at a Los Angeles Lakers basketball game earlier this month and now editors at report the couple was there on a date.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball

10 hrs ago | BleacherReport

Lakers' Nick 'Swaggy P' Young Thinks He's the Best Shooting Guard in the NBA

Los Angeles Lakers shooting guard Nick "Swaggy P" Young took to Twitter on Tuesday to answer some fans' questions about his off-court hobbies, whether he'd be staying in L.A. after this season and whether he felt he deserved to win the NBA 's Sixth Man of the Year award.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Kobe Bryant, NBA Players

14 hrs ago | KAVU

Cavaliers' Deng wins Citizenship Award

The award is presented annually by the Professional Basketball Writers Association and honors an NBA player or coach for outstanding service and dedication to the community.


Related Topix: Sports, Cleveland Cavaliers, Eric Snow, Luol Deng, NBA Basketball, Chicago Bulls, NBA Players, Phoenix Suns, Steve Nash, Los Angeles Clippers, New Orleans Hornets, Chris Paul, Kevin Love, Minnesota Timberwolves

18 hrs ago | Lincoln Daily News

Bobcats Win On Douglas-Roberts' Shot

A TLANTA, Ga. - Chris Douglas-Roberts may not have been the primary option when the Charlotte Bobcats set up the final play with 2.6 seconds left.


Related Topix: Sports, Charlotte Bobcats, NBA Basketball, Milwaukee Bucks, Josh McRoberts, Indiana Pacers, Al Jefferson, Orlando Magic, Luke Ridnour, Minnesota Timberwolves, Utah Jazz, NBA Players, Chris Douglas-Roberts, Kemba Walker

20 hrs ago | Rock Hill Herald

Rockets down Spurs 104-98

Chandler Parsons scored 21 points and Dwight Howard and Terrence Jones added 20 apiece to lift the Rockets to a 104-98 win over the San Antonio Spurs.


Related Topix: Sports, San Antonio Spurs, NBA Basketball, Houston Rockets, Dwight Howard, Miami Heat, Sacramento Kings, Francisco Garcia, Terrence Jones, Patrick Beverley, Orlando Magic, NBA Players

Yesterday | South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Do Heat need title for LeBron to return?

It has been a murmur for months, background noise, like the sound of water running through a pipe underground.


Related Topix: Sports, Miami Heat, NBA Basketball, Alonzo Mourning, Dwyane Wade, NBA Players, Los Angeles Clippers, Kobe Bryant

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Whittier Daily News

Ita s time for the Lakers, Mike Da Antoni to part company

Even as Lakers losses pile up at a record pace and fans constantly point an angry finger at him, D'Antoni still won't throw his aging, injury-riddled roster under the bus or criticize the front office for handing him one of the most talent-deficient teams in franchise history.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Kobe Bryant, NBA Players

The Washington Post

Young scores 41 to lead Lakers past Jazz, 119-104

Nick Young scored a season-high 41 points and helped the Los Angeles Lakers snap a seven-game losing streak with a 119-104 victory against the Utah Jazz on Monday night.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Utah Jazz, Kendall Marshall, Los Angeles Clippers, Philadelphia 76ers, Washington Wizards, Trey Burke, Phoenix Suns, Rudy Gobert, NBA Players, Nick Young


How the Houston Rockets Saved Their Defense Just in Time

Everyone knows the Houston Rockets can score. Fewer people know that their defense has been consistently above average for a while now.


Related Topix: Sports, Houston Rockets, NBA Basketball, Dwight Howard, Oklahoma City Thunder, Orlando Magic, NBA Players, James Harden, Chandler Parsons, Patrick Beverley, New York Knicks, Miami Heat, Golden State Warriors, Jeremy Lin


Nothin' but Net: Coaches headed to the unemployment line

It's as inevitable as the sunrise and in some cases truly warranted. We could debate the merits of firing these men, but let's deal in realities.


Related Topix: Sports, New York Knicks, NBA Basketball, Jason Kidd, Raymond Felton, Rasheed Wallace, Denver Nuggets, Portland Trail Blazers, Dallas Mavericks, NBA Players, J.R. Smith, Boston Celtics, Derek Fisher, Oklahoma City Thunder, Houston Rockets

The Miami Herald

Los Angeles Lakers

Jeffrey Soffer, left, and his sister Jackie Soffer, right. Jeffrey is chairman and CEO and Jackie, principal, of the family owned Turnberry Associates, which owns the Fontainebleau Miami Beach, Aventura Mall, and Turnberry Isle Miami.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Minnesota Timberwolves, Golden State Warriors, MarShon Brooks, Kobe Bryant, Phoenix Suns, New Jersey Nets, NBA Players, Wesley Johnson, Pau Gasol, Kent Bazemore

Daily Mail

Cody Simpson has a ball at LA Lakers game while model girlfriend Gigi ...

Her pop star boyfriend Cody Simpson might have been cheering on the Los Angeles Lakers at a basketball game, but Gigi Hadid decided to skip sports for desert fun over the weekend.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball

The New Zealand Herald

NBA Capsules

David West scored 21 points and Lance Stephenson had his league-best fifth triple-double of the season, leading Indiana past Oklahoma City 102-97 Sunday putting the Pacers one win away from clinching the Eastern Conference's top seed.


Related Topix: Sports, Indiana Pacers, NBA Basketball, New York Knicks, Memphis Grizzlies, Golden State Warriors, Detroit Pistons

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Journal and Courier

Pacers inch closer to No. 1 seed with victory over Thunder

Through the fourth quarter of a game the Indiana Pacers needed to have, if only for their sanity and confidence, they consistently depended on two players from the second unit.


Related Topix: Sports, Indiana Pacers, NBA Basketball, C.J. Watson, Chicago Bulls, NBA Players, Dallas Mavericks, Philadelphia 76ers, Ian Mahinmi, Andrew Bynum, Paul George, Lance Stephenson

The Indianapolis Star

Larry Bird on the Pacers: 'We knew we had some problems'Larry Bird on ...

Larry Bird had long sensed problems with the Indiana Pacers, so he communicated areas for coach Frank Vogel to clean up and tried to address the issues at the NBA trade deadline, but has not seen the positive changes since then.


Related Topix: Sports, Indiana Pacers, NBA Basketball, Philadelphia 76ers, Andrew Bynum, NBA Players, Oklahoma City Thunder, Russell Westbrook, Kevin Durant

Los Angeles Times

Preview: Lakers vs. Memphis Grizzlies

The Lakers will finish their regular-season home schedule as they host the Memphis Grizzlies on Sunday night at Staples Center.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Memphis Grizzlies, Tony Allen, Marc Gasol, Zach Randolph, NBA Players, Mike Conley

James Harden leads Rockets over Pelicans

James Harden had 33 points and 13 assists and the Houston Rockets rallied for a 111-104 win over the New Orleans Pelicans on Saturday night to maintain their spot in the Western Conference standings with the postseason just days away.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Houston Rockets, Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA Players, James Harden, Dwight Howard, Miami Heat, Golden State Warriors, Jeremy Lin, Patrick Beverley, Orlando Magic, New York Knicks

Celebration of Books This Weekend

The two-day, 19th annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books begins today at USC, with a live performance of the public radio show "Wits" joining the festival's customary lineup of authors discussing their books, cooking demonstrations and music.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Pau Gasol