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Apr 29, 2013 at 8:58 AM
NBA veteran center Jason Collins has become the first male professional athlete in the major four American sports leagues to come out as gay.
Apr 29, 2013 at 8:51 AM
Tony Parker could only shake his head at the travails of the Los Angeles Lakers, who probably packed more drama and turmoil into this season than the Spurs point guard has experienced in his entire career with steady San Antonio.
Apr 25, 2013 at 2:02 PM
Steve Blake won't play for the Los Angeles Lakers in Game 3 against the San Antonio Spurs on Friday, and fellow guards Steve Nash and Jodie Meeks are doubtful.
Apr 23, 2013 at 3:27 PM
Mike Brown and the Cavaliers are getting back together. Brown, who led the Cavs to the playoffs in all five seasons he coached them from 2005-10, has agreed in principle to a contract to return as their coach for a second time, a person with...
Apr 19, 2013 at 5:01 PM
Nash said he is "very confident" he will return from a hamstring injury for Los Angeles' playoff opener at San Antonio on Sunday, hopefully adding another major contributor to the Lakers' late-season surge.
Apr 19, 2013 at 1:54 PM
A year ago, the Miami Heat were chasing something. This time around, everyone is chasing them.
Apr 18, 2013 at 12:14 PM
Golden State's Stephen Curry broke the record for 3-pointers in a season when he hit his 270th in the second quarter of the Warriors' game Wednesday night against the Trail Blazers.
Apr 18, 2013 at 12:10 PM
Dwight Howard had a simple message for the Lakers after Chandler Parsons' 34-foot, line-drive 3-pointer at the regulation buzzer added five more minutes to the final game of Los Angeles' already exhausting regular season.
Apr 18, 2013 at 10:47 AM
With Sacramento once again standing on the ledge of its NBA future, this season's finale felt more like a pep rally.
Apr 16, 2013 at 1:53 PM
For the second time in three years, the Sacramento Kings will host their regular-season finale with the franchise's future uncertain. Hours before the Kings tipoff against the Los Angeles Clippers on Wednesday night, NBA owners will gather in a New...
Apr 15, 2013 at 10:37 AM
An empty chair sat in front of Kobe Bryant's locker Sunday night, and the Los Angeles Lakers realized they would have to fill it together. With their playoff hopes likely on the line against powerful San Antonio, the Lakers cobbled together a group...
Apr 13, 2013 at 9:11 PM
Kobe Bryant had surgery Saturday on his torn Achilles tendon, ending his season with two games left in the Los Angeles Lakers' playoff chase.
Apr 13, 2013 at 6:43 AM
Kobe Bryant's 17th NBA season likely ended on an innocent move past a defender toward the hoop. He felt a pop as he pushed off his left foot. The pain made him think somebody kicked him. The Los Angeles Lakers are all but certain Bryant tore his...
Apr 11, 2013 at 4:14 PM
Hall of Famer Cynthia Cooper-Dyke is returning to Southern California as the Trojans' head women's basketball coach.
Apr 10, 2013 at 11:58 PM
Kobe Bryant scored a season-high 47 points and carried the Los Angeles Lakers closer to a playoff berth with a 113-106 victory over the short-handed but tenacious Portland Trail Blazers on Wednesday night.