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Dennis Rodman stands up to leave after he and fellow US basketball players completed a television interview at a Pyongyang, North Korea hotel Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014. Rodman came to the North Korean capital with a team of USA basketball stars for an exhibition game on Jan. 8, the birthday of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. From left to right are Cliff Robinson, Jerry Dupree, Charles D. Smith, unidentified, Vin Baker, Andre "Silk" Poole and Doug Christie. (AP Photo/David Guttenfelder)

Ex-NBA player regrets going to North Korea game

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Former NBA star Charles D. Smith says he feels remorse for coming to Pyongyang with Dennis Rodman for a game on the North Korean leader’s birthday because the event has […]

01/07/2014

Los Angeles Clippers' Reggie Bullock (photo from his Twitter account).

Clippers’ Bullock aiming to get back basketball shape

PLAYA VISTA – Clippers rookie Reggie Bullock said watching his teammates for the past three weeks helped him avoid any nervousness before his cameo appearance in Wednesday night’s penultimate preseason game. “I’ve been at the […]

10/25/2013

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Clippers preseason starts tonight!

Game 1 of the Clippers preseason is tonight and will be broadcast on the radio home of the team, KFWB News Talk 980! Listen in as the Clippers take on the Portland Trail Blazers at […]

10/07/2013

Grant Hill (AP Photo)

Grant Hill retires from NBA after 19 seasons

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Seven-time All-Star Grant Hill is retiring from the NBA after 19 seasons, ending an injury-plagued career that included an Olympic gold medal. The Los Angeles Clippers announced the news on Saturday. […]

06/01/2013

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NCAA hourly updates on KFWB

Listen for KFWB sports anchor Ted Sobel’s hourly NCAA men’s basketball tournament updates today. From 9:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m., Ted will have a live update on the half-hour — sponsored by your Southern California […]

03/22/2013

Obama attends daughter’s basketball game

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has attended a basketball game for his younger daughter. The White House says 11-year-old Sasha Obama’s team had a game Saturday morning at a community center in Chevy Chase, Md., just outside Washington.

03/09/2013

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Remembering Jerry Buss

Dr. Jerry Buss, the owner of the Lakers, died today. Ken Jeffries – filling in for Bob McCormick – hosted a Money 101 roundtable discussion zeroing in on Buss’ financial acumen and legacy with the team.

02/18/2013

Bret Lewis

Plenty of enthusiasm

A college basketball announcer who loves his job.

01/04/2013

Bret Lewis

Running up the score

The good folks in Indianapolis are up in arms about a basketball game — a girls high school basketball game. It’s because Bloomington High beat Arlington High 107 to 2.

12/13/2012

Bret Lewis

It’s come to this

A bunch of hooligans ruined a sporting event in Istanbul. Yep. Fans rioted at a wheelchair basketball game.

12/12/2012

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