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L.A. Clippers' Chris Paul (Photo credit: Clippers/NBA)

Chris Paul named to NBA All-Defensive First Team

The National Basketball Association announced today that Los Angeles Clippers’ All-Star point guard Chris Paul has been named to the NBA All-Defensive First Team.  Paul garnered a total of 37 points (15 first place votes, […]

05/13/2013

Bret Lewis

Do me a solid

OK. It’s obviously a very serious story that Korean-American Kenneth Bay has been sentenced to 15 years hard labor in North Korea. Yet somehow former NBA whack job Dennis Rodman has inserted himself into it. […]

05/08/2013

Pam and Joe Bryant, parents of Lakers guard Kobe Bryant. (AP Photo)

Kobe Bryant battles mom, NJ business over auction

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Kobe Bryant is in a court battle to try to keep his mother from auctioning off mementos from his high school days in Pennsylvania and his early years with the Los […]

05/03/2013

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ESPN regrets Broussard comment on gay NBA player

NEW YORK (AP) — ESPN says that it regrets the “distraction” caused by one of its reporters who described Jason Collins as a sinner after the NBA center publicly revealed that he was gay.

04/30/2013

L.A. Clippers' Chris Paul (Photo credit: Clippers/NBA)

Chris Paul receives “Kia Community Assist Award”

Los Angeles Clippers point guard Chris Paul is the recipient of the “Kia Community Assist Award” for April in recognition of his outstanding efforts in the community, ongoing advocacy, and philanthropy, the NBA announced today.

04/22/2013

Penny and Phil Sound Bite

What You Missed on LA’s Morning News 4/17/13

Here are the news maker interviews you missed (or want to hear again) from this morning’s edition of LA’s Morning News with Penny Griego and Phil Hulett. 5:12 a.m. – Mothers Against Drunk Driving National […]

04/17/2013

Bret Lewis

Forget ‘no pain, no gain’

So what are the chances we see Kobe Bryant back playing at or near the level we expect? He tore his Achilles tendon and by all accounts… it was a complete tear. The time frame is six to nine months before he could even attempt a comeback.

04/15/2013

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Clippers first round playoff tickets sale information

Single game tickets for the L.A. Clippers home games in the First Round of the 2013 NBA Playoffs will be on sale Friday, April 5, at 10:00 a.m.

04/05/2013

Bret Lewis

Keep dreaming

That Swiss Company that is paying Kobe to hawk their $25,000 wrist watches?

03/29/2013

Dwyane Wade, Miami Heat guard (AP Photo)

Heat’s winning streak ends at 27 in Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) — The Miami Heat’s 27-game winning streak was snapped Wednesday night by the Chicago Bulls, 101-97, when a furious comeback by LeBron James and his teammates fell short.

03/28/2013

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Sacramento OKs NBA Kings arena deal

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — With the clock clicking down, Sacramento city officials took their last shot at keeping the NBA Kings in California’s capital by approving a public-private deal to build a new 18,500-seat arena and retail center downtown.

03/27/2013

Harvard players celebrate after defeating University of New Mexico in second-round game of NCAA college basketball tournament, Salt Lake City, Utah. (AP Photo)

First-round NCAA winners include…Harvard?

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — It’s a school known for producing U.S. presidents, Supreme Court justices and Nobel Prize winners. And now, Harvard has produced its first NCAA basketball tournament victory, with an upset of third-seeded New Mexico last night.

03/22/2013

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