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Miami Heat forward LeBron James, left, passes around Los Angeles Lakers guard Wesley Johnson during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles, Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2013. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

LeBron James wins AP Male Athlete of the Year

MIAMI (AP) — The only thing that keeps LeBron James up worrying at night is basketball, which simultaneously makes perfect sense and no sense. On one hand, he’s the game’s best player. On the other, […]

12/26/2013

Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Love, center, gives a forearm to Los Angeles Clippers guard Jamal Crawford, below left, as Clippers forward Matt Barnes (22) also collides into Love in the second half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles on Dec. 22, 2013. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)

Clippers forward Barnes fined $25,000 by NBA

NEW YORK (AP) — The NBA has fined Los Angeles Clippers forward Matt Barnes for failing to leave the court in a timely manner after he was ejected in the third quarter of Sunday’s game […]

12/23/2013

LA man charged in coach prank calls

  LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles man has been criminally charged in connection with prank phone calls to professional and college coaches about jobs. The Los Angeles County district attorney’s office says 32-year-old […]

12/17/2013

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Clippers sign forward Stephen Jackson

The Los Angeles Clippers announced that they have signed free agent forward Stephen Jackson. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed. Jackson, 35, joins the Clippers after spending the 2012-13 season with […]

12/11/2013

Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant at the NBA basketball teams media day, in El Segundo, Calif. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo, File)

Lakers sign Kobe Bryant to 2-year extension

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Lakers signed Kobe Bryant to a two-year contract extension Monday, securing the fourth-leading scorer in NBA history into his 20th season with the franchise. Bryant hasn’t played […]

11/25/2013

Kings F Outlaw fined $15,000 by NBA

  NEW YORK (AP) — Sacramento Kings forward Travis Outlaw has been fined $15,000 by the NBA for pulling down Los Angeles Clippers guard J.J. Redick on a fast break. The play occurred with 8:06 left in […]

11/24/2013

Lakers' Kobe Bryant (l) and Clippers' Blake Griffin

Kobe Bryant returns to practice with LA Lakers

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) – Kobe Bryant has returned to practice with the Los Angeles Lakers for the first time since he tore his Achilles’ tendon seven months ago. Bryant rejoined practice Saturday with the […]

11/16/2013

Los Angeles Clippers power forward Blake Griffin, center, goes up for a dunk as Utah Jazz power forward Derrick Favors and point guard Scott Machado look on during the first half of their NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

New looks and a familiar favorite for NBA 2013-14

Dwight Howard moved on and Derrick Rose came back, though Kobe Bryant won’t quite yet. Nine first-time coaches are coming in and David Stern will soon head out. With different looks all around the NBA […]

10/28/2013

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

In this April 6, 2012, file photo, Bill Sharman is honored along with other members  of the 1974 Los Angeles Lakers Championship team, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Gus Ruelas, File)

Hall of Fame coach, player Bill Sharman dies at 87

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bill Sharman, the Hall of Famer who won NBA titles as a player for the Boston Celtics and a coach for the Los Angeles Lakers, has died. He was 87. Sharman […]

10/25/2013

NBA Deputy Commissioner Adam Silver, left, reacts as a bobblehead doll of NBA Commissioner David Stern is shown off after a press conference after the NBA board of governors meeting, Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013 in New York. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

NBA Finals format changed to 2-2-1-1-1

NEW YORK (AP) — The 2-3-2 NBA Finals format is following David Stern out of the league. NBA owners unanimously voted Wednesday to return to the 2-2-1-1-1 format, believing the travel inconveniences that teams faced […]

10/23/2013

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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

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