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Los Angeles Lakers re-sign forward Metta World Peace
October 1, 2015
The Los Angeles Lakers are giving Metta World Peace another chance. The veteran forward re-signed with Los Angeles on Thursday September 24, agreeing to a one-year deal to resume his NBA career. ... read more »
Los Angeles Clippers Host Media Day 2015
September 26, 2015
Soon and very soon, DeAndre Jordan will hoop it up for the Los Angeles Clippers, a sight that almost wasn’t. But on Friday, September 25 at the Los Angeles Clippers Playa Vista training facility, ... read more »
Lakers sign Robert Upshaw
September 16, 2015
The Los Angeles Lakers have signed center Robert Upshaw to a multi-year contract. ... read more »
Clippers Get Fined for Jordan, Snubs Channel Deal for Streaming Service
September 3, 2015
The return of DeAndre Jordan came with its own consequences, costing the Clippers a $250,000 fine for violating NBA rules. Despite the financial set back, Clippers owner Steve Ballmer recently turned down a $60 million deal with Fox Sports Regional Sports Network Prime Ticket Channel. ... read more »
Bull’s Derrick Rose Faces Rape Allegations
September 3, 2015
Chicago Bulls All-Star point guard Derrick Rose is being sued by a former girlfriend. ... read more »
Ex-NBA star Darryl Dawkins, aka ‘Chocolate Thunder’ has died
August 28, 2015
Darryl Dawkins, whose board-shattering dunks earned him the moniker "Chocolate Thunder" and helped pave the way for breakaway rims, has died. He was 58. ... read more »
Small ball was story of Finals, but bigs may own draft night
June 24, 2015
It might seem temporarily forgotten at the start of the NBA draft. The first three players taken Thursday could easily be a trio of big guys. ... read more »
Who’s the Man? Is LeBron James the Real MVP?
May 28, 2015
Cleveland Cavaliers LeBron James (left) and Golden State Warriors Stephen Curry (right) It is hard to argue with the 2015 MVP Award selection of Golden State’s Stephen Curry.  ... read more »
Rookie of the year Wiggins on MN: ‘I hope I’m here forever’
May 2, 2015
Minnesota Timberwolves’ Andrew Wiggins holds his trophy at a news conference after he was named NBA basketball Rookie of the Year, Thursday, April 30, 2015, in Minneapolis.   ... read more »
Courtney Pruitt Named Alcorn State Women’s Basketball Coach
April 30, 2015
Alcorn State University’s search for a new head women’s basketball coach concluded with a seasoned individual with extensive college coaching experience, most recently as the head women’s coach at Wiley College in Marshall, ... read more »
Spurs edge Clippers 111-107 in pivotal Game 5 on late call
April 29, 2015
Tim Duncan scored 12 of his 21 points in the second half, and DeAndre Jordan was called for basket interference with 4.3 seconds left as the San Antonio Spurs moved to the brink of the second round with a 111-107 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers in Game 5 on Tuesday night. ... read more »
Rondo finished with Mavs, knee bumps Parsons from playoffs
April 23, 2015
In this photo taken Tuesday, April 21, 2015, Dallas Mavericks’ Rajon Rondo makes his way to bench after being called for a foul against the Houston Rockets during the third quarter of Game 2 in the first round in the NBA basketball playoffs in Houston. ... read more »
January 16, 2014
Superstar Candice Parker currently does not have a team because the Los Angeles Sparks WNBA basketball team is currently without ownership. The Sparks ownership claimed loses of  $12 million since 2007 and has given up control. ... read more »
Collision Returns to Redondo Union
January 9, 2014
Collision XVI ... All Star game, the premier post season attraction for the regions top senior girls and boys from the Los Angeles City Section and CIF Southern Section, ... read more »
USC Makes First Points of Season in Watts Student-athletes bring Trojan hoops to 99th Street Elementary
November 6, 2013
As the USC men’s basketball squad gears up for a packed schedule of Division I action, it would be easy to overlook the vertically challenged team they faced recently in Watts, ... read more »
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