April 7, 2012 |
Nets guard Deron Williams figures to be the blue chip free agent this summer. "People get traded all the time," he told Yahoo. "[Teams] don't get backlash as an organization. If [players] leave, we are not loyal, we are ungrateful.... On Twitter … they are out there bashing me, saying to me I'm a traitor. I didn't ask to be here. I got traded. " Wizards guard Jordan Crawford scored 28 points in a recent loss to Indiana, but on a fastbreak, he uncorked a bad lob pass that was grabbed by Pacers guard Paul George . The official scorer put it down as a blocked shot.
December 9, 2011 |
David Edwards, a 42-year-old from Anaheim, and David Contreras, a 25-year-old from Huntington Beach, stood together Thursday morning proudly holding up their new purchases. For $121, each had purchased an Albert Pujols No. 5 Angels replica jersey, the eighth and ninth that had been quickly put together. And they were lucky. At 2 p.m., Chris Uhlmansiek, a medical equipment salesman from Brea who was wearing purple scrubs, rushed into the souvenir store at Angel Stadium, but he came out empty-handed.
March 13, 2013 |
Goaltender Zach Sikich's NHL career lasted only a few minutes. But he will have great stories to tell his son and newborn daughter about the small role he played Tuesday as the Ducks rallied for a 2-1 victory over the Wild at St. Paul, Minn. It was the Ducks' fourth straight win and eighth straight game with a point (6-0-2). Scheduled starter Viktor Fasth sustained an upper-body injury during the morning skate, thrusting Jonas Hiller into a starting role and leaving the Ducks scrambling for a backup.
June 23, 1990
Hey, Jerry Buss: How about getting a No. 1 jersey for Pat Riley at the Forum? JIM KIERSNOWSKI Temecula
June 6, 2003
'You can't blame them. Then again, they are hiring a new general manager.' Richard Jefferson, New Jersey Net forward, on the Boston Celtics' drafting Joe Johnson and Kedrick Brown ahead of him in the 2001 NBA draft
September 30, 1992 |
Jersey, jersey on the wall . . . Magic Johnson's uniform shirt, No. 32, was retired last season, put alongside those worn by other Laker legends, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Elgin Baylor, Wilt Chamberlain and Jerry West. And the thinking Tuesday, as Johnson announced that he was coming back to play, was that the jersey will stay on the wall. "We haven't really made up our minds to do anything," said Claire Rothman, general manager of the Forum. "You know how you joke about things?