November 23, 2013
Lakers tonight VS. SACRAMENTO When: 6:30. Where: Staples Center. On the air: TV: TWC SportsNet, TWC Deportes; Radio: 710, 1330. Records: Lakers 6-7; Kings 4-8. Record vs. Kings (2012-13): 3-1. Update: After years of tumult regarding their possible relocation, the Kings are just happy to be here. Then again, they have the Western Conference's second-worst record, and that is after playing eight of 12 games at home. Only two players average more than 10.5 points for the Kings: Center DeMarcus Cousins (21.5)
November 20, 2013 |
Clippers at Oklahoma City When: 5 PST. Where: Chesapeake Energy Arena. On the air: TV: TNT; Radio: 980, 1330. Records: Clippers 8-4, Thunder 7-3. Record vs. Thunder: 1-0. Update: After losing to the Clippers last week at Staples Center, the Thunder has won two of three games. Thunder forward Kevin Durant leads the NBA in scoring, averaging 29.6 points per game, and is tied for the second-most minutes played, averaging 39.7 minutes. - Broderick Turner
November 18, 2013 |
Redondo, Windward and Loyola, all sponsored by Jordan Brand, got to scrimmage each other on Saturday on a court outside Staples Center. Windward Coach Miguel Villegas said the games were competitive. Teams played one half against each other. Redond Coach Reggie Morris said Loyola's depth will make the Cubs very tough to beat. Eric.email@example.com
November 17, 2013 |
You want to see some contentious basketball? Watch the Clippers and Memphis Grizzlies when they play Monday night at Staples Center. For the last two seasons, there has been no reason for anyone to believe the Clippers and Grizzlies like each other. There has been lots of trash talking, pushing and shoving. There has been lots of bumping, grinding and physical play. "We expect the same thing," Clippers forward Blake Griffin said. "But we'll be ready. We're looking forward to it. I know they are. " The bad taste the Clippers and Grizzlies have for each other has intensified because the teams have met in the playoffs the last two seasons.
November 13, 2013 |
The Lakers suddenly have some catching up to do with the Clippers, and not just in the Pacific Division standings. The Lakers' home sellout streak ended at 270 regular-season games Tuesday when they were a little short of the 18,997 capacity at Staples Center against the New Orleans Pelicans. The Lakers sold out 320 straight games including playoffs before drawing 18,426 fans Tuesday. The last non-sellout for the Lakers at Staples Center came Dec. 6, 2006, against New Orleans/Oklahoma City in front of 18,535 fans.