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Tony Parker and Robert Boezeman. (credit: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

UCLA Rallies In 2nd Half To Beat UC Riverside 77-66

Another slow start had UCLA coach Steve Alford questioning his team’s toughness at halftime. He demanded to know who was going to be a leader and bring energy against an upstart UC Riverside team.

12/10/2014

Wesley Johnson #11 of the Los Angeles Lakers puts up a shot over Nik Stauskas #10 and Ryan Hollins #5 of the Sacramento Kings during a game at Staples Center on December 9, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.  (credit: Jonathan Moore/Getty Images)

Bryant Leads Lakers As They Rally, 98-95, Past Sacramento

Kobe Bryant scored nine of his 32 points in the final 3:14, leading the Los Angeles Lakers’ fourth-quarter comeback for a 98-95 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Tuesday night.

12/09/2014

Byron Scott (L) and Earvin 'Magic' Johnson share a laugh during a press conference to introduce Byron Scott as the new head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers at Toyota Sports Center on July 29, 2014 in El Segundo, California. (credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Byron Scott Responds To Magic Johnson’s Comment That Lakers Should ‘Lose Every Game’

Magic Johnson wants the Los Angeles Lakers to lose for their own good. Coach Byron Scott thinks they are better off learning how to win.

12/09/2014

LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 29: The Los Angeles Clippers logo is shown in the locker room before their game against the Los Angeles Lakers at Staples Center on October 29, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.

Clippers Beat Suns In OT On Griffin’s 45 Points

Blake Griffin scored a season-high 45 points, drilling the winning 3-pointer that hit the rim and dropped in at the buzzer, to help the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Phoenix Suns 121-120 in overtime Monday night for their eighth straight victory.

12/08/2014

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USC Breaks Away From New Mexico For 66-54 Win

Nikola Jovanovic scored 10 points and grabbed a career-high 16 rebounds for USC, helping the Trojans beat New Mexico 66-54 on Sunday.

11/30/2014

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Long Beach State Rallies, Beats Xavier 73-70 In Wooden Legacy Tournament

Mike Caffey scored 24 points, Tyler Lamb added 16, and Long Beach State rallied to beat Xavier 73-70 on Sunday to place third in the Wooden Legacy tournament.

11/30/2014

DeAndre Jordan #6 of the Los Angeles Clippers shoots against the Chicago Bulls on November 17, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Bulls Beat Clippers, 105-89, Go To 6-0 On The Road

Jimmy Butler led six players in double figures with 22 points, and the Chicago Bulls beat the Los Angeles Clippers 105-89 Monday night to improve to 6-0 on the road for the first time since 1996-97.

11/17/2014

Kawhi Leonard #2 of the San Antonio Spurs goes for the dunk against the Los Angeles Clippers during the game on November 10, 2014 at STAPLES CENTER in L.A. (credit: Andrew Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Leonard Scores 26 As Spurs Rally Past Clippers, 89-85

Kawhi Leonard tied his career high with 26 points despite playing with only one good eye, and the San Antonio Spurs closed with a rush to beat the Los Angeles Clippers 89-85 Monday night.

11/10/2014

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Bruins To Play First Game At Pauley Pavilion Since Water Main Break

The UCLA Bruins were set Friday to play the first exhibition game of the college basketball season on a totally refurbished hardwood floor.

10/31/2014

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Arizona Basketball Picked To Win Pac-12, UCLA 4th

Just about everybody agrees — except for one person, apparently — that Arizona is the overwhelming favorite to win the Pac-12 again this season.

10/23/2014

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Former Harlem Globetrotter Missing On Road Trip, Car Abandoned In Northern California

Former member of the Harlem Globetrotters, Rico Harris, has disappeared while on a road trip to Seattle.

10/20/2014

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Former NBA Star Stephon Marbury Finds New Life In China

Stephon Marbury speaks to Kristine Leahy about his new life as a basketball star in China.

08/26/2014

Kevin Love #42 of the Minnesota Timberwolves during a game against the Golden State Warriors on April 14, 2014 at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California. (Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Keidel: LeBron Is Cavalier In Cleveland

You’ve seen the sardonic messages splashed all over social media. Everyone is calling LeBron James the best GM in the NBA, based largely on his ability to wrench Kevin Love from Minnesota, which instantly imbues the Cavaliers with three All-Stars.

08/08/2014

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5-Star Basketball Recruit Jaylen Brown To Visit UCLA Despite Flood Damage

Five-star basketball recruit Jaylen Brown will arrive to the UCLA campus Tuesday for an unofficial visit despite the major flood that ruined the Pauley Pavilion on July 28.

08/02/2014

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Memorial Remembers Star Basketball Player Who Died From Skateboarding Fall

Family and classmates bid a tearful farewell to an Inland Empire high school basketball star who died from an accident off the court.

07/29/2014

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