The player, college, and NBA have suffered greatly in quality of play and players. And for every Kobe Bryant and Kevin Garnett there has been a conga line of lost causes, teens who toiled in Europe or Asia or worse once their hoop dreams melted into memory.
A five-game winning streak is nothing new for the Los Angeles Clippers, who have now rolled off three of them this season.
Anthony Davis had 28 points and 15 rebounds, Eric Gordon also scored 28 and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Los Angeles Lakers 132-125 Tuesday night to snap an eight-game losing streak.
Matt Barnes scored 18 of his season-high 28 points in the third quarter and the Los Angeles Clippers won their fifth game in a row, 104-96 over the Phoenix Suns on Tuesday night.
Kent Bazemore threw an alley-oop to Wesley Johnson for the go-ahead dunk with 6.9 seconds left and the Los Angeles Lakers defeated the Portland Trail Blazers 107-106 on Monday night.
Indiana already had the league’s No. 1 defense. The Lakers discovered Tuesday that the Pacers’ offense is becoming just as potent.
Jamal Crawford hit seven 3s on his way to 24 points, and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the New Orleans Pelicans 123-110 on Monday night.
Jason Collins played his first game with the Brooklyn Nets on Sunday night, becoming the first openly gay active player in the four major U.S. professional sports leagues.
Crawford scored 36 points to help the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 125-117 on Sunday afternoon.
Jason Collins has signed a 10-day contract with the Brooklyn Nets and is set to become the first active openly gay player in the NBA.
Dwight Howard thoroughly enjoyed his first road game against the team he left as a free agent after one tumultuous and contentious season.
The Golden State Warriors have made another move in hopes of finding a reliable backup to point guard Stephen Curry.
With just over 24 hours before the NBA trade deadline, the Lakers could be making a move to lure the All-Star forward to Tinseltown, according to CBSSports.com.
Patty Mills scored 16 of his 25 points in the fourth quarter, Tim Duncan had 19 points and 13 rebounds during a foul-plagued 38 minutes, and the San Antonio Spurs charged out of the All-Star break with a 113-103 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Tuesday night.
The Eastern Conference finally stopped Kevin Durant and Blake Griffin — then stopped its losing streak at the NBA All-Star game.