Clippers find a Crawford spark against Celtics

LOS ANGELES-Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas was doing what he pretty much wanted to do. The Clippers’ offense had hit a stagnant train, going nowhere in the slow-churning quicksand called the first half of an NBA regular season basketball game played at Staples Center. The second half came and the Clippers […]


Kings-Lakers: Remember the Time?

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It was short. But is was sweet for NBA fans while it lasted. The rivalry was dramatic. It was tense and every bit of good, live theater as you can get.  Could that atmosphere come back to Los Angeles and Sacramento? Maybe. Maybe not. A lot would have to transpire […]


Buzzer-Beater Lifts Washington to Pac-10 Tourney Title

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By Dennis J. Freeman Los Angeles-Men’s basketball Pac-10 regular season champ Arizona went up against Washington’s Mighty Mite Isaiah Thomas and lost.  Thomas struck Arizona right in the gut with a last-second dagger, connecting on a step-back jumper at the buzzer to give Washington a 77-75 overtime win for the […]