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Kobe Paras impresses in HS tournament in LA–report

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THE PHILIPPINES’ Kobe Paras (center) is flanked on the podium by silver medalist Antonio Morales of Spain (right) and bronze medalist Demonte Flannigan of the US after winning the Fiba Under-18 slam dunk crown in Jakarta Sunday night. FIBA.COM file photo

Another Kobe is making heads turn in Los Angeles, and he’s from the Philippines.

Posted: June 21st, 2014 in Basketball,Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos,Section | Read More »

NBA charges Sterling, sets up June 3 hearing

In this Feb. 25, 2011, file photo, Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling looks on during the first half of their NBA basketball game against the Los Angeles Lakers in Los Angeles. AP FILE PHOTO

The NBA charged Donald Sterling on Monday with damaging the league and its teams with his racist comments, setting up a June 3 hearing after which owners could vote to terminate his ownership of the Los Angeles Clippers.

Posted: May 20th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Warriors, Raptors even series with foes; Wizards up 3-1 vs Bulls

Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry (30) celebrates after blocking a shot as Los Angeles Clippers' Blake Griffin (32) walks past during the second half in Game 4 of an opening-round NBA basketball playoff series on Sunday, April 27, 2014, in Oakland, Calif. Golden State won 118-97. Curry made a career playoff-high seven 3-pointers and scored 33 points. Griffin had 21 points and six rebounds. AP

Stephen Curry made a career playoff-high seven 3-pointers and scored 33 points, leading the Golden State Warriors past the Los Angeles 118-97 on Sunday to even a first-round series that has been pulled into a race-related scandal involving the Clippers’ owner.

Posted: April 28th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Pacers, Paul George agree to a contract — AP source

In this May 16, 2013 file photo, Indiana Pacers' Paul George shoots against the New York Knicks in the first half of Game 5 of their NBA basketball playoff series in the Eastern Conference semifinals at Madison Square Garden in New York. Pacers President Larry Bird put away his golf clubs Monday, Sept. 23, 2013, and went back to work trying to sign star swingman Paul George to a long-term contract. If they don't reach a deal with George, the NBA's most improved player last season, he could become a free agent next summer. AP

Paul George wanted to keep playing in Indiana. Larry Bird made sure he wasn’t going anywhere.

Posted: September 25th, 2013 in Basketball,Latest Sports Stories,NBA,Photos and Videos,Section | Read More »

LA’s Candace Parker wins WNBA MVP — AP Source

In this Sept. 4, 2013, file photo, Los Angeles Sparks forward Candace Parker (3) is fouled by Minnesota Lynx forward Rachel Jarry (12) in the first half of a WNBA basketball game in Minneapolis. Parker has won the WNBA MVP, said a person familiar with the situation. She will receive the award Thursday night, Sept. 18, 2013, in Los Angeles, before the Sparks play the Phoenix Mercury in the opener of their Western Conference playoff series, the person said. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because no official announcement has been made. AP Photo/Stacy Bengs, File

Los Angeles Sparks forward Candace Parker has won the WNBA MVP, according to a person familiar with the situation.

Posted: September 20th, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

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