By Jun Medina
Filipino American point guard Jordan Clarkson is playing well in the ongoing NBA summer league, displaying hoop skills, agility and determination that may earn the 22-year-old rookie a place in the rebuilding Los Angeles’ Lakers rotation.
By Celest Flores-Colina
Filipino-American Jordan Clarkson out of University of Missouri has been drafted to the National Basketball Association.
List of the past 10 NBA champions after San Antonio’s triumph on Sunday (Monday in Manila):
The Los Angeles Lakers say they’re in no rush to hire their next head coach.
Los Angeles Lakers coach Mike D’Antoni has resigned after less than two seasons on the job.
Tony Parker scored 25 points, Kawhi Leonard added 22 points and 10 rebounds, and the San Antonio Spurs pulled away from the Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday night, winning 125-109 for their 11th consecutive victory.
Even before meeting with him, Knicks players like Phil Jackson’s hiring to run their franchise.
Bryant expressed only mild frustration Wednesday after the long-expected decision to end his 18th NBA season after just six games. The superstar guard’s broken bone in his left knee has kept him out since shortly before Christmas, and it still hasn’t healed enough for weight-bearing exercise.
Blake Griffin had 20 points and 11 rebounds during three thunderous quarters by the Los Angeles Clippers, who routed the Lakers again 142-94 Thursday night to extend their winning streak to a season-best six games.
Former NBA star Lamar Odom lacked game shape and showed rust in his debut for Spanish club Baskonia, which lost 81-71 to Unicaja Malaga on Thursday.
Dwight Howard enjoyed a winning return to Los Angeles on Wednesday as he and the Houston Rockets dealt the floundering Lakers a resounding 134-108 NBA defeat
For three quarters, the Los Angeles Lakers tempted the sellout crowd at Staples Center into believing they would pull off one of the most improbable upsets of the National Basketball Association season on Thursday.
New Orleans forward Anthony Davis was chosen Friday to replace the injured Kobe Bryant in the NBA All-Star game that will be played in his home city.