• Reeling Lakers return to practice for 1st time in Magic era

    EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — Magic Johnson swept in to soothe the rattled Los Angeles Lakers, a young, struggling team still reeling from front-office upheaval and the trade of leading scorer Lou Williams.

  • Chris Paul cleared by doctors, could return against Warriors

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chris Paul has been cleared by doctors and could be back in the Los Angeles Clippers’ lineup on Thursday at Golden State.

  • No. 6 UCLA routs USC 102-70, snaps 4-game skid against rival

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bryce Alford scored 26 points, including 10 straight in the second half, and No. 6 UCLA beat Southern California 102-70 on Saturday night, snapping a four-game skid against its crosstown rival while improving to 5-0 in February.