OAKLAND — Golden State Warriors guard Jarrett Jack has been fined $25,000 by the NBA for "verbal abuse" of an official.
The league announced the fine Sunday.
The incident occurred at the conclusion of Golden State's 118-116 loss at the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday night.
Some Warriors players were upset over the officiating late in the game, including the free throw disparity. The Lakers shot 50 free throws, while the Warriors had 16 attempts. Read More
The Warriors are playing some of their best basketball of the season at the right time. They will be trying to put some more space between themselves and the rest of the pack at the bottom of the Western Conference playoff bracket when they host the Sacramento Kings today. The Warriors have won six of their last eight and have Stephen Curry, who is averaging 28.6 points and shooting over 50 percent from 3-point range in the last five games, playing at an MVP level. Read More
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry had 25 points, 10 assists and seven rebounds on a sprained right ankle, and the Golden State Warriors held off the Los Angeles Lakers 109-103 on Monday night. Read More
They had a big win in New England on Sunday night, but the 49ers can’t step off the gas in Seattle this week. Read More
The long ago Pacific Coast League baseball team was called the Hollywood Stars, a name both pretentious and truthful in Southern Cal. Down there, if you’re not signing autographs, you’re asking for them. It’s an L.A. way of life.
So much glamour, so much talent, so much success. They made us paranoid. Nobody chanted, “Let’s go Warriors.” Always “Beat L.A.” Which the Warriors rarely could do. It was Elgin Baylor or Jerry West. Or Magic or Kareem or Shaq. And now it’s Kobe Bryant. Read More
So the Celtics want to play rough again? Kobe Bryant and the Lakers look ready this time around, and they barged into an early lead in the NBA finals.
Bryant scored 30 points, Pau Gasol had 23 points and 14 rebounds, and defending champion Los Angeles got tough in a 102-89 victory over Boston in the NBA finals opener Thursday night. Read More