basketball

Former USC basketball star John Rudometkin dies

John Rudometkin, the University of Southern California star center who played in the NBA for New York and San Francisco, has died. He was 75. The school said Wednesday that Rudometkin died Tuesday in Newcastle […]

08/06/2015

Branden Dawson

Hear our “Clippers Power Hour” with Branden Dawson

Los Angeles Clippers forward Branden Dawson spent some quality time with The Beast 980 as he joined Brett Winterble and guest host Patrick O’Neal. In case you missed it, listen here: The Beast 980 is […]

08/05/2015

Olympic Rings

Team USA Basketball: “Lure of representing USA on Olympic stage is too strong”

Los Angeles Clippers broadcaster Ralph Lawler joined the The Home Team this morning with a basketball update. He talked about what coach Doc Rivers is up to; the Team USA basketball training camp with the expected attendance of […]

08/05/2015

Houston Rockets guard Pablo Prigioni (9) steals the ball from Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin (32), forward Trevor Ariza (1) is at right.

L.A. Clippers sign Pablo Prigioni

The L.A. Clippers announced today the team has signed guard Pablo Prigioni. Prigioni, 38, joins the Clippers after playing in a total of 67 regular season games (three starts) last season with the Houston Rockets […]

08/04/2015

Los Angeles Clippers forward Branden Dawson

Clippers’ Branden Dawson in studio on The Beast 980

Los Angeles Clippers forward Branden Dawson will be in the studio today with Brett Winterble and guest host Patrick O’Neal from 4-5 p.m. It will be a great opportunity for Clipper Nation to get to […]

08/04/2015

D'Angelo Russell

The hype D’Angelo Russell has to live up to is a different calculation with Kobe Bryant

Doug Gottlieb, CBS Sports host, called in to The Home Team with his thoughts on the Lakers draft pick D’Angelo Russell after watching him play in the Summer League. Living up to the hype of […]

08/04/2015

Byron Scott

Byron Scott says analytics will have a bigger role in upcoming Lakers season

Los Angeles Lakers Head Coach Byron Scott called in to The Home Team this morning to share his views on the teams upcoming season. From Kobe Bryant’s health to D’Angelo Russell’s (the team’s No. 2 draft […]

08/04/2015

Lavender, Parker lead Sparks past Stars, 80-78

Jantel Lavender scored 20 points, and Candace Parker blocked a potential tying shot in the final seconds to help the Los Angeles Sparks beat the San Antonio Stars 80-78 on Sunday. The Sparks overcame a […]

08/03/2015

Paul Pierce

Paul Pierce tells Fred Roggin about burning down his house, and about being stabbed 9 times

Paul Pierce of the Los Angeles Clippers joined Fred Roggin on The Beast 980 after a celebration given to him by the city of Inglewood. Having been recently booed when he threw out the ceremonial […]

07/30/2015

NBA basketball player Chris Paul of Los Angeles Clippers speaks during a press conference for the Basketball without Borders Africa 2015 at the American International School in Johannesburg, South Africa, Wednesday, July 29, 2015. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)

Summer may be quiet for NBA fans, but not for the players

Los Angeles Clippers broadcaster Ralph Lawler joins The Home Team to discuss a variety of topics in the sports world this morning including Tom Brady and “deflategate;” the owner of the New England Patriots Robert […]

07/29/2015

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