Philadelphia 76ers

This Nov. 1979, file photo shows Kansas City Kings' Scott Wedman and Philadelphia 76ers' Julius Erving watching as Kings' Bill Robinzine, left, and 76ers' Darryl Dawkins run for cover after Dawkins shattered the glass backboard during a basketball game in Kansas City, Mo. Darryl Dawkins, whose backboard-shattering dunks earned him the moniker "Chocolate Thunder" and helped pave the way for breakaway rims, has died. He was 58. The Lehigh County, Pennsylvania coroner's office said Dawkins died Thursday morning, Aug. 27, 2015, at a hospital.

Ex-NBA star Darryl Dawkins, aka ‘Chocolate Thunder’ has died

Darryl Dawkins, whose board-shattering dunks earned him the moniker “Chocolate Thunder” and helped pave the way for breakaway rims, has died. He was 58. The Lehigh County, Pennsylvania coroner’s office said Dawkins died Thursday morning […]

08/27/2015

Wesley Johnson, Thomas Robinson

Lakers beat 76ers in OT on Clarkson’s basket

Byron Scott still has a lot to learn about Jordan Clarkson. The Lakers coach is already sure of one thing: Clarkson isn’t the type to wilt under pressure. “He’s not afraid of the moment,” Scott […]

03/31/2015

Austin Rivers

Lawler: When you think too much it doesn’t work; it’s an instinctive game

Every weekday morning at 7:30 Ralph Lawler, the longtime voice of the Los Angeles Clippers, joins The Home Team to talk about the Clippers. Today Ralph gave his assessment of the team’s mentality going into […]

03/27/2015

Jeremy Lin

Lin’s season-high 29 points help Lakers beat 76ers

Jeremy Lin was in the starting lineup for his first 20 games with the Los Angeles Lakers. Things weren’t working out to coach Byron Scott’s satisfaction, so he changed things up in December. Now with […]

03/23/2015