Clippers banking on familiarity

LAS VEGAS -- A year ago, the Los Angeles Clippers received a motivational gift on the first day of training camp. Maps of downtown Los Angeles were distributed, along with an unmistakable message: "Pick which route we're going to take."

That ...

Is Michael Kidd-Gilchrist's shot finally fixed?

ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- The question comes up weekly, daily, almost hourly whenever the Charlotte Hornets are discussed:

Will small forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist ever have a reliable jump shot?

Third-season pro Kidd-Gilchrist, who turned 21 last ...