Lakers' Scott has tough decisions to make

LOS ANGELES -- Somehow, some way, it felt as if Byron Scott was a player again.

He was asked about dunking on Chris Mullin twice. In one quarter.

And to reflect on his "Showtime" playing days. And his thoughts on the legendary Chick Hearn.


Clippers have some story lines to watch

LOS ANGELES -- The NBA team owner was momentarily stumped when reached by telephone overseas. Informed that Donald Sterling no longer owned the Los Angeles Clippers, there was an uneasy silence.

"I'm not sure what to say," the owner said. "Free ...