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LeBron James makes NBA history on a star-filled night in LA

Feb. 08, 2023 02:34 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bronny James stepped over to his dad's locker and played the phone video he had taken of Tuesday night's biggest moment. The NBA's new scoring king tipped his head back in a rich, full-throated laugh when the audio revealed Bronny had anticipated that the historic basket would...

Rams OC Mike LaFleur eager to provide support for McVay

Feb. 07, 2023 18:43 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mike LaFleur is going to wait until he's found a new house and new schools for his kids before he worries about how to make Sean McVay's stressful job easier with the Los Angeles Rams. The Rams' new offensive coordinator is still eager to do right by McVay in...

Irving has first practice with Mavericks, preps for debut

Feb. 07, 2023 18:25 PM EST

Kyrie Irving had his first practice with Dallas on Tuesday, and was asked if he envisioned any problems playing alongside Mavericks star Luka Doncic. Irving’s answer: “No.” The Mavs clearly see it the same way. Irving’s Dallas chapter has...

Dudamel to become NY Philharmonic music director, leave LA

Feb. 07, 2023 15:47 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Gustavo Dudamel will become music director of the New York Philharmonic for the 2026-27 season, ending a heralded tenure with the Los Angeles Philharmonic that began in 2009. The 42-year-old Venezuelan conductor agreed to a five-year contract as New York’s...

Sparks sign former All-Star guard Clarendon to camp deal

Feb. 07, 2023 15:32 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Sparks have signed former All-Star guard Layshia Clarendon to a training camp contract. Clarendon has averaged 7.6 points, 2.7 rebounds and 3.2 assists during a nine-year career and was an All-Star with Atlanta in 2017. Clarendon...

Truex determined to rebound from winless season with Gibbs

Feb. 07, 2023 15:23 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Martin Truex Jr. contemplated retirement during last year’s winless season and needed until June to decide to return in 2023. He announced his plans in his typically understated way, with a one-sentence statement: “I’m back in the 19 next year," it read. ...

Clippers surge late, overcome Thomas' 47 to top Nets 124-116

Feb. 06, 2023 23:28 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Paul George scored 29 points, Kawhi Leonard added 24 and the Los Angeles Clippers overcame a career-high 47 points from Cam Thomas in his first start to beat the short-handed Brooklyn Nets 124-116 on Monday night. Ivica Zubac added 19 points and 12 rebounds for the...

Audio, video related to stabbing suspect shooting released

Feb. 06, 2023 19:48 PM EST

HUNTINGTON PARK, Calif. (AP) — Authorities released audio and video Monday related to last month's fatal police shooting of a stabbing suspect near Los Angeles, while the man who was stabbed said the attack was random and that he initially thought he'd only been punched before realizing he was...

Disbarred lawyer Girardi pleads not guilty to client thefts

Feb. 06, 2023 19:17 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Disbarred lawyer Tom Girardi had not guilty pleas entered on his behalf Monday on charges he embezzled millions of dollars from some of the massive settlements he won for clients during a once prominent career. Girardi, 83, is charged in Los Angeles federal...

Vaccine litigation lingers after lifting of military mandate

Feb. 06, 2023 16:23 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Federal appeals court judges closely questioned a Biden administration attorney Monday on the consequences military personnel might face for refusing COVID-19 vaccinations, even though Biden's vaccine mandate for military personnel has been rescinded. Lawyers for...