The funeral for Jonylah Watkins, a six-month old baby who died after being shot five times last week on the south side of Chicago, will take place this morning. Bulls basketball superstar Derrick Rose has offered to pay for the service. In a musical tribute moved by the gun violence in his hometown, ... More >>
Soon-to-be-award-winning gonzo music journalist Danielle Bacher prowls the late late night scene for
West Coast Sound. For this installment, she hit the town with rapper Kurupt from Tha Dogg Pound
and DJ Nik Bean, a West L.A.-based mixtape impresario who has worked with Snoop and Tha ... More >>
See the update at the end of this post about the Lakers hiring a new coach, a Mike Brown spotting near my house and threats his son received.ORIGINAL POST, NOV. 9, 1:29 P.M.: An Anaheim Hills dad is going to have more time to watch his son play for basketball powerhouse Mater Dei High School of Sant ... More >>
With the Lakers facing the Oklahoma City Thunder tonight, we can't wait for the rematch between Metta World Peace and beard-boy James Harden. Really James, that 'bow to your dome was an accident. Here are the Top Five most violent moments in Lakers history.
Los Angeles Lakers starting forward Metta World Peace revealed on Conan last night what he has been up to since being hit with a seven-game suspension following a devastating elbow to the head of Oklahoma City Thunder reserve James Harden on April 22.
While he still has two games left to sit out b ... More >>
As we've shown you, Coachella is the place for an assortment of fashions. However, an understated, yet integral part of any festival is the appearance of a random basketball jersey from years past, by that we mean the '90s. Here are some of our favorite sightings.
Shawn Kemp, Cleveland Cavaliers: A ... More >>
I don't believe in God, but if I did, I'd be thanking her right now for salvaging the upcoming NBA season. I mean, I tried to watch hockey, I really did, but I just can't hang with that shit. And my dad was born in Canada, so I should be able to get through more than three minutes without asking, ... More >>
David Alan Grier has certainly come a long way from his In Living Color days. He's done tons of movies, he kills in Poker, he's a two time Tony nominee, the author of the book "Barack Like Me," and he was even on Dancing With The Stars! The one thing that shines the brightest amongst his many ta ... More >>
After this year's dramatic NBA season, basketball fans may have to wait a long time before the league's owners and players agree to a new collective bargaining deal. The off-season normally allows fans to speculate over player trades and retirements, but given the current lockout, they'll have to se ... More >>
UPDATE, MAY 2, 1:10 P.M.: We just had a royal wedding. Now comes a Royals funeral.After months of negotiations, seemingly done deals and obviously un-done deals, the NBA's Kings are staying in Sacramento at least one more season, dashing hopes of regular season home games by the renamed Anaheim R ... More >>
UPDATE, APRIL 26, 2:41 P.M.: After a weekend of reports claiming its unlikely the Sacramento Kings will move to Anaheim before next season--if ever--Anaheim officials expressed confidence that their proposal remains the best one on the table for the NBA franchise.ESPN, Sports Illustrated and the ... More >>
If there was a Hall of Fame for loving and leaving them like Sinatra, drunken electric boat piloting through Newport Harbor, holding never-ending parties at your Newport Beach beach house, having a helicopter land illegally on the sand next to said abode and other assorted examples of debauchery, ... More >>
UPDATE, MARCH 30, 8:22 A.M.: The Anaheim City Council last night unanimously approved the $75 million bond-lease deal to put the NBA's Kings in the Honda Center. Meanwhile, the Sacramento City Council has moved beyond grief to the anger stage: Cap city leaders last nght discu ... More >>
UPDATE, FEB. 25, 3:39 P.M.: Although Phil Jackson is the only one to go public with his opposition to the Sacramento Kings moving to Anaheim (scroll down to last post), there has been a lot of talk about the Los Angeles Lakers franchise working behind the scenes to stop a SoCal relocation to prot ... More >>
UPDATE, 2:30 P.M., FEB. 18: Ron Artest will make a guest appearance in Sherman Oaks to sign autographs. Find out more information after the jump.ORIGINAL ITEM, 12 P.M., FEB. 18: Was it really so long ago that the confetti fell from the top of Staples Center as the Los Angeles Lakers defeate ... More >>
Andrew Youssef/OC WeeklySmashing Pumpkins headlined. For more photos, check out our slideshow here.KROQ Almost Acoustic Xmas Night OneDecember 11, 2010Gibson AmphitheaterIt doesn't feel like the end of the concert year until KROQ throws their annual Almost Acoustic Christmas shows at the Gibson A ... More >>
Watch out for 3hree Things every Tuesday, where Riley Breckenridge, drummer of Orange County's favorite local alt-rock band Thrice, gives his take on life in Southern California as an OC native.In my 25 years as a hopelessly addicted basketball fan, I, like most Los Angeles/Orange C ... More >>