SAN FRANCISCO -- The 2-11 Los Angeles Lakers face an incredibly tall task in trying to slow down, much less stop, the Golden State Warriors on Tuesday night -- especially with the Warriors looking to improve to 16-0, setting an NBA record for the best start to a season.
Los Angeles teams
Angels maintaining status quo
Los Angeles once again looks like a contender but still has plenty of holes to fill this offseason. Until the Halos do so, they're holding steady instead of trending upward in Jim Bowden's eyes. MLB status check (Insider)
Experts predict Jason Heyward will get a deal close to $200 million. Which teams are most likely to sign him?
Angels interested in Jason Heyward?
The Halos reportedly aren't ruling out a run at the free-agent outfielder. How would Heyward fit in Los Angeles? MLB rumors roundup
Randy Carlyle is ready for another coaching opportunity and says he would definitely do things differently after his experiences in Toronto.
UCLA, Arizona State, Washington, Oregon and USC were the Pac-12's biggest winners during the early signing period.
A look at the chatter around all nine Power 5 head-coaching vacancies, including the possibility that Jimbo Fisher leaves Florida State for USC.
Los Angeles' other great pitcher
Clayton Kershaw gets all the attention on the Dodgers, but Kenley Jansen is a top arm as well. The closer has followed in the footsteps of Mariano Rivera by dominating with one pitch -- his cut fastball. Olney: Top 10 relievers (Insider)
USC's seniors would love to close their careers with a win over rival UCLA.
Eric Karabell and Tristan Cockcroft weigh in on deals for Craig Kimbrel, Andrelton Simmons and Leonys Martin. Plus, favorite Thanksgiving dishes and more!
Los Angeles briefing: Big games Tuesday for Lakers and Clips; Dodgers' trade options for Puig; Angels will need a new catcher
A look at a few stories from ESPNLosAngeles.com making rounds on Tuesday, November 24.
With Rivalry Week upon us, it's a good time to take a look back at 10 memorable moments in USC-UCLA history.
Can the Lakers make it interesting?
The Warriors division rivals stand in their way from becoming the first NBA team to start a season 16-0. L.A. has had success scoring against Golden State, but the question is if the defense can step up.
Top Headline: Poor offense in fourth quarter killing Clippers
Bryce Alford and Thomas Welsh scored 20 points each, and UCLA went 10 for 10 at the free throw line over the final 90 seconds in a 77-75 victory over UNLV on Monday at the Maui Invitational.
Five potential trade spots for Yasiel Puig
ESPN's David Schoenfield lists five teams that could put together a package enticing enough for the Dodgers to trade the mercurial outfielder. Proposals
Top 10 starting pitchers in MLB
Buster Olney's list of the top 10 starting pitchers in MLB starts with Clayton Kershaw at the top, but No. 2 might be a surprise. Top 5 all in the NL (Insider)
Jordan McLaughlin scored 20 points, Katin Reinhardt added 17 and Southern California cruised past Cal State Northridge 96-61 Monday night for the Trojans' first 4-0 start since 2000-01.
Jonathan Quick bounced back from a poor performance and Alec Martinez scored the go-ahead goal late in the second period to lift the Los Angeles Kings over the Florida Panthers 3-1 on Monday.
Neither USC nor UCLA has had the season it wanted or expected in 2015. But there will still be plenty on the line when the rivals meet on Saturday.
The Seattle Mariners might have their new starting catcher for 2016 after signing Chris Iannetta to a one-year contract Monday.
The Dodgers seem to have come around on the idea of moving Yasiel Puig if they can find a suitable trade partner with some valuable pitching to offer.