LOS ANGELES - The Western Conference has had a statistical edge over the East for a while, and it has produced the Stanley Cup champion in five of the last seven seasons and 11 of the last 17. Read more
LOS ANGELES- Kobe Bryant, who plays for the second-best NBA team in town, said he hasn't seen the Los Angeles Clippers but he's impressed by what he knows about them.
"Going down the roster, it's like a Who's Who," he said. Read more
Several playoff berths and positions will be decided as the season winds down. Saturday's league finale, featuring the Los Angeles Kings at San Jose, might determine who wins the Pacific Division and who goes home. Read more