Dan Woike, Los Angeles Times

Dan Woike

Los Angeles Times

Long Beach, CA, United States

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Recent articles by Dan:

Lakers legend Kobe Bryant to be inducted into Basketball Hall of Fame

NBA greats Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan and Kevin Garnett are part of the 2020 Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame class. → Read More

Knicks owner James Dolan tests positive for the coronavirus

The New York Knicks announced that owner James Dolan has tested positive for the coronavirus. The team said he is experiencing little to no symptoms. → Read More

Why NBA players are in position to lead COVID-19 relief efforts

NBA teams and players have donated more than $38 million and nearly 1.5 million meals since the COVID-19 pandemic shut down the league. → Read More

Commentary: Postponed Olympics creates new problems for Team USA basketball

The 2020 Tokyo Olympics were going to provide Team USA a chance for redemption, but postponement of the Summer Games to 2021 could be trouble. → Read More

NBA tells teams to close training facilities by Friday

The NBA has instructed teams to shutter practice facilities as the league takes another step to intensify the fight against spreading the coronavirus. → Read More

NBA has been out front on coronavirus, but future remains unclear

A week after the NBA suspended its season, Commissioner Adam Silver is optimistic but will wait and see when health officials determine it's safe to play. → Read More

NBA suspends drug testing of players during coronavirus hiatus

The NBA will suspend drug testing of players while the league is in a hiatus. → Read More

Pistons' Christian Wood tests positive for the coronavirus

Detroit power forward Christian Wood is the third NBA player to test positive for the coronavirus, which brought the NBA to a halt this week. → Read More

Commentary: NBA title hopes hang in limbo for Lakers and Clippers

The Lakers and Clippers forfeited their draft futures for a chance to chase the NBA title this season. Have their hopes been derailed by the coronavirus? → Read More

Lakers, Clippers, Kings and Staples Center provide millions in aid for arena workers

The Clippers, Lakers and Kings, along with Staples Center, have established a fund to provide financial assistance to the arena's hourly employees. → Read More

NBA stars pledge money to support arena workers during coronavirus shutdown

From NBA veterans to its most exciting rookie, players around the league are using their wealth and profile to try to help arena workers affected by the coronavirus outbreak. → Read More

Coronavirus has NBA in wait-and-see mode for next 30 days

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said teams will not play for at least 30 days and will not gather in groups through this weekend in wake of coronavirus outbreak. → Read More

Coronavirus: NBA reportedly done for 30 days; Gobert apologizes for microphone prank

The NBA is set to reevaluate its coronavirus-related shutdown in 30 days. Rudy Gobert, who has COVID-19, apologizes for touching reporters' microphones. → Read More

NBA suspends season indefinitely over coronavirus pandemic

The NBA on Wednesday moved to suspended the season indefinitely amid the coronavirus pandemic. → Read More

Clippers couldn't match the Lakers' emotional energy in loss

On Sunday, the Lakers played like a team that desperately needed to win, and the Clippers couldn't keep up with them. → Read More

Best Game Ever: Paul George punctuated playoff win with devastating dunk

Paul George was in his third season in the NBA when he led the Indiana Pacers to a win over LeBron James' Miami Heat in Game 2 of the conference finals. → Read More

Curry's return a bright spot in a dark season for Warriors

Even without Kevin Durant and Klay Thompson injured, the Warriors were supposed to have Stephen Curry and would probably make the playoffs. Then he got injured. → Read More

How Boston's Jayson Tatum became a superstar in 10 games

The Boston Celtics have won 14 of their last 17 games and Jayson Tatum is a big reason. He's averaging 31.1 points over the last 10 games, eight of them wins. → Read More

Young Denver Nuggets looking to shed 'soft' label ahead of playoffs

The Nuggets are considered a potential contender for the NBA title, but they understand they have work to do to challenge the Lakers and Clippers. → Read More

Best Game Ever: Anthony Davis had never been in a zone like this one

Anthony Davis never felt quite the way he did in a game four years ago, the kind of place that’s almost indescribable, when he had 59 points and 20 rebounds. → Read More