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  • Readers share their favorite memories of Lakers owner Jerry Buss

     
    On Thursday, I asked Lakers fans to share their favorite memories of team owner Jerry Buss, who will be inducted Friday into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. I already explained how Buss set the standard for winning, but below are some...
  • Lakers owner Jerry Buss sets the standard for winning

     
    Nearly every interview with Lakers owner Jerry Buss featured similar background settings, with it either taking place in his luxury box suite, in a Westside restaurant that provided a picturesque view of the beach or in the locker room where the good...
  • Question of the day: How far should a partisan broadcaster go in supporting a team? [Updated]

     
    Reporters from around Tribune Co. weigh in on the topic. Check back throughout the day for more responses and feel free to leave a comment of your own. Chris Dufresne, Los Angeles Times The Arkansas radio person fired for wearing......
  • The 10 greatest L.A. Lakers of all time -- No. 7: Chick Hearn

     
    We continue our countdown of the 10 greatest L.A. Lakers of all time as chosen by our readers. No. 7: Chick Hearn (582 first-place votes, 24,676 points) The legendary Lakers announcer received the third-most first-place votes but finished seventh overall....
  • The 10 greatest L.A. Lakers of all time -- No. 6: James Worthy

     
    Continuing our countdown of the 10 greatest L.A. Lakers of all time, as chosen by our readers. No. 6: James Worthy (no first-place votes, 24,755 points) "Big Game James" Worthy, a key member of three Lakers title teams (1985, 1987,......
  • Caught in the Web: Previewing Game 2 of Lakers-Suns series & Live Chat details with The Times' Mike Bresnahan

     
    First, a housekeeping note. The Times' Mike Bresnahan will have a live chat on the Reader Rep blog to talk all things Lakers this Friday from 3 to 4 p.m. Wonder how the Lakers will finish out their West Finals matchup with Phoenix, or what a Lakers-...
  • The 10 greatest L.A. Lakers of all time -- No. 5: Elgin Baylor

     
    Continuing our countdown of the 10 greatest L.A. Lakers of all time, as chosen by our readers: No. 5: Elgin Baylor (157 first-place votes, 36,857 points) It's a shame most people remember Baylor best from his days as Clippers GM,......
  • The 10 greatest L.A. Lakers of all time -- No. 4: Kobe Bryant

     
    Continuing our countdown of the 10 greatest L.A. Lakers of all time as chosen by our readers. No. 4: Kobe Bryant (157 first-place votes, 47,466 points) If you don't know anything about Kobe Bryant, then where have you been the......
  • The 10 greatest L.A. Lakers of all time -- No. 3: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

     
    Continuing our countdown of the 10 greatest L.A. Lakers of all time, as chosen by our readers. No. 3: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (520 first-place votes, 53,596 points) In 1975, the Lakers acquired Abdul-Jabbar from the Milwaukee Bucks for center Elmore Smith,......
  • The 10 greatest L.A. Lakers of all time, No. 2: Jerry West

     
    Continuing our countdown of the 10 greatest L.A. Lakers of all time, as chosen by our readers. No. 2: Jerry West (1,493 first-place votes, 59,490 points) You know your team has a rich legacy when the guy whose silhouette they......
  • The 10 greatest L.A. Lakers of all time -- No. 1: Magic Johnson

     
    Concluding our countdown of the 10 greatest L.A. Lakers of all time, as chosen by our readers. No. 1: Magic Johnson (3,594 first-place votes, 69,156 points) Magic Johnson was selected first overall in the 1979 NBA Draft by the Lakers.......