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  • Kobe Bryant shows vintage dominance in West's 148-143 victory over East in 2011 NBA All-Star game

     
    After the tipped ball bounced into his direction, Kobe Bryant grabbed it, dribbled and then immediately scanned the floor. He noticed the open court in front of him where he could throw down a highlight-reel dunk that'd remind the 17,163 fans at Staples...
  • Which centers deserve to be in a Lakers Hall of Fame?

     
    If the Lakers had their own Hall of Fame, which players would you select for induction? That is the basis for our next series of polls, in which we ask our readers to vote on who is most worthy of......
  • Poll: Which centers belong in a Lakers Hall of Fame?

     
    If the Lakers had their own Hall of Fame, which players would you select for induction? That is the basis for our next series of polls, in which we ask our readers to vote on who is most worthy of this honor. We will break down the history of the team...
  • Sports Legend Revealed: Did the Knicks participate in a special lottery where they nearly drafted Bob Cousy?

     
    BASKETBALL LEGEND: The Knicks participated in a special lottery where they nearly drafted Bob Cousy! STATUS: True. Fans of the NBA are quite familiar with the story of the first NBA draft lottery, which was also one of the greatest......
  • Lakers Moments: Wilt Chamberlain stretches out

     
    Taking a leap: Wilt Chamberlain appears to cover half the court as he stretches to save the ball from going out of bounds on April 18, 1972 at the Forum in Inglewood. The former Lakers player was one of the......
  • Looking at the Lakers' other triple-overtime games

     
    Every player is going to have differing lasting images of the Lakers' 139-137 triple overtime win Tuesday over the Phoenix Suns. Lakers guard Kobe Bryant will cherish dampening the Suns' slim playoff hopes, just one example of avenging the Lakers' first-...
  • Lakers Moments: The start of something great

     
    Major players: Lakers coach Butch Van Breda Kolff, far left, applauds play during a game against the Warriors in 1968. On the bench, from left: Elgin Baylor, Wilt Chamberlain, Jerry West, Bill Hewitt and Keith Erickson. The Lakers ended up......
  • Amare Stoudemire's criticisms on the Lakers have the opposite effect

     
    This isn't going to be a post decrying Amare Stoudemire for making such an easy stereotype by proclaiming Pau Gasol "soft." This also isn't going to lead into a nuanced analysis that Gasol has evolved to be more than just a European punching bag and...
  • Lakers Moments: Jerry West and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar get to know each other

     
    A head above the rest: Dispensing some dry humor, Jerry West elicits a smile from Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, who was not yet a Lakers player, during a television show Dec. 15, 1972. At 28, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar joined the Lakers in 1975......
  • Lakers Moments: Wilt Chamberlain is hard to miss

     
    Big man on the court: Center Wilt Chamberlain goes up to tap in a basket for the L.A. Lakers against the New York Knicks at the Fabulous Forum on May 8, 1972. The NBA’s first true superstar, Chamberlain was a......
  • Lakers Moments: Coach Bill Sharman brings a championship to L.A.

     
    Say it loud: Lakers Coach Bill Sharman yells at players during a game in 1971. William Walton Sharman has been the only coach to win championships in three professional leagues: the American Basketball League in 1962, the American Basketball Assn.......