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  • Miami Heat shouldn't count their titles before winning a game

     
    There's no doubt that the Miami Heat should be a formidable foe this season. But like most of you, I was a little taken aback when Dwyane Wade, LeBron James and Chris Bosh had their introductory love-fest and started using two hands to count the number of...
  • An expert's view on the Lakers' greatest centers

     
    So, I'm highly unmotivated, but know I have to offer up something for the morning Laker-holics. I'm searching the Web for stuff that hasn't been discussed, thinking of things with which I might be able to entertain you. Then it dawns on me. WWJMD? What...
  • The legend of prep star Wilt and his first battles with Kareem

     
    Not sure if any of you saw this, but we do a weekly Sports Legends feature on latimes.com/sports and this week it was on Wilt Chamberlain. The Sports Legends feature focuses on the truth behind rumors, hearsay or facts that have maybe been misconstrued or...
  • Sports Legend Revealed: The Philadelphia Warriors drafted Wilt Chamberlain while he was still in high school

     
    BASKETBALL LEGEND: The Philadelphia Warriors drafted Wilt Chamberlain while he was still in high school. STATUS: Effectively True, Technically False. In 1971, the United States Supreme Court heard the case of Haywood v. National Basketball Association,...
  • Caught in the Web: Team USA victorious over Spain

     
    Check out highlights in the video below of Team USA's 86-85 victory Sunday over Spain. -- TrueHoop's Kevin Arnovitz observes that the "Lakers have assumed a posture of professional incumbency." -- The Orange County Register's Kevin Ding reports that Ron...
  • The 10 greatest L.A. Lakers of all time, No. 8: Wilt Chamberlain

     
    Continuing our countdown of the 10 greatest L.A. Lakers of all time, as chosen by our readers. No. 8: Wilt Chamberlain (78 first-place votes, 23,576 points) The Lakers acquired the already legendary center from Philadelphia on July 9, 1968, for......
  • 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......