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  • 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.......
  • Poll questions for Lakers-Celtics series

     
    Like an early morning shot of espresso, the Lakers-Celtics NBA Finals matchup has served as a jolt of energy for the rivalry's history, the Lakers shot at redemption for the 2008 Finals, the league offices, the media and, of course, the fans. It's going...
  • Sports Legends Revealed: Did Wilt Chamberlain have an infamously poor reaction to Coach Bill Sharman's morning shootarounds?

     
    BASKETBALL LEGEND: Wilt Chamberlain had an infamously poor reaction to his coach's invention of morning shootarounds. STATUS: False. Wilt Chamberlain was one of the most enigmatic basketball players of the 20th Century. Just based on talent alone,...
  • Book Review: 'Wonder Girl: The Magnificent Sporting Life of Babe Didrikson Zaharias'

    Book Review: 'Wonder Girl: The Magnificent Sporting Life of Babe Didrikson Zaharias'
    Wonder Girl The Magnificent Sporting Life of Babe Didrikson Zaharias Don Van Natta Jr. Little, Brown: 404 pp., $27.99 So do you know who made the Top 10 when ESPN chose its 50 Greatest Athletes of the 20th Century? Here they are: (1) Michael Jordan....
  • Pasadena studies letting NFL temporarily use Rose Bowl

    Pasadena studies letting NFL temporarily use Rose Bowl
  • Fred Schaus dies at 84; first L.A. Lakers head coach

    Fred Schaus dies at 84; first L.A. Lakers head coach
    Fred Schaus, who helped usher in pro basketball to Los Angeles as head coach of the Lakers for their first seven seasons here and was Jerry West's mentor, died Wednesday in West Virginia. He was 84. Schaus was living in a nursing home and the cause of...
  • NBA Courting Los Angeles

     
    Feb. 18, 1960 Los Angeles was being courted. "We don't regard the games as test contests—Los Angeles fans already have shown they appreciate big league sports," Marty Blake told The Times leading up to the Lakers' games at the Sports Arena against the...
  • Caught in the Web: Lakers enjoy day off before getting ready for New Orleans

     
    Lakers reports --The Times' Mike Bresnahan explains why Lakers Coach Phil Jackson believes the team can win 60 regular-season games. --The Times' Broderick Turner highlights Lamar Odom's efforts during the team's five-game trip. --The Orange County...
  • Introducing Studio Collective, the design team that has been winning big at Staples Center

     
    No doubt, the most innovative nightclub concept to emerge in 2009 was SBE’s Hyde Lounge inside Suite C at Staples Center. Forget the traditional box seats, with their Formica countertops and bad lighting. Hyde looks like a jewel box complete with dark...