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Phil Jackson won 11 titles as an NBA coach, but the Lakers' victory in seven games over the Boston Celtics in 2010 stands out as his favorite. "For me, this was the most gratifying victory of my career," writes Jackson in his upcoming book, "Eleven...
Tags: Boston Celtics, Basketball, Eddie Jordan, Ray Allen, NBA Finals
OKLAHOMA CITY — Mike Conley scored 26 points, Marc Gasol added 24 points and the Memphis Grizzlies used a late run to beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 99-93 on Tuesday and even the Western Conference semifinals at one game. Conley hit a 3-pointer...
addCustomPlayer('1189yw62t2l8f1q7dcyl28cduy', '', '', 600, 418, 'perf1189yw62t2l8f1q7dcyl28cduy', 'eplayer15'); MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Marc Gasol scored 20 points and hit two free throws with 1:03 left to put Memphis ahead to stay, and the Grizzlies...
Check any correct answer to the following question: What is 42? a) the number worn by Jackie Robinson when he played with the Brooklyn Dodgers. b) a movie about Robinson's courage in breaking baseball's color barrier in 1947. c) the number of...
Tags: Matt Kemp, Basketball, Ned Colletti , San Diego Padres, Don Mattingly
OKLAHOMA CITY — Down by one in the final minute, Oklahoma City's Derek Fisher turned a tough situation for the Thunder into the worst-case scenario for the Memphis Grizzlies. Fisher poked the ball away from Memphis' Mike Conley, springing three-...
Nate Robinson scored 34 points, and the Chicago Bulls wiped out a 14-point deficit late in regulation and beat the Brooklyn Nets, 142-134, in triple overtime Saturday to take a 3-1 lead in the first-round playoff series. The Bulls were trailing, 109-95,...
Tags: Basketball, Politics, David West, Atlanta Hawks, Sports
It was a simple basketball move, Kobe Bryant spinning toward the basket, dribbling hard to his left. Legendary careers are not supposed to finish this way, but when the Lakers guard collapsed on the floor, clutching his leg, fans may have witnessed...
The NBA toughened its anti-flopping rules for the playoffs, perhaps giving the Lakers an unintended nudge. The team widely expected to meet the Miami Heat in the Finals made a sham-mockery of the season's first four months, not to mention its league-...
Tags: Miami Heat, Ty Lawson, Halloween, Basketball, Kevin Durant
The Lakers will travel overseas to China in October for a pair of preseason games against the Golden State Warriors. On Oct. 15, the Pacific Division rivals will play in Beijing at the MasterCard Center. On Oct. 18, they'll visit Shanghai at the...
1979-80 FINALS Lakers 4, Philadelphia 76ers 2 An old dog, a new trickster and birth of 'Showtime' "Showtime" began as 20-year-old rookie Magic Johnson inspired this talented team to first in the Pacific Division. After four close games in the...
Derek Fisher will get another chance to win a sixth NBA championship. The longtime Laker signed with Oklahoma City on Monday, joining the Thunder for the stretch run a second straight year. The 38-year-old Fisher has spent more than 12 of his 17 pro...
Brandon Martin, a former USC basketball team captain, has been named athletic director at Cal State Northridge. Martin, 39, was a senior associate athletic director at Oklahoma. He previously worked as a senior associate athletic director at USC. It...
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