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Elgin Baylor

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  • Jerry West and James Worthy chime in on which Lakers great should get a statue next

     
    There Jerry West stood at Star Plaza outside Staples Center, feeling nearly embarrassed that a statue would be unveiled in his honor during the NBA's All-Star weekend. He lamented that his 14-year career with the Lakers, from 1960 to 1974, featured more...
  • Succeeding Elgin Baylor: Clippers front-office moves ... or non-moves

     
    If anything, there was no shortage of behind-the-scenes maneuvering, at least two succession plans in the latter stages of Elgin Baylor’s front-office career with the Clippers. One was proposed by team President Andy Roeser and the other by league...
  • Clippers legal update: Elgin Baylor on Donald Sterling

     
    Hall of Famer and former Clippers executive Elgin Baylor offered several instances of what he called team owner Donald Sterling’s “plantation mentality” and alleged that Sterling once rejected a coaching candidate because of race, according to court...
  • Lakers blog profile: Faith's nickname originates from her optimism about the Lakers

     
    This is the 22nd post in a weekly series that helps you get to know members of the L.A. Times Lakers Blog community. Feel free to send submissions to mgmedin@gmail.com. Screen name: Faith Real name: Jem Joven Occupation: Nurse by day, rally capper by...
  • Caught in the Web: Lakers say they're ready for Houston Rockets

     
    --The Times' Broderick Turner explains why Lakers Coach Phil Jackson remains confident about the team entering the 2010-2011 season. --The Times' Mike Bresnahan explains how this season could enhance the legacies of Jackson and Kobe Bryant. --The Times'...
  • Lakers blog profile: Puddle made Jerry West laugh

     
    This is the tenth post in a weekly series that helps you get to know members of the L.A. Times Lakers blog community. Feel free to send submissions to mgmedin@gmail.com. Screen name: puddle Real name: Phil Age: 26 Gender: M Hometown: Woodland Hills...
  • Lakers blog profile: Wilbur Post grew up idolizing Jerry West

     
    This is the sixth post in a weekly series that helps you get to know members of the L.A. Times Lakers blog community. Feel free to send submissions to mgmedin@gmail.com. Screen name: Wilbur Post, Mister Ed Real name: (with mug shot optional) Norm Decker...
  • Lakers blog profile: KobeMVP888 explains his switch from Knicks fan to Lakers fan

     
    Screen name: KobeMVP888 Occupation: Attorney Age: 54 Gender: Male Hometown: Originally, Harrington Park, N.J.; Currently, Trabuco Canyon, Calif. Story behind your screen name: To blend with other Lakerholics in a different forum How I became a Lakers fan:...
  • 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...
  • ‘Once in a Lifetime’ Chance to Coach the Lakers

     
    Aug. 21, 1960: The Lakers of Los Angeles were coming together. West Virginia University Coach Fred Schaus was hired as the team's new coach. "It was an opportunity that comes once in a lifetime," he told UPI. The team already had a great young player in...