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Elgin Baylor

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  • Caught in the Web: Reactions to Lakers' 111-87 Game 5 victory over Oklahoma City

     
    Game stories --The Times' Mike Bresnahan illustrates the stark contrast between the Lakers' performance in Game 4 to their 111-87 Game 5 victory over Oklahoma City. --The Orange County Register's Kevin Ding argues that the Lakers are in control of the...
  • Clippers: Elgin Baylor versus Donald Sterling legal update -- sort of

     
    The wheels of justice, yes, do grind slowly. And never so much as when it comes to Clippers owner Donald Sterling. Or, as my esteemed colleague Mark Heisler called him in a recent letter/column "The Don of Dons." Elgin Baylor's......
  • Lakers Moving to L.A.

     
    April 28, 1960: The Lakers became the newest member of Los Angeles' growing collection of sports teams, agreeing to move from Minneapolis in time for the 1960-61 season. Owner Robert Short and the Coliseum Commission agreed on playing dates and rent at...
  • 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...
  • Chick Hearn statue unveiled at Staples Center

     
    Magic Johnson is no longer the only member of the Lakers to earn a permanent piece of real estate at Staples Center. A statue of legendary Lakers broadcaster Chick Hearn was unveiled Tuesday afternoon in front of a crowd of about 500 people. The statue...
  • Plot Alleged in Finch Killing

     
    Donald Williams testifies about a murder-for-hire plot in the Finch killing. Sen. Hubert Humphrey (D-Minn.) challenges Vice President Nixon to a series of debates with potential Democratic candidates. “Cash McCall” is opening in Los Angeles. Jan. 19,...
  • Cops Pose as Beatniks to Catch Drug Suspects

     
    Like, dig the crazy berets on the fuzz, daddy-o! One New York detective even wrote poetry to fit in with the beats! Jack Webb’s cult classic about the newspaper business is about to open. Los Angeles Times file photo Jack Webb, left, William Conrad...
  • Clippers get it together

    Clippers get it together
    With an escalating feud festering the last two days, Clippers Coach Mike Dunleavy and owner Donald T. Sterling could not even agree that they had talked to clear the air Wednesday. Dunleavy said he held a telephone conversation with Sterling prior to...
  • The original Big Man

    The original Big Man
    A three-peat obviously is a big deal, but how about a double three-peat? As dominant as the Lakers have been in winning three consecutive NBA championships, they are only halfway toward matching the achievement of their ancestors from Minneapolis half...
  • Heartache of a champion

    Heartache of a champion
    Laker coach Bill Sharman was surprised to see Times sportswriter Mal Florence, bags packed, leaving the team hotel in Milwaukee on a January day in 1972. Florence had been following the team on its winning streak, which had reached a record 33 games...