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Larry Bird

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  • Caught in the Web: Lakers' training camp starts in five days

     
    We're going to have a live chat today at 4:00 p.m. --The Times' Mark Heisler explains how the Miami Heat has reshaped the NBA. --True Hoop's Henry Abbott introduces you to Russell Hicks, who will be trying out at the Lakers' training camp. --The Orange...
  • All-time Lakers versus all-time Celtics ... guess who wins?

     
    The Celtics may have a slight lead over the Lakers in NBA championships, 17-16, but which of the two storied franchises would win if their all-time best players and coaches squared off? According to the Bleacher Report, it's the Lakers. After comparing...
  • Matt Barnes a perfect fit for the Lakers

     
    The chippiness and physical play last season became so overwhelming that Lakers guard Kobe Bryant and Orlando Magic guard Matt Barnes had to be separated. Now, with the Lakers signing Barnes on Thursday, the two probably will be embracing a lot more. If...
  • Readers react to what would have happened had Michael Jordan teamed with Magic Johnson and Larry Bird

     
    Below the jump are the best answers on what readers think would happen if Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson and Larry Bird had joined forces to create a super team. Of course, many shared skepticism that that actually would have happened. "What would have...
  • Brand X Files: Fur flies over Janet Jackson ad. Oksana's smoking gun. Kickboxer Adrienne Simmons dies

     
    The fur flies over Janet Jackson’s new ad campaign: The singer has signed on as the new face for luxury fur label Blackglama’s “What Becomes a Legend Most” campaign. (People)French couple held after eight newborn babies' corpses fou...
  • Caught in the Web: Things remain quiet on the Lakers' front

     
    --The Orange County Register's Earl Bloom believes Michael Jordan's contention that he wouldn't have asked Magic Johnson and Larry Bird to team up together shows Jordan is just piling on LeBron James. --ESPN Los Angeles' Brian Kamenetzky asks readers a...
  • What would have happened had Michael Jordan joined forces with Magic Johnson and Larry Bird?

     
    Let the well-deserved piling on continue. Lakers fans and pretty much everyone else outside Miami has blasted the way LeBron James went about his decision to join the Miami Heat. Many, including myself, didn't necessarily blame him for "taking his talents...
  • Take notice, LeBron: Magic Johnson says he never would have joined forces with Larry Bird

     
    In an interview with Barry Rothbard of Bloomberg News, Lakers icon Magic Johnson said he never would have joined with Larry Bird to win a championship the way LeBron James is teaming with Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh. "We didn’t......
  • Sports Legends Revealed: How did the 'Larry Bird exception' to the NBA salary cap get its name?

     
    BASKETBALL LEGEND: The "Larry Bird exception" to the NBA salary cap got its name from the Celtics being the first team to go over the salary cap to re-sign one of their players, namely Larry Bird. STATUS: False. In 1983,......
  • 'Family Guy': A casserole of nonsense

     
    Happy Mother’s Day! What better gift for all the women who’ve reproduced than brand-new episodes of “The Cleveland Show,” “Family Guy,” and “American Dad”? Maybe one would even have done a Mother’s...
  • Ted Green: Kobe and Steve, an appreciation

     
    The Beatles first sang it on Abbey Road in 1969: Here come the Suns. That's the Phoenix Suns, giving us a fascinating, ferociously contested, even beautiful conference finals in a true clash of NBA titans. On one side, there's Kobe......