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  • Lakers' Mike D'Antoni says he doesn't think about his job security

    Lakers' Mike D'Antoni says he doesn't think about his job security
    OKLAHOMA CITY — Lakers Coach Mike D'Antoni says he doesn't think about whether he'll be back next season, preferring instead to chronicle the progress of the team, not his job security. "It's not my place to have a sense" on a possible return as...
  • Kobe Bryant, Magic Johnson rip Lakers management

    Kobe Bryant, Magic Johnson rip Lakers management
    Kobe Bryant couldn't help himself. Neither could Magic Johnson. They both demanded action from the Lakers' front office at nearly identical times Wednesday. As Bryant told reporters he had no patience to wait for the Lakers to retool, Johnson said on...
  • Magic Johnson ends cease-fire, questions Lakers' leadership

    Magic Johnson ends cease-fire, questions Lakers' leadership
    In late January, Hall of Fame point guard Magic Johnson declared a cease-fire on the Lakers, deciding to halt his public criticism of the team. Johnson has been critical of owner/executive Jim Buss, and the decision to hire Mike D'Antoni to coach the...
  • Letters: As bad as it gets for Lakers (they hope)

    Letters: As bad as it gets for Lakers (they hope)
    I hope Chick Hearn doesn't have cable in heaven. John C. Borrego Temecula :: How bad was it at Staples Center on Thursday night? It was so bad that that Justin Bieber pulled his pants up, so that he could make a quick getaway. It was so bad...
  • David Stern, a real league leader

    David Stern, a real league leader
    Commissioner is a title far too limiting for David Stern. He has been part comedian, part dictator, part visionary, part man on a mission, and there's nothing Ron Artest's fists, Gilbert Arenas' guns or Allen Iverson's wardrobe could possibly do to stop...
  • Magic Johnson and other Dodgers owners purchase the Sparks

    Magic Johnson and other Dodgers owners purchase the Sparks
    The Sparks have been sold to an investment group led by Lakers legend Magic Johnson and Dodgers controlling owner Mark Walter, chief executive of Guggenheim Partners, a Chicago-based financial services company. Todd Boehly and Bobby Patton, other...
  • Magic Johnson says he believes he can make Sparks profitable

    Magic Johnson says he believes he can make Sparks profitable
    Magic Johnson said Wednesday that he believes that his investment group can turn the Sparks into a profitable WNBA team. "We know what we're up against and that's OK," Johnson said. "We love challenges. We feel, yes, we're going to eventually make a...
  • Magic Johnson says he's willing to help Lakers recruit players

    Magic Johnson says he's willing to help Lakers recruit players
    Earvin "Magic" Johnson said Wednesday that he's willing to do whatever he can to turn the Lakers into a championship-caliber team, including doing some grassroots recruiting. "I've done that in the past," Johnson told the Los Angeles Times. "I told...
  • Are Dodgers best served by the many faces of Magic Johnson?

    Are Dodgers best served by the many faces of Magic Johnson?
    I’d say Magic Johnson is two-faced, but I guess it’s more like three-faced. Or maybe 223-faced. It gets so hard. Magic, as you know, was put out there as the face of the Dodgers’ new ownership, a beloved Los Angeles sports figure...
  • Injuries: Not a single Laker has played in every game this season

    Injuries: Not a single Laker has played in every game this season
    Injuries have defined the 2013-14 season for the struggling Lakers (17-32). On Wednesday, the team simply ran out of players in its odd, 119-108 victory over the Cavaliers. After losing Nick Young (knee), Jordan Farmar (calf) and Chris Kaman (fouled...
  • Olympic hopeful Kate Hansen honed her luge skills on La Cañada hills

    Olympic hopeful Kate Hansen honed her luge skills on La Cañada hills
    I never saw her face. She was always moving too fast. I knew her only for her shiny helmet, blond ponytail, oversized basketball jersey and dumb guts. She would fly past me on her skateboard as I drove up my hilly street in La Cañada. She was...