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  • Jerry Buss used team tennis, roller hockey to train his children

    Jerry Buss used team tennis, roller hockey to train his children
    Tim Harris once played goalie for the Los Angeles Lazers, an indoor soccer team owned by Jerry Buss. Harris, now an executive with the Lakers, said that as he looks back it was obvious what Buss was doing. "He was setting up these labs for his kids to...
  • Lakers owner Jerry Buss brought 'Showtime' success to L.A.

     Lakers owner Jerry Buss brought 'Showtime' success to L.A.
    The frozen fields of Wyoming came first. Long before the championship trophies. Before the glitz and glamour. Jerry Buss was still a teenager, digging ditches beside his stepfather, when he dreamed of bigger things. It was youthful ambition — a...
  • Jerry Buss dies at 80; Lakers owner brought 'Showtime' success to L.A.

    Jerry Buss dies at 80; Lakers owner brought 'Showtime' success to L.A.
    When Jerry Buss bought the Lakers in 1979, he wanted to build a championship team. He also wanted to put on a show. The new owner gave courtside seats to movie stars. He hired pretty women to dance during timeouts. He spent freely on big stars and...
  • When Jordin Canada is on the court, there's magic in the air

    When Jordin Canada is on the court, there's magic in the air
    It's supposed to be the year of the point guard in boys' basketball in Southern California, with multiple players in contention for who's best. But in girls' basketball, there's one standard for excellence, and that's 5-foot-6 junior Jordin Canada of...
  • Vanessa Nygaard is girls' basketball coach of the year

    Vanessa Nygaard is girls' basketball coach of the year
    Two weeks before official practice started in November, L.A. Windward first-year girls’ basketball Coach Vanessa Nygaard gave birth to twins. Talk about time-management issues. Nygaard not only balanced being a new mother with her coaching duties,...
  • PASSINGS: Joe Clarke, Ronald Searle

    PASSINGS: Joe Clarke, Ronald Searle
    Joe Clarke Youth basketball icon in Los Angeles Joe Clarke, 75, a youth basketball icon in Los Angeles for nearly 40 years who founded the Watts Magicians travel team and helped dozens of boys and girls try to reach their basketball dreams on and off...
  • Sparks will get top pick in WNBA draft

     
    The Sparks were awarded the top pick in the WNBA draft despite entering Thursday's lottery in New York with only a 10.4% chance of earning the No. 1 spot. The Sparks were competing against three other teams for the top......
  • Youth basketball icon Joe Clarke, founder of Watts Magicians, dies

     
    Joe Clarke, a youth basketball icon in Los Angeles for nearly 40 years who founded the Watts Magicians travel team and helped dozens of boys and girls try to reach their basketball dreams on and off the court, died Thursday morning at Lakewood Regional...
  • Carol Ross is the Sparks' new head coach

     
    The Sparks hired Carol Ross as head coach....
  • Hall of Fame: Tex Winter credited for teaching triangle offense

     
    Hall of Fame: Tex Winter credited for teaching triangle offense...
  • Tuesday's Highlights: 'HawthoRNe' on TNT

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Aug. 14 - 20 in PDF format TV listings for the week of Aug. 14 - 20 in PDF format (from latimes.com/entertainment/news/tv) Weekly TV Listings and more can be found......