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Pastor Dudley Rutherford
Pastor Dudley Rutherford, framed by the “Pyramid of Success,” delivers his remarks during the memorial for former UCLA basketball coach John Wooden on Saturday at Pauley Pavilion. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
Legendary center Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, who played at UCLA and with the Lakers, watches the memorial for former UCLA basketball coach John Wooden on Saturday at Pauley Pavilion. (Brian Vander Brug / Los Angeles Times)
Emotional moment
Family and friends are touched during a taped presentation at the memorial for former UCLA basketball coach John Wooden on Saturday at Pauley Pavilion. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
Reaching up to coach
As Pastor Dudley Rutherford delivers remarks during the John Wooden memorial on Saturday, images of the former UCLA basketball coach, as well as his “Pyramid for Success,” tower over the audience. (Brian Vander Brug / Los Angeles Times)
Bill Walton
Bill Walton, a All-American center for UCLA, breaks into a smile during the memorial service for legendary Bruins basketball coach John Wooden on Saturday at Pauley Pavilion. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
Paying tribute
Family, friend and fans fill Pauley Pavilion for the memorial for former UCLA basketball coach John Wooden on Saturday. (Brian Vander Brug / Los Angeles Times)
National Championship banner
The first of 10 NCAA championship banners hangs from the rafters at Pauley Pavilion during the memorial for former UCLA basketball coach John Wooden. The legendary coach led the Bruins to 10 titles in a 12-season span, including an unprecedented seven in a row, during his 27-year tenure. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
John Wooden Memorial: Pauley Pavilion
A spotlight shines on the new name for the Pauley Pavilion basketball court at UCLA during the memorial service for the legendary coach. His wife, Nell, is recognized for her role in a partnership that remained solid through 27 years of basketball coaching. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
John Wooden Memorial: Pauley Pavilion
UCLA basketball coach Ben Howland delivers remarks during the memorial for former UCLA basketball coach John Wooden on Saturday. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
John Wooden Memorial: Pauley Pavilion
John Wooden looks out at the people attending his memorial service at UCLA’s Pauley Pavilion. (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times)
John Wooden Memorial: Pauley Pavilion
Former UCLA and NBA player Jamaal Wilkes composes himself while delivering remarks during the memorial for former UCLA basketball coach John Wooden on Saturday. (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times)
John Wooden Memorial: Pauley Pavilion
A photo of former UCLA basketball coach John Wooden is reflected on the floor of Pauley Pavilion before the start of his memorial Saturday at UCLA. Wooden coached the Bruins basketball team for 27 years and won 10 NCAA championships. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
John Wooden Memorial: Pauley Pavilion
People fill the upper levels of Pauley Pavilion for the memorial for former UCLA basketball coach John Wooden Saturday. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
John Wooden Memorial: Pauley Pavilion
The spot where John Wooden sat during games at Pauley Pavilion is roped off for Saturday’s memorial. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
John Wooden Memorial: Pauley Pavilion
Friends of John Wooden, the Currin family, attend his memorial. They attended seven Final Four games with the UCLA basketball coach. From left, they are Don; Eve; Liza, 15; Sophie, 15; and Annie, 17. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
John Wooden Memorial: Pauley Pavilion
A photo of former UCLA basketball coach John Wooden is shown at the memorial. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
John Wooden Memorial: Pauley Pavilion
Images of former UCLA coach John Wooden are on display for the memorial Saturday at UCLA. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
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