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  • Caught in the Web: Previewing Game 7 of Lakers-Celtics series

     
    Lakers links --The Times' Mike Bresnahan looks at Lakers Coach Phil Jackson's contention that an NBA Finals victory won't influence his decision on whether to return next season. --The Times' Broderick Turner credits the play of Jordan Farmar and Sasha...
  • Question of the day: Is Phil Jackson the best coach in NBA history or simply someone who benefited from great players? [Updated]

     
    Reporters from around the Tribune Co. weigh in on the topic. Check back throughout the day for more responses and feel free to leave a comment of your own. [Updated at 12:30 p.m.: Baxter Holmes, Los Angeles Times The only......
  • Top Magic and NBA News: Friday, July 9

     
    Heat fans old and very, very new cheered. Cleveland fans cried and some burned LeBron James jerseys. And poor Mo Williams went through all the stages of grief via Twitter last night. Whether LeBron's arrival in Miami to join his friends Chris Bosh and...
  • NBA Family: helping Brian Grant make a difference

     
    At the most vulnerable time of his life, Brian Grant sacrificed his treasured privacy, telling the story of his battle with depression and diagnosis of young-onset Parkinson’s. Inherently, Grant recognized what he could do to try to make a difference......
  • Obama shoots hoops with NBA greats

     
    by Mike Memoli Talk about a "Dream Team." President Obama shot hoops Sunday with some NBA superstars, a combination late birthday present and a showcase for some wounded warriors and participants in the White House mentoring project. The guest list......
  • Reds, Dodgers in a Wild Doubleheader

     
    Aug. 10, 1970 : The Dodgers blew up the record book and challenged their fans' endurance during a wild doubleheader, using 35 hits to sweep the Cincinnati Reds, 7-3 and 13-3. The Dodgers had 26 singles, seven doubles and two triples. Willie Davis, Maury...
  • Sports Legend Revealed: The Philadelphia Warriors drafted Wilt Chamberlain while he was still in high school

     
    BASKETBALL LEGEND: The Philadelphia Warriors drafted Wilt Chamberlain while he was still in high school. STATUS: Effectively True, Technically False. In 1971, the United States Supreme Court heard the case of Haywood v. National Basketball Association,...
  • Miami Heat shouldn't count their titles before winning a game

     
    There's no doubt that the Miami Heat should be a formidable foe this season. But like most of you, I was a little taken aback when Dwyane Wade, LeBron James and Chris Bosh had their introductory love-fest and started using two hands to count the number of...
  • Is it fair to compare Dwight Howard’s offensive game to past big men?

     
    Dwight Howard’s the best center in the league, and it’s only natural for people to compare him to great big men from the past. Hakeem Olajuwon. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. Wilt Chamberlain. Patrick Ewing. David Robinson. What doesn't Howard have in co...