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Bill Russell

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  • Dodgers Looking for a Third Baseman

     
    Willie Davis works on bunting at Vero Beach. March 5, 1970: The Dodgers couldn't decide on a third baseman, not a new problem for the franchise. The Times' Ross Newhan noted that the Dodgers had used 38 players at third since moving to California and...
  • Price Tag on an All-Star Infield

     
    March 10, 1970: How much would an all-star infield cost these days? The Times' Ross Newhan heard what the Reds' assistant scouting director thought of young Dodgers Bill Buckner, Bill Grabarkewitz, Bobby Valentine and Bill Russell. "I'll give $3-4 million...
  • South Coast Repertory's 2010-11 season looks to the theater's past and future

     
    South Coast Repertory will give a nod to its past and its future with a 2010-11 lineup that includes one Shakespeare classic, a holiday favorite, the annual new works festival, three Southern California premieres and two plays directed by the......
  • Lakers sign Kobe Bryant to a three-year extension

     
    Lakers guard Kobe Bryant agreed to a three-year extension with the Lakers, meaning he will stay under contract through the 2013-14 season. “We are extremely pleased that we were able to reach an agreement and come to terms on the extension at this time,...
  • Top Magic and NBA news: Sunday, April 4

     
    The Milwaukee Bucks suffered a big injury yesterday: Andrew Bogut is out for the season. Meanwhile, the Magic get set to play the Memphis Grizzlies, a team out of playoff contention in the Western Conference. The Thunder clinched a playoff spot, the...
  • Dwight Howard is better than Bill Russell: Was Matt Guokas wrong to say it?

     
    Is Dwight Howard a better defensive center than Bill Russell?...
  • Dwight Howard for MVP

     
    With the conclusion of the 2009-2010 NBA regular season last week, the awards are starting to trickle in every few days. One award that seems to be locked up is MVP. There is a near consensus among national NBA analysts that Lebron James is most deserving...
  • Sports Legends Revealed: Did Wilt Chamberlain have an infamously poor reaction to Coach Bill Sharman's morning shootarounds?

     
    BASKETBALL LEGEND: Wilt Chamberlain had an infamously poor reaction to his coach's invention of morning shootarounds. STATUS: False. Wilt Chamberlain was one of the most enigmatic basketball players of the 20th Century. Just based on talent alone,...
  • Top Magic and NBA News: Saturday, May 15

     
    The NBA universe can't wait to see how the Magic react to a high-quality opponent after blowing through the Bobcats and Hawks. Last season's playoff series between the two teams went to seven games without Kevin Garnett or Jameer Nelson. On the other side...
  • The 10 greatest L.A. Lakers of all time, No. 8: Wilt Chamberlain

     
    Continuing our countdown of the 10 greatest L.A. Lakers of all time, as chosen by our readers. No. 8: Wilt Chamberlain (78 first-place votes, 23,576 points) The Lakers acquired the already legendary center from Philadelphia on July 9, 1968, for......
  • Jason Whitlock devours Magic star Dwight Howard like a Domino’s pizza

     
    Jason Whitlock didn't just weigh in on Dwight Howard's performance in the NBA Eastern Conference Finals. He squashed the Orlando Magic all-star with his latest column on FoxSports.com....