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  • Celtics great Bill Russell sues NCAA for antitrust violations

     
    Bloomberg is reporting that Boston Celtics legend Bill Russell is suing the NCAA for denying student-athletes (current and former) from receiving compensation for the commercial use of their likeness and image....
  • Redemption: Kobe leads Lakers to 15th NBA title

    Redemption: Kobe leads Lakers to 15th NBA title
    ORLANDO, Fla. - Kobe Bryant jumped and punched the air. He did it again, seven years of pent up frustration freed in a fit of joy. This was the one he wanted more than all the others. The one to top them all. One year after failing miserably in the...
  • Where Kobe Ranks Among the Greats

    Where Kobe Ranks Among the Greats
    Ring No. 4 for Kobe has inevitably set off a small firestorm of debate and spirited conversation about where the Lakers' star falls in the pantheon of NBA greats. For some odd reason, in 35 years of covering the league, I have never before posted my...
  • Lakers intent on relieving seven-year title itch

    Lakers flags are fluttering on cars throughout the city. Stars want courtside seats. Scalpers are asking up to $8,100 for a ticket. On Sunday the NBA playoff marathon begins for the Lakers and lasts until mid-June, they hope. The Lakers have won 14 NBA...
  • Here is the complete Stan Isaacs column of 7/23/64

     
    A couple of loyal readers were interested in reading the entire Stan Isaacs column referenced in my Sunday newspaper column. Alas, the copy exists on microfilm, not electronically, and thus cannot be linked to in the conventional manner. So I......
  • ESPN promotes South Dakota tourism or something

     
    ESPN's latest "Mt. Rushmore of Sports" release doesn't make much more sense to me than the last one. It appears Babe Ruth, Jackie Robinson, Joe Namath and Manhasset's own Jim Brown will represent New York in this feature. I'm not......
  • Of Red Auerbach, Red Holzman, Red Sarachek, etc.

     
    Finally got around to watching "The First Basket," released on DVD earlier this month (suggested retail, $24.99), whose subtitle pretty much sums it up: "The Greatest Jewish Basketball Documentary Ever." Writer/producer/director David Vyorst and...
  • Ted Green: Relief and resentment rule the day

     
    Thank you, Edison, for inventing electricity. So there is a switch! The Lakers threw it and lit up Staples Center, bright as neon in Game 5, just a bravura all-around performance, leaving me with some very ambivalent feelings. As a......
  • Ted Green: Your guide to hating the Celtics

     
    Well, it's on. Is it ever. Or should I say, it's back on again. The two words in basketball that say so much and mean everything. Heck, they define an entire sport. Lakers and Celtics. The NBA's two most storied......
  • Top Magic and NBA News: Tuesday, June 1

     
    It's June. That means the NBA Finals are upon us. They'll begin on Thursday featuring one of the best, if not the best, rivalry in sports. Oh, you've heard that once or twice? Here in Orlando, the Magic held their exit interviews yesterday and a few...
  • Lakers, Celtics and ESPN analysts share reflections on John Wooden

     
    NBA Finals participants express their thoughts on John Wooden a day after the legendary coach's death at age 99. Below is a video featuring ESPN analysts Jack Ramsey, Hubie Brown, Jeff Van Gundy and Mark Jackson as well as Lakers reserve forwards Lamar...