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Elgin Baylor

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  • NBA Courting Los Angeles

     
    Feb. 18, 1960 Los Angeles was being courted. "We don't regard the games as test contests—Los Angeles fans already have shown they appreciate big league sports," Marty Blake told The Times leading up to the Lakers' games at the Sports Arena against the...
  • Chick Hearn statue unveiled at Staples Center

     
    Magic Johnson is no longer the only member of the Lakers to earn a permanent piece of real estate at Staples Center. A statue of legendary Lakers broadcaster Chick Hearn was unveiled Tuesday afternoon in front of a crowd of about 500 people. The statue...
  • Lakers Moving to L.A.

     
    April 28, 1960: The Lakers became the newest member of Los Angeles' growing collection of sports teams, agreeing to move from Minneapolis in time for the 1960-61 season. Owner Robert Short and the Coliseum Commission agreed on playing dates and rent at...
  • Caught in the Web: Reactions to Lakers' 111-87 Game 5 victory over Oklahoma City

     
    Game stories --The Times' Mike Bresnahan illustrates the stark contrast between the Lakers' performance in Game 4 to their 111-87 Game 5 victory over Oklahoma City. --The Orange County Register's Kevin Ding argues that the Lakers are in control of the...
  • Clippers: Elgin Baylor versus Donald Sterling legal update -- sort of

     
    The wheels of justice, yes, do grind slowly. And never so much as when it comes to Clippers owner Donald Sterling. Or, as my esteemed colleague Mark Heisler called him in a recent letter/column "The Don of Dons." Elgin Baylor's......
  • 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......
  • The 10 greatest L.A. Lakers of all time -- No. 5: Elgin Baylor

     
    Continuing our countdown of the 10 greatest L.A. Lakers of all time, as chosen by our readers: No. 5: Elgin Baylor (157 first-place votes, 36,857 points) It's a shame most people remember Baylor best from his days as Clippers GM,......
  • Caught in the Web: Lakers enjoy day off before preparation begins for Game 3 against Phoenix

     
    Lakers links --The Times' Mike Bresnahan highlights the Lakers' insistence that they're only thinking about their West finals matchup with the Phoenix Suns, and not a NBA Finals matchup with the Boston Celtics. --The Times' Broderick Turner credits Jordan...
  • The 10 greatest L.A. Lakers of all time -- No. 4: Kobe Bryant

     
    Continuing our countdown of the 10 greatest L.A. Lakers of all time as chosen by our readers. No. 4: Kobe Bryant (157 first-place votes, 47,466 points) If you don't know anything about Kobe Bryant, then where have you been the......
  • The 10 greatest L.A. Lakers of all time -- No. 3: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

     
    Continuing our countdown of the 10 greatest L.A. Lakers of all time, as chosen by our readers. No. 3: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (520 first-place votes, 53,596 points) In 1975, the Lakers acquired Abdul-Jabbar from the Milwaukee Bucks for center Elmore Smith,......
  • The 10 greatest L.A. Lakers of all time, No. 2: Jerry West

     
    Continuing our countdown of the 10 greatest L.A. Lakers of all time, as chosen by our readers. No. 2: Jerry West (1,493 first-place votes, 59,490 points) You know your team has a rich legacy when the guy whose silhouette they......