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Elgin Baylor

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  • 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...
  • An expert's view on the Lakers' greatest centers

     
    So, I'm highly unmotivated, but know I have to offer up something for the morning Laker-holics. I'm searching the Web for stuff that hasn't been discussed, thinking of things with which I might be able to entertain you. Then it dawns on me. WWJMD? What...
  • Lakers blog profile: KobeMVP888 explains his switch from Knicks fan to Lakers fan

     
    Screen name: KobeMVP888 Occupation: Attorney Age: 54 Gender: Male Hometown: Originally, Harrington Park, N.J.; Currently, Trabuco Canyon, Calif. Story behind your screen name: To blend with other Lakerholics in a different forum How I became a Lakers fan:...
  • Lakers blog profile: Wilbur Post grew up idolizing Jerry West

     
    This is the sixth post in a weekly series that helps you get to know members of the L.A. Times Lakers blog community. Feel free to send submissions to mgmedin@gmail.com. Screen name: Wilbur Post, Mister Ed Real name: (with mug shot optional) Norm Decker...
  • Lakers blog profile: Puddle made Jerry West laugh

     
    This is the tenth post in a weekly series that helps you get to know members of the L.A. Times Lakers blog community. Feel free to send submissions to mgmedin@gmail.com. Screen name: puddle Real name: Phil Age: 26 Gender: M Hometown: Woodland Hills...
  • Clippers get it together

    Clippers get it together
    With an escalating feud festering the last two days, Clippers Coach Mike Dunleavy and owner Donald T. Sterling could not even agree that they had talked to clear the air Wednesday. Dunleavy said he held a telephone conversation with Sterling prior to...
  • NBA Finals: Local fans root for Kobe

    NBA Finals: Local fans root for Kobe
    Once every so often, Hans Khademi receives a phone call asking if Kobe Bryant is coming to his restaurant anytime soon. "Like I'm supposed to know," says Khademi, who owns La Fogata Rotisserie Chicken in Corona del Mar. Even if Khadmemi knew he...
  • Answer pending? Pairing of Iverson and Memphis won't end well

    Carrie Underwood blames Cuervo for her — "I don't even know his last name" — reckless romance. What's Allen Iverson's excuse? Hennessy? Hubris? Desperation? Regardless, Iverson and the Memphis Grizzlies were a preposterous basketball...
  • The original Big Man

    The original Big Man
    A three-peat obviously is a big deal, but how about a double three-peat? As dominant as the Lakers have been in winning three consecutive NBA championships, they are only halfway toward matching the achievement of their ancestors from Minneapolis half...
  • Heartache of a champion

    Heartache of a champion
    Laker coach Bill Sharman was surprised to see Times sportswriter Mal Florence, bags packed, leaving the team hotel in Milwaukee on a January day in 1972. Florence had been following the team on its winning streak, which had reached a record 33 games...
  • 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...