| Jun 14, 2009
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...
| Jun 14, 2009
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...
| Jun 16, 2009
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...
| Jan 26, 2010
| 10:06 PM
Quincy Pondexter rebounded from his worst game of the season with 27 points and 11 rebounds, and Washington overwhelmed neighboring Seattle University 123-76 Tuesday night.
Fill-in starter Venoy Overton added 20 points and eight assists as the Huskies...
| Feb 4, 2010
| 4:16 PM
LOS ANGELES -- Mike Dunleavy stepped down as the Los Angeles Clippers' head coach Thursday, retaining his job as general manager.
Assistant coach Kim Hughes will replace Dunleavy on an interim basis. Dunleavy has led the Clippers to just one winning...
| Feb 12, 2010
Fred Schaus, who helped usher in pro basketball to Los Angeles as head coach of the Lakers for their first seven seasons here and was Jerry West's mentor, died Wednesday in West Virginia. He was 84.
Schaus was living in a nursing home and the cause of...
| Nov 8, 1991
In minutes, there would be a basketball game played at Madison Square Garden. It would be a night like any other, wouldn't it? No, this was something different, and the coach of the New York Knicks picked up a microphone and walked to center court.