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Elgin Baylor

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  • It's time for Donald Sterling to leave the building, and be kept out

    It's time for Donald Sterling to leave the building, and be kept out
    OAKLAND — The saddest thing about this latest glimpse into Donald Sterling's soul isn't that the picture is swathed in ignorance and hate. The saddest thing is that we've seen it before. One didn't need to wake up Saturday morning and click on...
  • Focus on Sterling's actions, not his words

    The case against Donald Sterling is based not on any specific racist action he took but instead entirely on remarks he made during a private conversation. ("NBA makes its case against Clippers owner Donald Sterling," May 20) Did L.A. Clippers lineups...
  • By the numbers: LeBron's remarkable night

    By the numbers: LeBron's remarkable night
    Oh what a night, indeed. Some of the math from LeBron James' 61-point eruption Monday against the Bobcats, courtesy of Heat minutiae maven Rob Wilson, as well as Elias Sports Bureau and ESPN: -- James, who leads the Heat in dunks this season with 94,...
  • Bill Bertka's proudest Lakers moment led to 33-game winning streak

    Bill Bertka's proudest Lakers moment led to 33-game winning streak
    Bill Bertka, the Lakers' director of scouting/basketball consultant, has been with the franchise for nearly half a century. One of his earliest achievements was helping the Lakers put together the team that won the title in 1972, the club's first in Los...
  • Lakers' history: 1960 emergency landing in an Iowa cornfield

    Back in January of 1960, the Minneapolis Lakers nearly met disaster as their chartered DC-3 met with electrical failure. In a clip from a 2010 episode of True NBA, the late Jim Huber narrates the story of how the Lakers plane nearly went down "in the...
  • Kobe Bryant can't play yet, but opposing coaches still voice respect

    Kobe Bryant can't play yet, but opposing coaches still voice respect
    OAKLANDĀ — The Lakers have won once and lost once, but there's a thread connecting both games this season. Opposing coaches keep lining up to praise Kobe Bryant. They're probably thankful he's not playing, but they still kiss his five...
  • Bill Sharman dies at 87; basketball legend and former Lakers coach

    Bill Sharman dies at 87; basketball legend and former Lakers coach
    The Lakers had plenty of talent when Bill Sharman showed up as their new coach in the summer of 1971. The Hall of Fame lineup included a towering Wilt Chamberlain at center, flanked by Jerry West and Gail Goodrich. What the team lacked — after...
  • Bill Sharman, Hall of Fame basketball coach and player for Celtics and Lakers, dies at 87

    Bill Sharman, Hall of Fame basketball coach and player for Celtics and Lakers, dies at 87
    Bill Sharman, a Hall of Fame basketball player and coach who guided the Lakers to their first National Basketball Assn. title in Los Angeles in record-setting fashion, has died. He was 87. Sharman, who coached teams to championships in three...
  • Hall of Fame Lakers forward Elgin Baylor to auction memorabilia

    Lakers Hall of Famer Elgin Baylor will be auctioning off memorabilia, awards and personal items on May 31 with the help of Julien's Auctions. Baylor, whose No. 22 jersey is retired at Staples Center, is making available his 1959 All-Star Game MVP...
  • PASSINGS: Flynn Robinson, Steve Forrest, Mack Emerman

    Flynn Robinson Guard in Lakers 1971 championship team Flynn Robinson, 72, a flashy guard who was a member of the 1971-72 Lakers team that brought Los Angeles its first NBA title, died Thursday at Keck Hospital in Los Angeles from complications related...
  • Fists fly as 1964 Lakers beat Knicks

     
    A Lakers and New York Knicks free-for-all breaks out near the end of a game at the Sports Arena. Knicks' Tom Hoover (23) prepares to take poke at Lakers' Don Nelson (20) who suffered a split lip in fracas....