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Elgin Baylor

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  • 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...
  • 'Earl the Pearl' celebrates autobiography and Baltimore

    'Earl the Pearl' celebrates autobiography and Baltimore
    Fred Carter didn't know Earl Monroe entered the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame as a Baltimore Bullet. "Earl went into the Hall of Fame as a Bullet?" Carter said Wednesday in a phone interview. "That's surprising." Carter — teammates...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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....
  • Glendale college honors its elite

    NORTHEAST GLENDALE — They each came Saturday night to be celebrated and honored for their accomplishments at the 10th annual Glendale Community College Athletic Hall of Fame. But in the midst of sharing memories and smiling about their...
  • Steinberg: NBA title dreams might not be reality

    It's an exciting time for Southern California sports. Staples Center just hosted four playoff games in three days, and has two more in store Sunday. The Kings are serious contenders to win the Stanley Cup. The Lakers and Clippers, though, have a much...
  • Steinberg Says: Lakers' trade 'Super'

    Just when you thought that next season with the Lakers might be marginally better than this one — they pull a rabbit out of a hat and significantly improve their roster for years to come with the acquisition of the best center in the NBA, Dwight...
  • Looking at the Lakers' other triple-overtime games

     
    Every player is going to have differing lasting images of the Lakers' 139-137 triple overtime win Tuesday over the Phoenix Suns. Lakers guard Kobe Bryant will cherish dampening the Suns' slim playoff hopes, just one example of avenging the Lakers' first-...
  • Caught in the Web: Lakers preparing for matchup with New Orleans

     
    --The Times' T.J. Simers argues Derek Fisher might be the best team player on the Lakers. Simers also takes to task the commenters who criticize Fisher. --The Times' Mark Heisler profiles Elgin Baylor and his early, rising-star days with the Lakers. --The...
  • Lakers Moments: Elgin Baylor is a star

     
    Up, up and away: Elgin Baylor (22) takes a jump shot against the New York Knicks during a game at the Madison Square Garden Nov. 22, 1967. Baylor was a human highlight reel who became the first star basketball player......