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  • Sterling foundation ads tout good works, but verifying them isn't easy

    Sterling foundation ads tout good works, but verifying them isn't easy
    The publicity campaign promised a new summer program at Point Dume for poor children, funded in part by the Donald T. Sterling Charitable Foundation. A smiling Sterling was shown next to a horse in some newspaper ads. In others, the foundation described...
  • 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,...
  • Why I hope Donald Sterling fights the NBA to the last gasp

    Why I hope Donald Sterling fights the NBA to the last gasp
    Few things are as disgusting as the sight of a big business enterprise swaddling itself in morality and sanctimony, proclaiming its high ethical standards.  I'm looking at you, NBA. The National Basketball Assn. has been showered with praise for the...
  • NBA investigates alleged racist remarks by Clippers' Donald Sterling

    NBA investigates alleged racist remarks by Clippers' Donald Sterling
    The NBA said it is conducting an investigation following a report by TMZ late Friday of an audio recording that allegedly captures Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling making racist statements in the course of an argument with a friend. A person...
  • 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...
  • 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: Taking in an NBA game

    I sat on the floor for the Clipper-Laker game at Staples Center in seats right next to the Lakers bench on April 7. What a revelation. The NBA we experience on television and in higher seats is perceived very differently than courtside. It highlighted...
  • Hall of Fame Lakers forward Elgin Baylor to auction memorabilia

    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...
  • Magic Johnson, Chick Hearn and Jerry West statue inductions filled with emotion and humility

     
    Here is the ironic part about Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's frustration over not having a statue: Magic Johnson tweeted Abdul-Jabbar deserved one "before me," Jerry West expressed embarrassment during his statue unveiling and argued others, including Abdul-...
  • Lakers Moments: Jack Kent Cooke makes big dreams a reality

     
    Smile for the camera: Jack Kent Cooke, former owner of the Lakers, at the 1966 groundbreaking for the Forum in Inglewood. Cooke did things on a grand scale. He became a billionaire media and real estate tycoon after starting as......
  • What a Lakers contract with fans might look like

     
    As a way to assuage fan concerns about the state of the franchise, new Golden State Warriors owners Joe Lacob and Peter Guber took a few concrete steps to show they're serious about winning. First, much to the frustration of Lakers fans, the Warriors...