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Elgin Baylor

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  • '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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Lakers plan to retire Shaquille O'Neal's jersey number

     
    At an undetermined time, the Lakers plan to raise Shaquille O'Neal's No. 34 jersey to the Staples Center rafters, making him the eighth Lakers player to have his number retired. "There is no timetable and there is no plan other than yes, we definitely...
  • Sporting News ranks 1971-72 and 1986-87 Lakers as second- and third-greatest NBA teams

     
    The headline pretty much writes itself. Based on interviews with current and former coaches, players, executives and journalists, the Sporting News determined in its latest issue that the 1971-72 Lakers and the 1985-86 Lakers are the second- and third-...
  • Yao Ming's retirement: Yao had memorable moments vs. Lakers

     
    Yao Ming's retirement: Yao provided plenty of memorable performances against the Lakers...
  • NBA lockout: Owners reportedly softening on hard cap

     
    NBA lockout: Owners reportedly softening on hard cap...
  • Greatest sports figures in L.A. history, No. 20: Wilt Chamberlain

     
    We begin our countdown of your selections of the 20 greatest sports figures in L.A. history with No. 20, Wilt Chamberlain. We received 1,712 ballots listing their choices from first to tenth, with first place receiving 12 points, second place......
  • Greatest sports figures in L.A. history, No. 16: Jerry Buss

     
    Continuing our countdown of the 20 greatest figures in L.A. sports history with No. 16, Jerry Buss. No. 16 Jerry Buss (no first-place votes, 723 points). Amid the pageantry of the Lakers' ring ceremony for their 2010 championship, Kobe Bryant......