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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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Lakers Moments: Jerry West and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar get to know each other

     
    A head above the rest: Dispensing some dry humor, Jerry West elicits a smile from Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, who was not yet a Lakers player, during a television show Dec. 15, 1972. At 28, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar joined the Lakers in 1975......
  • Lakers Moments: Gail Goodrich is unstoppable

     
    Fly by: Lakers guard Gail Goodrich makes a move to the basket against the Milwaukee Bucks during the 1972 season at the MECCA Arena in Milwaukee, Wis. He's a Hall of Famer. His No. 25 jersey hangs from the rafters......
  • Lakers Moments: Wilt Chamberlain is hard to miss

     
    Big man on the court: Center Wilt Chamberlain goes up to tap in a basket for the L.A. Lakers against the New York Knicks at the Fabulous Forum on May 8, 1972. The NBA’s first true superstar, Chamberlain was a......
  • Lakers Moments: Coach Bill Sharman brings a championship to L.A.

     
    Say it loud: Lakers Coach Bill Sharman yells at players during a game in 1971. William Walton Sharman has been the only coach to win championships in three professional leagues: the American Basketball League in 1962, the American Basketball Assn.......
  • Looking at how Lakers overcame 0-2 deficit in 1969 first-round matchup with San Francisco Warriors

     
    A somber feeling permeated throughout the Lakers' locker room, at least the ones remaining after falling to a 0-2 deficit against the Dallas Mavericks. Lakers center Andrew Bynum immediately divulged his feeling that the team has deeply rooted "trust...