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  • Greatest sports figures in L.A. history, No. 12: Wayne Gretzky

     
    Continuing our countdown of the 20 greatest figures in L.A. sports history, as chosen in voting by our online readers, with No. 12, Wayne Gretzky. No. 12 Wayne Gretzky (36 first-place votes, 1,547 points) On Aug. 9, 1988, ithe Edmonton......
  • Greatest sports figures in L.A. history, No. 8: Kobe Bryant

     
    Continuing our countdown of the 20 greatest figures in L.A. sports history, as chosen in voting by our online readers, with No. 8, Kobe Bryant. No. 8 Kobe Bryant (12 first-place votes, 2,657 points) Arguably the greatest player of his......
  • Greatest sports figures in L.A. history, No. 7: Chick Hearn

     
    Continuing our countdown of the 20 greatest figures in L.A. sports history, as chosen in voting by our online readers, with No. 7, Chick Hearn. No. 7 Chick Hearn (57 first-place votes, 3,469 points) There are three statues representing Lakers......
  • Greatest sports figures in L.A. history No. 6: Jerry West

     
    Continuing our countdown of the 20 greatest figures in L.A. sports history, as chosen in voting by our online readers, with No. 6, Jerry West. No. 6 Jerry West (41 first-place votes, 3,961 points) For all the immortal players, great......
  • Greatest sports figures in L.A. history No. 5: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

     
    Continuing our countdown of the 20 greatest figures in L.A. sports history, as chosen in voting by our online readers, with No. 5, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. No. 5 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (70 first-place votes, 5,203 points) Few, if any, players in basketball......
  • Greatest sports figures in L.A. history, No. 1: Sandy Koufax

     
    Concluding our countdown of the 20 greatest figures in L.A. sports history, as chosen in voting by our online readers, with No. 1, Sandy Koufax. No. 1 Sandy Koufax (320 first-place votes, 8,720 points) Considered by many the greatest left-handed......
  • L.A.'s greatest sports moments No. 14: Lakers win 33 in a row

     
    We asked you to send in your picks for the greatest sports moments in L.A. history, and 1,181 ballots later we are unveiling the top 20 vote-getters. Each weekday we will unveil a new moment until we reach No. 1.......
  • Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Julius Erving headline roundtable discussion on Feb. 24

     
    On Feb. 24 at the Swan hotel at Disney World, the National Basketball Retired Players Association will host a roundtable discussion on the impact of black leadership in sports and in basketball. Participants in that discussion will include Kareem Abdul-...
  • Is Kobe Bryant the greatest Laker of all time? [Poll]

     
    When Kobe Bryant surpassed Shaquille O'Neal as the fifth leading scorer in NBA history, O'Neal responded via Twitter: "Congrats to Kobe for being the greatest laker ever." Is he right?...
  • West sparks Lakers despite broken nose

     
    Lakers' Jerry West, with a piece of tape "protecting" his broken nose, drives to the basket. Lakers' Elgin Baylor screens out unidentified Knickerbocker in game at the Sports Arena. West scored 38 points as the Lakers won 119-103....
  • Lakers Q&A: Jim Cleamons expresses interest in coaching at collegiate level

     
    This is the first post of an occasional series that features a Q&A with a member of the Lakers organization. Below is the transcript of a recent conversation with Lakers assistant coach Jim Cleamons, who's in charge of game preparations for contests...