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  • 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?...
  • Lakers blog profile: Puddle made Jerry West laugh

     
    This is the tenth post in a weekly series that helps you get to know members of the L.A. Times Lakers blog community. Feel free to send submissions to mgmedin@gmail.com. Screen name: puddle Real name: Phil Age: 26 Gender: M Hometown: Woodland Hills...
  • Caught in the Web: Lakers say they're ready for Houston Rockets

     
    --The Times' Broderick Turner explains why Lakers Coach Phil Jackson remains confident about the team entering the 2010-2011 season. --The Times' Mike Bresnahan explains how this season could enhance the legacies of Jackson and Kobe Bryant. --The Times'...
  • Lakers blog profile: Faith's nickname originates from her optimism about the Lakers

     
    This is the 22nd post in a weekly series that helps you get to know members of the L.A. Times Lakers Blog community. Feel free to send submissions to mgmedin@gmail.com. Screen name: Faith Real name: Jem Joven Occupation: Nurse by day, rally capper by...
  • Succeeding Elgin Baylor: Clippers front-office moves ... or non-moves

     
    If anything, there was no shortage of behind-the-scenes maneuvering, at least two succession plans in the latter stages of Elgin Baylor’s front-office career with the Clippers. One was proposed by team President Andy Roeser and the other by league...
  • Clippers legal update: Elgin Baylor on Donald Sterling

     
    Hall of Famer and former Clippers executive Elgin Baylor offered several instances of what he called team owner Donald Sterling’s “plantation mentality” and alleged that Sterling once rejected a coaching candidate because of race, according to court...
  • Jerry West and James Worthy chime in on which Lakers great should get a statue next

     
    There Jerry West stood at Star Plaza outside Staples Center, feeling nearly embarrassed that a statue would be unveiled in his honor during the NBA's All-Star weekend. He lamented that his 14-year career with the Lakers, from 1960 to 1974, featured more...
  • 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...