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  • NBA Finals: Local fans root for Kobe

    NBA Finals: Local fans root for Kobe
    Once every so often, Hans Khademi receives a phone call asking if Kobe Bryant is coming to his restaurant anytime soon. "Like I'm supposed to know," says Khademi, who owns La Fogata Rotisserie Chicken in Corona del Mar. Even if Khadmemi knew he...
  • Answer pending? Pairing of Iverson and Memphis won't end well

    Carrie Underwood blames Cuervo for her — "I don't even know his last name" — reckless romance. What's Allen Iverson's excuse? Hennessy? Hubris? Desperation? Regardless, Iverson and the Memphis Grizzlies were a preposterous basketball...
  • 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...
  • Cops Pose as Beatniks to Catch Drug Suspects

     
    Like, dig the crazy berets on the fuzz, daddy-o! One New York detective even wrote poetry to fit in with the beats! Jack Webb’s cult classic about the newspaper business is about to open. Los Angeles Times file photo Jack Webb, left, William Conrad...
  • Lakers preparing for the unexpected in Game 7 against Boston

     
    The scenario had played out many times in Lamar Odom's head. He imagined it happening when he grew up playing in his backyard, pretending to count down to zero before hitting the game winner in front of an electric crowd. He imitated it when he played...
  • Readers share their favorite memories of Lakers owner Jerry Buss

     
    On Thursday, I asked Lakers fans to share their favorite memories of team owner Jerry Buss, who will be inducted Friday into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. I already explained how Buss set the standard for winning, but below are some...
  • ‘Once in a Lifetime’ Chance to Coach the Lakers

     
    Aug. 21, 1960: The Lakers of Los Angeles were coming together. West Virginia University Coach Fred Schaus was hired as the team's new coach. "It was an opportunity that comes once in a lifetime," he told UPI. The team already had a great young player in...
  • Miami Heat shouldn't count their titles before winning a game

     
    There's no doubt that the Miami Heat should be a formidable foe this season. But like most of you, I was a little taken aback when Dwyane Wade, LeBron James and Chris Bosh had their introductory love-fest and started using two hands to count the number of...
  • An expert's view on the Lakers' greatest centers

     
    So, I'm highly unmotivated, but know I have to offer up something for the morning Laker-holics. I'm searching the Web for stuff that hasn't been discussed, thinking of things with which I might be able to entertain you. Then it dawns on me. WWJMD? What...
  • Lakers blog profile: KobeMVP888 explains his switch from Knicks fan to Lakers fan

     
    Screen name: KobeMVP888 Occupation: Attorney Age: 54 Gender: Male Hometown: Originally, Harrington Park, N.J.; Currently, Trabuco Canyon, Calif. Story behind your screen name: To blend with other Lakerholics in a different forum How I became a Lakers fan:...
  • Lakers blog profile: Wilbur Post grew up idolizing Jerry West

     
    This is the sixth 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: Wilbur Post, Mister Ed Real name: (with mug shot optional) Norm Decker...