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Elgin Baylor

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  • Jim Murray on John Wooden, Aug. 10, 1972

    Jim Murray on John Wooden, Aug. 10, 1972
    This column on John Wooden, written by the late Jim Murray, was originally printed in the Aug. 10, 1972 edition of the Los Angeles Times. You picture the man who is, demonstrably, the world's greatest basketball coach, and there comes to view a guy...
  • How the NBA's 50 Greatest Players performed from the free-throw line

    Free throw percentages of the NBA's Top 50 players of all time. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar -- .721 Nate Archibald -- .810 Paul Arizin -- .810 Charles Barkley -- .735 Rick Barry --.900 Elgin Baylor -- .780 Dave Bing -- .775 Larry Bird -- .886 Wilt...
  • Late dunk gives Heat win

    Shawn Marion's dunk with 1.1 seconds left gave the visiting Miami Heat a 95-93 win over the Chicago Bulls on Thursday night. Dwyane Wade, selected as a starter for the Eastern Conference in the NBA All-Star game this weekend in Phoenix, scored 24 points....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Caught in the Web: Lakers enjoying the All-Star break

     
    --The Times' Mike Bresnahan highlights Dwight Howard avoiding questions about the Lakers. Bresnahan also explains why Kobe Bryant isn't worried about the team's play. --The Times' Broderick Turner details the medical timetables for Matt Barnes (who will...
  • Jerry West statue unveiling: Lakers GM asks West for some advice

     
    Jerry West: Jerry West is asked for some advice at statue unveiling....
  • Jerry West statue unveiling: NBA's elite gathers to honor West

     
    Jerry West: Jerry West statue to be unveiled in front of the NBA's elite....
  • Jerry West thinks little of being a 14-time NBA All-Star

     
    For a ceremony meant to celebrate Jerry West's finish as the Lakers' second all-time leading scorer, winner of the 1971-72 championship and tenure as general manager that secured seven NBA titles, "The Logo" made clear Thursday before his statue was...
  • Caught in the Web: Lakers prepare for Minnesota

     
    --The Times' Broderick Turner explains how the Lakers have allowed fewer points in the last four games because they've run their offense at a more deliberate pace. --The Times' T.J. Simers pokes fun at Lakers sideline reporter John Ireland for not...