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  • Caught in the Web: Lakers preparing for matchup with New Orleans

     
    --The Times' T.J. Simers argues Derek Fisher might be the best team player on the Lakers. Simers also takes to task the commenters who criticize Fisher. --The Times' Mark Heisler profiles Elgin Baylor and his early, rising-star days with the Lakers. --The...
  • Lakers Moments: Elgin Baylor is a star

     
    Up, up and away: Elgin Baylor (22) takes a jump shot against the New York Knicks during a game at the Madison Square Garden Nov. 22, 1967. Baylor was a human highlight reel who became the first star basketball player......
  • Elgin Baylor's lawsuit rejected by Los Angeles County jury

     
    A Los Angeles County jury Wednesday declined to award damages to NBA great Elgin Baylor, rejecting his lawsuit against the Clippers for unlawful termination based on age discrimination. By a 12-0 vote, the seven-man, five-woman jury informed Judge Kenneth...
  • Verdict to be announced shortly in Elgin Baylor lawsuit

     
    A verdict has been reached in Elgin Baylor's wrongful termination and age-discrimination civil lawsuit against the Clippers. The decision is expected to be announced in about 20 minutes at Superior Court in Los Angeles. We will be posting information as.....
  • Lakers Moments: The start of something great

     
    Major players: Lakers coach Butch Van Breda Kolff, far left, applauds play during a game against the Warriors in 1968. On the bench, from left: Elgin Baylor, Wilt Chamberlain, Jerry West, Bill Hewitt and Keith Erickson. The Lakers ended up......
  • 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...
  • 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...