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  • Pacers Playoffs Notebook: Remembering ABA Legend Roger Brown

    Pacers Playoffs Notebook: Remembering ABA Legend  Roger Brown
    "Never has a player so good been seen by so few people. As Bob (Costas) said that I was one of the few lucky ones. I saw him play in high school and I covered him his entire ABA career. He was a combination of Jerry West, Oscar Robertson, Sam Jones, and...
  • John Wooden dies at 99; UCLA basketball coach won 10 national titles

    John Wooden dies at 99; UCLA basketball coach won 10 national titles
    John Wooden, the UCLA basketball coach who became an icon of American sports while guiding the Bruins to an unprecedented 10 national championships in the 1960s and '70s and remained in the spotlight during retirement with his "Pyramid of Success"...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Michael Jordan taps Miami Heat???s Dwyane Wade as heir to Air Jordan; discusses comparisons

     
    A select group of media was invited Wednesday night to Temple House -- at 16,000 square feet, the largest single family home on South Beach -- for the unveiling of Michael Jordan???s newest shoe. We gathered in a white room......
  • Plot Alleged in Finch Killing

     
    Donald Williams testifies about a murder-for-hire plot in the Finch killing. Sen. Hubert Humphrey (D-Minn.) challenges Vice President Nixon to a series of debates with potential Democratic candidates. “Cash McCall” is opening in Los Angeles. Jan. 19,...
  • NBA Courting Los Angeles

     
    Feb. 18, 1960 Los Angeles was being courted. "We don't regard the games as test contests—Los Angeles fans already have shown they appreciate big league sports," Marty Blake told The Times leading up to the Lakers' games at the Sports Arena against the...
  • Chick Hearn statue unveiled at Staples Center

     
    Magic Johnson is no longer the only member of the Lakers to earn a permanent piece of real estate at Staples Center. A statue of legendary Lakers broadcaster Chick Hearn was unveiled Tuesday afternoon in front of a crowd of about 500 people. The statue...
  • Lakers Moving to L.A.

     
    April 28, 1960: The Lakers became the newest member of Los Angeles' growing collection of sports teams, agreeing to move from Minneapolis in time for the 1960-61 season. Owner Robert Short and the Coliseum Commission agreed on playing dates and rent at...
  • Caught in the Web: Reactions to Lakers' 111-87 Game 5 victory over Oklahoma City

     
    Game stories --The Times' Mike Bresnahan illustrates the stark contrast between the Lakers' performance in Game 4 to their 111-87 Game 5 victory over Oklahoma City. --The Orange County Register's Kevin Ding argues that the Lakers are in control of the...