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Elgin Baylor

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  • Court hearing on Elgin Baylor's wrongful termination suit against Clippers

     
    A Superior Court judge in Los Angeles tentatively denied a request to dismiss a wrongful termination suit brought by Elgin Baylor, the NBA Hall of Famer and former Clippers executive, against the Clippers and three other defendants. At a hearing......
  • Snapshots from Jerry West's statue unveiling

     
    5:02 p.m. We're here at the Star Plaza outside Staples Center where at 5 p.m. the tribute to Lakers Hall of FamerJerry West will begin. It's expected to last an hour and will culminate with the unveiling of a 14-foot, nearly 1,500-pound bronze bust of the...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Jerry West statue reminds West of his own hero

    LOS ANGELES -- Let's begin with the understatement of the century in sports: Jerry West is a complicated guy. Thursday night at Staples Center, in a prelude to NBA All-Star festivities, they honored him by unveiling a statue of his likeness. Thursday...
  • 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...
  • Steinberg: NBA title dreams might not be reality

    It's an exciting time for Southern California sports. Staples Center just hosted four playoff games in three days, and has two more in store Sunday. The Kings are serious contenders to win the Stanley Cup. The Lakers and Clippers, though, have a much...
  • Fred Schaus dies at 84; first L.A. Lakers head coach

    Fred Schaus dies at 84; first L.A. Lakers head coach
    Fred Schaus, who helped usher in pro basketball to Los Angeles as head coach of the Lakers for their first seven seasons here and was Jerry West's mentor, died Wednesday in West Virginia. He was 84. Schaus was living in a nursing home and the cause of...
  • 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...
  • The original Big Man

    The original Big Man
    A three-peat obviously is a big deal, but how about a double three-peat? As dominant as the Lakers have been in winning three consecutive NBA championships, they are only halfway toward matching the achievement of their ancestors from Minneapolis half...