| Nov 7, 2014
| 6:20 PM
Since the Lakers' present isn't much, it's nice that there exists a heartwarming and inspirational story from their past.
Where there is history, there is hope.
The story is captured in a documentary film titled: "33STR8."
That was Bill Sharman's...
| Mar 15, 2014
| 3:45 PM
Stanley Johnson Jr., Santa Ana Mater Dei High's star senior, belongs in any conversation about the Southland's very best high school basketball players. He has played every position, been a force on defense and has won three state championships —...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 11:21 AM
Bill Sharman, a Hall of Fame basketball player and coach who guided the Lakers to their first National Basketball Assn. title in Los Angeles in record-setting fashion, has died. He was 87.
Sharman, who coached teams to championships in three...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 10:34 AM
Bill Sharman, an All-Star guard for the Boston Celtics in the 1950s who became coach of the Lakers and led the team to its first NBA championship in Los Angeles in record-setting fashion, died Friday. He was 87.
Sharman, who suffered a stroke last week,...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 7:48 AM
Before the Lakers practiced on Tuesday, Hall of Fame guard Gail Goodrich spoke to the team.
"We started our day off here with a talk from UCLA great, Laker legend Gail Goodrich," said Jordan Farmar, also a UCLA product, following practice on Tuesday....
| Feb 21, 2014
| 8:44 AM
The NBA trade deadline came and went on Thursday. The Lakers made a little splash on Wednesday night, trading point guard Steve Blake to the Golden State Warriors for young guards Kent Bazemore and MarShon Brooks.
"As a person, as a player, we loved...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 8:26 AM
Kentucky’s Anthony Davis and Kansas’ Thomas Robinson have graced college basketball throughout this season, and tonight is their parting gift: a rare collision of consensus first-team All-Americans in the national championship game.
| Jun 22, 2012
Bob Chappuis, 89, an All-American halfback with the University of Michigan who led the Wolverines to an overwhelming victory over USC in the 1948 Rose Bowl game after an undefeated 1947 season distinguished by his...
| Apr 11, 2011
In the beginning: Lakers coach Fred Schaus with players Gail Goodrich, left, and Walt Hazzard in 1965. The first man to coach the Lakers upon their move to Los Angeles, Schaus was a professional player with the Fort Wayne (later......
| Apr 21, 2011
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......
| May 2, 2011
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.......