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  • Bill Sharman dies at 87; basketball legend and former Lakers coach

    Bill Sharman dies at 87; basketball legend and former Lakers coach
    The Lakers had plenty of talent when Bill Sharman showed up as their new coach in the summer of 1971. The Hall of Fame lineup included a towering Wilt Chamberlain at center, flanked by Jerry West and Gail Goodrich. What the team lacked — after...
  • Bill Sharman, Hall of Fame basketball coach and player for Celtics and Lakers, dies at 87

    Bill Sharman, Hall of Fame basketball coach and player for Celtics and Lakers, dies at 87
    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...
  • Bill Sharman, Hall of Fame basketball player, Lakers coach, dies at 87

    Bill Sharman, Hall of Fame basketball player, Lakers coach, dies at 87
    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,...
  • Hall of Fame guard Gail Goodrich meets with struggling Lakers

    Hall of Fame guard Gail Goodrich meets with struggling Lakers
    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....
  • Mitch Kupchak: 'Unacceptable' for Lakers to simply dump salary

    Mitch Kupchak: 'Unacceptable' for Lakers to simply dump salary
    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...
  • Southland has rich history of superb prep basketball players

    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 —...
  • PASSINGS: Bob Chappuis, Dennis Hamilton

    Bob Chappuis All-American halfback 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...
  • Lakers blog profile: Otis went from rooting for the Celtics to being a loyal Lakers fan

     
    This is the 15th post in a weekly series that helps you get to know members of the L.A. Times Lakers Blog community. Feel free to send submissions to mgmedin@gmail.com. Screen name: Otis Real name: Paul Hefti Occupation: Musician Age: 57 Gender: Male...
  • Dog tricks, Hollywood-style, at L.A.'s Zoom Room

     
    Dogs don't just roll over and play dead in Hollywood. It takes a good trainer and lots of practice. In Jaime Van Wye's Hollywood Tricks class, dogs learn to throw themselves on the ground and die dramatically. Olive, a 5-year-old......
  • Lakers Q&A: Jim Cleamons expresses interest in coaching at collegiate level

     
    This is the first post of an occasional series that features a Q&A with a member of the Lakers organization. Below is the transcript of a recent conversation with Lakers assistant coach Jim Cleamons, who's in charge of game preparations for contests...
  • City Section Hall of Fame induction set for June 5 at USC

     
    The first City Section sports Hall of Fame induction ceremony has been set for June 5 at 5 p.m. at a USC banquet hall. Fifty-five former athletes for Los Angeles high schools will be honored, and many are recognized as......