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  • 99 candles, 99 facts about John Wooden

    99 candles, 99 facts about John Wooden
    1) He was born in Hall, Ind., on Oct. 14, 1910. 2) Wooden led Martinsville High to the Indiana state title in 1927. 3) One of his role models was Fuzzy Vandivier of the Franklin Wonder Five, a basketball team that dominated Indiana high school...
  • Playing for John Wooden was the effect of a lifetime

    Playing for John Wooden was the effect of a lifetime
    I have so many memories of Coach Wooden, but the one that's most vivid for me came in 1964 when we were playing Duke for the national championship — the first UCLA championship. We're 29-0 at the time and the No. 1 team in the country, but Duke is...
  • John Wooden's championship years at UCLA

    John Wooden's championship years at UCLA
    1963-64 (30-0) Championship game: UCLA 98, Duke 83, at Kansas City, Mo. The team: Steve Brucker, Fred Slaughter, Doug McIntosh, Vaughn Hoffman, Keith Erickson, Kim Stewart, Kenny Washington, Gail Goodrich, Jack Hirsch, Rich Levin, Walt Hazzard, Kent...
  • Which is the best Lakers team ever?

    Shaq or Wilt? Kobe or Magic? The Showtime Lakers or the 33-wins-in-a-row Lakers? And what about George Mikan? Just which is the greatest Lakers team of all time? It's time to find out. The Times has asked an online sports simulation site to run a...
  • The quarterfinals

    The Times has asked an online sports simulation site to run a tournament involving the 12 greatest Lakers title teams of all time, as selected by The Times. The simulations were done by Imagine Sports, a Silicon Valley-based Internet company developing...
  • Five NBA games to be played on Christmas Day/Night

     
    I briefly referenced the NBA's unprecedented, Christmas quintupleheader in my newspaper column, but here's the full schedule: Orlando vs. New Orleans, ESPN, 12 p.m. Phoenix vs. San Antonio, ABC, 2:30 p.m. Los Angeles Lakers vs. Boston, ABC, 5 p.m.......
  • Former players, including Walton, Hazzard and Goodrich, release statements on passing of Wooden

     
    Former UCLA players of legendary coach John Wooden have released statements on his passing. Here's what they had to say. From Bill Walton: “UCLA can easily claim an endless list of alumni who have helped make the world a better......
  • Lakers, Celtics and ESPN analysts share reflections on John Wooden

     
    NBA Finals participants express their thoughts on John Wooden a day after the legendary coach's death at age 99. Below is a video featuring ESPN analysts Jack Ramsey, Hubie Brown, Jeff Van Gundy and Mark Jackson as well as Lakers reserve forwards Lamar...
  • 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...
  • Legendary College Basketball Coach John Wooden Has Died. He was 99

    Legendary College Basketball Coach John Wooden Has Died. He was 99
    - John Wooden, college basketball's gentlemanly Wizard of Westwood who built one of the greatest dynasties in all of sports at UCLA and became one of the most revered coaches ever, has died. He was 99. The university said Wooden died Friday night of...