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  • Jack Disney dies at 80; Los Angeles sports journalist and racing publicist

    Jack Disney dies at 80; Los Angeles sports journalist and racing publicist
    Jack Disney wrote about pro baseball before Los Angeles had a major league team. He covered the Lakers when they moved here from Minneapolis and, he told people, might have been responsible for USC keeping legendary football coach John McKay.
  • D'Angelo Russell has superstar potential, Lakers Coach Byron Scott says

    Mitch Kupchak had a question for the newest member of the Lakers. He called D'Angelo Russell shortly after the Lakers took him with the No. 2 pick in Thursday's NBA draft. "Did we surprise you a little bit?" the Lakers' general manager asked the...

    Lakers' Mitch Kupchak drafts 6-5 Russell but notes key role of big men

    Lakers' Mitch Kupchak drafts 6-5 Russell but notes key role of big men
    The Lakers passed on Duke center Jahlil Okafor to select Ohio State guard D'Angelo Russell with the second overall pick in the NBA draft on Thursday. "We're very happy to have D'Angelo be a Laker," said Kupchak.  "[There were] a lot of good players in...

    Lakers' No. 2 pick: the case for Ohio State guard D'Angelo Russell

    Lakers' No. 2 pick: the case for Ohio State guard D'Angelo Russell
    The Lakers pick second in Thursday's 2015 NBA draft. While historically the Lakers have relied on the size of centers like Wilt Chamberlain, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Shaquille O'Neal, the franchise has also partnered their big men with star guards like...

    LA Lakers' history says they'll find a great with No. 2 pick

    With 16 championships and a decades-long history of winning, the Los Angeles Lakers hardly ever get a shot at the NBA draft's elite talent. Yet whenever they do, they've made an extraordinary choice. The Lakers have the No. 2 overall selection Thursday,...