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  • Which Laker would make the best professional wrestler?

     
    With the unfortunate news that legendary wrestler Macho Man Randy Savage has died, a few things popped into my mind. His catch phrase, "Oh Yeahhhhh" won't leave my head. I suddenly want to "snap into a Slim Jim." And I've been endlessly asking myself, how...
  • Caught in the Web: Catching up on Lakers links

     
    --The Times' T.J. Simers argues that the Lakers should hire Brian Shaw as their next coach. --ESPN Los Angeles' Andy Kamenetzky says Kobe Bryant shouldn't be compared to Michael Jordan because Bryant should have his own identity. --ESPN Los Angeles' Brian...
  • Golden State Warriors add Jerry West to executive board

     
    Former Lakers General Manager Jerry West has joined the Golden State Warriors' executive board, a role the team said in a statement will involve him helping out in a "wide-ranging capacity" including basketball operations, business, sponsorship and...
  • Caught in the Web: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar appears on the Colbert Report and coaching search updates

     
    --The Times' T.J. Simers argues Kareem Abdul-Jabbar deserves a statue, but believes it is petty for him to be lamenting that he doesn't have one. --The Times' Mark Heisler reports that Rick Adelman and Mike Dunleavy are the leading candidates to coach the...
  • Lakers Moments: Jack Kent Cooke makes big dreams a reality

     
    Smile for the camera: Jack Kent Cooke, former owner of the Lakers, at the 1966 groundbreaking for the Forum in Inglewood. Cooke did things on a grand scale. He became a billionaire media and real estate tycoon after starting as......
  • What a Lakers contract with fans might look like

     
    As a way to assuage fan concerns about the state of the franchise, new Golden State Warriors owners Joe Lacob and Peter Guber took a few concrete steps to show they're serious about winning. First, much to the frustration of Lakers fans, the Warriors...
  • Caught in the Web: Mike Brown could become the next Lakers coach

     
    -- The L.A. Times' Broderick Turner reports the Lakers have put together a deal to hire former Cleveland Cavaliers Coach Mike Brown as their new coach. Turner also reports that if Brown agrees to the deal, he'll sign a contract for $4 million to $4.5...
  • Caught in the Web: Follow-up reports on Mike Brown becoming the Lakers' coach

     
    --The Times' Broderick Turner mentions how very few people connected to the Lakers wanted to comment about hiring of Mike Brown as head coach. -- In addition to criticizing Jim Buss for hiring Brown, The Times' Mark Heisler reports the following nuggets:...
  • Caught in the Web: Reactions to Mike Brown being hired as Lakers coach

     
    -- The L.A. Times' Mike Bresnahan and Broderick Turner report the following nuggets surrounding the Lakers' choice of Mike Brown as the team's head coach: The decision to hire Brown was mostly made by Jim Buss, the team's executive vice president of...
  • Highlighting the Twitter reaction regarding Mike Brown being named Lakers' coach

     
    Forget about reading Tweets in 140 characters or less. When it comes to big news, such as, say the Lakers (or Jim Buss) hiring Mike Brown as their head coach, the tweets are going to come out in full rapid fire. It's easy to follow this since I as well as...
  • Lakers plan to retire Shaquille O'Neal's jersey number

     
    At an undetermined time, the Lakers plan to raise Shaquille O'Neal's No. 34 jersey to the Staples Center rafters, making him the eighth Lakers player to have his number retired. "There is no timetable and there is no plan other than yes, we definitely...