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Jerry West

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  • Ira Winderman: LeBron has forfeited right for patience

    Ira Winderman: LeBron has forfeited right for patience
    By the end, the patience had run thin, razor thin. The patience with a teammate who wasn't there for 28 games during the regular season. The patience with a center who at times came up small. The patience for a coach who ran the same defensive...
  • Hyped 2014 draft class off to slow start

    Remember all the hoopla and hype surrounding the NBA's draft class of 2014? It offered players to die for — or at least to tank for: Andrew Wiggins, Jabari Parker and Joel Embiid. Well, it was the storm before the calm. None of them has caused...
  • Letters: USC and UCLA fans know what's at stake

    Letters: USC and UCLA fans know what's at stake
    As UCLA football fans have learned, the journey to becoming an elite college football program is not an easy one. If the Bruins wish to take that next step, winning today's game is a requirement. With USC coming off scholarship sanctions, any type of loss...
  • Golden State Warriors have a very dynamic duo

    As his eyes roamed the action around the basket, Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry steadily backed Lakers guard Jeremy Lin down low in the post. Curry's teammate Draymond Green was stationed outside the corner three-point line, Harrison...
  • Clippers coast to 113-92 victory over Charlotte Hornets

    Clippers coast to 113-92 victory over Charlotte Hornets
    The Clippers dealt the Charlotte Hornets their sixth consecutive loss Monday, 113-92, in the second game of a back-to-back set. The victory, accomplished after five ties and five lead changes, was the Clippers' third in four games on their current...
  • Letters: Steve Nash, they hardly knew you

    A few weeks ago I was asked what I thought would be a bigger number this season for the Lakers: games won or games played by Steve Nash. I said I thought it was too close to call. In light of Nash missing the entire season and playing zero games in 2014-...
  • It's the age of Kobe Bryant, but how much does Laker, 36, have left?

    Jerry West, whose silhouette is featured in the NBA's red, white and blue logo, walked away from the Lakers and a renowned basketball career because a groin injury limited his game. At the time he eloquently said, "I'm not willing to sacrifice my...
  • Luc Robitaille to be seventh L.A. sports icon honored with statue

    Luc Robitaille to be seventh L.A. sports icon honored with statue
    Hockey Hall of Famer left wing Luc Robitaille of the Kings will become the seventh Los Angeles sports icon to be honored with a statue in Star Plaza at Staples Center. Robitaille will have his statue unveiled on March 7 before a Kings-Pittsburgh game as...
  • Transcript of Byron Scott's news conference

    The Lakers introduced their new coach, former Showtime member Byron Scott, at a news conference Tuesday. It began with surprise appearances by former Lakers greats Magic Johnson, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Jamaal Wilkes, and included an introduction and...
  • Steinberg: With free agency underway - what is the Lakers' plan?

    They have defined NBA greatness for the past 50 years. They have won 16 NBA championships and can claim 26 members in the NBA Hall of Fame. They have had an uncanny ability to reload their roster quickly when their dynastic players move on. Jerry West,...
  • Bulls miss on Anthony, land Gasol

    Bulls miss on Anthony, land Gasol
    LAS VEGAS — Carmelo Anthony is staying home. The All-Star forward will re-sign with the Knicks for five years and more than $120 million after strongly considering joining the ready-to-win roster in Chicago. The Bulls all along knew their...