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  • 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...
  • Magic Johnson says L.A. can be both Dodgers and Lakers town

    Magic Johnson says L.A. can be both Dodgers and Lakers town
    The Dodgers might end up in the World Series while the Lakers might not even make the playoffs this season, which left Magic Johnson facing a double-edged question. Is Los Angeles becoming a Dodgers town again? The Dodgers haven't won the World Series...
  • Mike D'Antoni has coached the Lakers to success without Kobe Bryant

    Mike D'Antoni has coached the Lakers to success without Kobe Bryant
    When the Lakers floundered last season, it was easy to blame Coach Mike D'Antoni. His biggest crime was not being Phil Jackson. The team spent most of the year pushing through injuries (Steve Nash, Dwight Howard, Kobe Bryant, Steve Nash, Pau Gasol,...
  • Mike D'Antoni's staff continues to evolve; Ham out, Lewis in

    Mike D'Antoni's staff continues to evolve; Ham out, Lewis in
    The Lakers' final non-Mike D'Antoni assistant coach left over the weekend as Darvin Ham joined the Atlanta Hawks under Coach Mike Budenholzer. “Darvin has a great feel for the game and knows what it takes for a team to be successful and compete at...
  • Selanne to be honored as OCYSF Sportsman of the Year

    Selanne to be honored as OCYSF Sportsman of the Year
    The Orange County Youth Sports Foundation will honor Teemu Selanne as the 2013 Sportsman of the Year during its 40th annual banquet at the Island Hotel in Newport Beach on Aug. 22. Selanne is the first National Hockey League player the Orange County...
  • Ex-Lakers assistant Jim Cleamons sells Manhattan Beach home

    Ex-Lakers assistant Jim Cleamons sells Manhattan Beach home
    Jim Cleamons, a former Lakers assistant coach, has sold a home in Manhattan Beach for $2.6 million. The deal was completed this summer outside of the Multiple Listing Service, but records from the time of purchase describe the house as Mediterranean...
  • Fifty years later, 1963 Bullets remember an interesting first season in Baltimore

    Fifty years later, 1963 Bullets remember an interesting first season in Baltimore
    Half a century ago, the Baltimore Bullets came into the world without much fuss. There was no parade for the city's new National Basketball Association team. The opening night crowd fell far short of a sellout. And the Bullets bowed meekly to the world...
  • 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,...
  • Letters: All-Star game is a giant bore

    Letters: All-Star game is a giant bore
    With barely any competition and TV ratings almost matching last year's historic lows, Bruce Bochy and Major League Baseball reaped what they sowed. In a low-scoring and boring contest, who wouldn't have wanted to see a Mariano Rivera vs. Yasiel Puig...
  • Pau Gasol expected to play tonight against Phoenix

    Pau Gasol expected to play tonight against Phoenix
    PHOENIX -- Pau Gasol will play Monday night against the Phoenix Suns, Lakers' Coach Mike D'Antoni said. Gasol surprised the team by not playing Saturday against Golden State because of an upper respiratory tract infection. He was coming off his best...
  • Magic Johnson says Lakers problems lie with Jim Buss

    Magic Johnson says Lakers problems lie with Jim Buss
    Magic Johnson has never been reluctant to give his opinion on how the Lakers are playing, and Wednesday he said the problems on the court can be traced to the owner’s office. Johnson, whose Hall of Fame playing career included five NBA titles in...