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  • Steinberg: Taking in an NBA game

    I sat on the floor for the Clipper-Laker game at Staples Center in seats right next to the Lakers bench on April 7. What a revelation. The NBA we experience on television and in higher seats is perceived very differently than courtside. It highlighted...
  • PASSINGS: Flynn Robinson, Steve Forrest, Mack Emerman

    Flynn Robinson Guard in Lakers 1971 championship team Flynn Robinson, 72, a flashy guard who was a member of the 1971-72 Lakers team that brought Los Angeles its first NBA title, died Thursday at Keck Hospital in Los Angeles from complications related...
  • 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...
  • Bulls' Derrick Rose named NBA MVP

    Bulls' Derrick Rose named NBA MVP
    On the eve of Chicago Bulls training camp, Derrick Rose famously and rhetorically asked why he couldn't be the NBA's most valuable player. Rose, the Bulls' third-year superstar guard, got his answer Monday: He can. At 22 years, 7 months, Rose, according...
  • Glendale college honors its elite

    NORTHEAST GLENDALE — They each came Saturday night to be celebrated and honored for their accomplishments at the 10th annual Glendale Community College Athletic Hall of Fame. But in the midst of sharing memories and smiling about their...
  • Honorees make hall

    GLENDALE — They each came Saturday night to be celebrated and honored for their accomplishments at the 10th annual Glendale Community College Athletic Hall of Fame. But in the midst of sharing memories and smiling about their experiences, they each...
  • Jerry West statue reminds West of his own hero

    LOS ANGELES -- Let's begin with the understatement of the century in sports: Jerry West is a complicated guy. Thursday night at Staples Center, in a prelude to NBA All-Star festivities, they honored him by unveiling a statue of his likeness. Thursday...
  • Kobe Bryant Wins 4th MVP in West Victory at All-Star Game

    Kobe Bryant Wins 4th MVP in West Victory at All-Star Game
    LOS ANGELES -- The NBA might no longer be his league, and this All-Star celebration never felt like his weekend, but at the last moment Sunday night, Kobe Bryant had something to say about all that. Los Angeles is still his town, he screamed over the...
  • Nonfiction

    Nonfiction
    The Age of Movies The Selected Writings of Pauline Kael Edited by Sanford Schwartz Library of America, $40 Witty, entertaining and often exhilarating, this wide-ranging collection of pieces captures the film critic at her best. Alice James A...