| Feb 21, 2013
| 9:18 PM
The stage was filled with flowers and gold. The audience was filled with short skirts and diamonds.
Davis Gaines elegantly sang "Music of the Night," while, on the screen behind him, there appeared a photo of Jerry and Jimmy Buss crooning karaoke....
| Feb 18, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Jerry Buss, the longtime owner of the Lakers whose penchant for showmanship helped turn the game of basketball into “Showtime” and who led the team to 10 NBA championships, died Monday. He was 80.
A self-made millionaire who built his...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 11:05 PM
What had been softly whispered for months, almost as if saying it aloud might make a terrible thing come true, became sad and public knowledge Thursday.
Lakers owner Jerry Buss, not seen this season around his beloved team and for nearly a year removed...
| Dec 8, 2012
| 4:06 PM
That didn't take long.
On Oct. 30, one of the presumably most powerful teams in NBA history opened its season by marching on to a Staples Center floor ringed in blinding belief.
On Sunday, one of the potentially most disappointing teams in NBA history...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 6:11 PM
He didn't do what Van Chancellor did four times. He didn't do what Bill Laimbeer did three times, Michael Cooper did twice or seven others did once.
"Mike Thibault has done everything we asked him," Sun CEO Mitchell Etess said, "except win a WNBA...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 1:30 PM
A few more tidbits following an early Tuesday morning interview with Mike D’Antoni, the Lakers’ new head coach:
-- He says his brother, Dan, will be joining the Lakers’ coaching staff but the rest of the staff should remain intact.
| Nov 28, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Shaquille O'Neal calls Kobe Bryant 'greatest Laker of all time'...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 4:33 PM
We asked you to send in your picks for the greatest sports moments in L.A. history, and 1,181 ballots later we are unveiling the top 20 vote-getters. Each weekday we will unveil a new moment until we reach No. 1.......
| Dec 6, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Reader picks for the greatest sports moments in L.A. history: No. 11: Lakers win first title in L.A....
| Dec 13, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Lamar Odom trade: Mychal Thompson doubts Lakers' championship chances...
| Jan 4, 2012
| 9:36 PM
In his first season as coach of the Lakers, Mike Brown has quickly figured out the new responsibility goes beyond how to implement his system and teach it to a new group of players. There's handling the NBA's nixing the trade that would've brought Chris...