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  • Jerry West statue unveiling: Crowd gathers before presentation at Staples Center

     
    Jerry West statue unveiling: Jerry West statue unveiling draws crowd at Staples Center....
  • Jerry West thinks little of being a 14-time NBA All-Star

     
    For a ceremony meant to celebrate Jerry West's finish as the Lakers' second all-time leading scorer, winner of the 1971-72 championship and tenure as general manager that secured seven NBA titles, "The Logo" made clear Thursday before his statue was...
  • Which Lakers guards deserve to be in a Lakers Hall of Fame?

     
    If the Lakers had their own Hall of Fame, which players would you select for induction? That is the basis for our next series of polls, in which we ask our readers to vote on who is most worthy of......
  • Poll: Which Lakers guards deserve to be in a Lakers Hall of Fame?

     
    If the Lakers had their own Hall of Fame, which players would you select for induction? That is the basis for our next series of polls, in which we ask our readers to vote on who is most worthy of this honor. We will break down the history of the team...
  • Kobe Bryant and Elvin Hayes both ensured longevity during their playing careers

     
    Each time Kobe Bryant moves up on the NBA's all-time scoring list, the aftermath has proven pretty routine. Bryant expresses indifference to his ranking in total points, compliments each player he surpasses and emphasizes his desire to pursue the 11...
  • Laker blog profile: 63Footer once played basketball with Magic Johnson

     
    This is the 27th post in a series that helps you get to know members of the L.A. Times Lakers blog community. Feel free to send submissions to mgmedin@gmail.com Screen name: 63Footer Full name: aka Waldo Zibaldo Occupation: writer/producer/director...
  • Caught in the Web: Lakers prepare for Clippers, plus free parking offered for game

     
    Those going to the Lakers-Clippers game tonight that drive a Honda can avoid the hefty parking fees at Staples Center and L.A. Live. SoCal Honda is offering free parking at a 100-car lot on 926 James M. Wood Blvd, located on corner of Georgia Street and...
  • Lakers Moments: Say hello to Pat Riley

     
    Before he was coach: Pat Riley, #12 of the Los Angeles Lakers, drives to the basket during a game against the Milwaukee Bucks in the 1974 season at the MECCA Arena in Milwaukee, Wis. As an NBA player, Pat Riley's......
  • Caught in the Web: Lakers preparing for matchup with Dallas Mavericks

     
    --The Times' Broderick Turner previews the Lakers-Mavericks matchup. --The Orange County Register's Kevin Ding looks at Andrew Bynum's resurgence. --ESPN Los Angeles' Brian Kamenetzky reflects on Bynum's draft day. --ESPN Los Angeles' Dave McMenamin looks...
  • Jerry West hits hole in one in Lakers' charity golf tournament

     
    As a way to temper his anxiety, frustration and competitive fire over basketball, Jerry West often hit the golf course. With little pressure to succeed on the links and no attention accompanying the former Lakers star, West has often found golf to be a...
  • Lakers Moments: The start of something great

     
    Major players: Lakers coach Butch Van Breda Kolff, far left, applauds play during a game against the Warriors in 1968. On the bench, from left: Elgin Baylor, Wilt Chamberlain, Jerry West, Bill Hewitt and Keith Erickson. The Lakers ended up......