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  • Kareem Abdul-Jabbar reprises his character from Airplane!

    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar reprises his character from Airplane!
    If they had an Oscar for best performance in a movie by an active pro athlete, the Academy Award in 1980 would have gone to Los Angeles Lakers star Karrem Abdul-Jabbar for his role in Airplane! I know what you're thinking. Surely, I can't be serious?...
  • HBO Sports producing documentary on life of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

    Lakers Hall of Fame center Kareem Abdul-Jabbar will be the subject of a new HBO documentary scheduled to be aired in early 2015. HBO Sports, partnering with Mandalay Sports Media and Iconomy Multi-Media & Entertainment, says it has already begun...
  • Clippers owner Donald Sterling gets lifetime NBA ban

    Clippers owner Donald Sterling gets lifetime NBA ban
    Taking actions with little precedent in American professional sports history, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver on Tuesday banned Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling from the basketball league for life and said he would push hard to get other NBA owners...
  • Kareem Abdul-Jabbar offers a different perspective on Donald Sterling

    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar offers a different perspective on Donald Sterling
    In an op-ed piece for Time magazine, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar questions whether the reaction to Donald Sterling is entirely fair. He calls the publication of Sterling's private conversation with V. Stiviano "sleazy," and questions why the racially charged...
  • Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Doc to Air on HBO

    HBO Sports and Mandalay Sports Media, in association with Iconomy Multi-Media & Entertainment, are developing a documentary about basketball legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Variety has learned. Directed by Ron Yassen, produced by Deborah Morales and...
  • Lakers have another historic night in 119-85 loss to Spurs

    SAN ANTONIO — Sure, why not. Another ragged moment for the Lakers and their fine tradition. They never lost this badly to the San Antonio Spurs until Friday, a 119-85 blush of a game for the visitors that blew past their embarrassing 32-point...
  • Story lines run deep in NBA playoffs, as should the Clippers

    Story lines run deep in NBA playoffs, as should the Clippers
    It's springtime in Los Angeles, otherwise known as the season when the Clippers march merrily into the playoffs and the Lakers conduct exit interviews. OK, so maybe this isn't exactly an annual occurrence. The Lakers haven't missed the playoffs during...
  • Looking ahead in the NBA

    CLIPPERS AT LAKERS: Thursday at 7:30 p.m. TV: TNT. The Lakers' championship banners and retired jerseys will be on display again when the Staples Center inhabitants meet, about the only reminders of the team's glory days amid a lost season. The...
  • Lakers beat Magic, 103-94, but it's a rough night for Pau Gasol

    The surreal state of the Lakers — they lose even when they win. They beat the Orlando Magic, 103-94, Sunday at Staples Center and ended a four-game losing streak with a career-high 28 points from Jordan Hill. But Pau Gasol couldn't finish the...
  • Steve Nash, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar pleased with Donald Sterling punishment

    The decision came quickly and decisively from NBA Commissioner Adam Silver -- a lifetime ban for Clippers owner Donald Sterling. Former and current NBA players were almost as quick in their praise for Silver, who became the league's commissioner just...
  • Donald Sterling ban: Staples Center protest now 'victory celebration'

    Donald Sterling ban: Staples Center protest now 'victory celebration'
    Demonstrators planning to denounce Donald Sterling outside Staples Center before the Clippers game Tuesday evening said they would instead focus on supporting the team after the NBA's decision to ban its owner for life. Organizers planned the rally -- ...