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  • Steinberg: With free agency underway - what is the Lakers' plan?

    They have defined NBA greatness for the past 50 years. They have won 16 NBA championships and can claim 26 members in the NBA Hall of Fame. They have had an uncanny ability to reload their roster quickly when their dynastic players move on. Jerry West,...
  • NBA's use of 'hammer' on Donald Sterling welcomed by Garcetti

    NBA's use of 'hammer' on Donald Sterling welcomed by Garcetti
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti on Tuesday praised NBA Commissioner Adam Silver for "bringing down the hammer" on Clippers owner Donald Sterling, capping four days of pressure from the city's political leaders over remarks said to be made by Sterling...
  • 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 -- ...
  • Donald Sterling ban: Fans celebrate Clippers outside Staples Center

    Donald Sterling ban: Fans celebrate Clippers outside Staples Center
    About 100 people gathered outside Staples Center on Tuesday to celebrate the NBA commissioner's decision to impose a lifetime ban and a hefty fine on Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling. But the tone of the celebration felt more like a protest,...
  • 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...
  • John Kass: Sterling's race case a movie of our age

    An unwritten American novel is playing out in Los Angeles. It's about rich, whiny racist Donald Sterling, the owner of the Los Angeles Clippers. And it's about his cooing kitty-cat of a girlfriend, who infuriated him by bringing black people to his games....
  • Sterling furor presents test of L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti's leadership

    Sterling furor presents test of L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti's leadership
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti stepped into the national media glare at a galvanizing moment for the city: Donald Sterling's remarks about blacks had just earned him a lifetime NBA banishment, just as his Los Angeles Clippers were competing in the...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Apodaca: Let's pause and recall the influence of Jerry Norman

    With the NCAA tournament underway, it's worth remembering that March Madness hasn't always been around to turn us into a nation of obsessed college basketball fans. Back in more provincial times, one man contributed as much as anyone to raising the...