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  • Dwight Howard won't need off-season shoulder surgery

    Dwight Howard won't need off-season shoulder surgery
    Dwight Howard won't need off-season surgery on his shoulder. Howard was examined on Wednesday by Dr. James Tibone of the Kerlan Jobe Orthopaedic Group, according to a  Lakers news release.  Tibone's assessment was that "surgery is not necessary at...
  • Cashing in their championships

    Cashing in their championships
    1979-80 FINALS Lakers 4, Philadelphia 76ers 2 An old dog, a new trickster and birth of 'Showtime' "Showtime" began as 20-year-old rookie Magic Johnson inspired this talented team to first in the Pacific Division. After four close games in the...
  • Lakers owner Jerry Buss brought 'Showtime' success to L.A.

     Lakers owner Jerry Buss brought 'Showtime' success to L.A.
    The frozen fields of Wyoming came first. Long before the championship trophies. Before the glitz and glamour. Jerry Buss was still a teenager, digging ditches beside his stepfather, when he dreamed of bigger things. It was youthful ambition — a...
  • Chris Kaman joins Lakers; will Metta World Peace be leaving?

    The Lakers found themselves a center, one with a familiar name to Los Angeles sports followers. Chris Kaman agreed to a one-year, $3.2-million deal with the Lakers three days after Dwight Howard spurned them to go to Houston. Kaman, 31, averaged...
  • Jerry Buss dies at 80; Lakers owner brought 'Showtime' success to L.A.

    Jerry Buss dies at 80; Lakers owner brought 'Showtime' success to L.A.
    When Jerry Buss bought the Lakers in 1979, he wanted to build a championship team. He also wanted to put on a show. The new owner gave courtside seats to movie stars. He hired pretty women to dance during timeouts. He spent freely on big stars and...
  • Metta World Peace does the weather, talks Lakers season

    Metta World Peace does the weather, talks Lakers season
    Metta World Peace joined Liz Habib on the KTTV-TV (Channel 11) news broadcast Friday night to talk sports and do the weather with meteorologist Pablo Pereira. "I came to L.A. because of Phil Jackson, Kobe [Bryant] reminded me of [Michael] Jordan,...
  • Phil Jackson humorously wishes ex-Laker Dwight Howard well as 'Astro'

    Phil Jackson humorously wishes ex-Laker Dwight Howard well as 'Astro'
    Phil Jackson became the latest member of the Lakers' extended family to weigh in on Dwight Howard's departure. It wasn't as rough as Shaquille O'Neal's assessment, but there was a barb or two, predictably, from the former Lakers coach Sunday. "He left...
  • Keeping tabs on former Lakers

    Keeping tabs on former Lakers
    The Lakers rarely lose desired players. Although Dwight Howard left for the Houston Rockets in free agency, there are only 13 former Lakers currently under contract to other NBA teams: - Point guards: Derek Fisher (Oklahoma City Thunder), Ramon Sessions...
  • Chris Kaman hopes to regain All-Star form with the Lakers

    General Manager Mitch Kupchak held up a jersey and presented it to the centerpiece of the Lakers' off-season. It was a big man, as expected, but the newly signed center was Chris Kaman, not Dwight Howard, so there was a more-than-mild difference....
  • Metta World Peace says he will sign with the New York Knicks

    Metta World Peace says he will sign with the New York Knicks
    World Peace, 33, told reporters Monday at the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas that he was signing with the Knicks. He cleared waivers Sunday after being let go in a cost-cutting move by the Lakers under the league's amnesty provision Thursday,...
  • Grizzlies push Clippers around, and to the edge of elimination

    Grizzlies push Clippers around, and to the edge of elimination
    The Clippers have been pushed to the brink of playoff elimination despite a career effort from Chris Paul. Paul tried to carry the Clippers by himself because his running mate, Blake Griffin, could only play 19 minutes 34 seconds because of a sprained...