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  • Let's appreciate Kareem Abdul-Jabbar while he's still with us

    Let's appreciate Kareem Abdul-Jabbar while he's still with us
    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar had quite a 68th birthday last Thursday. Celebrations were cut short by quadruple bypass surgery. Here's hoping he at least got to blow out the candles and make a wish. Here is our wish: that we find a deeper appreciation for this...
  • Ed Davis opting out of contract, but hoping for return to Lakers

    Ed Davis opting out of contract, but hoping for return to Lakers
    Forward/center Ed Davis will opt out of the second year of his deal with the Lakers before July, foregoing $1.1 million for a shot at a bigger contract. "I'm going to test free agency," Davis told The Times in a telephone interview. "Hopefully I'm...
  • NBA playoffs replete with Hampton Roads, Boo Williams connections

     NBA playoffs replete with Hampton Roads, Boo Williams connections
    The two-month slog that is the NBA playoffs commenced Saturday, replete as usual with several players connected to Hampton Roads and/or Boo Williams' barnstorming all-star team. And while this group lacks a seminal presence such as Alonzo Mourning and...
  • Kareem Abdul-Jabbar undergoes heart bypass surgery

    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar undergoes heart bypass surgery
    LOS ANGELES — Basketball Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar was recovering Friday after undergoing quadruple coronary bypass surgery. He had the surgery a day earlier at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles, according to a hospital...
  • Lakers' Week 25 in review

    Lakers' Week 25 in review
    The Lakers finished Week 25, and the 2014-15 season, with a pair of losses to the Sacramento Kings and a 21-61 record -- the worst winning percentage in franchise history. Week 24 ended with a 120-106 loss to the Dallas Mavericks.  Kobe Bryant and...
  • It's that time of the season for Bulls' Pau Gasol

     It's that time of the season for Bulls' Pau Gasol
    Last summer, in a conference room at the Los Angeles offices of agent Arn Tellem, Pau Gasol and Tom Thibodeau talked NBA Finals. Not only did they discuss how the addition of Gasol as a free agent would greatly aid the Bulls' chances, the former...
  • Anatomy of a train wreck: How Lakers' season went from bad to worst

    Anatomy of a train wreck: How Lakers' season went from bad to worst
    The air inside Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario was extremely cold last October when the Lakers arrived to entertain their large Inland Empire fan base in a meaningless exhibition game. The building is also home to a minor league hockey team,...
  • Kareem Abdul-Jabbar undergoes quadruple coronary bypass surgery

    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar undergoes quadruple coronary bypass surgery
    NBA Hall of Fame center Kareem Abdul-Jabbar underwent quadruple coronary bypass surgery Thursday at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, the hospital said Friday. The Lakers great was diagnosed with cardiovascular disease earlier in the week. A press...
  • Playoffs set to open without Kobe, D-Wade and more stars

    No Kobe. No D-Wade. Not even any wild Russell Westbrook outfits. New standouts might emerge during these playoffs, but there's no arguing that there's plenty of star power missing. If jersey sales are a true measure of a player's popularity, then...
  • Lakers get 27th pick in draft from Rockets after tiebreaker with Clippers

    Lakers get 27th pick in draft from Rockets after tiebreaker with Clippers
    The Lakers got a bit of good news on Friday, with the Houston Rockets winning their draft tiebreaker over the Clippers. The Rockets and Clippers finished with identical 56-26 records. By winning a drawing Friday to break the tie, the Rockets received...
  • Playoff-bound Mavericks topple the Lakers, 120-106

    Playoff-bound Mavericks topple the Lakers, 120-106
    The Lakers lost their 59th game of the season Sunday night, falling to the playoff-bound Dallas Mavericks, 120-106. Tyson Chandler finished with 20 points on 9-of-10 shooting and nine rebounds to lead seven Mavericks in double figures. The others were...