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  • Kobe Bryant pushes Lakers to win and pushes closer to Michael Jordan

    Somewhere, Magic Johnson is frowning. Maybe Michael Jordan too. The Lakers went out and beat the Sacramento Kings, 98-95, the same day Johnson said the Lakers should lose the rest of their games so they could secure a high draft pick. How the Lakers...
  • Five takeaways from the Clippers' 110-93 victory over Miami

    Five takeaways from the Clippers' 110-93 victory over Miami
    The Clippers took their traveling party to South Beach on Thursday and thoroughly enjoyed a 110-93 romp over the Miami Heat at AmericanAirlines Arena. Here are five takeaways after the Clippers improved to 2-0 on their seven-game trip that continues...
  • A year-by-year look at Hot Property's most memorable listings

    A year-by-year look at Hot Property's most memorable listings
    1984: After flying his parents out from Michigan to approve the purchase, 25-year-old Magic Johnson of the Lakers moves into an English country-style home in Bel-Air with high ceilings and an indoor sports area he converts to a basketball half-court. He...
  • From streets to sideline, Lakers' Byron Scott was always tough

    From streets to sideline, Lakers' Byron Scott was always tough
    The rookie arrived at Lakers training camp with something to prove. His new teammates — veterans such as Magic Johnson and Michael Cooper — elbowed him around the basketball court. The rough treatment continued after practice. "We didn't...
  • Shelly Sterling reportedly trying to sell the Clippers, and quickly

     Shelly Sterling reportedly trying to sell the Clippers, and quickly
    Los Angeles Clippers co-owner Shelly Sterling is mounting a hurried sale of the team that her husband, Donald, bought 33 years ago and could name a prospective new owner by the end of the week, according to people familiar with the situation. Shelly...
  • World Cup: Lionel Messi can cement legacy with an Argentina victory

    World Cup: Lionel Messi can cement legacy with an Argentina victory
    Whether a megastar at the World Cup finals ultimately qualifies for the Mt. Rushmore of his sport will be influenced in part by how many championships he collects. Though his skill and will surpass that of any peer, the rings are the thing for most juries...
  • Agreement to sell Clippers is good news, say players, city officials

    Agreement to sell Clippers is good news, say players, city officials
    The news that former Microsoft Chief Executive Steve Ballmer won a bidding war to buy the Clippers for $2 billion, pending approval from the NBA and Donald Sterling, triggered immediate positive reaction throughout Los Angeles and the basketball world....
  • Magic Johnson suggests Lakers point guard Jeremy Lin should start

    Magic Johnson suggests Lakers point guard Jeremy Lin should start
    Jeremy Lin has been one of the Lakers' best players during the preseason, averaging 10.8 points and 6.0 assists through four games. Coming off the bench, Lin helped the Lakers overtake the Portland Trail Blazers on Wednesday, 94-86, while scoring 13...
  • An older and wiser Byron Scott is still all business

    An older and wiser Byron Scott is still all business
    No matter what happens between now and April 15, the presumed end of the Lakers season, Byron Scott won't wall himself off. He left that behind more than 20 years ago, when he and James Worthy had to assume the unofficial roles of team spokesmen after...
  • Magic Johnson likes Bulls over LeBron's Cavs in East

    Magic Johnson likes Bulls over LeBron's Cavs in East
    Don't crown the Cleveland Cavaliers just yet. At least one NBA legend thinks LeBron James' move from Miami to Cleveland sets up a new pecking order in the Eastern Conference--with the Bulls on top. Los Angeles Lakers great Magic Johnson tweeted, "With...
  • Byron Scott knows Lakers have a lot of work to do on defense

    Byron Scott knows Lakers have a lot of work to do on defense
    From his first news conference, Lakers Coach Byron Scott made it clear that defense would be his priority the moment sneakers hit the practice floor. Every player would have to understand that defense won't be optional, evoking lessons he learned as an...