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  • 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...
  • Lakers owner Jerry Buss dies at 80

    Lakers owner Jerry Buss dies at 80
    Jerry Buss, the longtime owner of the Lakers whose penchant for showmanship helped turn the game of basketball into “Showtime” and who led the team to 10 NBA championships, died Monday. He was 80. A self-made millionaire who built his...
  • 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...
  • Looking at the Lakers' other triple-overtime games

     
    Every player is going to have differing lasting images of the Lakers' 139-137 triple overtime win Tuesday over the Phoenix Suns. Lakers guard Kobe Bryant will cherish dampening the Suns' slim playoff hopes, just one example of avenging the Lakers' first-...
  • Lakers Moments: Time to work and time to play

     
    Soak it up: The Lakers take a poolside break during their Palm Springs training camp Sept. 12, 1980. From left: Coach Paul Westhead, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Jamaal Wilkes, Jim Chones, Michael Cooper, Brad Holland, assistant coach Pat Riley and Mark...
  • Women's basketball: USC preparing to play Toledo for WNIT title

     
    USC’s women’s basketball team will play Toledo on Saturday in the WNIT championship game at Savage Arena in Toledo, Ohio. USC (24-12) will attempt to win its fifth consecutive road game. The Trojans, who opened the tournament at home against.....
  • Lakers Moments: Michael Cooper goes to battle

     
    There's no stopping: The Lakers' Michael Cooper shoots over the Clippers' Cedric Maxwell on Jan. 16, 1986. The rail-thin, 6-foot-5 guard spent his entire 12-year career with the Lakers, playing an important role in helping the team win five NBA......
  • Lakers have limited history with NBA draft lottery

     
    In another sign of the Lakers' storied success, they're nearly complete strangers to the NBA draft lottery. Even with L.A. losing in embarrassing fashion this postseason, falling in a four-game sweep to the Dallas Mavericks in the Western Conference...
  • Looking back at the Lakers' Memorial Day performances

     
    It's surely a weird feeling for Laker fans today, firing up their grills, hitting the beach and honoring the veterans that make our country safe. That's because for the first time in three years, the Lakers aren't still playing basketball and competing...
  • Sporting News ranks 1971-72 and 1986-87 Lakers as second- and third-greatest NBA teams

     
    The headline pretty much writes itself. Based on interviews with current and former coaches, players, executives and journalists, the Sporting News determined in its latest issue that the 1971-72 Lakers and the 1985-86 Lakers are the second- and third-...
  • Which Lakers would be good NBA analysts?

     
    Which Lakers would be good NBA analysts?...