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Mike Brown (basketball)

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  • Coach Mike Brown has a hand in son's Mater Dei basketball team

    Coach Mike Brown has a hand in son's Mater Dei basketball team
    Sometimes teenage athletes can be very stubborn and don't want to listen to suggestions from their father, even if they play basketball and he's a coach in the NBA. Elijah Brown, a standout senior guard at Santa Ana Mater Dei and the son of former...
  • Elijah Brown leads Monarchs to Open final

    Elijah Brown leads Monarchs to Open final
    When Mike Brown was hired as Lakers coach two years ago, he brought his teenage son, Elijah, with him from Cleveland. In 2013, it's Elijah making the headlines in Los Angeles, becoming one of the best high school basketball players in Southern...
  • And now, the rest of the story about Jerry Buss

    And now, the rest of the story about Jerry Buss
    It took several cups of coffee and a couple of hours one recent morning to realize there was still so much more to know about Jerry Buss. The coffee was shared with Bob Steiner, Buss' longtime public relations advisor and general confidant. We...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Current Lakers owe better than this to brilliant owner Jerry Buss

    Current Lakers owe better than this to brilliant owner Jerry Buss
    What had been softly whispered for months, almost as if saying it aloud might make a terrible thing come true, became sad and public knowledge Thursday. Lakers owner Jerry Buss, not seen this season around his beloved team and for nearly a year removed...
  • Dwight Howard still center of controversy, confusion

    Dwight Howard still center of controversy, confusion
    Like Krispy Kreme doughnuts and Haagen-Dazs ice cream, the sweet temptation of peeking in on the colossal implosion of the Los Angeles Lakers is almost impossible to resist. Dwight Howard, Kobe Bryant and his dysfunctional band of millionaires are...
  • Basketball success is relative for Southern California prep stars

    Basketball success is relative for Southern California prep stars
    Having a father or brother with NBA ties is a valuable asset for a high school basketball player. At unbeaten Torrance Bishop Montgomery (20-0), Lamond Murray Jr. and Stephen Thompson Jr., both sons of former NBA players, have taken advantage of their...
  • Tony Gonzalez had Heat visions

    Tony Gonzalez had Heat visions
       Until Jan. 13, Tony Gonzalez had spent more time in the Miami Heat locker room than in an NFL playoff-winning locker room.    You can look it up.    It is why, as they boarded the bus for Monday's practice in Salt Lake City, the conversation...
  • More Clippers voltage on an electrifying night

    More Clippers voltage on an electrifying night
    Everything is just a bit off for the Lakers so far. Jimmy couldn't make it through a weekend and got Mike D'Antoni; Jeanie was willing to wait 13 years to land Phil. Kobe said the Lakers are old and slow, while proclaiming the Clippers "fun to watch,"...
  • Pau Gasol isn't the Lakers' problem, he's part of the solution

    Pau Gasol isn't the Lakers' problem, he's part of the solution
    Pulling into a Staples Center parking lot Tuesday afternoon, I encountered the Lakers' biggest, shaggiest dilemma. "Hey, good news, Pau Gasol is coming back tonight, right?" said the attendant. "Yeah, and you still probably want him traded, right?"...