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  • Not even John Wooden could have helped these Lakers, Steve Nash says

    It came during a pause in the national anthem, loud and clear. “Fire D'Antoni!” was the yell from a single fan before the Lakers played Houston on Tuesday. Don't tell that to Steve Nash, who came to the defense of Lakers Coach Mike D&...
  • Jeanie Buss talks about all things Lakers

     Jeanie Buss talks about all things Lakers
    "Born to the purple" means someone who comes into the world privileged and royal. That doesn't exactly describe Jeanie Buss. She was teenager when her father, Jerry Buss, bought the Los Angeles Lakers. After he died, Jeanie stepped into the job of...
  • Lakers don't dwell on present lows in 145-130 loss to Houston

    It could always be worse. The Lakers could have been pounded into a sad corner of team history with Dwight Howard in Houston's lineup. So they got hit with the next worst thing, losing to the Rockets without the injured Howard, 145-130, and clinching...
  • Preview: Lakers vs. New York Knicks

    The New York Knicks (29-41) are now the Phil Jackson Knicks, recently hiring the Lakers' former coach as team president. It will take some time for Jackson to remake the New York roster, but the Knicks have won eight of their last 10, although they're...
  • Lakers not very Zen-timental in rout of Knicks

    Lakers not very Zen-timental in rout of Knicks
    Phil Jackson wasn't overly visible Tuesday at Staples Center, hanging out in a luxury suite in a corner across from the New York Knicks' bench. Probably better that way for him. His former team drilled his new team, the Lakers bashing New York, 127-...
  • Letters: Sweet or sour ending for Bruins?

    Letters: Sweet or sour ending for Bruins?
    Not sure which game Bill Plaschke was watching when he wrote such glowing compliments of UCLA's Sweet 16 performance against Florida. Defense wins games in the tournament, and the Bruins' defense, absent for much of the season, was AWOL as Florida...
  • Mike Preston: Despite three straight losses, Hopkins shouldn't fire Dave Pietramala

    Mike Preston: Despite three straight losses, Hopkins shouldn't fire Dave Pietramala
    As soon as Johns Hopkins lost its third game in a row Saturday, I knew the letters and phone calls would come pouring in: Fire Blue Jays coach Dave Pietramala. It’s always the easiest solution. Fire the coach, and if that doesn’t work,...
  • Lakers just keep boring in on their worst season ever

    Lakers just keep boring in on their worst season ever
    It was one of the Lakers' few sunshine moments this season, a historically bizarre victory in Cleveland when backup center Robert Sacre was allowed to keep playing despite picking up a sixth foul. The serenity, though, was short-lived. As Lakers Coach...
  • Lakers' Week 20 in review

    Lakers' Week 20 in review
    For the Lakers in Week 20, what happened off the court was far more interesting than the road losses against the Oklahoma City Thunder and San Antonio Spurs. It wasn't surprising that the team fell to the top teams in the NBA on successive nights. ...
  • Lakers gain closure with Phil Jackson's departure to New York

    Lakers gain closure with Phil Jackson's departure to New York
    Should the Lakers have hired Phil Jackson to coach the team instead of Mike D'Antoni in 2012?  Will the team fire D'Antoni for Jackson?  Why won't owner/executive Jim Buss hire Jackson to run the team's basketball operations? Finally those questions...
  • Phil Jackson is introduced as president of New York Knicks

    A refreshed-looking Phil Jackson was introduced Tuesday morning as president of the New York Knicks, the newly minted basketball executive saying restoring his one-time team to greatness would represent “a pinnacle” of his extraordinary...