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  • You've got to be skidding: Lakers lose ninth in row, 98-92 to Wizards

    You've got to be skidding: Lakers lose ninth in row, 98-92 to Wizards
    On a night when they honored their late owner on his birthday, a night billed as "Remembering Dr. Jerry Buss," the injury-riddled 2014-15 edition of the Lakers played some inspired basketball Tuesday. But all it got them was a step closer to some...
  • Lakers are most valuable NBA franchise, according to Forbes

    Lakers are most valuable NBA franchise, according to Forbes
    The Lakers were finally winners again. They were declared the NBA's most valuable franchise, worth $2.6 billion, according to Forbes' annual rankings released Wednesday. The franchise jumped a whopping 93% from its previous value, strengthened by a...
  • Kevin Sherrington: Tarpley's addiction battles had a 'butterfly effect' that might have cost Mavs a title

    When Roy Tarpley died recently at 50, the obituaries dutifully recounted the twin tales of the most tantalizing talent and troubled soul in Mavericks history. The good, and maybe great: The Sixth Man of the Year in only his second season. Led the Mavs to...
  • Jeanie Buss says she will hold Jim Buss to three-year timeline

    Jeanie Buss says she will hold Jim Buss to three-year timeline
    Last April, Lakers Executive Vice President of Basketball Operations Jim Buss told The Times he would step down if the franchise isn't contending within three years. On Tuesday night, Lakers President and Governor Jeanie Buss said she'll hold him to...
  • Lakers executive Johnny Buss finds home court in Chatsworth

    Lakers executive Johnny Buss finds home court in Chatsworth
    Lakers executive and owner Johnny Buss will be holding court in Chatsworth after buying a lakefront estate in the area for $2.625 million. Found within the guard-gated Monteria Estates, the home features a Colonial-style main residence, a one-bedroom...
  • Book gifts for sports lovers

    Book gifts for sports lovers
    There are plenty of good choices for the sports book reader during the holidays. Here are some of the best. Michael Jordan: The Life by Roland Lazenby (Little, Brown, $30) This is the first comprehensive biography of the Bulls superstar. At more...
  • Joey Buss says lessons from father help him cope with Lakers' start

    Joey Buss says lessons from father help him cope with Lakers' start
    With the Lakers opening the season slowly (1-6), partial owner Joey Buss is leaning on a number of important lessons taught to him by his late father Jerry Buss. “My father instilled patience in me,” said Joey Buss to The Times. “...
  • Lakers' Week 3 in review

    The Lakers continued to struggle through Week 3, losing all four games to drop to 1-9 on the season. Week 2 ended with the Lakers getting their lone victory of the season, putting an end to Charles Barkley's so-called hunger strike. The Lakers hoped...
  • Hot Property at 30: A look back

    Hot Property at 30: A look back
    Hot Property was just a kernel of an idea when Ruth Ryon proposed it in 1984 to Dick Turpin, then-editor of The Times' Real Estate section. The reporter thought there could be a column in the short stories she had started writing on notable people and...
  • Jeanie Buss calls free agents afraid to play with Kobe Bryant 'losers'

    Jeanie Buss calls free agents afraid to play with Kobe Bryant 'losers'
    Jeanie Buss had a very clear take on players unwilling to join the Lakers because they fear Kobe Bryant. "Any free agent that would be afraid to play with Kobe Bryant is probably a loser," said Buss on Thursday to ESPN's "SportsCenter." "I'm glad they...
  • Hopes and dreams for Lakers collide with realities in season opener

    Hopes and dreams for Lakers collide with realities in season opener
    A Lakers opener that began slowly and soberly ended, in awfully appropriate fashion, with sadness. Midway through the fourth quarter Tuesday, the best young Lakers hope in a season already devoid of much hope fell to the Staples Center floor with a loud...