| Aug 15, 2013
| 4:35 PM
Lakers General Manager Mitch Kupchak doesn't see the virtue in tanking the season for a lottery pick.
"The ping-pong lottery thing, even if you have the very worst team in the NBA, you're not guaranteed to get the first pick," Kupchak said Thursday to...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 8:39 AM
Although basketball was Jerry Buss' true love, the late Lakers owner was also a passionate poker player.
On Aug. 25 at 4 p.m., the World Poker Tour Foundation will hold the Frank Mariani & Jerry Buss No Limit Hold 'em Poker Tournament at the Bicycle...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 12:18 PM
Jerry Buss’ Playa del Rey mansion has come on the market at $5.95 million.
The late Los Angeles Lakers owner had the Italian-style villa custom built in 1998. The hilltop estate features slam-dunk views of the ocean, marina and cityscape.
| Dec 14, 2013
| 5:00 AM
It's showtime, so to speak. No, not on the basketball court at Staples Center, but in Playa del Rey, where Jerry Buss' mansion has come on the market at $5.95 million.
The custom Italian-style villa, built in 1998 by the late Los Angeles Lakers owner...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 6:12 PM
With barely any competition and TV ratings almost matching last year's historic lows, Bruce Bochy and Major League Baseball reaped what they sowed.
In a low-scoring and boring contest, who wouldn't have wanted to see a Mariano Rivera vs. Yasiel Puig...
| Feb 28, 2013
With the 1993-1994 Lakers stuck in neutral, owner Dr. Jerry Buss tried to shake up the team. Coach Randy Pfund was let go and Magic Johnson brought in....
| Feb 22, 2013
Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. Lakers greats past and present showed up to remember the team's owner, Dr. Jerry Buss, who died Monday from liver failure. Former coach Phil Jackson fought back tears, Shaquille O'Neal recalls...
| Feb 22, 2013
Former Lakers players, coaches and extended family members gathered Thursday afternoon at Nokia Theatre for a memorial service for Jerry Buss, the longtime Lakers owner who died Monday....
| Feb 18, 2013
Pat Derby, a former Hollywood animal trainer turned animal rights activist, has died. She was 69. Derby, who later devoted her life to protecting and rescuing exotic and performing animals, died Friday of complications related to throat cancer in San........
| Feb 19, 2013
ESPN Classic airs a Dr. Jerry Buss tribute in honor of the owner of the Los Angeles Lakers who passed away yesterday at age 80. Buss enjoyed 10 NBA championships since assuming ownership of the Lakers in 1979. Buss is remembered as a shrewd businessman, a...
| Apr 14, 2011
| 10:49 PM
“I know we got their attention and we gave them something to think about,” Mayor Kevin Johnson sounded like the player who’d just stolen the ball with enough time on the clock to score the winning basket. Johnson spent 30 minutes with...