| Jan 27, 2013
| 9:02 PM
Everyone loves everybody now. There were Lakers hugs all around, with fans at Staples Center on Sunday joining the party, getting rally towels and the feel of a playoff game.
Happy 79th birthday, Jerry Buss, as Gush City flattens Oklahoma...
| Jan 26, 2013
| 11:10 AM
The Los Angeles Lakers may yet impact the NBA championship race.
Although perhaps not the way Jerry Buss, Jim Buss, Jeanie Buss or busloads of fans in the Southland anticipated.
With every Lakers loss making it clearer that the mix is not...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 3:48 PM
If you haven't noticed, it's all rainbows and gumdrops for the post-Dwight Howard Magic.
The real Magic Kingdom doesn't spout this much squeaky-clean goodness and positive vibes.
During this rebuild, pardon our pixie dust.
At media day last October,...
| Dec 8, 2012
| 4:06 PM
That didn't take long.
On Oct. 30, one of the presumably most powerful teams in NBA history opened its season by marching on to a Staples Center floor ringed in blinding belief.
On Sunday, one of the potentially most disappointing teams in NBA history...
| Dec 5, 2012
In the year of his greatest triumphs, the most powerful man in Los Angeles sports was perhaps never stronger than when he took the hand of a child.
It was Saturday afternoon at the Home Depot Center, shortly before his Galaxy would defend its MLS...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 6:00 PM
Today is my time to be there for you, to serve as your grief counselor.
This is what we do in a caring, sharing society at times when there has been great sorrow from a natural disaster, a terrible accident or, worse, the failure of the Lakers to hire...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 10:48 AM
The death of Dr. Jerry Buss affects any sports fan. I kept reading and watching the sad news as a way for the loss to sink in, even though his absence in the public eye the past two years was an unspoken foreshadowing of what transpired.
If it weren't...
| Oct 17, 2011
| 4:34 PM
Magic Johnson takes shots at LeBron James...
| Nov 29, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Top five free agents Lakers should pursue...
| Nov 28, 2011
| 4:35 PM
NBA lockout: How new labor deal affects the Lakers...
| Dec 3, 2011
| 4:35 PM
As the Lakers begin free agency on Dec. 9, they face some problematic financial realities, but they can't let such that inhibit their risk-taking....