| Mar 24, 2014
| 5:42 PM
For much of our adult lives, the Lakers have been the toast of the town. That's why the anguish is so understandable now that they are merely toast.
But in the midst of all the noise, have we not missed some of the more salient points? Are we so...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 6:35 PM
For more than a half century, few in this town have loved and lived the Lakers like Joe Smith.
The former record mogul has four season seats on the baseline next to the Lakers bench. He has held those seats since the team arrived in Los Angeles. He...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 3:48 PM
Lakers fans can thank one of their own for Phil Jackson's going to the New York Knicks.
Irving Azoff, a music mogul who has long held courtside seats at Staples Center, hosted the December party at which Jackson and Knicks owner James Dolan began...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 1:23 PM
While sitting out all but six games this season with Achilles and knee issues, Kobe Bryant apparently had time to build a custom piano.
At least that's the premise of his latest Nike commercial.
"The sound alone could end war," promises the narrator....
| Apr 28, 2014
| 1:06 PM
With the Lakers missing the playoffs, the Clippers have taken over the headlines -- although not for the best of reasons.
With Clippers owner Donald Sterling embroiled in scandal for alleged racial statements, Lakers All-Star guard Kobe Bryant took a...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 5:32 PM
"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...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Despite their aptly themed reality show, it really is hard to keep up with the Kardashians.
Now Kourtney Kardashian and Scott Disick are trying to sell their home in Calabasas for $3.499 million.
The listing comes on the heels of younger sister...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 1:30 PM
The diva guard is orchestrating coaching changes. The boss man is an inveterate womanizer, as is most of the team, except for the committed virgin they just signed, who firmly believes sex shouldn't take place till marriage.
This a dynasty or a soap...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 4:45 PM
The Los Angeles Times was named one of the top-10 daily Sports sections among large-circulation papers and received five top-10 writing awards in the annual section and writing contest conducted by the Associated Press Sports Editors, which concluded...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 8:33 AM
Jerry Buss’ show-stopping mansion in Playa del Rey has sold for $5.1 million.
The custom Italian-style villa was built in 1998 by the late Los Angeles Lakers owner and billionaire, and it shows. Lakers logos are incorporated in the home’s...
| Apr 27, 2014
| 2:45 PM
Nowadays, it’s the price tag that makes a house famous. The most expensive U.S. home ever sold, a single-family Connecticut house bought by a company, recently went for $120 million.
It used to be the owners who made the house famous.