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  • Maria Menounos: Jack Nicholson got me booted from Lakers game

    Maria Menounos: Jack Nicholson got me booted from Lakers game
    Maria Menounos' sports affiliations keep getting her into trouble. The "Extra" host is a self-proclaimed "die-hard" Boston Celtics fan and has no problems trash-talking and taunting players. And on Wednesday, the 35-year-old explained on "Conan"...
  • Watch the on-court similarities between Kobe Bryant, Michael Jordan

    Watch the on-court similarities between Kobe Bryant, Michael Jordan
    Trying to compare Kobe Bryant and Michael Jordan can spark intense debate. Their career arcs took very different paths, but where they are undeniably close is in ring count.  Jordan won six titles with the Chicago Bulls. To date, Bryant has five with...
  • Mitch Kupchak doesn't see reason for Lakers to tank for lottery

    Mitch Kupchak doesn't see reason for Lakers to tank for lottery
    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...
  • World Poker Tour to hold tournament in honor of Jerry Buss

    World Poker Tour to hold tournament in honor of Jerry Buss
    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...
  • Siblings will help Jim Buss and Mitch Kupchak hire next Lakers coach

    Siblings will help Jim Buss and Mitch Kupchak hire next Lakers coach
    The Lakers' coaching search isn't unusual only because of its slow speed. It's their first one since the 1970s that didn't involve Jerry Buss. The venerable Lakers owner died last year, leaving an obvious void at the top of the team's hierarchy and...
  • Juan Manuel Marquez vs. Mike Alvarado: A fabulous Forum revival?

    Juan Manuel Marquez vs. Mike Alvarado: A fabulous Forum revival?
    No matter what happens Saturday night when Juan Manuel Marquez squares off against Mike Alvarado in a welterweight title-elimination bout on HBO, their fight is already a remarkable comeback story. Not necessarily a comeback for them, mind you, but...
  • Lakers will take their chances in NBA draft lottery on Tuesday

    Lakers will take their chances in NBA draft lottery on Tuesday
    The month of May is sometimes referred to as a dress rehearsal for the Lakers, who have played into June, and the NBA Finals, 16 times in the last 35 years. Now it's merely time for ping-pong-ball percentages and crossed fingers. The Lakers will...
  • Lakers fall to seventh in draft lottery as Cleveland lands first pick

    Lakers fall to seventh in draft lottery as Cleveland lands first pick
    The Lakers' string of bad luck continues. They dropped a spot in the NBA draft, from sixth to seventh, after Tuesday's lottery provided one big winner that wasn't them. The Cleveland Cavaliers vaulted from the ninth pick to the top overall selection...
  • Lakers don't strike it rich in NBA lottery, drop from sixth to seventh

    Lakers don't strike it rich in NBA lottery, drop from sixth to seventh
    Ring up the Lakers’ 56th loss of the season. Their string of bad luck continued Tuesday when they dropped a spot in the NBA draft, from sixth to seventh, after the lottery unveiled one big winner that wasn’t them. The Cleveland Cavaliers...
  • Byron Scott says he's a 'perfect fit' for Lakers' coaching position

    Byron Scott says he's a 'perfect fit' for Lakers' coaching position
    On Tuesday, Byron Scott interviewed with the Lakers for the team's open head coaching position. "To say the least, I thought it was a perfect fit," Scott said Thursday on ESPN LA radio to Max Kellerman and Marcellus Wiley. Scott said he met with...
  • Phil Jackson says the late Jerry Buss made decision to hire D'Antoni

    Phil Jackson says the late Jerry Buss made decision to hire D'Antoni
    When the Lakers hired Coach Mike D'Antoni in November 2012, they made their decision soon after an interview with Phil Jackson. Jackson expected to have the opportunity to either accept or reject the position, but the Lakers chose to go in a...