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  • Lakers' pitch to Dwight Howard open to second-guessing

    Lakers' pitch to Dwight Howard open to second-guessing
    The Lakers had hoped to make it much ado about something, putting up billboards, sending out tweets and assembling a large contingent of players, coaches and team executives to persuade Dwight Howard to stay with the storied NBA franchise. The league'...
  • Kobe Bryant, Steve Nash to assist in pursuit of Dwight Howard

    Kobe Bryant, Steve Nash to assist in pursuit of Dwight Howard
    Without the reassuring voice of Jerry Buss, the late Lakers owner whose eleventh-hour phone call prevented Kobe Bryant from going to the Clippers in 2004, the Lakers are turning to two veterans to help keep Dwight Howard in Los Angeles. Bryant and...
  • Dennis Rodman chokes up over Jerry Buss on 'The Tonight Show'

    Dennis Rodman chokes up over Jerry Buss on 'The Tonight Show'
    Dennis Rodman has plenty of faults, but being out of touch with his emotions surely isn't one of them. In an appearance on "The Tonight Show" Monday to promote the upcoming season of "All-Star Celebrity Apprentice," the former Chicago Bull was...
  • Read the Lakers' statement on Jerry Buss' death

    Read the Lakers' statement on Jerry Buss' death
    Here's the Lakers' statement on the death of owner Jerry Buss, who helped lead the team to 10 NBA championships since purchasing the franchise in 1979. Within the team's statement are comments from the Buss family. "Dr. Jerry Buss, longtime owner of the...
  • Steinberg: NBA is back, but several mistakes were made

    The NBA and its players finally reached accord on a new collective bargaining agreement last week. The season is scheduled to begin on Christmas Day. The cost has been massive to owners, players and employees at the venues. Lost television revenue is...
  • Steinberg: Huge week for SoCal

    There is a theory that God created the concept of time so everything wouldn't happen at once, but the dizzying pace of announcements regarding the Southern California sports scene last week defied that principle. A series of events altered the...
  • Dennis Rodman corona ceremonia del Salón de la Fama de NBA

    Dennis Rodman agradeció a sus entrenadores y pidió disculpas a su familia por sus defectos el viernes durante la ceremonia de ingreso al Salón de la Fama Naismith Memorial del Básquetbol. Rodman se trabó varias veces durante un emotivo discurso en el que...
  • Steinberg Says: Lakers' trade 'Super'

    Just when you thought that next season with the Lakers might be marginally better than this one — they pull a rabbit out of a hat and significantly improve their roster for years to come with the acquisition of the best center in the NBA, Dwight...
  • Did Jerry Buss make the right decision by keeping Kobe over Shaq?

    Did Jerry Buss make the right decision by keeping Kobe over Shaq?
    In the summer of 2004, Laker owner Jerry Buss was faced with an extremely hard decision: Kobe Bryant or Shaquille O'Neal. The two superstars were feuding and Buss had to choose one Hall of Famer over another. Buss chose Bryant, a decision that Los...
  • Open Forum about L.A. Kings

    Some associate the Los Angeles Kings with silver and black. I remember Forum Blue and Gold. Some extol the virtues of Wayne Gretzky, Luc Robitaille and Anze Kopitar. My heroes were Marcel Dionne, Rogie Vachon and Butch Goring. Some get a kick out of...
  • PASSINGS: Barbara Jean Carnegie Berwald, Mike Lynn, William D. Pawley Jr., Sylvia Woods, Frank 'Pancho' Martin

    PASSINGS: Barbara Jean Carnegie Berwald, Mike Lynn, William D. Pawley Jr., Sylvia Woods, Frank 'Pancho' Martin
    Barbara Jean Carnegie Berwald Ex-wife of former Lakers owner Barbara Jean Carnegie Berwald, 94, the first wife of media and sports mogul Jack Kent Cooke whose record divorce settlement precipitated his sale of the Lakers, the Kings and the Forum to...