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Tribune staff reporterThe once ubiquitous "Jordan 23" Bulls jersey is rarely seen on Spanish youngsters these days -- they're more likely to favor the distinctive blue-and-garnet "10" shirt worn by FC Barcelona idol Lionel Messi. Futbol still reigns in this part of the world....
Orlando Magic BasketBlogÂ» Orlando Sentinel â Orlando Magic BasketBlogIt was the greatest collection of basketball stars the Olympics had ever seen, when NBA players were allowed into the 1992 games in Barcelona. Michael Jordan, Larry Bird, Magic Johnson, Patrick Ewing, Charles Barkley, Karl Malone, John Stockton, David...
Staff WriterDETROIT -- It was only a matter of time, and now Michael Jordan is in the Hall of Fame. Jordan was elected to the class of 2009 today with David Robinson, John Stockton, Utah Jazz coach Jerry Sloan and Rutgers women's coach C. Vivian Stringer. The...
Tags: Washington Wizards, Education, Basketball, Utah Jazz, Nike, Inc.
Whether or not the Bulls ever will win a championship with him, I still believe Ben Gordon is one of the most extraordinary talents in the NBA, simply due to his uncanny scoring ability, especially when his size is factored in. (It's not a big secret that...
Tags: George Gervin, P.J. Brown, Gail Goodrich, Defense, Ben Wallace
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterMEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Stop the pressure. The Lakers finally won with ease in Memphis. It seemed like a lifetime ago they did such a thing, but they were surely the better team Tuesday, throttling the Grizzlies, 117-101, at FedExForum. The Lakers led by...
The Bulls have a chance to get to .500 Friday night in Memphis. I have a chance to get to .500 in fans' opinion since I got ripped plenty for my answers last week. Hope you like this batch and keep the questions coming. K.C., why Tyrus and Joakim are not...
Times Staff WriterEVEN though most people call him Coach, John Wooden prefers to think of himself as a teacher, and not just one who taught hundreds of UCLA basketball players during his 28 seasons coaching the Bruins. His Pyramid of Success, a diagram of core values,...
Times Staff WriterSPOKANE, Wash. — The high school kids, so many of them, couldn't wait to get out of Spokane. They wanted to go to Seattle, with its music and caffeinated culture, leaving their outpost on the other side of the state in the rearview mirror. Adam...
WatchdogESPN's latest "Mt. Rushmore of Sports" release doesn't make much more sense to me than the last one. It appears Babe Ruth, Jackie Robinson, Joe Namath and Manhasset's own Jim Brown will represent New York in this feature. I'm not......
Tags: Brett Favre, Ernie Banks, Joe Namath, Magic Johnson, Jerry Rice
Tribune pro basketball reporterWhat's the limitation on peats? Four? Five? Wasn't it an eight-peat for the Boston Celtics? The Los Angeles Lakers go where no Bull ever tread, in serious search of a fourth consecutive NBA title. It sounds impressive, but two were miraculous, with the...
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