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  • ESPN's Jeff Van Gundy and Mike Breen address a number of Laker topics

     
    They share their sentiments on the air throughout the NBA season. But with the season winding down and the Lakers appearing in playoff form, it's only natural for ESPN NBA analyst Jeff Van Gundy and play-by-play announcer Mike Breen to address a litany of...
  • Butler-UConn: Huskies claim NCAA championship with 53-41 victory over the Bulldogs

     
    HOUSTON — Since arriving in Texas last week, Kemba Walker had visions. Snipping nets. Hearing "One Shining Moment." Confetti floating around him. While the scene is an annual tradition, Walker accurately imagined himself and his Huskies teammates in...
  • Question of the Day: How much does the loss by the UConn women diminish their legacy? [Updated]

     
    Writers from around the Tribune Co. weigh in on the loss by two-time defending NCAA women's champion Connecticut to Notre Dame in Sunday's tournament semifinals. Check back throughout the day for more responses and feel free to leave a comment......
  • Question of the Day: Should and will UConn coach Jim Calhoun retire after winning the NCAA title? [Updated]

     
    Writers from around the Tribune Co. weigh in on Connecticut Coach Jim Calhoun after winning the NCAA championship Monday night. Check back throughout the day for more responses, vote in the poll and feel free to leave a comment of......
  • Caught in the Web: Reactions to Lakers' 95-90 loss to Denver Nuggets

     
    Game stories --The Times' Mike Bresnahan notes how the Lakers' 95-90 loss Sunday to the Denver Nuggets contrasted from the team's usual dominance since the All-Star break. --The Orange County Kevin Ding and the Riverside Press Enterprise's David Lassen...
  • UCLA basketball: Ben Howland says he's happy to have one primary home venue

     
    UCLA Coach Ben Howland said he is pleased the Sports Arena will be his team's primary home next season while Pauley Pavilion undergoes an extensive makeover. The Bruins will play 14 games at the Sports Arena and four at Honda......
  • Phil Jackson downplays sentiments regarding retirement

     
    The comfy chair, the vibrant smile, the yellow shirt and an aura of satisfaction all provided a fitting backdrop to what made Lakers Coach Phil Jackson appear so relaxed last June during his exit interview. He was only one week removed from winning his...
  • Lakers Moments: Gail Goodrich is unstoppable

     
    Fly by: Lakers guard Gail Goodrich makes a move to the basket against the Milwaukee Bucks during the 1972 season at the MECCA Arena in Milwaukee, Wis. He's a Hall of Famer. His No. 25 jersey hangs from the rafters......
  • Should the Lakers stick with the triangle offense?

     
    Through all the team meditations, sage-burning exercises and enjoying the high caliber of talent on his teams, none of these qualities truly defined Phil Jackson's coaching career. He may have felt the need to be a little modest when he pointed out last...
  • Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's 'On the Shoulders of Giants' celebrates the Harlem Rens

     
    It was a who's who of basketball -- former Laker Jerry West, former Celtics center Bill Russell, Chicago Bulls owner Jerry Reinsdorf, former Harlem Globetrotter Marques Haynes among them -- and amid their laughter, arguments and playful ribbing, it became...
  • Basketball Hall of Famer Bill Walton coming to the Lehigh Valley

     
    Legendary UCLA star and Basketball Hall of Famer Bill Walton will be the keynote speaker for this year's Thanksgiving Benefit and Awards Luncheon at the Holiday Inn and Conference Center in Fogelsville. It's the day before Thanksgving on Nov. 23. This...
  • You can buy a piece of Pauley Pavilion history

     
    These aren’t exactly the cheap seats at Pauley Pavilion. But they are historic. With UCLA’s basketball home undergoing renovation, original seats from the home of John Wooden, Lew Alcindor, Bill Walton and many others are on sale to the...