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  • Top Magic and NBA News: Tuesday, April 13

     
    Two playoff matchups were set last night. The Miami Heat's win over Philadelphia assured Orlando will play the Charlotte Bobcats in the first round. The Oklahoma City Thunder's loss in Portland assured the Thunder would meet the Lakers in the first...
  • LeBron James-James Johnson dunk video: LeBron James greatest player ever

     
    LeBron James led the Cleveland Cavaliers past the Chicago Bulls with 40 points, 8 rebounds and 8 assists for a 112-102 win...
  • Ted Green: Kobe and Steve, an appreciation

     
    The Beatles first sang it on Abbey Road in 1969: Here come the Suns. That's the Phoenix Suns, giving us a fascinating, ferociously contested, even beautiful conference finals in a true clash of NBA titans. On one side, there's Kobe......
  • Lakers Roundtable: Roland Lazenby discusses Jerry West and the 1960 U.S. Olympic team's induction to Basketball Hall of Fame

     
    Those wondering when the NBA season is ever going to start can temporarily take solace that there are still plenty of Lakers items to talk about in the upcoming weeks. One of them includes the fact that both Lakers owner Jerry Buss and the 1960s U.S....
  • Caught in the Web: Details on Jerry Buss' induction into the Basketball Hall of Fame

     
    --The Times' Broderick Turner details what Jerry Buss means to the Lakers franchise. --AOL Fanhouse's Sam Amick talks to Matt Barnes about why he was involved with slapping an assistant coach in a summer league game. --The Orange County Register's Janis...
  • Sports Legend Revealed: The Philadelphia Warriors drafted Wilt Chamberlain while he was still in high school

     
    BASKETBALL LEGEND: The Philadelphia Warriors drafted Wilt Chamberlain while he was still in high school. STATUS: Effectively True, Technically False. In 1971, the United States Supreme Court heard the case of Haywood v. National Basketball Association,...
  • An expert's view on the Lakers' greatest centers

     
    So, I'm highly unmotivated, but know I have to offer up something for the morning Laker-holics. I'm searching the Web for stuff that hasn't been discussed, thinking of things with which I might be able to entertain you. Then it dawns on me. WWJMD? What...
  • As a numbers game, will Kobe Bryant's retirement be twice as nice?

     
    When Kobe Bryant decides that his playing days are behind him, there will be much adulation thrust upon the Lakers guard that I consider the greatest offensive player to roam the perimeter of a basketball court. Ever. No disrepect to Michael Jordan, who...
  • K.C. Johnson's Bulls mailbag

    It's 72 degrees and sunny without a hint of humidity in LA. And I'm sitting in a dark, greasy diner downtown answering your questions. ust to clarify: I'm drinking black coffee, not something stronger. But, yes, some might call me loopy. I prefer to...
  • Where Kobe Ranks Among the Greats

    Where Kobe Ranks Among the Greats
    Ring No. 4 for Kobe has inevitably set off a small firestorm of debate and spirited conversation about where the Lakers' star falls in the pantheon of NBA greats. For some odd reason, in 35 years of covering the league, I have never before posted my...
  • How the NBA's 50 Greatest Players performed from the free-throw line

    Free throw percentages of the NBA's Top 50 players of all time. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar -- .721 Nate Archibald -- .810 Paul Arizin -- .810 Charles Barkley -- .735 Rick Barry --.900 Elgin Baylor -- .780 Dave Bing -- .775 Larry Bird -- .886 Wilt...
  • Kings Finish Season Tonight

    Kings Finish Season Tonight
    The Kings finish the 2009-10 regular season tonight facing off against the Lakers at Staples Center in Los Angeles. It's a match-up of teams at opposite ends in the Western Conference standings. While the Lakers prepare for the upcoming NBA Playoffs and...