| Dec 21, 2007
| 7:01 PM
Once, after a game like the Bulls' an unemotional, indifferent 107-82 loss Friday night to the Celtics, former Phoenix coach Cotton Fitzsimmons gathered his players in the locker room and symbolically flushed the toilets.
Just flush this one away and...
| Jun 14, 2009
ORLANDO, Fla. -- Like any couple, they've had their fair share of ups and downs. They've feuded publicly and fought privately. They separated for a year and reunited with an understanding that it was best for both of their careers. They've grown older...
| Jun 15, 2009
ORLANDO, Fla. -- It was a night of redemption for the Lakers.
The NBA championship the Lakers won by defeating the Orlando Magic, 99-86, in Game 5 of the NBA Finals tonight at Amway Arena redeemed so many of them. It was the Lakers' first championship...
| Jun 15, 2009
| 12:44 AM
ORLANDO, Fla. - Kobe Bryant jumped and punched the air. He did it again, seven years of pent up frustration freed in a fit of joy.
This was the one he wanted more than all the others.
The one to top them all.
One year after failing miserably in the...
| Jun 16, 2009
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...
| Feb 12, 2010
Fred Schaus, who helped usher in pro basketball to Los Angeles as head coach of the Lakers for their first seven seasons here and was Jerry West's mentor, died Wednesday in West Virginia. He was 84.
Schaus was living in a nursing home and the cause of...