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  • Schmitz’ Take: The Amazin’, Mystifyin’ Dwight

     
    He misses 18 free throws in a game and is still wanted by every team in the NBA. Only Dwight Howard can make you overlook his obvious wart. Because on the flip side of going 21-of-39 from the line and raising Wilt Chamberlain's ghost is….OMG. It's...
  • Dwight Howard breaks Wilt Chamberlain's free-throw record

     
    Dwight Howard: Orlando Magic star breaks Wilt Chamberlain's free-throw record...
  • Kobe Bryant fades in second half, Lakers lose to 76ers, 95-90

     
    It's getting repetitive to write, but the Lakers lost another road game. This time, Kobe Bryant tailed off badly in the second half of a 95-90 Lakers loss Monday to Philadelphia. Bryant made two of 12 shots after halftime and the Lakers fell to 14-11...
  • Is Kobe Bryant the greatest Laker of all time? [Poll]

     
    When Kobe Bryant surpassed Shaquille O'Neal as the fifth leading scorer in NBA history, O'Neal responded via Twitter: "Congrats to Kobe for being the greatest laker ever." Is he right?...
  • Handing out Lakers' Grammy Awards

     
    The Lakers' 3-3 trip hardly will spark the same kind of rousing tributes the late Whitney Houston received during the 2012 Grammy Awards. The six awards given to 23-year-old British singer/songwriter Adele only further illustrates the value in youth and...
  • Rick Worman, Mandy Housenick and author of new book on Wilt Chamberlain's 100-point game will guest on radio show

     
    We try to give you a little variety every Saturday morning on "The Calling All Sports" radio show. Today's show, heard from 9-11 on AM-1470, the Fox, and online at fox1470.com will feature three guests. At 9:30, we'll be joined by Rick Worman, Whitehall's...
  • Orange You Glad Music Festival 2012: Day One

     
    “Here's to an awesome festival that only this town is capable of doing!” That toast, by Telethon frontman Matt Kamm on Thursday at Will's Pub, was supported by an auspicious opening night for the homegrown, indie-minded Orange You Glad Music...
  • “Wilt 100″ on NBA TV Friday

     
    NBA TV celebrates the 50th anniversary of Wilt Chamberlain's 100-point game with a documentary special Wilt 100, airing Friday, March 2, at 7pm ET. On March 2, 1962, Wilt Chamberlain scored 100 points for the Philadelphia Warriors in a 169-147 victory...
  • Caught in the Web: Team USA victorious over Spain

     
    Check out highlights in the video below of Team USA's 86-85 victory Sunday over Spain. -- TrueHoop's Kevin Arnovitz observes that the "Lakers have assumed a posture of professional incumbency." -- The Orange County Register's Kevin Ding reports that Ron...
  • 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,...
  • The legend of prep star Wilt and his first battles with Kareem

     
    Not sure if any of you saw this, but we do a weekly Sports Legends feature on latimes.com/sports and this week it was on Wilt Chamberlain. The Sports Legends feature focuses on the truth behind rumors, hearsay or facts that have maybe been misconstrued or...
  • Wilt-Kareem revisited: A blocked shot for the ages

     
    I'm going to beat LRob to the reminiscing thread today. Or maybe actually start another. I received an e-mail from a gentleman back east. He said he enjoyed the Wilt-Kareem post from the other day and relayed to me a game in which he witnessed what he...