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  • Lakers Moments: Elmore Smith will block your shot

     
    Move over, Rover: Lakers center Elmore Smith moves the ball up court against Dave Cowens of the Boston Celtics during a game in 1974 at the Boston Garden in Massachusetts. During his two seasons with Los Angeles, Smith averaged a......
  • Lakers Moments: Jack Kent Cooke makes big dreams a reality

     
    Smile for the camera: Jack Kent Cooke, former owner of the Lakers, at the 1966 groundbreaking for the Forum in Inglewood. Cooke did things on a grand scale. He became a billionaire media and real estate tycoon after starting as......
  • Lakers plan to retire Shaquille O'Neal's jersey number

     
    At an undetermined time, the Lakers plan to raise Shaquille O'Neal's No. 34 jersey to the Staples Center rafters, making him the eighth Lakers player to have his number retired. "There is no timetable and there is no plan other than yes, we definitely...
  • Kareem Abdul-Jabbar questions Scottie Pippen's argument that LeBron James ‘may be the greatest player to ever play’

     
    In a nearly two-week span, former Lakers center Kareem Abdul-Jabbar went from questioning the Lakers' loyalty to questioning Scottie Pippen's claim that LeBron James "may be the greatest player to ever play." After arguing that the Lakers' failure to...
  • Caught in the Web: Reactions to Shaquille O'Neal's retirement

     
    --The Times' Mark Heisler considered Shaquille O'Neal not to be the most dominating center, but the most fun to be around. --The Times' Chris Erskine provides some tips to Lakers Coach Mike Brown on how to get acquainted with Los Angeles. --The Daily...
  • Celtics great Dave Cowens calls Shaq No. 1 athletic big man

     
    We all knew it was coming eventually. Shaq retired. So, naturally, the next sports debate question is where does he rank on the list of famous big men of the NBA. I caught up another big man, former Florida State and Boston Celtics great Dave Cowens, to...
  • Shaquille O'Neal expresses gratitude toward the Lakers

     
    In a press conference that consisted of plenty of jokes, some remorse for struggling from the free throw line and some revisionist history, former Lakers center Shaquille O'Neal gave his official retirement announcement at his Orlando residence,...
  • Sporting News ranks 1971-72 and 1986-87 Lakers as second- and third-greatest NBA teams

     
    The headline pretty much writes itself. Based on interviews with current and former coaches, players, executives and journalists, the Sporting News determined in its latest issue that the 1971-72 Lakers and the 1985-86 Lakers are the second- and third-...
  • No game? No problem

     
    Before you read this, please know that I spent approximately 37 minutes trying to figure out how to even write this post without sounding like the fictional Sex and the City writer, Carrie Bradshaw. I know very well that Carrie Bradshaw is a horrible...
  • NBA lockout: How will work stoppage affect Kobe Bryant's scoring?

     
    NBA lockout: How will a work stoppage affect Kobe Bryant's scoring rate?...
  • 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,...