| Nov 22, 2013
| 2:40 PM
Former Lakers great Vern Mikkelsen passed away at the age of 85 on Thursday, the team confirmed.
Mikkelsen was named to the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame in 1995 (see video above) after a 10-year NBA career with the Lakers.
"Vern was one of the...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 12:28 PM
Former Kansas standout Mario Chalmers won his second NBA title when his Miami Heat team defeated the San Antonio Spurs Thursday in Game 7 of the NBA Finals.
Chalmers, who had his KU jersey retired in February 2013, becomes the fourth Jayhawk to win...
| Oct 20, 2012
Slater Martin, 86, the defensive-minded Hall of Fame guard who won four NBA titles with the Minneapolis Lakers and one with the St. Louis Hawks, died Thursday at a skilled nursing facility in Houston after a sudden illness, his family said.