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  • Commentary: Thanks, Dr. Jerry Buss, for success of L.A. Lakers

    The death of Dr. Jerry Buss affects any sports fan. I kept reading and watching the sad news as a way for the loss to sink in, even though his absence in the public eye the past two years was an unspoken foreshadowing of what transpired. If it weren't...
  • Jerry Buss didn't just put the Kings on ice

    Jerry Buss didn't just put the Kings on ice
    Jerry Buss was so strongly associated with the Lakers and their championships that it's easy to forget he was the Kings' second owner — and that they were more to him than a throw-in item when he bought the Lakers, the Forum, the Kings and a 13,000-...
  • The Crosby Chronicles: Thanks Dr. Jerry Buss for success of L.A. Lakers

    The death of Dr. Jerry Buss affects any L.A. sports fan. I kept reading and watching the sad news on Monday as a way for the loss to sink in even though his absence in the public eye the past two years was an unspoken foreshadowing of what transpired. If...
  • PASSINGS: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Bob Boozer, Jim Abdnor, Chuck Brown, Herbert Breslin

    PASSINGS: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Bob Boozer, Jim Abdnor, Chuck Brown, Herbert Breslin
    Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau Renowned baritone championed German lieder Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, 86, a renowned baritone who led a worldwide revival in popularity for German lieder, died in his sleep Friday at his home in the southern German city of...
  • Bulls' Derrick Rose named NBA MVP

    Bulls' Derrick Rose named NBA MVP
    On the eve of Chicago Bulls training camp, Derrick Rose famously and rhetorically asked why he couldn't be the NBA's most valuable player. Rose, the Bulls' third-year superstar guard, got his answer Monday: He can. At 22 years, 7 months, Rose, according...
  • Looking at the Lakers' connection to the Grammy's

     
    In what's become a yearly ritual for the Lakers, they can count on two things happening in February. They leave the comfortable settings at Staples Center to make way for the Grammy's for an extended trip. Then they realize they're happy they've logged...
  • Jerry West statue unveiling at Staples Center to take place Thursday at 6 p.m.

     
    No longer will Jerry West's image be immortalized only in the NBA logo. At 6 p.m. Thursday outside Staples Center, it will also show up in the form of a statue. This will be the third Lakers statue outside Staples Center, joining those of Magic Johnson...
  • Jerry Buss sheds light on recent practice visit

     
    A visit from team owner Jerry Buss to the Lakers' practice facility during an inconsistent stretch understandably could send the signal that he's displeased with the team's direction and could make changes to the roster. But the intention actually...
  • Mitch Kupchak said it's unlikely the Lakers will make a trade before the deadline

     
    Turning around to face Jerry West, Lakers General Manager Mitch Kupchak couldn't resist joking that he needed some advice on how to handle the team's loss Wednesday to the league's worst team in the Cleveland Cavaliers. But following West's statue...
  • Snapshots from Jerry West's statue unveiling

     
    5:02 p.m. We're here at the Star Plaza outside Staples Center where at 5 p.m. the tribute to Lakers Hall of FamerJerry West will begin. It's expected to last an hour and will culminate with the unveiling of a 14-foot, nearly 1,500-pound bronze bust of the...
  • Pau Gasol reflective on past three All-Star appearances

     
    Instead of attending the extravagant parties that make up All-Star weekend, Pau Gasol tossed and turned in his bed. Instead of dining out, he ordered room service. And instead of attending practice, Gasol remained in his room wondering if he could...
  • Jerry West statue unveiling: Teary-eyed West shares moment with family

     
    Jerry West: Jerry West unveils statue at Staples Center....