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  • Lakers Moments: Gail Goodrich is unstoppable

     
    Fly by: Lakers guard Gail Goodrich makes a move to the basket against the Milwaukee Bucks during the 1972 season at the MECCA Arena in Milwaukee, Wis. He's a Hall of Famer. His No. 25 jersey hangs from the rafters......
  • Lakers Moments: Wilt Chamberlain is hard to miss

     
    Big man on the court: Center Wilt Chamberlain goes up to tap in a basket for the L.A. Lakers against the New York Knicks at the Fabulous Forum on May 8, 1972. The NBA’s first true superstar, Chamberlain was a......
  • Lakers Moments: Coach Bill Sharman brings a championship to L.A.

     
    Say it loud: Lakers Coach Bill Sharman yells at players during a game in 1971. William Walton Sharman has been the only coach to win championships in three professional leagues: the American Basketball League in 1962, the American Basketball Assn.......
  • Looking at how Lakers overcame 0-2 deficit in 1969 first-round matchup with San Francisco Warriors

     
    A somber feeling permeated throughout the Lakers' locker room, at least the ones remaining after falling to a 0-2 deficit against the Dallas Mavericks. Lakers center Andrew Bynum immediately divulged his feeling that the team has deeply rooted "trust...
  • Exit Interviews: Andrew Bynum apologizes for forearm on Dallas' J.J. Barea

     
    Andrew Bynum exit interview Within a span of 48 hours after seeing the replay, Lakers center Andrew Bynum expressed remorse over throwing a forearm shiver to Dallas guard J.J. Barea in the fourth quarter of the Lakers' Game 4 loss Sunday to the Dallas...
  • Caught in the Web: Lakers begin their offseason

     
    --The Times' Mark Heisler presents a five-step plan on how the Lakers can address their offseason. --The Times' Broderick Turner looks at the possible candidates to replace Phil Jackson as the Lakers' coach. --The Times' Lisa Dillman reflects on Jackson's...
  • Verdict's still out on whether Andrew Bynum has learned his lesson on avoiding cheap shots

     
    As the opponent drove into the lane, Lakers center Andrew Bynum stepped in on help defense, extended his right forearm and sent the player to the ground. As the opponent drove the baseline, Bynum stepped in on help defense, extended his right forearm...
  • Northern Trust Open gets four-year extension for title sponsor

     
    The long-running PGA Tour event in Los Angeles, re-energized in 2008 by title sponsor Northern Trust, will carry the financial firm’s banner through 2016. The announcement that Northern Trust would extend its sponsorship for four more years was made...
  • 20 signs you're a Lakerholic during this offseason

     
    The symptoms are only going to get worse during what's expected to be a prolonged offseason because of the impending lockout. But with the Lakers only eight days removed from their season-ending sweep at the hands of the Dallas Mavericks in the Western...
  • Kareem Abdul Jabbar upset Lakers don’t have statue of him

     
    In the day and age of self deification, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is upset the Los Angeles Lakers have not immortalized his greatness yet with a statue outside Staples Center according to the Sporting News....
  • Kareem Abdul-Jabbar elaborates about frustration with the Lakers via Twitter

     
    Various postings on Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's Twitter account reveal that his frustration over the fact the Lakers haven't honored him with a statue outside Staples Center reflects a larger picture in his fragmented relationship with the organization. "It's...
  • Lakers have limited history with NBA draft lottery

     
    In another sign of the Lakers' storied success, they're nearly complete strangers to the NBA draft lottery. Even with L.A. losing in embarrassing fashion this postseason, falling in a four-game sweep to the Dallas Mavericks in the Western Conference...