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  • Pujols, like LeBron, would save a ton on taxes by taking talents to South Beach

     
    When LeBron James decided to take his talents to South Beach, livelier night life wasn't the biggest advantage over electing to stay in Cleveland. The tangible difference was in coming to a place with no state or city income tax.......
  • Don Mattingly talks about Dodgers' ownership issues

     
    Manager Don Mattingly said that as a player or coach, he never understood the influence an owner had on a team. “When you’re a player, you’re just kind of playing and you’re thinking, ‘What’s the owner doing?’&#...
  • When will Father Time catch Kobe Bryant? Ask him

     
    Kobe Bryant and Father Time: The Lakers' Kobe Bryant seemed almost wistful when he spoke after practice in Boston. "Father Time will eventually catch up. It’s not going to catch up this year. Maybe it will be next year. Maybe it will be the year...
  • Paul Pierce: Passing Larry Bird on Celtics' scoring list a relief

     
    Paul Pierce wasn't playing like someone who was about to pass Larry Bird as No. 2 on the Boston Celtics' all-time scoring list. He entered Tuesday night's game against the Charlotte Bobcats needing just 10 points to reach the milestone, but had just seven...
  • L.A.'s greatest sports moments No. 2: Magic's junior sky hook

     
    We asked you to send in your picks for the greatest sports moments in L.A. history, and 1,181 ballots later we are unveiling the top 20 vote-getters. Each weekday we will unveil a new moment until we finally reach No.......
  • NBA agreement: The players’ perspective

     
    Months or even weeks ago, the settlement that will bring the NBA lockout to a close would have been widely derided by players. Now? Now apparently they have seen the light, or at least seen the need to get back on the court. With spin so often following...
  • 20 years after Magic & HIV

     
    Twenty years ago, I remember dad picking me up from school while the car radio told us that NBA star Magic Johnson had something called HIV. Today I listened to Magic two decades later sounding healthy, telling us how he had to pop 15 pills, three times a...
  • Top Magic and NBA news: Wednesday, August 25

     
    Team USA has finalized its roster for the 2010 FIBA World Championship after Rajon Rondo withdrew from consideration....
  • All-time Lakers versus all-time Celtics ... guess who wins?

     
    The Celtics may have a slight lead over the Lakers in NBA championships, 17-16, but which of the two storied franchises would win if their all-time best players and coaches squared off? According to the Bleacher Report, it's the Lakers. After comparing...
  • Monster Mash: Ai Weiwei gets support; 'Spider-Man' investor sues

     
    Artist Ai Weiwei says thousands of supporters have donated more than $800,000 to help him pay off a tax bill and fine imposed by the Chinese government. An investor in Broadway's "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" is suing over a theater fee....
  • Caught in the Web: Lakers' training camp starts in five days

     
    We're going to have a live chat today at 4:00 p.m. --The Times' Mark Heisler explains how the Miami Heat has reshaped the NBA. --True Hoop's Henry Abbott introduces you to Russell Hicks, who will be trying out at the Lakers' training camp. --The Orange...
  • Lakers blog profile: CyberCosmiX has plenty of Laker stories to share

     
    This is the 12th post in a weekly series that helps you get to know members of the L.A. Times Lakers Blog community. Feel free to send submissions to mgmedin@gmail.com. Screen name: CyberCosmiX Occupation: Self-employed, although not doing much more at...