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  • Lakers fall to seventh in draft lottery as Cleveland lands first pick

    Lakers fall to seventh in draft lottery as Cleveland lands first pick
    The Lakers' string of bad luck continues. They dropped a spot in the NBA draft, from sixth to seventh, after Tuesday's lottery provided one big winner that wasn't them. The Cleveland Cavaliers vaulted from the ninth pick to the top overall selection...
  • Lakers will take their chances in NBA draft lottery on Tuesday

    The month of May is sometimes referred to as a dress rehearsal for the Lakers, who have played into June, and the NBA Finals, 16 times in the last 35 years. Now it's merely time for ping-pong-ball percentages and crossed fingers. The Lakers will...
  • Juan Manuel Marquez vs. Mike Alvarado: A fabulous Forum revival?

    No matter what happens Saturday night when Juan Manuel Marquez squares off against Mike Alvarado in a welterweight title-elimination bout on HBO, their fight is already a remarkable comeback story. Not necessarily a comeback for them, mind you, but...
  • The men who will decide Donald Sterling's fate: NBA's other owners

    As part of the NBA's sweeping sanctions against Clippers owner Donald Sterling over his controversial racial remarks, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver is urging the league's other owners to push for the Clippers' sale. Silver said that if three-quarters...
  • Donald Sterling scandal merits an over-the-top reaction

    The opinion that Donald Sterling can no longer be an owner is incorrect. He would make an excellent plantation owner. What a story. Just when you think you have seen it all . . . The late Bill Thomas, as fine an editor as the Los Angeles Times ever...
  • Reflecting on Sterling, Kobe Bryant urges appreciation for Buss family

    With the Lakers missing the playoffs, the Clippers have taken over the headlines -- although not for the best of reasons. With Clippers owner Donald Sterling embroiled in scandal for alleged racial statements, Lakers All-Star guard Kobe Bryant took a...
  • Magic Johnson would be interested in buying the Clippers, source says

    Magic Johnson would be interested in buying the Clippers, source says
    Magic Johnson would be interested in purchasing the Clippers, with financial backing from Guggenheim Partners, if they were put up for sale, according to a person familiar with the situation. A racially charged audio recording surfaced Saturday in which...
  • Lakers' Jeanie Buss tells Patt Morrison about life at Pickfair mansion

    Lakers' Jeanie Buss tells Patt Morrison about life at Pickfair mansion
    Nowadays, it’s the price tag that makes a house famous. The most expensive U.S. home ever sold, a single-family Connecticut house bought by a company, recently went for $120 million. It used to be the owners who made the house famous. Which made...
  • Jerry Buss' Laker-logo villa sells in Playa del Rey for $5.1 million

    Jerry Buss' Laker-logo villa sells in Playa del Rey for $5.1 million
    Jerry Buss’ show-stopping mansion in Playa del Rey has sold for $5.1 million. The custom Italian-style villa was built in 1998 by the late Los Angeles Lakers owner and billionaire, and it shows. Lakers logos are incorporated in the home’s...
  • Lakers hire Dan Grigsby as general counsel; Jim Perzik now senior VP

    Lakers hire Dan Grigsby as general counsel; Jim Perzik now senior VP
    The Lakers have promoted Jim Perzik from general counsel to senior vice president of legal affairs/secretary, while hiring Dan Grigsby to fill Perzik's former position. Grigsby previously was partner and chairman of the National Sports Law Group with...
  • Buss family faces crucial moment with the Lakers

    The six brothers and sisters, with a gap of 31 years from eldest to youngest, gathered in the winter near the first anniversary of their father's death to discuss some problems about the family business. It's also the city's treasured sports team —...
  • Jeanie Buss talks about all things Lakers

     Jeanie Buss talks about all things Lakers
    "Born to the purple" means someone who comes into the world privileged and royal. That doesn't exactly describe Jeanie Buss. She was teenager when her father, Jerry Buss, bought the Los Angeles Lakers. After he died, Jeanie stepped into the job of...