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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Siblings will help Jim Buss and Mitch Kupchak hire next Lakers coach

    Siblings will help Jim Buss and Mitch Kupchak hire next Lakers coach
    The Lakers' coaching search isn't unusual only because of its slow speed. It's their first one since the 1970s that didn't involve Jerry Buss. The venerable Lakers owner died last year, leaving an obvious void at the top of the team's hierarchy and...
  • Lakers don't strike it rich in NBA lottery, drop from sixth to seventh

    Ring up the Lakers’ 56th loss of the season. Their string of bad luck continued Tuesday when they dropped a spot in the NBA draft, from sixth to seventh, after the lottery unveiled one big winner that wasn’t them. The Cleveland Cavaliers...
  • 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' 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Lakers' No. 7 lottery pick is anything but lucky

    The best and most appropriate reaction to the Lakers' luck Tuesday came from the Jerry Buss and Chick Hearn dolls sitting on James Worthy's desk. Shaking, shaking, shaking their heads. For their final act of the 2013-14 season, the Lakers tanked the...