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  • If he's on his game, Mark Lyons could get Arizona the NCAA title

    If he's on his game, Mark Lyons could get Arizona the NCAA title
    Florida Gulf Coast is a hot story and, gee, that old La Salle played great, but all of that may not matter. Forget Louisville, Indiana, Duke and Syracuse and save your talk about difference-maker guards Peyton Siva of Louisville, Miami's Shane Larkin,...
  • 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...
  • Five things to take away from Lakers' 90-87 victory over Oklahoma City

     
    1. The Lakers made late-game plays in their 90-87 victory Sunday over Oklahoma City. That sentiment may not have lasted had the Thunder converted on their last possession. After Lamar Odom missed two free throws with 10 seconds remaining, the Thunder...
  • Kobe Bryant and Elvin Hayes both ensured longevity during their playing careers

     
    Each time Kobe Bryant moves up on the NBA's all-time scoring list, the aftermath has proven pretty routine. Bryant expresses indifference to his ranking in total points, compliments each player he surpasses and emphasizes his desire to pursue the 11...
  • Lakers Q&A: Jim Cleamons expresses interest in coaching at collegiate level

     
    This is the first post of an occasional series that features a Q&A with a member of the Lakers organization. Below is the transcript of a recent conversation with Lakers assistant coach Jim Cleamons, who's in charge of game preparations for contests...
  • Lakers vs. Chicago: Lakers start trip with loss to Bulls

     
    Bulls 88, Lakers 84 (final) It was not the kind of start to a six-game trip the Lakers were looking for. They hit the road with a loss at Chicago because they could not stop the Bulls' Derrick Rose. Rose finished with 29 points, nine assists and five...
  • How many points will Kobe Bryant finish with in his NBA career?

     
    Running back to the other side of the court, Lakers guard Kobe Bryant wore a determined glare. It was fitting that Bryant displayed his trademark expression while accomplishing another milestone. He had just become the youngest player in NBA history to...
  • Question of the day: Is Phil Jackson the best coach in NBA history or simply someone who benefited from great players? [Updated]

     
    Reporters from around the Tribune Co. weigh in on the topic. Check back throughout the day for more responses and feel free to leave a comment of your own. [Updated at 12:30 p.m.: Baxter Holmes, Los Angeles Times The only......
  • OCC honors five

    Brent Mayne, who played 15 Major League Baseball seasons for seven teams, headlines five individuals who will be inducted into the Orange Coast College Athletics Hall of Fame on Saturday. The 2010 class also includes former coaches Mike Mayne, Tandy...
  • 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...
  • Pete Newell dies at 93; Hall of Fame basketball coach guided Cal to 1959 NCAA title

    Pete Newell dies at 93; Hall of Fame basketball coach guided Cal to 1959 NCAA title
    Pete Newell, who coached UC Berkeley to the 1959 National Collegiate Athletic Assn. basketball title and was one of only three men to guide teams to National Invitation Tournament, NCAA and Olympic championships, died Monday. He was 93. Newell, a...
  • Five NBA games to be played on Christmas Day/Night

     
    I briefly referenced the NBA's unprecedented, Christmas quintupleheader in my newspaper column, but here's the full schedule: Orlando vs. New Orleans, ESPN, 12 p.m. Phoenix vs. San Antonio, ABC, 2:30 p.m. Los Angeles Lakers vs. Boston, ABC, 5 p.m.......