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  1. Jamaal Wilkes finally gets his due

    Arash Markazi

    Jamaal Wilkes always knew this day would come. He never lost faith he would one day be inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. He just wasn't so sure if he would actually be around to see it. "I was hopeful that it would come ...

    Blog | September 07, 2012
  2. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar -- Back-to-basket centers are no more

    Dave McMenamin

    Hall of Fame center Kareem Abdul-Jabbar says the days of the back-to-the-basket center in the NBA are over.

    Story | Conversation | February 03, 2012
  3. NBA season start on Chrismas Day is perfect resolution to lockout...

    Michael Wilbon

    The NBA will finally open, two months later than usual, to which we say: Season's Greetings! Christmas Day is the right time to tip off the season.

    Story | Conversation | November 27, 2011
  4. Former Memphis Tigers player, coach Larry Finch dies at 60

    Larry Finch, who coached his alma mater Memphis for 11 seasons after a brief pro basketball career as a player, has died. He was 60.

    Story | Conversation | April 02, 2011
  5. Former Portland Trail Blazer great Maurice Lucas dies at 58

    Maurice Lucas, the starting power forward on the Portland Trail Blazers' only NBA championship team, passed away Sunday at the age of 58, according to a report in The Oregonian.

    Story | Conversation | October 31, 2010
  6. Reports: UCLA Bruins legend John Wooden, 99, resting in hospital

    Former UCLA basketball coach and Hall of Famer John Wooden is hospitalized at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center and resting comfortably, the university said in a statement Friday.

    Story | Conversation | June 03, 2010
  7. Bill Walton's tribute to the Portland Trail Blazers' Bobby Gross

    Bill Walton

    Bobby Gross was everything to the Portland Trail Blazers of the 1970s and had his jersey retired Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | December 19, 2008
  8. The quarter left on the table

    Kobe had to come out. Continuing the scoring spree would antagonize the Mavs, say our NBA experts who played the game.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | December 21, 2005
  9. Taking the Magic out of sports

    Bill Walton

    Genetic testing might have robbed basketball some of its greatest stars, like Magic Johnson and Larry Bird

    Story | Conversation | March 27, 2005
  10. Only Karl, Chris can save them now

    Bill Walton

    The fate of the Lakers and Kings now rests on the weary shoulders of Karl Malone and Chris Webber.

    Story | Conversation | May 01, 2004
  11. The long, winding road

    Bill Walton

    Yao Ming matching Shaq in the middle won't be enough for the Rockets to beat the Lakers.

    Story | Conversation | April 17, 2004
  12. '72 Lakers were as good as it got

    Bill Walton

    Once upon a time, there was a Lakers team packed with future Hall of Famers. And they didn't bicker.

    Story | Conversation | April 09, 2004
  13. Who's the most indispensable Laker?

    Bill Walton

    The Hall of Famer ponders how many future Hall of Famers the Lakers actually need to win a title.

    Story | Conversation | March 12, 2004
  14. The myth of invincibility

    Bill Walton

    The myth of invincibility is exactly that, a myth. Even for an immortal like iron man Karl Malone.

    Story | Conversation | January 21, 2004
  15. Lots to do, lots to tell

    Bill Walton

    Bill Walton's summer vacation was a lot like yours. Except for Springsteen and Santa Barbara and all that.

    Story | Conversation | October 28, 2003
  16. The tale of Billy McGill and the jump hook

    Bill Walton

    Billy McGill's jump hook has given Shaq, Tim Duncan and Chris Webber a sure shot at the title.

    Story | Conversation | May 05, 2003