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  1. Former Los Angeles Clippers GM Elgin Baylor says limited opportun...

    Former Los Angeles Clippers general manager Elgin Baylor said he worked for now-disgraced owner Donald Sterling for 22 years because of limited job opportunities for former black players and the need to provide for his family.

    Story | Conversation | June 11, 2014
  2. Los Angeles Lakers coach Mike D'Antoni compares Kobe Bryant to Se...

    Dave McMenamin

    Kobe Bryant is used to hearing the comparisons to the NBA's all-time greats, but Los Angeles Lakers head coach Mike D'Antoni referenced not just a different sport, but a different species in describing Bryant on Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | October 29, 2013
  3. Gary Sacks' unlikely rise to top

    Ramona Shelburne

    It was industrious, not glamorous. The kind of story you hear in Hollywood, about a studio head who started out in the mailroom and worked his way up, but rarely in the NBA where most coaches and front office executives begin by playing the game, the...

    Blog | September 29, 2013
  4. Bob Cousy, Elgin Baylor, Walt Frazier, Tommy Heinsohn, and others...

    Jonathan Abrams

    As the 100-game mark of the season nears, we talk to a few legends about pro basketball before private jets and chartered buses.

    Story | Conversation | May 16, 2013
  5. Lamar Odom goes home

    Kevin Arnovitz

    Jeff Gross/Getty Images Sport Nine years after departing "basketball hell" in Los Angeles, Lamar Odom checks back in. Lamar Odom's parting from the Los Angeles Clippers in August 2003 was a no-brainer, both financially and personally. The Clippe...

    Blog | June 29, 2012
  6. GM Olshey finalist for Portland job

    Ramona Shelburne

    At some point in the near future, the Portland Trail Blazers will decide the course of the Los Angeles Clippers' future. Not through a trade or free-agent acquisition. Not through a change on the coaching staff. Not even through anything having to do...

    Blog | May 31, 2012
  7. LA jury rules in favor of Los Angeles Clippers against Elgin Bayl...

    A jury has rejected Elgin Baylor's claim of age discrimination and harassment, giving the Clippers a major victory against their former general manager.

    Story | Conversation | March 30, 2011
  8. Donald Sterling may be a tad out of touch, so we gladly offer our...

    Patrick Hruby

    Dear Donald Sterling, We hear you testified in court that when you hired Elgin Baylor to serve as the Los Angeles Clippers' general manager in 1986, you had no idea about his basketball background. Even though Baylor, is, you know, in the Hall of Fa...

    Blog | Conversation | March 18, 2011
  9. Report: Donald Sterling ignorant of Elgin Baylor's pedigree

    Clippers owner Donald Sterling said during Elgin Baylor's wrongful termination trial Tuesday that he didn't know the accomplished basketball pedigree of his former GM before initially hiring Baylor in 1986, according to a Los Angeles Times report.

    Story | Conversation | March 16, 2011
  10. Reports: Elgin Baylor drops part of suit against Los Angeles Clip...

    Elgin Baylor dropped part of his wrongful termination lawsuit against the Clippers on Friday, according to multiple reports.

    Story | Conversation | March 07, 2011
  11. Jury selection on tap for Elgin Baylor's lawsuit against Los Ange...

    A judge said Wednesday he wants jury selection in Elgin Baylor's lawsuit against the Los Angeles Clippers and the NBA to begin Friday or Monday.

    Story | Conversation | March 02, 2011
  12. This Day In Sports: Welcome To The World, Mr. Baylor

    "Ummmm, can someone help me? There's a basketball stuck in my desk." September 16, 1934: On this date, one of the NBA's greatest players was born in Washington, D.C. When he was born, his father, John, looked at his gold pocket watch to see what t...

    Blog | September 16, 2010
  13. Judge says Former Los Angeles Clippers GM Elgin Baylor must share...

    A judge says former Los Angeles Clippers general manager Elgin Baylor must provide the Clippers with documents that supports his discrimination lawsuit against the team.

    Story | Conversation | October 16, 2009
  14. NBA Draft - Bryan Colangelo, Isiah Thomas top best-drafting GMs

    Alvin Chang

    In our 20-year study of the NBA draft, Bryan Colangelo and -- seriously -- Isiah Thomas were the best at plucking talent. The worst GM, though, was no surprise.

    Story | Conversation | June 18, 2009
  15. NBA draft - Los Angeles Clippers are the worst-drafting team of t...

    Chris Broussard

    The D.R.A.F.T. Initiative's numbers show that the Clippers have been the worst drafting team of the past 20 years ... by far. Chris Broussard examines the roots of their futility.

    Story | Conversation | June 15, 2009
  16. Elgin Baylor says Los Angeles Clippers forced him out as pact sou...

    One day after filing a discrimination suit against the Los Angeles Clippers and the NBA, Elgin Baylor provided insight into his action against the team for whom he served as General manager for 22 years.

    Story | Conversation | February 12, 2009