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  1. George Mikan

    George Mikan NBA Head Coach



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    1 YR 39 9-30 .231
  2. How the Lakers can rebuild - NBA

    Bradford Doolittle

    Bradford Doolittle breaks down how Mitch Kupchak and the Los Angeles Lakers can rebuild. One possibility, he writes, is to trade Steve Nash for future assets.

    Story | Conversation | September 11, 2013
  3. Lakers legends rip Howard

    Arash Markazi

    LOS ANGELES -- Dwight Howard's old avatar on Twitter used to be a picture of him in a Los Angeles Lakers uniform with the retired jerseys of George Mikan, Wilt Chamberlain, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Shaquille O'Neal hanging behind him. Howard was e...

    Blog | July 08, 2013
  4. Dwight Howard, Los Angeles Lakers relationship just never worked ...

    Arash Markazi

    It should have been clear Dwight Howard was never the right fit for the Lakers.

    Story | Conversation | July 05, 2013
  5. The notion of Shaq as GM

    Marc Stein

    Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE/Getty Images Can you dig it? Does Shaquille O'Neal have a future working the phones as a GM? George Mikan. John Kundla. Fred Schaus. Pete Newell. Bill Sharman. And, of course, Jerry West. Those are some of the names o...

    Blog | May 23, 2012
  6. Could this be the greatest Lakers era?

    Andy Kamenetzky

    This offseason at a charity poker tournament, Los Angeles Lakers owner Dr. Jerry Buss caught the attention of Lakers fans and media alike by pontificating the potential of his current two-time defending champion squad: "I think that's really calle...

    Blog | October 22, 2010
  7. Everything Lakers, in all their glory: Collector's Life

    Mary Buckheit

    For 25 years, David Kohler has been compiling an extraordinary collection of Los Angeles (and Minneapolis) Lakers memorabilia and artifacts.

    Story | Conversation | October 23, 2009
  8. Teammates, family to be at Mikan memorial

    Friends and family of late NBA great George Mikan will hold a public memorial service for the sport's first big star on Sunday.

    Story | Conversation | July 26, 2005
  9. Family accepts O'Neal's offer

    The family of George Mikan accepted Shaquille O'Neal's offer to pay for the late center's funeral expenses.

    Story | Conversation | June 03, 2005
  10. O'Neal extends gesture to predecessor's family

    O'Neal said Thursday that he wants the Mikan family to contact the Miami Heat offices, so arrangements can be made for him to handle funeral expenses for the league's first dominant big man.

    Story | Conversation | June 02, 2005
  11. George Mikan was NBA's first star big man

    Dick Vitale

    It's too bad that kids today didn't get to see George Mikan, with his tremendous baby hook, operate in the low post.

    PackageStory | June 02, 2005
  12. Mikan was first pro to dominate the post

    George Mikan, professional basketball's first dominant big man who led the Minneapolis Lakers to five NBA championships, has died at the age of 80.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | June 02, 2005
  13. A fan-tastic NBA beginning and a fond farewell

    Larry Schwartz

    The Lakers beat the Syracuse Nationals four games to two in the first NBA Finals as George Mikan scores 40 points in a 110-95 win in 1950. In 1989, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar plays his final NBA regular season game, scoring 10 and helping the Lakers win 121-117.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | April 22, 2001