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  1. Time passes up Ben Howland as coach for the UCLA Bruins

    Ramona Shelburne

    Ben Howland was successful early at UCLA, but lately he hadn't done enough to adapt to change.

    Story | Conversation | March 24, 2013
  2. Bayless on how this March is likely to be madder than ever

    Skip Bayless

    Skip Bayless says this March is likely to be filled with even more Madness than usual.

    Story | Conversation | February 15, 2013
  3. Jamaal Wilkes' No. 52 raised to Lakers' rafters

    Dave McMenamin

    LOS ANGELES -- Jamaal Wilkes will be remembered as a part of Laker lore forevermore thanks to the team raising his No. 52 to the rafters Friday night at halftime of their game against the Portland Trail Blazers. But for those who saw "Silk" play, the...

    Blog | December 28, 2012
  4. Can the Pac-12 be saved? - ESPN The Magazine

    Jordan Brenner

    In ESPN The Magazine, Jordan Brenner writes that it's no secret that the Pac-12 has struggled to compete in men's basketball recently. But with several key changes in place, the tide might be about to turn out West.

    Story | Conversation | October 22, 2012
  5. 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
  6. Allegations of point shaving at Auburn University are latest in b...

    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

    It happened 60 years ago at CCNY and other schools; and if the allegations about Auburn are correct, it's still happening today. Basketball's ongoing point-shaving problem.

    Story | Conversation | March 22, 2012
  7. Give 'em some love

    Brian and Andy Kamenetzky

    ESPNLA has launched a Sweet 16, Los Angeles-style. The most beloved figures in L.A. sports history. As you can imagine, there are one or six Lakers in the bracket. Make sure you drop by and vote. Vote here: The Most Beloved....

    Blog | March 12, 2012
  8. UCLA alum Kareem Abdul-Jabbar bemoans the loss of John Wooden's i...

    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

    The beleaguered UCLA program will never return to the glory days of John Wooden's tenure. But one illustrious Wooden alum knows what will help the Bruins through these current woes.

    Story | Conversation | March 05, 2012
  9. UCLA Bruins coach Ben Howland lost control of highly recruited pl...

    Peter Yoon

    The recent downturn in UCLA basketball can be blamed on coach Ben Howland losing control of his program when a group of prima donna players began to rebel without consequence, a Sports Illustrated story suggests.

    Story | Conversation | February 29, 2012
  10. Walt Hazzard's memory alive, well

    Sean Ceglinsky

    LOS ANGELES -- About an hour before the opening tip, Jacob Hazzard goes through his pregame routine. Sitting alone in the corner of the locker room and seemingly collecting his thoughts, the senior from Los Angeles Loyola pulls out a pen and writes N...

    Blog | February 23, 2012
  11. Walt Hazzard, 1942-2011

    Brian Kamenetzky

    Two years before he was 1964's College Player of the Year, teaming with Gail Goodrich to help UCLA to a historic 30-0 record, the school's first national title, and igniting John Wooden's never-to-be-equaled run of 10 in 12 seasons, Walt Hazzard was ...

    Blog | November 18, 2011
  12. UCLA great Walt Hazzard lived for others

    Shelley Smith

    Walt Hazzard's leadership and wit are what those close to him will remember.

    Story | Conversation | November 18, 2011
  13. Walt Hazzard, point guard on UCLA's first title team, dies at 69

    Walt Hazard, who played on John Wooden's first NCAA championship team at UCLA and helped win a gold medal for the United States in 1964, has died, his family said. He was 68.

    Story | Conversation | November 18, 2011
  14. Friday Bullets

    Kevin Arnovitz

    Wizards shooting guard Jordan Crawford tells the Washington Post's Michael Lee, "I don't tell nobody, but I feel like I can be better than Michael Jordan." Nicolas Batum -- absolutely killing it in EuroLeague play. Nick Gibson of Sheridan Hoops: "B...

    Blog | October 28, 2011
  15. Great debate Wayne Gretzky over Jerry West

    Arash Markazi and Ramona Shelburne

    Wayne Gretzky made the ESPNLA Hall of Fame (at the expense of Jerry West).

    Story | Conversation | August 17, 2011
  16. Abdul-Jabbar

    Arash Markazi

    Admiration for Abdul-Jabbar's career tempered by perceptions of off-court demeanor

    Story | Conversation | August 10, 2011