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  1. Comparing Howard with past Lakers greats

    Arash Markazi

    ESPN.com Illustration LOS ANGELES -- Before Dwight Howard was introduced as the Los Angeles Lakers' newest center last month, he took a quick tour of the team's training facility. As he walked around Jeanie Buss' office, he took a long look at the 1...

    Blog | September 18, 2012
  2. LeBron James tosses aside negativity with NBA title

    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

    The Miami Heat's victory in the NBA Finals gave LeBron James a chance to finally discard a lot of baggage.

    Story | Conversation | June 26, 2012
  3. 2012 NBA Finals great matchup of Heat, Thunder, LeBron James, Kev...

    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

    The 2012 NBA Finals match up two great teams and great individual players. Game 1, not surprisingly, went to the Oklahoma City Thunder. The rest should be fun to watch.

    Story | Conversation | June 13, 2012
  4. Game 7 snapshot preview: The history

    ESPN Stats & Information

    Getty Images/Jim RogashThe Celtics veteran core has big-game experience aplenty.The Boston Celtics and Miami Heat will meet in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals Saturday at 8 ET on ESPN for a chance to advance to the NBA Finals. Boston is s...

    Blog | June 08, 2012
  5. 25 years ago for the Los Angeles Lakers and Boston Celtics, it wa...

    Mike Downey

    Magic's 'junior, junior skyhook' in the 1987 NBA Finals still a fresh memory.

    Story | Conversation | June 06, 2012
  6. Source -- Miami Heat's LeBron James wins third career MVP award

    Heat forward LeBron James is the NBA's MVP for a third time, putting him alongside some of the game's all-time greats.

    Story | Conversation | May 11, 2012
  7. Shaq says jersey retirement one of his career highlights

    Arash Markazi

    LOS ANGELES -- Shaquille O'Neal was always afraid the day would never come. When he signed with the Los Angeles Lakers in 1996, he always dreamed he would one day see his jersey retired alongside Magic Johnson, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, James Worthy, ...

    Blog | February 17, 2012
  8. Los Angeles Lakers to retire Shaquille O'Neal's No. 34 jersey nex...

    Dave McMenamin

    Shaquille O'Neal will always have a special place in the hearts of Los Angeles Lakers fans for being named Finals MVP in all three of the Lakers' championships from 2000-02 . Starting next season he'll also have a permanent place at Staples Center.

    Story | Conversation | February 09, 2012
  9. YouTube HOF: NBA Player Commercials

    Grantland Staff

    Kareem and Atari Bill Simmons: I've always had a vague memory of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar appearing in an Atari commercial in the late-1970s — a mental image of him sadly slumped on a seat as a little kid played Atari next to him, only he was d...

    Blog | December 21, 2011
  10. Five Days of List-Mas: Five Best NBA players from New York

    Brandon Parker

    Monday | Tuesday | Wednesday | Thursday | Friday Whether you're putting together a grouping of best quarterbacks or worst albums, or you're making that special list for Santa, there's nothing quite like a good list. So in honor of the holiday se...

    Blog | December 15, 2011
  11. 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
  12. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar feels 'slighted' by Los Angeles Lakers' lack ...

    Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, who won five world championships as a Los Angeles Laker, believes the franchise owes him one big statue outside Staples Center and feels "slighted" that it hasn't already happened.

    Story | Conversation | May 18, 2011
  13. NBA Playoffs: Erasing their two-game deficit will be a hefty task...

    Peter May

    History is not in Celtics' favor as they try to erase a 2-0 series deficit.

    Story | Conversation | May 04, 2011
  14. 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
  15. Los Angeles Lakers, Boston Celtics meet in NBA Finals in clash of...

    Howard Bryant

    The names change, but the dynamic doesn't. Whether it's Russell vs. Chamberlain or Garnett vs. Bryant, the Celtics and the Lakers have been struggling for NBA supremacy for decades.

    Story | Conversation | June 02, 2010
  16. Top 10 Lakers playoff moments: Kareem's sky hook marks the end of...

    Brian Kamenetzky

    Lennox McClendon/AP Photo Eight times the Lakers had played the Celtics and eight times they had lost, until Kareem Abdul-Jabbar led the purple and gold to the 1985 title. In the title-clinching Game 6 at Boston Garden, "Cap" scored 29 points, inclu...

    Blog | May 21, 2010