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  1. Tough season doesn't deter Jacque Vaughn

    Lynn Hoppes

    Less than a year removed from NBA All-Star Dwight Howard bolting for the Los Angeles Lakers, the Orlando Magic -- his former team -- head into their final game of the regular season Wednesday night tied for the worst record (20-61) in the NBA. Wh...

    Blog | April 17, 2013
  2. Dominique Wilkins on shoes, today's game

    Lynn Hoppes

    NBA Hall of Famer Dominique Wilkins loves the Christmas Day schedule of games highlighted by the New York Knicks at the Los Angeles Lakers at 3 p.m. ET and Oklahoma City at Miami at 5:30, both on ABC. That's because the "Human Highlight Film" lov...

    Blog | December 24, 2012
  3. Penny Marshall talks book, Rodman film

    Lynn Hoppes

    Legendary comedian Penny Marshall has a new memoir out called "My Mother Was Nuts." And Marshall, known for starring in "Laverne & Shirley" and directing "A League of Their Own," admits that it might run in the family. Playbook had a few minute...

    Blog | October 02, 2012
  4. Big Bad Voodoo Daddy talks CD, LA sports

    Lynn Hoppes

    Scotty Morris, lead singer for Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, said playing at the Super Bowl in 1999 and providing music for the 1996 Vince Vaughn-driven movie "Swingers" isn't really what the band is about. "We personally stay away from all that glitz and...

    Blog | September 04, 2012
  5. Sacre, Davis, Rivers talk on their NBA start

    Lynn Hoppes

    TARRYTOWN, N.Y. -- Robert Sacre was the final pick of June's NBA draft, No. 60 to the Los Angeles Lakers. As an incoming center, the 7-foot, 260-pound Sacre -- who played for the Canadian national team -- was even expecting to receive some decent...

    Blog | August 21, 2012
  6. Happy birthday, Paula Abdul!

    Lynn Hoppes

    Paula Abdul, who started out as a cheerleader for the Los Angeles Lakers before making it big as a singer and choreographer, was born today in 1962 in San Fernando, Calif. Abdul, 50, studied broadcasting at the California State University at North...

    Blog | June 19, 2012
  7. Happy birthday, Jerry West!

    Lynn Hoppes

    Jerry West, who is the model for the official NBA logo, was born on this day in 1938 in Chelyan, W.Va. The 74-year-old West scored more than 25,000 points in his career, was a 14-time NBA All-Star and was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame ...

    Blog | May 28, 2012
  8. Snoop Dogg does a little LA sports rap

    Lynn Hoppes

    Snoop Dogg gives us a sneak peak of playoff fever in Los Angeles....

    Blog | May 19, 2012
  9. First look: Metta World Peace gets 'Punk'd'

    Lynn Hoppes

    The Los Angeles Lakers' Metta World Peace is getting Punk'd by actor and friend Dax Shepard. The episode of 'Punk'd' is airing Thursday at 10 p.m. ET/PT on MTV....

    Blog | May 08, 2012
  10. NBA scout Bonnie-Jill Laflin poses for PETA ad

    Lynn Hoppes

    Bonnie-Jill Laflin, the first and only female NBA scout, this week started appearing in a new PETA advertisement that says "Want My Body? Go Vegetarian!" Laflin, who had worked for the Los Angeles Lakers and is a former cheerleader, chatted with Pa...

    Blog | Conversation | April 21, 2011
  11. DJ Khaled said his Miami Heat are primed for title run

    Lynn Hoppes

    DJ Khaled isn't worried. Yes, the Miami Heat have lost five in a row and play the red-hot Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday, but Khaled -- the music executive who easily is the biggest Heat fan -- will be courtside ready to exclaim: Listennnnnnn: Put...

    Blog | Conversation | March 09, 2011
  12. Bonnie-Jill Laflin parlays cheerleading into NBA scouting

    Lynn Hoppes

    The Los Angeles Lakers just won their 16th world championship and the NBA draft is Thursday night. That means for the Lakers' Bonnie-Jill Laflin, her work is never done. Laflin, a former cheerleader and television host, is the first female scout i...

    Blog | Conversation | June 24, 2010
  13. Bonnie-Jill Laflin parlays cheerleading to NBA scout

    Lynn Hoppes

    Bonnie-Jill Laflin is the only female scout in the NBA.

    Story | Conversation | June 24, 2010
  14. Rapper Fabolous breaks down NBA Finals matchup

    Lynn Hoppes

    Rapper Fabolous breaks down NBA Finals matchup

    Blog | Conversation | June 08, 2010
  15. Jake Gyllenhaal excited about Los Angeles Lakers, 'Prince of Pers...

    Lynn Hoppes

    The movie opens next week, facing off against 'Sex and the City 2.'

    Blog | Conversation | May 21, 2010
  16. Cypress Hill's B-Real is monster Lakers fan

    Lynn Hoppes

    The Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles opened on Oct. 17, 1999. Moving from the Forum, the Los Angeles Lakers started playing there and started winning championships. One fan who has been there every step of the way is B-Real, lead singer of lege...

    Blog | Conversation | April 01, 2010