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  1. Byron Scott faces unrealistic expectations with current version o...

    Arash Markazi

    There is excitement in Laker Land thanks to the hiring of Byron Scott, but expectations need to be tempered for this current club, writes Arash Markazi.

    Story | Conversation | July 29, 2014
  2. Doc Rivers comments on apology by Los Angeles Clippers owner Dona...

    Arash Markazi

    Los Angeles Clippers coach Doc Rivers doesn't think the apology made by banned team owner Donald Sterling on CNN was much of any apology at all.

    Story | Conversation | May 12, 2014
  3. Doc Rivers of Los Angeles Clippers not surprised by interest in o...

    Arash Markazi

    Doc Rivers says he's not surprised by the growing list of celebrities attached to possible groups looking to buy the Clippers, names that include Oprah Winfrey, Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Magic Johnson.

    Story | Conversation | April 30, 2014
  4. Paul and Rivers not focused on individual records

    Arash Markazi

    After Chris Paul broke Magic Johnson's 23-year-old record on Wednesday night by recording at least 10 points and 10 assists through the first 12 games of the season, Doc Rivers sounded somewhat unimpressed. "I think half these records we have now ...

    Blog | November 21, 2013
  5. Kobe Bryant of Los Angeles Lakers trying to stay patient during f...

    Arash Markazi

    Kobe Bryant is trying to stay calm -- for now. As the Lakers enter Thursday's game against the Knicks with a 9-13 record, Bryant is trying to stay as patient as possible during one of the most frustrating stretches of his career.

    Story | Conversation | December 12, 2012
  6. D'Antoni's arrival brings the fun back

    Arash Markazi

    LOS ANGELES - Kobe Bryant was laughing when he said it, but there was some truth to his words. When a reporter asked him Sunday evening about the Lakers blowing out their last two opponents after the team fired Mike Brown and named Bernie Bicker...

    Blog | November 12, 2012
  7. 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
  8. Los Angeles Lakers to add Kareem Abdul-Jabbar statue, retire numb...

    Arash Markazi

    The Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday announced the dates of three events next season to honor Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Jamaal Wilkes and Shaquille O'Neal.

    Story | Conversation | August 30, 2012
  9. In 1993, they were Kings of Los Angeles

    Arash Markazi

    In 1993, another Kings team captured L.A.'s heart. The members' journey.

    Story | Conversation | June 01, 2012
  10. Mattingly has yet to meet Magic

    Arash Markazi

    ANAHEIM, Calif. - Los Angeles Dodgers manager Don Mattingly has yet to meet the newest owner of the Dodgers, Magic Johnson. Not just since Johnson's group bought the Dodgers last week but ever. Despite watching almost every game between the Los An...

    Blog | April 02, 2012
  11. Jarrin reflects on sale of Dodgers

    Arash Markazi

    LOS ANGELES -- On the day the Los Angeles Dodgers' ownership changed hands from arguably the most hated man in Los Angeles to the most beloved man in the city, the team's two hall of fame announcers, Vin Scully and Jaime Jarrin enjoyed lunch at The C...

    Blog | March 28, 2012
  12. Economist -- $2B for Los Angeles Dodgers 'makes no sense'

    Arash Markazi

    Several economists believe that the Magic Johnson group overpaid for the Dodgers.

    Story | Conversation | March 28, 2012
  13. 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
  14. Q&A with the richest Lakers owner, Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong

    Arash Markazi

    Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong was standing on the Staples Center floor in the middle of group that includes Magic Johnson, Pat Riley, Michael Cooper, James Worthy, Jerry West, Kurt Rambis and A.C. Green. The 59-year-old surgeon can hardly contain himsel...

    Blog | November 09, 2011
  15. Los Angeles Dodgers bidders look to billionaire Patrick Soon-Shio...

    Arash Markazi

    Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong, who purchased Magic Johnson's minority stake in the Los Angeles Lakers last year, has been approached by at least one group that is attempting to buy the Los Angeles Dodgers.

    Story | Conversation | November 08, 2011
  16. Slow-growing MLS rises a little higher

    Arash Markazi

    CARSON, Calif. -- This is what Philip Anschutz must have had in mind as he dipped into his deep pockets time after time over the last 15 years and continuously wrote blank check after blank check to a sport most in this country couldn't have cared le...

    Blog | November 06, 2011