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  1. ESPN's Photos of the Week: Feb. 18-21

    Playbook Visuals

    From the loss of Los Angeles Lakers owner Jerry Buss to the trial of Oscar Pistorius to snow in Tucson, it's been an unusual week in sports -- one captured compellingly by photographers worldwide. Take a look: Photos of the Week: Feb. 18-21...

    Blog | February 21, 2013
  2. In pictures: The Lakers' turbulent season

    The Agony of Defeat

    Of the 14 NBA teams outside playoff position entering the All-Star break, four reached the postseason last year. But only one of those four held anything better than a 7-seed. Only one added two superstars, one in his prime and one still excelling. A...

    Blog | February 15, 2013
  3. Flashback: When 'old' Lakers were young

    Patrick Dorsey

    After the Los Angeles Lakers' home loss to the Philadelphia 76ers Tuesday night, Kobe Bryant -- he of 34 years on this planet -- called the Lakers "an old damn team." And although some will say you're only as old as you feel, in real-age numbers i...

    Blog | January 02, 2013
  4. Yearbook, Nov. 20: AC Green's record streak

    Patrick Dorsey

    Nov. 20, 1997: On this day 15 years ago, in a game between the Golden State Warriors and the Dallas Mavericks, the ball was jumped and caught by Dallas guard Michael Finley, who immediately called a timeout. The reason: Starting forward A.C. Green...

    Blog | November 20, 2012
  5. Graphic: When NBA stars change teams

    SportsData LLC

    The Los Angeles Lakers started this season with one win in their first five games, prompting them to fire head coach Mike Brown. But in all likelihood they would have figured out a way to turn things around and even improve on last year's record. As ...

    Blog | November 15, 2012
  6. Yearbook, Nov. 15: Elgin sets scoring mark

    Patrick Dorsey

    Nov. 15, 1960: Before there was Wilt Chamberlain's 100, there was Elgin Baylor's 71. That's what took place on this day 52 years ago, when the third-year Los Angeles Lakers forward torched the New York Knicks in Madison Square Garden, making 28 f...

    Blog | November 15, 2012
  7. Yearbook, Oct. 12: RIP Wilt Chamberlain

    Patrick Dorsey

    Oct. 12, 1999: On this day 13 years ago, the sporting world lost an unparalleled figure: Wilton Norman Chamberlain, who -- among many other things -- played with the Kansas Jayhawks, Philadelphia/San Francisco Warriors, Philadelphia 76ers and Los Ang...

    Blog | October 12, 2012
  8. Web Clips: Lakers fans have a lot to say

    Patrick Dorsey

    With the NFL season on its way, this is it -- for now -- for Web humorist Scooter Magruder's NBA-themed "Stuff Fans Say" videos. But he saved arguably the loudest for last: fans of the Los Angeles Lakers. This one's a little longer than usual -- but ...

    Blog | August 20, 2012
  9. Dwight's next move: Mimic Shaq again?

    Patrick Dorsey

    You've heard the news. You might even know that Dwight Howard, despite going to the Los Angeles Lakers, is no longer the marketing machine he once was. But in that same Darren Rovell story linked above, it does remind of the fact that the Lakers a...

    Blog | August 10, 2012
  10. Yearbook, Aug. 5: The legend, Chick Hearn

    Patrick Dorsey

    Aug. 5, 2002: Amazing that it's been 10 years; on this day in 2002, beloved -- and only, at the time -- Los Angeles Lakers broadcaster Chick Hearn died at age 85. Hearn normalized phrases like "slam dunk" and "air ball" while chronicling the careers ...

    Blog | August 05, 2012
  11. Pic: Lakers' trophies welcome Steve Nash

    Patrick Dorsey

    The Los Angeles Lakers and Phoenix Suns made official their Steve Nash sign-and-trade Wednesday, then the Lakers introduced the two-time MVP point guard to the media. On hand was's Arash Markazi, who captured the above photo on ...

    Blog | July 11, 2012
  12. We should have seen Kobe/Nash coming

    Patrick Dorsey

    Few viewed Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers as major threats in the Steve Nash running, but here we are. And perhaps we should have seen it coming. Sure, they've had their differences over the years. The Lakers and Nash's Phoenix Suns al...

    Blog | July 05, 2012
  13. L.A. Galaxy lets fans design third jersey

    Patrick Dorsey

    Sometime in 2013, Major League Soccer watchers might catch 2011 champion Los Angeles Galaxy -- and U.S. soccer star Landon Donovan -- wearing something new, something a little different than their typical white/dark blue/gold combination. And that...

    Blog | June 21, 2012
  14. Yearbook, June 16: Lakers get Phil Jackson

    Patrick Dorsey

    June 16, 1999: He recently said he wouldn't want to coach a "clumsy" New York Knicks team. But 13 years ago today, Phil Jackson made a different choice. That day the man who made it his habit to win titles signed with the Los Angeles Lakers, a franch...

    Blog | June 16, 2012
  15. Yearbook, June 5: Jordan's signature layup

    Patrick Dorsey

    June5, 1991: On this day 21 years ago, in Game 2 of the Chicago Bulls' NBA Finals series against the Los Angeles Lakers, Michael Jordan seemed destined to dunk yet again -- only to see Sam Perkins (lower left) suddenly charging forward. So Jordan...

    Blog | June 05, 2012
  16. Yearbook, May 31: Moses Malone & 76ers

    Patrick Dorsey

    May 31, 1983: It wasn't quite "fo' fo' fo'," but it came close -- on this day 29 years ago, Moses Malone (right), Julius Erving and the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Los Angeles Lakers in Game 4 of the NBA Finals, ending a 13-game romp toward the title...

    Blog | May 31, 2012