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  1. AEG and the NBA

    Henry Abbott

    That AEG is for sale has huge potential impact for many different parties. For Los Angeles, AEG is not only the driving force behind bringing the NFL back, but also the owner of the Staples Center, L.A. Live and plenty more real estate besides. (P...

    Blog | September 19, 2012
  2. LeBron James sticks it to the Cavaliers

    Henry Abbott

    Noah Graham/NBAE/Getty Images Manny Harris and the Cavaliers took a historic beating in Los Angeles, losing 112-57. The Cavaliers were humiliated on the Staples Center floor, and on Twitter. "Crazy. Karma is a b****," LeBron James evidently twee...

    Blog | January 12, 2011
  3. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Kevin Ding of The Orange County Register: "Kobe Bryant said about the Jerry West statue the Lakers are set to unveil in February outside Staples Center: 'It's about time.' West brought Bryant to the Lakers in 1996 and is one of his mentors. 'Obviousl...

    Blog | November 11, 2010
  4. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Mike Bresnahan and Broderick Turner of the Los Angeles Times: "Ron Artest and the rest of the Lakers took part in the championship parade Monday morning, starting at Staples Center and working their way toward the USC campus in front of a crowd estim...

    Blog | June 22, 2010
  5. First Cup: Friday

    Henry Abbott

    Bill Plaschke of the Los Angeles Times: "Throughout much of an hellacious, historic night at Staples Center on Thursday, the Lakers have rarely been so human. Yet in the end, awash in confetti and love and a giant ball of gold, they have rarely been ...

    Blog | June 18, 2010
  6. The Celtics: Not stressed

    Henry Abbott

    Both the Lakers and Celtics practiced at Staples Center Wednesday, and in between they met the media. Glen Davis drew a crowd. He's not only the best quote of the bunch, but also a man in the crosshairs. With Kendrick Perkins on crutches, Davis i...

    Blog | June 16, 2010
  7. First Cup: Friday

    Henry Abbott

    Vincent Bonsignore of the Los Angeles Daily News: "If this is the best the Boston Celtics have to offer, you can forget Staples Center bearing witness to the Lakers winning their 16th world championship in franchise history. The way the Lakers played...

    Blog | June 04, 2010
  8. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Vincent Bonsignore of the Los Angeles Daily News: "The fans at Staples Center are certainly looking ahead, chanting 'We want Boston, we want Boston,' with three minutes remaining. The chant became a downright roar in the closing moments, Staples Cent...

    Blog | May 20, 2010
  9. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Brian Schmitz of the Orlando Sentinel: "The Magic meet the Lakers at Staples Center for the first time since L.A. beat them in the NBA Finals. The Lakers won it 4 games to 1 -- and it looks as if they've put even more distance between themselves and ...

    Blog | January 18, 2010
  10. Chris Paul shoots and passes ... then sits

    Henry Abbott

    By J.A. Adande LOS ANGELES -- Chris Paul spent an hour putting his sprained left ankle to the test in a workout on the Staples Center court before the Hornets played the Lakers Tuesday night, but he still isn't ready to proclaim himself ready to p...

    Blog | December 01, 2009
  11. First Cup: Friday

    Henry Abbott

    Bill Plaschke of the Los Angeles Times: "Making his season's first appearance after sitting out the first 11 games because of a hamstring injury, Pau Gasol took the Staples Center floor against the Chicago Bulls to an ovation that was less than stand...

    Blog | November 20, 2009
  12. To Play and Play in L.A.

    Henry Abbott

    By J.A. Adande Without much fanfare Staples Center just hosted one of the most unusual four-day stretches of basketball in modern NBA history. The Lakers and Clippers hosted four games between them from Friday to Monday, yet only two teams visited...

    Blog | November 10, 2009
  13. The Suite Life

    Henry Abbott

    By J.A. Adande It's a Friday night in Los Angeles. Am I at the Laker game or the hot new club? Yes. No need to choose anymore now that Sam Nazarian, the nightlife mogul of L.A., opened an edition of his Hyde Lounge inside Staples Center. No ...

    Blog | November 07, 2009
  14. A Good Look for the Mavs

    Henry Abbott

    By J.A. Adande LOS ANGELES -- The Dallas Mavericks beat the Lakers in Staples Center, they shot 32 free throws to the Lakers' 14, and still Dallas owner Mark Cuban had an issue to raise with the league office afterward. He wants to see if his t...

    Blog | October 31, 2009
  15. Looking For The Real Amare

    Henry Abbott

    By J.A. Adande LOS ANGELES -- Same building, same court, much different Amare Stoudemire. Stoudemire's last regulation NBA game before Wednesday's season-opener was in Staples Center on Feb. 18, when he hit the Clippers with 42 points and 11 rebou...

    Blog | October 29, 2009
  16. David Stern talks

    Henry Abbott

    By J.A. Adande A quick Q & A with NBA commissioner David Stern, who was in L.A. for the Lakers' ring presentation ceremony at Staples Center. Q: Everything we hear is about the economy. We've already seen teams trying to save money with sma...

    Blog | October 27, 2009