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Lakers sign Sons of Shaquille O’Neal, Scottie Pippen
June 30, 2022
Shareef O’Neal and Scotty Pippen Jr will compete with the Los Angeles Lakers during the NBA Summer League ... read more »
Tracy McGrady Showcases Overlooked Talent in Ones Basketball League 
June 23, 2022
NBA Hall of Famer Tracy McGrady created a one-on-one basketball tournament for players who do not have NBA contracts called the Ones Basketball League  ... read more »
Detention Woes Continue for Brittney Griner
June 23, 2022
WNBA star Brittney Griner has been detained in Russia for over 120 days and the news surrounding her case continues to be grim. A scheduled phone call that she was supposed to have with her wife Cherelle on Saturday never happened due to a “logistical error” by the U.S. Embassy in Moscow. The call was supposed to take place on the couple’s fourth anniversary. ... read more »
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AP source: Lakers choose Darvin Ham as next head coach
May 27, 2022
A person with knowledge of the decision says Darvin Ham has accepted an offer to be the next head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers. ... read more »
Carmelo Anthony Shares Memoir With Boyle Heights Youth
April 14, 2022
In conjunction with the Lakers’ In The Paint program, All-Star forward Carmelo Anthony shared his wisdom on perseverance to a group of Boyle Heights youth through his memoir “Where Tomorrows Aren’t Promised”  ... read more »
Jokic, Nuggets Beat Lakers in 129-118 Victory
April 4, 2022
The Los Angeles Lakers are on the brink of being eliminated from the NBA Play-In Tournament, seemingly falling apart just before playoffs get underway in mid-April. ... read more »
LeBron James Surpasses Karl Malone to Become Second All-Time Leading Scorer
March 24, 2022
With 5:20 left in the first half of the Los Angeles Lakers vs Washington Wizards game, All-Star forward LeBron James took a pass from forward Stanley Johnson to commit a driving layup. That one shot brought over 20,000 spectators and fans to their feet for a standing ovation. ... read more »
L.A. Lakers Great Elgin Baylor Left his Mark on NBA Basketball 
March 23, 2022
Lakers legendary forward Elgin Baylor will be remembered for his acrobatic style of play and creative shooting abilities  ... read more »
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Trial in Kobe Bryant Crash Scene Photos Lawsuit Delayed Until July
February 10, 2022
Citing a backlog of criminal cases and coronavirus concerns, a federal judge has postponed the trial on a lawsuit brought by Kobe Bryant's widow against Los Angeles County involving photos taken at the scene of the helicopter crash that took the lives of the NBA legend, the couple's 13-year-old daughter and seven others. ... read more »
Rose Bowl Hall of Fame to Add 3 Inductees at Pasadena Luncheon
December 30, 2021
Former USC running back Anthony Davis, ex-Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany and All-American Michigan defensive standout Ron Simpkins will be inducted into the Rose Bowl Hall of Fame today. The trio will be formally inducted during a ceremony and luncheon outside the Rose Bowl stadium, just two days before the 108th Rose Bowl Game. ... read more »
Aaron, Elder Overcame Hate to Achieve Records, Milestones
December 28, 2021
Henry Aaron made history with one swing of his bat. A year later and on the other side of Georgia, Lee Elder made history with one swing of his driver. They both overcame racist threats to reach milestones that will always be part of sports lore. ``Hammerin' Hank'' supplanted Babe Ruth at the top of baseball's all-time home run list and Elder became the first Black golfer to play in the Masters. ... read more »
COVID-19 in UCLA Football Program Forces Cancellation of Holiday Bowl
December 28, 2021
Just hours before kickoff, the SDCCU Holiday Bowl between UCLA and North Carolina State at San Diego's Petco Park was abruptly canceled today due to COVID-19 issues within the Bruins football program. ... read more »
Former USC Linebacker Arrested on Charges of Running COVID Benefits Scheme
December 21, 2021
Former USC linebacker Abdul-Malik McClain was arrested today on federal charges alleging he orchestrated a scheme that fraudulently sought hundreds of thousands of dollars in COVID-related unemployment benefits. ... read more »
Lakers’ Westbrook now in Protocols as NBA Virus numbers Rise
December 17, 2021
Russell Westbrook entered the NBA's health and safety protocols Thursday, joining Milwaukee's Giannis Antetokounmpo and Brooklyn's James Harden as past league MVP's currently sidelined by coronavirus concerns. ... read more »
Kobe Bryant’s Widow Urges Judge to Allow Crash Photos Suit to Go Forward
December 9, 2021
Vanessa Bryant says she felt ``sick'' and ``extreme sadness and anger'' when learning that Los Angeles County sheriffs and fire department personnel had allegedly snapped and shared gruesome photos of the bodies of her late husband and the couple's 13-year-old daughter at the scene of the helicopter crash that killed nine people, according to court papers obtained. ... read more »

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