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The Bird. Turtle. The Backstroke King. They are known as three of Newport Harbor High's greatest athletes. Newport Harbor's "Big Three" can also be known as among the best in CIF Southern Section history. George Yardley (basketball), Misty May-Treanor...
The Lakers retired Shaquille O'Neal's No. 34 jersey at halftime on Tuesday as the team hosted the Dallas Mavericks. "The most gifted specimen I've ever seen play this game," said Kobe Bryant in a prepared video. "Historical, the run we had together."...
Slater Martin, 86, the defensive-minded Hall of Fame guard who won four NBA titles with the Minneapolis Lakers and one with the St. Louis Hawks, died Thursday at a skilled nursing facility in Houston after a sudden illness, his family said. Martin was...
Los Angeles TimesLOS ANGELES -- The Lakers reached an agreement late Thursday to acquire Orlando Magic All-Star center Dwight Howard in a four-team, eight-player, multi-draft-pick blockbuster deal in which Andrew Bynum lands with the Philadelphia 76ers, The Times...
Dwight Howard's theme music ought to be "I love L.A." His next move should be to ask the Magic to trade him to the Lakers for Andrew Bynum. His Brooklyn option gone, it's the best solution. 10 Reasons Dwight Needs To Be A Laker: 1. City of Angles....
Orlando SentinelDwight Howard exudes vitality. He brings thousands of fans to their feet when he slams home rim-rattling dunks or swats shots into the stands. His smile lights up arenas as large as Amway Center. And he possesses enough star power to guest not once but...
Lakers BlogShaquille O'Neal wishes Kareem Abdul-Jabbar mentored him more...
The Fabulous ForumHip hip hooray: The Minneapolis Lakers hoist Coach John Kundla and carry him to their locker room after beating the New York Knicks in the NBA Finals on April 25, 1952. Some might consider it blasphemy to suggest someone other......
The Fabulous ForumThe inaugural bunch: From left, Donnie Forman, Herm Schaefer, Don Carlson, Don Smith, Tony Jaros, Johnny Jorgensen, Earl Gardner, Arnie Ferrin, Jack Dwan, Jim Pollard and George Mikan. The Minneapolis Lakers jumped from the National Basketball League to...
Sentinel Sports Now - Orlando SentinelIn the day and age of self deification, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is upset the Los Angeles Lakers have not immortalized his greatness yet with a statue outside Staples Center according to the Sporting News....
The Fabulous ForumBig guy: Lakers center George Mikan, former DePaul University basketball star, in 1950. At 6-foot-10 in a sport then dominated by much smaller men, Mikan was the prototype for the dominating tall players of later decades. Towering over most of......
Open Mike - Orlando SentinelDwight Howard, defensive player of the year, is greater defender than Celtics legend Bill Russell...
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