Monthly Archives: May 2011

Sorry Kareem, but it’s Elgin Baylor who should feel the most slighted about being ‘Statue-less’!

No ‘slight’ to Kareem Abdul Jabbar or any other Laker greats who are without statue…but please write it down and burn it into your brain cells…ELGIN BAYLOR should’ve been the first to have a statue in front of Staples Center … Continue reading

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Remembering Harmon Killebrew as a Hall of Fame ‘Gentle Giant’

There are Hall of Famers as players and then some as human beings as well and Harmon Killebrew is one of the kings of both. Harmon lost his battle with cancer today at the age of 74 after a dignified … Continue reading

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Jerry West speaks Northern Trust Open, Lakers, the NBA playoffs, and even Tiger Woods

The PGA Tour announced on Friday that Northern Trust had extended it’s contract to be the title sponsor for the Northern Trust (L.A.) Open for another 4 years through 2016 at storied Riviera Country Club. And for the 3rd straight … Continue reading

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Santa Anita is back in business in the fall and we’re all better off for it!

It’s been totally rediculous that one of the most beautiful racetracks in the world should be closed for more than half a year (specially in this economy!). So with the traditional Oak Tree meet now long gone in Arcadia, Santa … Continue reading

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Phil Jackson retires (again) while Kobe Bryant and his Lakers family think about a much longer summer than usual

Today was the final exit interview day for the Lakers and the last of our season ending interviews with Kobe Bryant, Lamar Odom, Matt Barnes, general manager Mitch Kupchak, and Phil Jackson who ends his 20th season of NBA head … Continue reading

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Andrew Bynum apologizes, Pau Gasol reflects as the Lakers deal with their season hitting a brick wall!

Before Andrew Bynum was suspended for the first 5 games of next season (whenever that may start?) and fined $25K for taking off his shirt (a very expensive game-used jersey!) in Sunday’s Dallas Demolition, he spoke to us media types … Continue reading

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Andrew Bynum ejected by refs, will the Lakers be next? He speaks in the morning

The Lakers will start their EXIT interviews in the morning (Tuesday) with each player made available to the media afterwards. How appropriate that Andrew Bynum is in the leadoff spot at 9am and I can’t wait to see if he … Continue reading

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