Thursday, November 15, 2012

Kareem abdul jabbar lakers

  • Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Statue To Be Unveiled Friday

    The moment the Lakers unveil Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's statue Friday at Star Plaza outside Staples Center, everyone will see a 16-foot, 1,500-pound bronze image of the player who delighted Lakers fans and frustrated opponents. "It's me in a classic sky ...

  • The Lakers Have Been Through This Coaching Drama Before (31 Years Ago)

    Could the 1981 parallels continue and D'Antoni ride a wave of Nash-led fast break passes to Kobe and pick-and-rolls with Howard, all the way to the title, like Riley did with Magic and Kareem Abdul Jabbar? This being L.A., the land that loves a good ...

  • Lakers To Honor Kareem Abdul-Jabbar With New Statue At STAPLES

    LOS ANGELES ( - A statue honoring legendary Los Angeles Laker Kareem Abdul-Jabbar will be unveiled Friday afternoon at STAPLES Center.

  • Mike Brown Firing: Buss Wants Lakers' Showtime Back

    Led by Magic Johnson, James Worthy and Kareem Abdul Jabbar, the Lakers played electrifying fast break basketball and dazzled the fans.

  • Lakers News: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Chimes in on Princeton Offense

    Lakers legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar spoke to 710 ESPN Radio Los Angeles and discussed his impressions on the Princeton Offense.

  • NBA 2012-13: Howard among Lakers' best?

    Howard can't touch George Mikan, Wilt Chamberlain or Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. SIZING UP. Mikan and Chamberlain were individual basketball revolutions, forcing rules ... It's the same thing now with Howard, and considering how the Lakers' title hopes hinge ...

  • NBA preview: Top story lines

    The Los Angeles Lakers once again got their big man - as they previously have with Wilt Chamberlain, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Shaquille O'Neal - but Howard will become an unrestricted free agent next season. Howard stands to make more money by ...

  • Los Angeles Lakers Will Turn Things Around, Just Not Soon Enough

    It helps that those Lakers had a young Magic, a sturdy Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and a supporting cast comprised of stars like Jamaal Wilkes, Norm Nixon and Michael Cooper.

  • Where will Howard go down in lakers history?

    The Lakers are known for turning good players into great players. Think back of all the Laker greats. Jerry West, Magic Johnson, Kareem Abdul Jabbar, Shaquille O'Neal, and current NBA superstar Kobe Bryant. Where will Dwight Howard go down in Laker ...

  • Lakers Nation, meet your new Lakers Now blogger

    The Times has always provided the best coverage of the Lakers, and I am dedicated to maintaining the high standard of those who preceded me.

  • LAKERS NOTEBOOK: Lakers great Jerry West can relate to team's rocky start

    "We didn't have the same group of guys from the year before and we tried to incorporate other people." The 1978-79 Lakers team featured Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Jamaal Wilkes and Norm Nixon. But the Lakers lost seven players from the year before due to a ...

  • Kareem, educators promote science, math

    SAN DIEGO - Basketball legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar said he often tells children they should not follow in his footsteps.

  • L.A. Serious About LeBron James

    With LeBron James on the team, comparisons to Magic Johnson and the Showtime Lakers are almost certain to arise. With Dwight Howard playing the role of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, the flash and dominance of the purple and gold will bear an even greater ...

  • NBA great Kareem Abdul-Jabbar backs Anschutz plan

    Abdul-Jabbar told the council that titles won by the Lakers, the WNBA's Los Angeles Sparks and hockey's Los Angeles Kings show professional sports teams can thrive in the city.

  • Ding: Lakers' Howard eager, ready for some court time

    In mid-September, after Howard had begun transitioning from workouts with his personal trainer to working with Lakers staffers, Bertka approached Howard in the Lakers offices. He had a video compilation of Wilt Chamberlain, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and ...

  • After a string of smart moves, Jim Buss may finally be getting some support ...

    Buss also decided to take care of a couple lingering issues involving Laker greats. The Lakers announced that Kareem Abdul-Jabbar would finally have a statue outside Staples Center and Shaq would finally have his jersey retired at Staples Center.

  • Shaq on Lakers Offense: 'Should Go Back to the Triangle'

    34 jersey retired and raised up to the rafters alongside other Lakers greats like Magic Johnson, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Wilt Chamberlain. It would be safe to assume that there will be a fair amount of tension in the air on April 2, 2013 when the ...

  • Jackson and Lakers would be good fit

    Layups: Joakim Noah's first sky hook prompted goggles discussion because Noah worked with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar last summer.

  • Magic Johnson believes Time Warner will reach deals on Lakers telecasts

    "The Lakers have had incredible runs, and you think about going all the way back to Wilt (Chamberlain) and those days and Jerry West and Elgin Baylor up until our days with Kareem (Abdul-Jabbar), myself , James Worthy and Byron and Kurt Rambis and the ...

  • Daily Gallery: Impact Trades

    In 1975 the Los Angeles Lakers acquired Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Walt Wesley from the Bucks for center Elmore Smith, guard Brian Winters, and rookies Dave Meyers and Junior Bridgeman.

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