The center-jump section of the Pauley Pavilion court where Hall of Fame coach John Wooden ’s UCLA basketball teams compiled a 148-2 record is being auctioned off.
To Marvin Barnes, an African- American college basketball standout whose run-ins with the law earned him the nickname “Bad News,” Tom McMillen was the great white hype.
Jerry Buss, whose Los Angeles Lakers teams won 10 National Basketball Association championships during an ownership that spanned more than three decades, died yesterday at the age of 80.
Kobe Bryant passed over Michael Jordan for his ideal group to join in a pick-up basketball game, saying he’d take Magic Johnson as his backcourt mate along with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Larry Bird and Bill Russell.
The San Antonio Spurs ended the Miami Heat’s two-year reign as National Basketball Association champions by winning their fifth title in the past 16 seasons, and did it in record-setting fashion.