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Kobe's Moving Tribute To Late Owner

Posted 02.21.2013 | Sports

Before the Los Angeles Lakers took on the Boston Celtics on Wednesday night, the team honored late franchise owner Jerry Buss, who passed away on Mond...

Celtics Embarrass Lakers For 6th Straight Win

AP | HOWARD ULMAN | Posted 02.08.2013 | Sports

BOSTON -- The rivalry between the Celtics and Lakers keeps rolling even if they no longer dominate the NBA. And that brought some extra satisfaction ...

Celtics Bench Is Key to Their Success

Thomas Alter | Posted 01.12.2013 | Sports
Thomas Alter

They've already been penciled in as the crotchety old men who will win 55 games and lose to LeBron and their new nemesis/former teammate Ray Allen in late May. Not so fast.

Kobe Sinks Celtics In Another Thriller

AP | By GREG BEACHAM | Posted 03.12.2012 | Sports

LOS ANGELES -- Kobe Bryant scored 10 of his 26 points in the fourth quarter and hit a go-ahead jumper with 41.7 seconds to play, leading the Los Angel...

Lakers Beat Celtics

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

BOSTON — Kobe Bryant scored 20 of his 23 points in the second half, and the Los Angeles Lakers spoiled Ray Allen's record-setting night by beati...

All I Want for Christmas Is for Justin Bieber to Try a New Haircut (Among Other Things)

Annie Stamell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Annie Stamell

We might be just a few days into December but I've been thinking about this year's Pop Culture Christmas List.

Lakers vs. Celtics: NBA Finals Game 7 Updates

AP | TIM REYNOLDS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

It's over. Lakers, champions again, winners 83-79 over the Celtics tonight for their second straight NBA title and No. 16 in their illustrious histor...

NBA Finals: Celtics Strike Back, Even Series In Boston

AP | BRIAN MAHONEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

BOSTON — Lakers coach Phil Jackson does not have "any expectations" for injured center Andrew Bynum. However, there is one thing Jackson is cou...

Lakers Top Celtics, Take 2-1 NBA Finals Lead

AP | JIMMY GOLEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

BOSTON — Kobe Bryant and Derek Fisher had a pretty productive relationship when they first came into the NBA together, winning three titles with...

NBA Finals: Celtics Beat Lakers, Even Series At 1-1

AP | BRIAN MAHONEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

BOSTON — Chin resting in his hand, mouth barely moving as he spoke, Kobe Bryant had the look of someone who would have rather been anywhere but ...

Lakers To NBA Finals: Beat Suns To Face Celtics

AP | BOB BAUM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

PHOENIX — Get ready, Boston, for a rematch with Kobe Bryant and his Los Angeles Lakers. Bryant wrapped up a magnificent series with 37 points, ...

The Uniquely Bostonian Form of Sports Arrogance

Rob Asghar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Rob Asghar

Let me kick Boston Celtics fans now that they're down. All sports fans are arrogant and hypocritical. But Boston Celtics fans and watchers offer a unique kind of hubris.

CHAMPS: Lakers Win NBA Title In Thrilling Game 7 Comeback

AP | GREG BEACHAM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

LOS ANGELES — Kobe Bryant sprinted after the ball, which Lamar Odom joyously flung downcourt to burn the remaining seconds in Game 7 of the NBA ...

Courtside Lakers Tickets Selling For $81K, Nosebleeds For $619

NBC Los Angeles | Jonathan Lloyd | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Online auction sites, which did not exist when the other two finals Game 7s were played in the Los Angeles area, have pushed ticket prices to previou...

Allah and the Los Angeles Lakers

Haroon Moghul | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Haroon Moghul

Abdul-Jabbar, Ali, Olajuwon -- they helped thousands of Muslims find a way to practice Islam in America, feeling rooted, authentic and welcome.

NBA Finals: Lakers CRUSH Celtics, Force Decisive Game 7

AP | GREG BEACHAM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

LOS ANGELES — Buckle up, Boston and L.A. These epic NBA finals are going to Game 7. Kobe Bryant made sure of it, with plenty of help from the r...

NBA Finals: Celtics Put Lakers On Brink Of Elimination

AP | JIMMY GOLEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

BOSTON — It's looking a lot like 2008 again, with Paul Pierce carrying the Boston Celtics to victory in the NBA finals and leading them to the b...

NBA Finals: Lakers Beat Celtics In Finals Opener

AP | GREG BEACHAM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

LOS ANGELES — Kobe Bryant scored 30 points, Pau Gasol had 23 points and 14 rebounds, and the Los Angeles Lakers got tough in a 102-89 victory ov...

Celtics Win NBA Championship Title

AP | TOM WITHERS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

BOSTON — The Boston Celtics won their 17th NBA title in relentless fashion, trouncing the L.A. Lakers 131-92 to win the NBA Finals in six games....