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Lakers Owner Jerry Buss Dies

Los Angeles Lakers owner Jerry Buss died at the age of 80 Monday morning, February 18, 2013.

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Buss had been hospitalized for the past few months and was reportedly fighting cancer.

Buss was a self-made millionaire through a real estate career. He bought the Lakers in 1979. +Continue Reading

Second Season of ‘Minute to Win It’ Continues with Guest Stars

The second season of NBC’s Minute to Win It continues Wednesday, February 23, with guest stars Aron Ralston (the inspiration for the movie 127 Hours), Los Angeles Lakers Derek Fisher and Shannon Brown, and Jackass stars Steve-O and Ryan Dunn competing on the show for their favorite charities.

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Derek Fisher on Minute to Win It / Photo Credit: NBC

Mountain climber Ralston, who inspired the Oscar-nominated film 127 Hours, will compete for the non-profit organization Wilderness Workshop on Wednesday, February 23 (8-10 p.m. ET). Los Angeles Lakers Fisher and Brown will team up to compete for their charities – the University of Arkansas Foundation Inc., and the Shannon Brown Foundation on Wednesday, March 16 (8-10 p.m. ET). Jackass stars Steve-O and Dunn will play for their respective charities – National Down Syndrome Congress and The Teammates for Kids Foundation – on an episode scheduled to air in May. +Continue Reading

Monica Secretly Married NBA Star Shannon Brown

R&B singer Monica secretly married Los Angeles Laker Shannon Brown last year in a private cermony at their Los Angeles home on November 22, 2010.

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“It’s true,” Brown, a 25-year-old Lakers guard, confirmed Wednesday. “That’s my wife, I’m her husband, you know. We’re going to continue to make positive things happen.”

“This is a very special time in my life,” Monica, 30, said. “I am blessed to have married the man that God sent me. He’s loving, compassionate, strong and supportive of my children, family and career. I look forward to our lives together.” +Continue Reading

Miami Heat Breaking Records this Year?

ABC/ESPN analyst Jeff Van Gundy is predicting that the Miami Heat are very likely to beat long-time records this year with the stacked 2010-2011 team Pat Riley has built. +Continue Reading

2010-2011 NBA Season Schedule Starts with Heat vs Celtics

The 2010-2011 NBA season opening week schedule has been released and it begins with an exciting season opener – the Miami Heat facing the Boston Celtics in Boston on October 26. +Continue Reading

Chris Paul Seeking Trade to Knicks

Charlotte Hornets point guard Chris Paul, a 3-time All-Star who still has two years before he can become a free agent, is seeking to be traded with the New York Knicks being his number one choice.

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2010 ESPN ESPYS Awards Winners

The 2010 ESPN ESPYS, hosted by Seth Meyers, took place Wednesday night, July 14, at Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, California.

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Derek Fisher to Renew Contract with Lakers

Despite meeting with Heat President Pat Riley in Miami on Saturday, July 10, Derek Fisher has decided to renew his contract with the Los Angeles Lakers.

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Derek Fisher to Meet with Pat Riley in Miami

Derek Fisher is said to be meeting with Miami Heat President Pat Riley on Saturday, July 10 in Miami.

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Los Angeles Lakers 2010 NBA Champions, Kobe Bryant MVP

The Los Angeles Lakers won the 2010 NBA Finals against the Boston Celtics at Staples Center in Los Angeles on June 17, 2010, 83-79. This is the Lakers 16th NBA Championship Title.

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