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 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    October 30, 2014

Injured Nash Won't Play For Lakers This Season

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor Steve Nash is one of the best point guards ever to play in the NBA. He's been MVP twice and ranks third all-time in assists. Unfortunately for the Lakers, Nash did his...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    July 31, 2014

Lakers Make Wise Move with Scott

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor Byron Scott said Tuesday the Lakers' organization is all about winning championships. The former backcourt partner of Magic Johnson has become the Lakers' head coach...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    March 20, 2014

How Can The Lakers Allow This?

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor As of this writing, Phil Jackson and the New York Knicks are making progress on details of a contract that will bring him to the team with total control in running...

 
 By Marcus G. Tiggs    News    February 27, 2014

EXCLUSIVE- Ice Rink-A Financial Dilemma

By Marcus Tiggs Special to the Observer Over the last couple of months the media/public has been in a frenzy over the Culver City Ice Arena story or better described as saga. The latest turn was at...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    December 5, 2013

Magic Johnson Tees Off On Lakers

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor On Tuesday, it was opening night of the National Basketball Association season and former Laker great Magic Johnson was in peak form. However, Johnson is no longer a p...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    October 31, 2013

Sharman: One Of The Greatest Lakers

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor Bill Sharman was one of the toughest men I've ever known. Also one of the nicest. When he became a Hall of Fame player with the Celtics stories were told that he used...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    May 22, 2013

Fire The Coach: It’s The Clippers’ Way

Before debating the merits and deficiencies of Vinny del Negro, let’s remember the Clippers have a long history of replacing coaches. It’s the way they solve problems. I wish they’d notice that...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    May 21, 2013

Lakers: Anatomy of A Disaster

In October, after the Lakers had signed Dwight Howard and Steve Nash, they began training camp labeled as the hottest story in the NBA. The franchise with 16 NBA championships was seemingly in...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    April 19, 2013

It's An Uncertain Future For Kobe, Lakers

It’s An Uncertain Future For Kobe, Lakers There are two questions on the minds of local sports fans today. Where does Kobe Bryant go from here? And where do the Lakers go from here? Each day since...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    March 18, 2013

'I'm Not Going Anywhere'- Kobe

‘I’m Not Going Anywhere’ – Kobe There’s been a lot of speculation about Kobe Bryant’s basketball future when his contract with the Lakers expires after one more season. Will he retire...

 
 By Bosmat Eynav    Sports    February 25, 2013

Jerry Bussf Lakers: Popular In Israel

(EDITORfS NOTE:) Tributes to Jerry Buss in the last week have focused on his vision in bringing a brand of basketball that made the Lakers and the NBA popular all over the world. An example of this...

 
 By Bosmat Eynav    Sports    February 25, 2013

Jerry Buss’ Lakers: Popular In Israel

(EDITOR’S NOTE:) Tributes to Jerry Buss in the last week have focused on his vision in bringing a brand of basketball that made the Lakers and the NBA popular all over the world. An example of this...

 
 News    February 20, 2013

Senator Curren Price's Statement on Death of Jerry Buss

Senator Curren Price’s Statement on Death of Jerry Buss “I join the residents of Los Angeles and sports fans throughout the world in mourning the death of Jerry Buss, the great owner of the Los Angeles Lakers and other sports teams in our city....

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    February 19, 2013

Farewell Jerry Buss, You Were The Best

Lakers’ Owner Dies At 80 By Mitch Chortkoff Sport Editor Jerry Buss hadn’t owned the Lakers yet when I drove to his Santa Monica office in the ‘70s to discuss World Team Tennis. That was...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    February 19, 2013

What's Next For The Lakers? Uncertainty

What’s Next For The Lakers? Uncertainty The family of Jerry Buss issued a statement Monday saying they would honor their father’s wish to keep the team in the family rather than selling it...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    January 9, 2013

The Unthinkable: Lakers In Danger Of Missing Playoffs

It has been in the back of the minds of fans and some in the media throughout the early part of the NBA season. It has been a problem magnified by recent developments. Now it’s out in the open. The...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    November 14, 2012

Power Struggle Determined Lakers Coaching Decision

If you follow the Lakers you’ve probably heard every theory about the selection of Mike D’Antoni over Phil Jackson as the team’s new coach. I can simplify the matter for you. Owner Jerry Buss de...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    May 23, 2012

Lakers’ Season: A Disaster From Start To Finish

Since the Lakers have a grand history – 16 NBA championships – they are associated with success. When the playoffs begin, fans tend to believe the Lakers will prevail, regardless of what happened...

 
 Sports    April 4, 2012

Ex-Bruin, Laker Wilkes Makes Hall Of Fame

Former UCLA and Laker star Jamaal Wilkes, who also played for the Clippers, was voted into the Naismith Basketball Hall Of Fame this week. The following statement was issued by Lakers Owner Dr. Jerry Buss on behalf of the Lakers organization: “Anyo...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    October 20, 2011

Lakers’ 33-Game Streak: A Hidden Gem

When the 1971-’72 Lakers went to training camp not much was expected of them. Wilt Chamberlain had joined the team in 1968 but no championships were won with Butch van Breda Kolff or Joe Mullaney...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    October 8, 2009

Distractions Are Lakers’ Toughest Opponent

Something happened a few days ago that happens almost every year at this time. Lee Hamilton called. Hamilton is the long-time sports talk guy in San Diego who annually puts me on the air to begin the...