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LeBron James likes the idea of Mark Jackson being the LA Lakers next head coach

LeBron James ‘very enthused’ by prospect of Mark Jackson becoming Lakers HC from Victor Barbosa, with YardBarker.com/www.yardbarker.com The Los Angeles Lakers fired Frank Vogel from his job as head coach on Monday after a brutal 33-49 regular season. One of the greatest assist men in NBA history — who later coached the Golden State Warriors LeBron James likes the idea of Mark Jackson being the LA Lakers next head coach

NBA Legend and former LA/Minneapolis Lakers great Elgin Baylor gone at age 86:Baylor became the first NBA player to surpass 70 points with a 71-point game Dec. 11, 1960

from www.nba.com: Elgin Baylor, the Lakers’ 11-time NBA All-Star who soared through the 1960s with a high-scoring style of basketball that became the model for the modern player, died Monday. He was 86. The Lakers announced that Baylor died of natural causes in Los Angeles with his wife, Elaine, and daughter Krystal by his side. NBA Legend and former LA/Minneapolis Lakers great Elgin Baylor gone at age 86:Baylor became the first NBA player to surpass 70 points with a 71-point game Dec. 11, 1960

Bam Adebayo(High Point Christian Academy) listed as Doubtful for Game Two of the NBA Finals vs. LA Lakers

Miami Heat guard Goran Dragic and big man Bam Adebayo(High Point Christian Academy) are both listed as doubtful for Game 2 of the NBA Finals, it was announced Thursday/TODAY. Dragic has a plantar fascia tear in his left foot, while an MRI for Adebayo revealed a neck strain following Wednesday’s 116-98 loss to the Los Bam Adebayo(High Point Christian Academy) listed as Doubtful for Game Two of the NBA Finals vs. LA Lakers

The Best we had on the Saturday Sports Lineup:Boston Celtics vs. LA Lakers, with M.L. Carr and Cornbread Maxwell “just a doing their thing”!!!

The best I saw today on the sports lineup was the ESPN 30/30 show on ABC, that featured the Boston Celtics-LA Lakers Rivalry, from back in the early 1980’s… Some of the best sports stuff I have ever seen in my life and for basketball, it doesn’t get any better than this… Why did this The Best we had on the Saturday Sports Lineup:Boston Celtics vs. LA Lakers, with M.L. Carr and Cornbread Maxwell “just a doing their thing”!!!

Helicopter Crash claims the life of former LA Laker and NBA great Kobe Bryant

A helicopter crash in California has claimed the lives of all nine passengers on board and among those helicopter passengers was Kobe Bryant, the 18-time NBA All-Star, who went straight from high school to the pros… (The helicopter crash also claimed the life of Kobe Bryant’s 13-year-old daughter, Gianna Bryant. Bryant and those on the Helicopter Crash claims the life of former LA Laker and NBA great Kobe Bryant

Greensboro Sports Great Lou Hudson(Dudley HS/Minnesota/Hawks/Lakers) has passed away at age 69

A true Greensboro Sports Great, ‘Sweet Lou’ Hudson has died at age 69, after suffering a recent stroke in Atlanta, Georgia…. Hudson was a superstar in Basketball, Football, Baseball and Track at Dudley High School and then went on to star in basketball for the Golden Gophers of Minnesota…Following his All-American career at Minnesota he Greensboro Sports Great Lou Hudson(Dudley HS/Minnesota/Hawks/Lakers) has passed away at age 69

Greensboro native ‘Sweet Lou’ Hudson in grave condition after suffering a stroke in Atlanta

Many feel ‘Sweet Lou’ Hudson is the best pure shooter to ever come out of Greensboro, N.C…. Better than Fred Neal, better than Bob McAdoo and better than Danny Manning…The best shooter to come through the Gate City is what we have heard many times over the years, and now Lou Hudson is on his Greensboro native ‘Sweet Lou’ Hudson in grave condition after suffering a stroke in Atlanta

Miami Heat streak ends at 27 games:Greensboro’s Jim McMillian and his L.A. Lakers still have the record

Greensboro’s Jim McMillian and his L.A. Lakers still have the record *****LeBron James and the Miami Heat’ winning streak came to halt at 27 games last night in Chicago, as the Bulls bested/beat the Heat 101-97*****…. The Heat will have to settle for the second-longest winning streak in the history of North American sports and Miami Heat streak ends at 27 games:Greensboro’s Jim McMillian and his L.A. Lakers still have the record