KAREEM ABDUL-JABBAR BOOK SIGNING
NBA Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar signs copies of his new book "On The Shoulders of Giants" at Borders Books in New York on January 30, 2007. (UPI Photo/Laura Cavanaugh)
Professional extreme skier Rory Bushfield won Season 1 of the U.S. celebrity diving competition series "Splash" Tuesday night.
Miami Heat forward LeBron James garnered his fourth career NBA Most Valuable Player award Sunday in a near-unanimous vote.
Miami forward LeBron James will be named the NBA's Most Valuable Player for the fourth time, multiple media outlets reported Friday.
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Los Angeles Lakers owner Jerry Buss has been hospitalized for treatment of an undisclosed form of cancer, team personnel told the Los Angeles Times Thursday.
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Louie Anderson, Drake Bell, Nicole Eggert and Keshia Knight Pulliam are to compete on "Splash," a U.S. celebrity diving series to debut next month, ABC said.
LeBron James reached 20,000 points for his career Wednesday, becoming the youngest NBA player to do so while leading Miami to a 92-75 win over Golden State.
Kobe Bryant became the fifth NBA player to reach 30,000 points in a career Wednesday, scoring 29 in leading the Los Angeles Lakers past New Orleans 103-87.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar will be the next Los Angeles sports star to be immortalized with a statue outside Staples Center, the Lakers announced.
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