LA Lakers Unveil Statue of NBA Legend Kareem Abdul Jabbar Outside Staples Center

On Friday November 16, 2012 the Los Angeles Lakers honored Kareem Abdul Jabbar by unveiling a bronze statue of the six time NBA Champion center outside the Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles. The towering 16 foot bald-headed likeness of Big 33 displayed his iconic sky hook pose and sported his … Continue reading

ESPN Films “The Announcement” About NBA Legend Earvin Magic Johnson

Yesterday afternoon’s exciting launch of college basketball’s 2012 March Madness quickly turned into a sobering reality check last night.  ESPN Films premiered Nelson George’s documentary “The Announcement” about Earvin Magic Johnson’s stunning November 7, 1991 disclosure of contracting the HIV … Continue reading

NCAA March Madness: Can You Say Ali Farokhamesh?

Can you say Ali Farokhamesh (Ah’-lee Fa-rook’-ha-mesh)? After this past weekend, absolutely! Even if you’re only a casual college basketball fan, you’re probably proclaiming the name Ali Farokhamesh everywhere you go. As a matter of fact, with unabashed confidence you’re … Continue reading