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WATCH: Kobe reveals his all-time top 5 USA players

Mar 16, 2019 - 5:01 PM

The two-time Olympic gold medalist is quick to acknowledge the greats who came before him

PLAY FOR EACH OTHER. Kobe Bryant believes Team USA will be hard to beat in the 2019 FIBA World Cup if players leave their egos at the door. File photo by Mark Ralston/AFP

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar memorabilia fetches $3M at auction

Mar 04, 2019 - 4:17 PM

The NBA legend puts 4 championship rings and 3 MVP trophies up for auction to raise fund for his foundation which helps educate children

GOOD DEED. Kareem Abdul Jabbar says he would rather help children in need than relish on the precious hardware he won a long time ago. Photo from Shutterstock

IN NUMBERS: Nowitzki joins Kareem in elite NBA club

Feb 27, 2019 - 3:30 PM

The 21-year Mavericks veteran becomes only the fourth player in NBA history with 1,500 games played

STILL GOT IT. Dirk Nowitzki continues to set personal milestones. Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images/AFP

WATCH: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: ‘I’d want to be Anthony Davis'

Feb 16, 2019 - 9:04 PM

The NBA all-time leading scorer describes the Pelicans star as a 'complete player'

LeBron James hits 3 NBA milestones in one game

Oct 28, 2018 - 1:47 PM

The Lakers superstar moves up in the league's all-time scoring, all-time 30-point games, and all-time field goals lists

LEAGUE OF HIS OWN. LeBron James becomes the NBA's active overall points leader. Photo from Lakers Twitter.

INFOGRAPHIC: NBA MVP record-breakers

Jun 27, 2018 - 5:07 PM

From Wilt Chamberlain to Russell Westbrook, check out this rundown of legendary NBA players who broke records during their MVP seasons

WATCH: LeBron James surpasses Kareem Abdul-Jabbar in playoff field goals made

May 22, 2018 - 3:23 PM

James has long surpassed the Skyhook master and his fellow Hall of Famer Michael Jordan in points

PERSONAL ACHIEVEMENT. LeBron James breaks barriers again as he has overtaken Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's NBA playoff field goals. Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images/AFP

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Apr 13, 2016 - 6:00 PM

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NBA great Shaq to be honored with statue at Staples Center

Jan 29, 2016 - 11:34 AM

Former Los Angeles Lakers center Shaquille O Neal is to be honored with a statue outside the Los Angeles Lakers Staples Center arena

Lakers great Abdul-Jabbar recovering after heart operation

Apr 18, 2015 - 3:14 PM

Lakers legend Kareem Abdul Jabbar had successful quadruple coronary bypass surgery and is expected to return to normal activities soon

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is expected to make a full recovery from heart surgery. Photo by Larry W. Smith/EPA

Holding Court - The greatest players in NBA Finals history part II

Jun 16, 2014 - 9:19 PM

Columnist Bert Ramirez concludes his list of the 30 greatest NBA finals performers of all time with the top 10

BUDDY COP FILM. Shaquille O’Neal and Kobe Bryant conspired to win three straight championships with the Los Angeles Lakers, claiming the post Michael Jordan era as their own. Photo by Brendan McDermid/EPA

Durant set to spark West in NBA All-Star showdown

Feb 15, 2014 - 8:20 PM

NBA scoring leader Kevin Durant looks forward to Sunday s NBA All Star Game but is also excited about the United States prospects at this year s FIBA Basketball World Cup and the 2016 Olympics

ALL-STAR SHOWDOWN. Kevin Durant is looking forward to a big showing at this weekend’s NBA All-Star game. Photo by Eric Gay/EPA

Holding Court: The bastardized NBA All-Star game

Feb 10, 2014 - 10:10 PM

As the NBA All Star game grows into a phenomenon columnist Bert Ramirez laments its trivialization of the center position and selection process

SHAQ’TIN A FOOL. Former NBA great Shaquille O’Neal is one center who would be affected by the current All-Star selection process. Photo by M. David Leeds/EPA

NBA: James to be named MVP

May 12, 2012 - 4:38 PM

Miami Heat star LeBron James bags his third NBA Most Valuable Player trophy