Whatever the planned apparel for tonight's Clippers game at Staples Center, these shirts probably aren't part of it. But you can still pick one up outside of the arena (while supplies last). Entrepreneurship is alive and well.
Yep, that's Will Ferrell, decked out in the official uniform of a Staples Center usher, scanning the crowd and keeping the peace during last night's Suns-Lakers game. As is usually the case, we have no idea why Will Ferrell was doing this, or why he was wearing a name tag that read, "Ted Vagina." No, really, that's…
Last year, the Lakers unveiled a life-sized bronze statue of Jerry West outside the Staples Center, joining other L.A. sports luminaries Magic Johnson, Chick Hearn, Wayne Gretzky, and Oscar De La Hoya. But one Lakers legend was nonplussed. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar asked the Sporting News, as politely as he could, where's…
All three of the professional teams that call LA's Staples Center home are in the playoffs, and all three are scheduled to play host to opponents this weekend—a total of six games in four days, in fact, beginning with last night:
Perhaps emboldened by Bill Russell and Jerry West finally receiving well-deserved statues, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is clamoring for an unmerited one of his own.
So here's a reason to enjoy the "intimacy" of NBA basketball: Guys like Irv Bauman here can, right in the middle of the action, just start talking to one of the players. Can you fathom what he might be saying to Sasha Vujacic here?