Mark Heisler

Sports Columnist, Los Angeles Times

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Los Angeles Times sports columnist and unofficial historian of the Los Angeles Lakers

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Kobe Bryant plays his last NBA game tomorrow night. For 20 years he was the center of the L.A. sports universe.

Kobe Bryant Retires

Kobe Bryant plays his last NBA game tomorrow night. For 20 years he was the center of the L.A. sports universe.

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Lebron James wants to win and he's  going to Miami  to do it. But did he lose something valuable along the way? A funny thing happened on James' free-agent highway.

What Went Wrong on LeBron's Journey from Cleveland to Miami?

Lebron James wants to win and he's going to Miami to do it. But did he lose something valuable along the way? A funny thing happened on James' free-agent highway.

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