John Wooden

Former Los Angeles Lakers player Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar briefly examined at LA hospital

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar briefly returned to Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center on Wednesday, two weeks after the 68-year-old NBA career scoring leader had quadruple coronary bypass surgery. “This morning, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar was experiencing some dizziness following […]


Bo Ryan and Mike Krzyzewski

A shot at history for Wisconsin’s Ryan and Duke’s Krzyzewski

Wisconsin’s Bo Ryan has spent three decades working to get to this point, leading the Badgers into the NCAA championship game with a shot at personal history on the line. Duke’s Mike Krzyzewski has a […]


In this circa 1970 photo, UCLA Basketball Coach John Wooden poses holding a basketball. Wooden, college basketball's gentlemanly Wizard of Westwood who built one of the greatest dynasties in all of sports at UCLA and became one of the most revered coaches ever, died at 99 in 2010. (AP Photo, File)

UCLA Trainer Tony Spino talks about John Wooden

In light of the Final Four coming up this weekend, The Home Team talks with longtime UCLA Trainer Tony Spino who had a very close relationship with Coach Wooden. Spino explains how he became Coach […]


James Worthy

James Worthy: Kobe should take a seat and relax

Lakers legend and basketball commentator James Worthy discusses the similarities between all-time coaching greats Dean Smith and John Wooden. He goes on to discuss the emotional toll that injuries must take on Kobe Bryant and […]