Los Angeles: basketball's best city

Updated: April 6, 2010, 9:22 PM ET
By J.A. Adande | ESPNLosAngeles.com

If they can enshrine teams in the basketball Hall of Fame, why not entire cities? And if that were the case, Los Angeles would have to be the first city honored.

Monday was another shining day for L.A. hoops -- as if the 11 NCAA banners hanging in UCLA's Pauley Pavilion and the 10 NBA championships the Lakers won here weren't enough. Did you notice the prominent L.A. thread running throughout this year's Hall of Fame honorees?

It began with the most obvious, Jerry Buss. ...

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