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USC alumnus Bill Sharman dies at 87


Bill Sharman, a USC alumnus and former coach for the Los Angeles Lakers, passed away Friday in his home in Redondo Beach, Calif. He was 87 years old. Sharman was well known for his basketball success and was nicknamed “Bullseye Bill” for his efficacy at the free-throw line. He is also ranked in the top 25 […]

The Daily Trojan NBA Playoff Preview


The NBA Playoffs are finally here, so I reached out to Daily Trojan sports editor and NBA diehard Alex Shultz to do a back-and-forth for this week’s Trojan Fix. This is a slightly edited transcript of a back-and-forth between the two of us that occurred during the last game of the regular season last Wednesday. […]

Show goes on in Buss’ absence


On Monday, Los Angeles Lakers owner and USC alumnus Jerry Buss passed away at the age of 80. Buss had owned the team since 1979, winning 10 championships at the helm of one of the NBA’s most profitable and successful franchises. Buss’ legacy has been covered extensively since his death — he reinvigorated the Lakers, […]

Cooper could be the missing piece


During his introductory press conference Tuesday afternoon, the new Women of Troy basketball coach Michael Cooper — yes, that Michael Cooper — quoted The Godfather in explaining his rationale behind taking the USC job.