L.A.'s Athlete Of The Year

Created: December 29, 2010, 1:00 PM

L.A.'s athletes of the year

We've compiled a list of eight L.A. athletes who stood out in 2010.

Click here to read about those who made the biggest splashes in L.A. sports. Then, weigh the contributions of each and cast your vote.

Put them in the order of who made the biggest impact in 2010. You must rank at least FIVE for your vote to count.

How are the points calculated?
On a poll with 10 options, a No.1 ranking equals 10 points, a No.2 ranking equals 9 points, etc. The item with the most points will be ranked first.
  • During a season highlighted by his last-second heroics, Bryant set significant Lakers' milestones.
  • Donovan had a big year for the Galaxy and Team USA at the World Cup.
  • The King was named a finalist for the Norris Trophy as the NHL's top defenseman.
  • The Dodger threw his first career complete-game shutout and had a memorable matchup with Ubaldo Jimenez.
  • Weaver led the major leagues in strikeouts with 233 and posted career bests in innings pitched (224.1, third-best in the AL), ERA (3.01) and WHIP (1.07).
  • She became the WNBA's all-time leading scorer, passing her longtime friend and former teammate Lisa Leslie.
  • Despite being unable to play in a bowl game, Barkley had a breakout season for the USC Trojans.
  • Griffin's dunks have become nightly must-see viewing, and he has been a bright spot for the Clippers.