Found October 29, 2013 on Word On The Game:
The Lakers and Clippers have never been a true rivalry to me, simply because a rivalry means both side have always had a good chance at winning. Certainly not the case when talking about these two franchises. But, times are changing. The Lakers appear to be in a year of transition as they rid themselves […]

Kobe Bryant still a few weeks away from returning

Ever since he tore his Achilles’ tendon, speculation has run rampant regarding when Kobe Bryant would return to the NBA. Now we have a clearer picture as to when he’ll finally be back on the court. On Tuesday, Bryant confirmed that he was still two to three weeks of practice away from returning to action. He has no timetable to return to practice, but after he does he’ll need...

Lakers say Steve Nash could sit out games this season to stay healthy

The Los Angeles Lakers have let it be known that they will monitor the minutes Steve Nash plays during the 2013-14 season. In fact, they have all but said the 39-year-old could sit out games this season to keep him healthy. The Lakers have 19 back-to-back sets this season and head coach Mike D’Antoni says he will treat each one individually and determine how much Nash can play...

Craig Sager's Lakers colored suit inspires team to victory

The return of the NBA on Tuesday night meant the return of another hallowed institution, the NBA on TNT. Sartorial savant Craig Sager was in mid-season form during the Lakers-Clippers broadcast, going with a lavender and white suit over a lavender shirt and gold tie. Those of course, are Lakers colors. Here's another look, with Lakers guard Jordan Farmar next to him...

Nash could sit out second game of season opening back-to-back

The latest installment was unveiled in the Steve Nash Injury Watch. It's "very possible" the 39-year-old point guard will sit out the second night of season-opening back-to-back games, Lakers Coach Mike D'Antoni said Sunday. Somewhere you can hear Nash's fantasy value drop. More important to the Lakers is real-life value and what they can squeeze out of him...

Kobe has started talks on contract extension with the Lakers

Kobe Bryant is an old 35, he's in his final year of a current deal that will pay him $30.5 million this season, the highest salary in the NBA. He's making that much, and the Lakers don't even know when he's coming back. The Lakers had the option to use their amnesty clause this summer on Kobe, but they used it on Metta World Peace, man I hate calling him that. I...

Lakers' reserves stun Clippers in opener

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Xavier Henry scored a career-high 22 points, Jordan Farmar added 16, and five Los Angeles Lakers reserves surged past the Los Angeles Clippers in the fourth quarter for a surprising 116-103 victory in both clubs' season opener Tuesday night. With Kobe Bryant watching in street clothes behind Pau Gasol and Steve Nash on the Lakers' bench, Jodie Meeks...

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Lakers' bench fuels 116-103 victory over Clippers in opener

The Lakers upset the Clippers on Tuesday night at Staples Center, opening the season with a stunning bench performance. Heading into the fourth quarter with a four-point deficit, the combination of Jordan Farmar, Jodie Meeks, Xavier Henry, Wesley Johnson and Jordan Hill completely overwhelmed the Clippers. Henry led all scorers with a career-high 22 points on 8-of-13 shooting....

Lakers 1 – Clippers 0 In 1st Battle Of LA

LOS ANGELES, CA - The Los Angeles Lakers defeated the Los Angeles Clippers 116 – 103. Sorry Clipper fans, you still aren’t the best team in LA. I know how much you want to be. Since I was doing the BadCulture Radio show, I didn’t have a chance to see my Lakers put a whoopin on our little brothers, the Clippers. Below is the Associated Press report: LOS ANGELES (AP) – Xavier...

Lakers stun Clippers in opener

Xavier Henry scored a career-high 22 points, Jordan Farmar added 16, and five Los Angeles Lakers reserves surged past the Los Angeles Clippers in the fourth quarter for a surprising 116-103 victory in both clubs' season opener Tuesday night.
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