Found October 06, 2013 on Hardwood Gold Rush:
We will get our first look at Ty Lawson tonight against the Lakers. (Photo: Stephen Dunn, Getty Images) Denver Nuggets vs Los Angeles Lakers tonight at 7:30pm (MDT) on NBA TV at the Staples Center in L.A. This is the first look we will get at the 2013-14 Nuggets team. Here are some storylines for tonight’s matchup: Brian Shaw‘s first game as head coach – Fittingly against a team he spent 11 seasons with as a player and coach How much of the triangle will we see? What will the Lakers look like this season without Dwight Howard. No Kobe Bryant – in Germany for blood platelet therapy No Wilson Chandler (hamstring, day-to-day) – How are his minutes distributed? Lineups: Who will be the starters tonight? Ty Lawson and Nate Robinson on the floor together? Position battles – J.J. Hickson and Kenneth Faried Look for a post-game wrap-up from Jordan Morey. Follow Peter Sherwill on Twitter @PeterSherwill or add him to your network on Google. The post Denver Nuggets vs Los Angeles Lakers: Preseason appeared first on Hardwood Gold Rush.

Randy Foye sheds light on disease

Randy Foye looks like a regular guy on the outside, but inside he's all switched up. The Denver Nuggets guard told the Denver Post his internal organs are on the wrong sides of his body. Most people's hearts are on their left; Foye's is on the right. Foye's liver is on the left when it should be on the right. It's a condition called inversus, and it's usually...

VIDEO: Watch Xavier Henry score 29 points in his Lakers debut

Xavier Henry will never forget the events that transpired on Saturday night. The 22-year-old signed with the Los Angeles Lakers this summer for the exact same reason as many other of L.A.’s newcomers: he wanted to put himself back on the map – he certainly did that in his debut for the purple and gold. Henry put up 29 points on 9-for-15 shooting in just 26 minutes of playing...

Kobe Bryant shares photo from knee procedure in Germany

Kobe Bryant posted a photo to Instagram Monday night letting all his followers see what he was having done to his knee over in Germany. Kobe also recently changed his photo on Twitter and Instagram to a photo of a bear. Remember when Kobe initially injured his Achilles, he said he’d come back and said we should “pray for the bear, ” not him. Kobe likes to let you all...

Nuggets fan does push-ups to take picture with JaVale McGee, Nate Robinson and J.J. Hickson

Sometimes, people will go strange lengths to take a photo or get an autograph from an NBA player but one Denver Nuggets fan went beyond the call of duty to get a photo. Check out the below Instagram video which features a fan doing push-ups to take a photo with JaVale McGee, Nate Robinson, and J.J. Hickson: *** Nuggets fan does push-up for photo [Dime Magazine] JaVale McGee image...

VIDEO: Lakers vs. Nuggets highlights (10/06/13)

GAME RECAPS It was not a night of beautiful basketball. The Lakers shot just 32% on the night, committed 22 turnovers, and grabbed 11 fewer rebounds than the Nuggets on their way to defeat, evening their pre-season record at 1-1. For the second night in a row, they had a terrible third quarter, this time scoring 14 points – a small improvement over the 10 points they scored in...

Nuggets Anthony Randolph Dunks On Lakers Elias Harris (Video)

It’s only the preseason, but that and summer league are the only times Anthony Randolph seems to want to show up. The potential filled big man displayed some nice moves for the Nuggets last night, including this drive and dunk on the Lakers Elias Harris. This highlight should probably be more about how Randolph faked Pau Gasol right out of his sneakers.

D’Antoni to play Nash and Gasol 20+ minutes on Tuesday; may rest them in Vegas

After resting the Spaniard and Canadian in the Lakers’ first pre-season game on Saturday, head coach Mike D’Antoni says he will play Steve Nash and Pau Gasol for 20-plus minutes on Tuesday night in Ontario, yet he may rest the pair when the team travels to Las Vegas on Thursday: D'Antoni said Nash and Gasol will play 20+ minutes tomorrow in Ontario (DEN) but maybe sit Thurs...

MRI shows Wesley Johnson has strained tendon in foot

Wesley Johnson is day-to-day after an MRI revealed a strain in his left foot, according to Lakers forward Wesley Johnson, who injured his left foot in last night’s game against the Denver Nuggets, had an MRI exam today. Results showed that Johnson has a strained tendon. His status is day-to-day. While Johnson has yet to make an impression on team during the first two...

Los Angeles Lakers-Denver Nuggets Game Recap

Nuggets defeat Lakers 97-88 In Pau Gasol and Steve Nash’s preseason debut, the Lakers team kept it tight with the Nuggets all the way through the first half. The game went back and forth, but neither team was able to pull away. At the half, the Nuggets led 46-44. However, it must have been the ...The post Los Angeles Lakers-Denver Nuggets Game Recap appeared first on The League News.

Lakers vs. Nuggets Instant Recap – 10/06/13

Here’s the instant recap of the Lakers’ 97-88 loss versus the Denver Nuggets, sourced by tweets. FIRST QUARTER Tonight's starters: Nash, Young, Johnson, Williams and Gasol. #letsgolakers— (@Lakerholicz) October 7, 2013 Williams showing his defensive ability early with a strip and steal. Nick Young follows it with an and-one.— (@Lakerholicz...

Kobe heads back to Germany for knee treatment

Los Angeles Lakers' Kobe Bryant needs more of that fancy blood treatment for his knee injury.  According to the Los Angeles Times, Kobe went overseas in order to get the blood treatment for his knee that is unrelated to his Achilles injury suffered at the end of last season. Coach Mike D'Antoni weighed in on his star's decision to get the platelet rich plasma...

Lakers Get 1st Pre-Season Win

LOS ANGELES, CA - It’s a miracle! In pre-season action, the Los Angeles Lakers defeated the Golden State Warriors 104-95. In what pundits have already predicted to be a bleak and miserable season, the Lake Show started off on the right foot by earning their first pre-season victory since 2010. Playing at the Citizen’s Bank Arena in Ontario, Nick Young scored 17 points in 19...

LA Lakers Chris Kaman and Robert Sacre bought a cow

Just when you thought that you had heard and seen it all, Los Angeles Lakers big men Robert Sacre and Chris Kaman has decided to purchase a bovine cow with Lakers strength and conditioning coach Tim DiFrancesco. Thanks to ESPN LA’s Dave McMenamin, we have more details on why they bought the cow and who will own each part: This isn’t like Billy Crystal’s pet cow Norman in...
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